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Amon Amarth Releases “The Great Heathen Army”
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Amon Amarth Releases “The Great Heathen Army”

Viking metal masters Amon Amarth have returned with their 12th studio album, “The Great Heathen Army.” The band says it’s a return to their death metal roots and heavier than 2019’s “Berserker.”

Jeff Berlin Honors Jack Bruce on “Jack Songs”
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Jeff Berlin Honors Jack Bruce on “Jack Songs”

In 2014, the world lost a musical giant with the passing of Jack Bruce. Jeff Berlin began working on a tribute album shortly after his passing, and now that album is available as “Jack Songs,” with an unreal cast of musicians.

Alphonso Johnson and Jazz Is Dead Announce Winter Tour
Concerts & Tours

Alphonso Johnson and Jazz Is Dead Announce Winter Tour

Jazz Is Dead announced a new set of tour dates that will begin a celebration of the Grateful Dead tribute act’s 25th anniversary. The current lineup of the band includes Steve Kimock, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Pete Lavezzoli, and Alphonso Johnson.

Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases Third “I Am The Moon” EP and Episode
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Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases Third “I Am The Moon” EP and Episode

The third part of the Tedeschi Trucks Band’s four-part epic “I Am The Moon” is out. “Episode III: The Fall” continues the series, and Brandon Boone again lays down a tasteful foundation for the 12-piece band.

Victor Wooten to Join Cory Wong on “Power Station” Tour
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Victor Wooten to Join Cory Wong on “Power Station” Tour

Victor Wooten is gearing up for a run of Bass Extremes tour dates with Steve Bailey and Derico Watson this month, but he’s also just dropped another big announcement: He’s joining Cory Wong for the “Power Station” Tour.

Amanda Shires Releases “Take It Like A Man” with Jimbo Hart
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Amanda Shires Releases “Take It Like A Man” with Jimbo Hart

Singer/songwriter and violinist Amanda Shires has released her seventh studio album, “Take It Like A Man.” The record is a highly personal and vulnerable one, supported by the bass work of Jimbo Hart.

Cannibal Corpse Announces North American Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Cannibal Corpse Announces North American Tour Dates

Start your neck stretches now, because there will be some serious headbanging going on this fall. Cannibal Corpse has announced a headlining tour with support from Dark Funeral, Immolation, and Black Anvil.

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Thundercat Guests on DOMi & JD Beck’s Debut, “Not Tight”
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Thundercat Guests on DOMi & JD Beck’s Debut, “Not Tight”

Few groups have been pushing musical limits like the duo of DOMi and JD Beck, whose trailblazing drum and keyboard works have been catching the attention of musical icons. They’ve just released a new album with the help of Thundercat on bass.

Barry Coates, Jimmy Haslip, and Jerry Kalaf Release “New Dreams”
New Albums

Barry Coates, Jimmy Haslip, and Jerry Kalaf Release “New Dreams”

The trio of Barry Coates, Jimmy Haslip, and Jerry Kalaf have teamed up to release an album called “New Dreams.” The instrumental band creates rich atmospheres and ambience across its eight tracks.

Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros Set Fall Tour Dates
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Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros Set Fall Tour Dates

Hot off the final date of Dead & Company’s latest tour, Bob Weir has announced a 21-night run with his project Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros. The band is anchored by bassist, producer, and Blue Note Records President Don Was.

Jon Miller Rejoins Devildriver
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Jon Miller Rejoins Devildriver

Eleven years after leaving the group, bassist Jon Miller has rejoined the ranks of Devildriver. He is an original member of the California metal group.

David Ellefson to Perform Classic Megadeth Albums on Tour with Kings of Thrash
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David Ellefson to Perform Classic Megadeth Albums on Tour with Kings of Thrash

Megadeth alumni David Ellefson and Jeff Young have announced a tour under the name Kings of Thrash. The band, completed by drummer Fred Aching and guitarist/vocalist Chaz Leon, will perform their former group’s albums.