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The Breeders Bassist Josephine Wiggs Releases Solo Album
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The Breeders Bassist Josephine Wiggs Releases Solo Album

Josephine Wiggs has released a solo album, entitled “We Fall.” While she is known for her work in the alt-rock band The Breeders (especially for the bass line for “Cannonball”), the new record takes a much different direction.

Matt Deis Leaves CKY
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Matt Deis Leaves CKY

With a European tour just ahead, CKY has announced that bassist Matt Deis has left the band. The group posted a statement from Deis on their Facebook page.

Stewart Copeland’s Police Documentary Now Available
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Stewart Copeland’s Police Documentary Now Available

An inside look at The Police is now available thanks to a new documentary from Stewart Copeland. “The Police: Everyone Stares – The Police Inside Out” is a first-person look at the band compiled from the drummer’s personal camera.

Duff McKagan’s “Tenderness” Now Available
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Duff McKagan’s “Tenderness” Now Available

The wait for Duff McKagan’s new solo album is finally over: “Tenderness” is available now on multiple formats. Produced by Shooter Jennings, the record is a reflection of the bassist’s experiences during the recent Guns N’ Roses “Not In This Lifetime” tour.

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Anthony Wellington Announces Bassology Around The World Events
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Anthony Wellington Announces Bassology Around The World Events

Earlier this year, Anthony Wellington announced the second ever Bassology at Sea Cruise, which is set to cover the Caribbean from November 9th through the 16th. Now he’s expanded the operation to a global level with a second cruise in the Mediterranean and “Bassology Down Under.”

Casey Abrams Releases “Jazz”
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Casey Abrams Releases “Jazz”

Casey Abrams has returned with a new album simply entitled “Jazz.” The bassist, who caught the nation’s attention during a 2011 run on American Idol, honors the American tradition with standards and pop songs.

Paul D’Amour Joins Ministry
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Paul D’Amour Joins Ministry

Ministry has announced a new bassist among their ranks after Tony Campos has left to pursue the Static-X reunion tour. Al Jourgensen and crew will be anchored by former Tool bassist Paul D’Amour. He will be on the road with Ministry this summer.

The Claypool Lennon Delirium Adds August Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

The Claypool Lennon Delirium Adds August Tour Dates

The Claypool Lennon Delirium have added a new set of dates to their summer tour with a string of August performances. The band, helmed by Les Claypool and Sean Lennon, will bring their live act to U.S. cities between August 9th and the 17th.

Reggie Workman Named as 2020 NEA Jazz Master
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Reggie Workman Named as 2020 NEA Jazz Master

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced the 2020 class of NEA Jazz Masters, which is described as the “highest honor that our nation bestows on jazz artists.” The 2020 recipients include bassist Reggie Workman.

Mavis Staples Collaborates with Ben Harper for “We Get By”
New Albums

Mavis Staples Collaborates with Ben Harper for “We Get By”

Mavis Staples is back with a new album with a little help from a friend. “We Get By” is co-produced and written by Ben Harper, who also appears on the title track. Longtime Staples bassist Jeff Turmes delivers that old school soul groove to tie the album together.