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Jorgen Carlsson and Gov’t Mule Announce Spring Tour
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Jorgen Carlsson and Gov’t Mule Announce Spring Tour

Much of the U.S. is in a deep freeze, but spring is right around the corner and we have plenty to look forward to. That now includes a new headlining tour by Gov’t Mule, in support of their latest album, “Heavy Load Blues”.

St. Paul & The Broken Bones Expand Their Sound On “The Alien Coast”
New Albums

St. Paul & The Broken Bones Expand Their Sound On “The Alien Coast”

St. Paul & The Broken Bones have released “The Alien Coast”, which ATO Records calls their “most adventurous and original output yet.” It expands past their classic soul sound to lean into rock, psychedelia, stoner metal, gospel, and jazz-funk.

Matt Deis Rejoins All That Remains
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Matt Deis Rejoins All That Remains

All That Remains have announced the return of bassist Matt Deis to their ranks, filling the vacancy left by Aaron Patrick last year. They made the announcement on Facebook. The bassist will be joining the band on their upcoming tour.

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Krantz, Carlock, Lefebvre Unveil “Golden Days” Tour
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Krantz, Carlock, Lefebvre Unveil “Golden Days” Tour

In the early days of 2020, KCL reunited for a two-month world tour. Now the trio of Wayne Krantz, Keith Carlock, and Tim Lefebvre are teaming up again for the “Golden Days” tour this month.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce New Album, Release First Single
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce New Album, Release First Single

It’s been three years since John Frusciante rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and now we’re on track to hear the fruits of the band’s labor since then. They’ve announced a new album called “Unlimited Love”, and released the first track.

Wooten, Bailey, & Bissonette Announce Bass Extremes Album Details, Tour Dates
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Wooten, Bailey, & Bissonette Announce Bass Extremes Album Details, Tour Dates

Ever since they first teased it in 2018, we’ve been dying to hear what the new Bass Extremes album will sound like. Now Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and Gregg Bissonette have unveiled more about it. They’ve also unveiled a set of tour dates.

King Crimson Documentary To Premiere in March at SXSW Festival
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King Crimson Documentary To Premiere in March at SXSW Festival

King Crimson has had a long and storied past in its 50 years with multiple lineups and multiple sounds. Now the highly influential progressive rock band is the focus of a new documentary called “In the Court of the Crimson King”.

Steve Vai Recruits Philip Bynoe, Bryan Beller, and Henrik Linder for “Inviolate”
New Albums

Steve Vai Recruits Philip Bynoe, Bryan Beller, and Henrik Linder for “Inviolate”

Steve Vai has released his 10th solo album, entitled “Inviolate”. The album was created with his latest instrument, The Hydra. Vai is joined by his longtime bassists Philip Bynoe and Bryan Beller as well as Dirty Loops low ender Henrik Linder.

Magnus Olsfelt Leaves The Crown
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Magnus Olsfelt Leaves The Crown

The Crown has announced the departure of bassist Magnus Olsfelt, who is leaving the group after 32 years. Olsfelt, who co-founded the Swedish death metal outfit in 1990, says his heart simply isn’t in it anymore.

Pino Palladino to Join John Mayer for “Sob Rock” Tour
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Pino Palladino to Join John Mayer for “Sob Rock” Tour

John Mayer is using his downtime from Dead & Company’s schedule to launch his own tour to support his last solo album, “Sob Rock”. Returning to Mayer’s touring band is his longtime bassist and session legend, Pino Palladino.

Larry Graham, Melvin Davis, and More Featured On New Temptations Record, “60”
New Albums

Larry Graham, Melvin Davis, and More Featured On New Temptations Record, “60”

The Temptations are one of the greatest vocal groups of all time. After six decades in the business, they’re taking a victory lap with their newest album, aptly entitled “60”. They’ve recruited a stellar cast of bassists too.

Jethro Tull Returns with “The Zealot Gene”
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Jethro Tull Returns with “The Zealot Gene”

The mighty Jethro Tull have returned with their first studio album in nearly 20 years. The Zealot Gene has been in the works since 2017 when the band’s hiatus came to an end. It also marks David Goodier’s first studio album with the group.