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Munir Hossn Returns With “Vientre”
New Albums

Munir Hossn Returns With “Vientre”

Munir Hossn has released “Vientre”, an album dedicated to his mother, who passed away in the spring of 2021. The multi-instrumentalist’s vision began as an homage to all women.

Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases “Layla Revisited”
New Albums

Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases “Layla Revisited”

An epic performance of the Tedeschi Trucks Band with guests Trey Anastasio and Doyle Bramhall II is now available as an album called “Layla Revisited (Live at LOCKN’)”.

Jon De Lucia Publishes “Bach Shapes II” for Bass
Sheet Music & Instruction

Jon De Lucia Publishes “Bach Shapes II” for Bass

Jon De Lucia has followed up his popular book “Bach Shapes: Diatonic Sequences for Bass” with a new offering called “Bach Shapes II”. The sequel features 144 pages of new studies for bassists.

Iron Maiden Announces 17th Studio Album, “Senjutsu”
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Iron Maiden Announces 17th Studio Album, “Senjutsu”

After dropping teasers and releasing a new song last week, Iron Maiden has revealed a new album for 2021. “Senjutsu” will mark the legendary metal band’s 17th studio effort.

Joe Trevisano Departs Autopsy
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Joe Trevisano Departs Autopsy

Longtime bassist Joe Trevisano has left Autopsy. The death metal pioneers announced the news on Facebook, saying that the split is amicable.

Stanley Clarke Named 2022 NEA Jazz Master
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Stanley Clarke Named 2022 NEA Jazz Master

Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts pays tribute the legends of jazz, and they’ve just announced the 2022 NEA Jazz Master honorees. One of the recipients of the award is bassist Stanley Clarke.

Lexxi Foxx Leaves Steel Panther
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Lexxi Foxx Leaves Steel Panther

Steel Panther has announced the “end of an era” with the departure of bassist Lexxi Foxx. The humorous glam metal band, which Foxx has been a part of since its 2000 inception, released a statement.

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Iron Maiden Releases First New Music in Six Years
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Iron Maiden Releases First New Music in Six Years

Up the irons! For the first time in six years, Iron Maiden has released new music. The band has dropped a new single called “The Writing on the Wall”, along with an epic animated music video.

Dezron Douglas Joins the Trey Anastasio Band, Tour Dates Announced
Concerts & Tours

Dezron Douglas Joins the Trey Anastasio Band, Tour Dates Announced

Trey Anastasio has announced a new tour with his solo band that will mark the group’s first tour since February 2020. He’s also announced a new bassist - Dezron Douglas - who will take the spot of the late Tony Markellis.

Circles Around the Sun Announce Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Circles Around the Sun Announce Tour Dates

Circles Around the Sun will be making circles around the States again with a newly announced tour. It will be the band’s first extensive outing with Scott Metzer, who is now an official member and permanent replacement for the late Neal Casal.

Consider The Source Sets 2021 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Consider The Source Sets 2021 Tour Dates

Consider the Source has announced tour dates, including several festival spots and a tour with Moon Hooch. The Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Fusion band will be focusing their efforts on the East Coast and Midwest from July to December.

Cort Introduces the Artisan C5 Plus OVMH and C4 Plus OVMH Basses
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Cort Introduces the Artisan C5 Plus OVMH and C4 Plus OVMH Basses

Cort is upgrading their Artisan series again this year with the introduction of the Artisan C5 Plus OVMH and C4 Plus OVMH. The new basses build on the lineup with a rounder body shape and more.