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Bass Extremes

Bass Extremes Release New Album – S’low Down

Two of the worlds premier bassists, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey of Bass Extremes, recently released a new album. S’Low

Chili Peppers Album

Red Hot Chili Peppers Unveil New Album ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’

Red Hot Chili Peppers recently released a new song and music video titled “Tippa My Tongue,” This new song announces

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr Announce New EP Featuring Nathan East

Recently, Universal Music Group announced the release of EP3, which will include four brand new songs from the legendary Beatles

Cliff Burton Beer

Cliff Burton Estate Release Cliff ‘Em All Limited-Edition IPA Beer

Cliff Burton’s estate has released Burton: Cliff ‘Em All, a limited-edition IPA beer named after the late Metallica bass guitarist.

Happy Mondays Bass Player

Happy Mondays Bass Player Paul Ryder Dies at 58

Paul Ryder, co-founder and longstanding bass player for the iconic British alt-rock band Happy Mondays, died on July 15 at

Esperanza Spalding Tour

Esperanza Spalding 2022 Summer Tour

Esperanza Spalding has announced summer tour for the month of July. On this tour, The Grammy Award-winning musician will collaborate

Frank Bello

Frank Bello To Release Debut EP

Following the release of his memoir last year, Anthrax bassist Frank Bello announced the release of his debut solo EP.

Saya Gray 19 Masters

Saya Gray Releases Debut EP – 19 MASTERS

The debut EP by Canadian bass player, Saya Gray, titled 19 MASTERS was published by Dirty Hit Records earlier this month. With

The Aristocrats

New Album By The Aristocrats with Primuz Chamber Orchestra 

Famed rock/fusion power trio, The Aristocrats take an unexpected symphonic turn with their newest release. The CD features an impresive

Alec John Such

Alec John Such, Bon Jovi Bass Player Dies Aged 70

Alec John Such, a founding member and original bass player of Bon Jovi, died Sunday afternoon, according to a tweet

Rammstein Bass Player

Rammstein Bass Player Auctioning Basses for Charity

With the help of Sandberg Guitars, Rammstein bass player Oliver Riedel is auctioning off two of his personal basses. The

Dead Daisies Glenn Hughes

The Dead Daisies With Glenn Hughes Announce Album and Tour

The Dead Daisies, together with rock icon Glenn Hughes, released a new single called “Radiance”. This new song comes from their

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen Announce 2023 Tour

Bruce Springsteen has announced a 2023 tour, which will herald the long-awaited return of the E Street Band to the

Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam Cancels US Tour After Jeff Ament Test Positive for Covid

Following the announcement that bass guitarist Jeff Ament has tested positive for COVID-19, Pearl Jam has canceled the final two

Chuck Rainey

Chuck Rainey To Receive Honorary Degree From Berklee

At the 2022 Berklee Commencement ceremony, on Saturday, May 7, Berklee College of Music will confer honorary doctorate degrees to

Bass Super Jam

Bass Super Jam Featuring Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten, MonoNeon, and Derrick Hodge

People who attended Marcus Miller’s residency at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York witnessed a historic funk bass

Cliff Burton Museum

Cliff Burton Museum Set To Open In Sweden

The Cliff Burton Museum, a partially government-funded project, dedicated to the late Metallica bassist, will open in the Swedish municipality

Rick Rubin Flea

Rick Rubin in Conversation With Flea From RHCP

Rick Rubin sat down with each member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to talk about music, songwriting, life, and

Paul McCartney Taylor Hawkins

Paul McCartney Remembers Rock Legend Taylor Hawkins

Since Taylor Hawkins’ tragic and untimely passing last week, many, including Paul McCartney, have stepped out to pay tribute to

Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival Returns to Fort Adams State Park

From July 29 to July 31, the iconic Newport Jazz Festival returns to beautiful Fort Adams State Park. A couple

Ukraine Invasion

Music Stars React To Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

As word of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine circulated last week (February 24), artists took to social media to express

Tame Impala Tour

Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour

Tame Impala resurfaced on the road in 2021 with a tour dubbed the Phase 1 Rushium Trials, but now it

metallica tour

Metallica Unveils New 2022 Tour Dates

Legendary metal band Metallica is going on tour again! The Metallica crew (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo) set

Paul McCartney Tour

Paul McCartney Unveils ‘Got Back’ 2022 Tour

Recently Paul McCartney announced the ‘GOT BACK’ Tour, a 13-city run marking his return to the US stages. The tour

Bryan Beller

Bryan Beller Joins The Aristocrats For 2022 Summer Tour

The Aristocrats (guitarist Guthrie Govan, bassist Bryan Beller, and drummer Marco Minnemann) are set to return to North American venues

Pino Palladino with John Mayer

Pino Palladino Joins John Mayer’s 2022 Tour

John Mayer’s Sob Rock Tour 2022 will feature legendary bass player Pino Palladino and will take off on Thursday, February

Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band Announce Summer Tour in 2022

The Dave Matthews Band has announced a summer tour across North America in 2022. The extended tour will begin on

Tim Lefebvre

Tim Lefebvre Joins Krantz and Carlock on “Golden Days” Tour

KCL trio featuring Tim Lefebvre on bass reformed for a two-month world tour in the early months of 2020. But now

Cliff Burton Action Figure

Cliff Burton Action Figure By Toy Company Super7

Cliff Burton, the late Metallica bassist, is set to be immortalized in action figure form by collectible toy company Super7.

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease New Music On Social Media

I think it is safe to say that the Red Hot Chili Peppers are back! They appear to be teasing

Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke Is A Mean Bass Player!

Back in May of 2021, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood unveiled their new project ‘The Smile‘, for the first

Deftones

Check Out Deftones Bassist Sergio Vega’s Reverb Shop

Sergio Vega has been supplying the Deftones and Quicksand with their rumbling bass sound for almost a decade. But now

David Ellefson and the lucid

David Ellefson and The Lucid Announces First Tour

David Ellefson and The Lucid have announced their first live gigs. The bassist’s first new release, since being fired from

Josh Paul

Josh Paul Announces His Departure From Daughtry

After fifteen years with Daughtry, Josh Paul has announced his departure. The bassist, who was one of the band’s founding

Tower of Power

Tower of Power On Tour After A Brief Hiatus

Tower of Power, the legendary soul, funk, and R&B group, has announced a new spring tour across the United States,

Leonard Hub Hubbard

Leonard Hub Hubbard, Former The Roots Bass Player Dead at 62

Leonard “Hub” Hubbard, the longtime bass guitarist and founding member of the award-winning Philadelphia hip-hop group The Roots, passed away

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney’s Bass Sold For HOW MUCH?!

Recently, The Edge of U2 and producer Bob Ezrin coordinated a charity event, which raised over $2 million and featured

Phil Chen

Phil Chen, Influential Session Bass Player Dead at 80

Influential Jamaican session bass player who spent a big portion of his career in the UK music scene, Phil Chen

Robbie Shakespeare

Robbie Shakespeare, Influential Reggae Bassist Dead at 68

During his long career, Robbie Shakespeare played with artists and bands such as The Rolling Stones, Sinead O’Connor, and Bob

Eva Gardner

Eva Gardner Releases New Single “London Nights”

“London Nights” is the new single released on November 19th by Los Angeles-based bass player Eva Gardner. This new single

Metallica

Metallica Unveils Online Course On How To Be A Band

After a four-decade career, 10 enormously successful studio albums, and many successful tours later, one would wonder what’s next for

Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten: First Electric Bass Soloist With The BSO

Victor Wooten made history! For the first time ever, the Boston Symphony Orchestra featured an electric bass soloist when Victor Wooten,

Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx Reveals Secrets and Much More in New Book

Nikki Sixx, the iconic bass player for Motley Cure, has had a great rock and roll career, and now he’s

SXSW Music Festival

SXSW Music Festival 2022 – The Complete Lineup

It’s October, which means the SXSW Music Festival has announced the first wave of artists who have been invited to

The Cure Simon Gallup

Longtime The Cure Bassist, Simon Gallup Rejoins Band

Simon Gallup, the Cure’s longstanding bass player, announced in August that he is “no longer a member of The Cure”

Deon Estus

Deon Estus, Bassist for Wham! Dead at 65

Deon Estus, bass player for Wham! and George Michael, passed away at the age of 65. As of now, no

Red Hot Chili Peppers Tour

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2022 Tour

It is confirmed, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are going on tour in 2022. This will be their first tour

Mitski

Mitski Returns With A New Song Tomorrow!

After her 2018 album ‘Be The Cowboy’, the famed singer-songwriter Mitski went on a semi-hiatus, deactivating her social media accounts

Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding Releases New Album – Songwrights Apothecary Lab

Last month Esperanza Spalding released a new album titled SONGWRIGHTS APOTHECARY LAB. This collection of 12 songs was recently created

2022 Super Bowl

2022 Super Bowl Halftime Performers Revealed!

Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar will take the world’s biggest stage at SoFi Stadium

Mark Hoppus

Mark Hoppus Shares News That He’s Cancer Free

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus, who has kept his followers updated on his recent cancer battle and treatment, has announced that he

Paul McCartney

The Beatles Re-Releasing Let It Be

The Beatles are re-releasing one of their most iconic albums of all time ‘Let it Be’ in October of this

Alan Lancaster Status Quo

Status Quo Bass Player Alan Lancaster Dead at 72

Status Quo founding member and bassist Alan Lancaster has passed away at the age of 72. Lancaster played in Status

MTV VMAs

MTV VMAs 2021: Complete Winners List

A couple of days ago MTV honored some of the best and most famous artists of our time at this

Earth Wind & Fire – September Feat Verdine White

Verdine White has been a staple in the funk/disco music scene since the formation of Earth Wind & Fire. Together

Motown Bass Player James Jamerson

James Jamerson Gets A Headstone After 38 Years

James Jamerson was the backbone and the most crucial part of one of the most legendary groups of musicians of

ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill

ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dead At 72

Longtime ZZ Top bassist, Dusty Hill passed away today at 72 years old.   The legendary rock bassist passed away in his

Steel Panther bassist Lexxi Foxx

Steel Panther Bassist Lexxi Foxx Departs From Band

Comedy Glam Metal Band, Steel Panther announced the departure of long-time band member Travis Haley, better known as Lexxi Foxx.  The

Biffy Clyro Band

Biffy Clyro Signed Amp Auction For Cancer Research

PRESS RELEASE – Orange Amplification is delighted to auction a classic OR50 amp signed by Biffy Clyro to raise money for

Black Sabbath

5 Black Sabbath Songs That Changed Metal Forever

Black Sabbath was undoubtedly one of the most influential bands of all time. They are considered as one of the

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish Announces New Record Happier Than Ever

IT IS HAPPENING – Music icon Billie Eilish announced her sophomore album “Happier Than Ever”. The new album will drop

Ableton

Ableton Launch Free Sound Design, Production Sessions

PRESS RELEASE – Ableton, makers of innovative software and hardware for musicians, are delighted to announce another TWO FREE WEBINARS

Conan on Guitar

Happy Birthday To Conan O’Brien – Best Musical Moments

In our opinion, Conan O’Brien is one of the funniest and most entertaining TV personalities today. Conan has been the

Prince

Unreleased Prince Album, ‘Welcome 2 America’ Releasing This Summer

Prince was one of the most celebrated artists of our time. After his death in 2016, it was revealed that

DMX

DMX Hospitalized After An Apparent Drug Overdose

DMX has been in hospital since last Friday, and has been unresponsive ever since. His lawyer confirmed that he suffered

Amy Winehouse

New Amy Winehouse Movie Set To Be Released This Year

There is going to be a new documentary movie coming out about the late Amy Winehouse. Her mom, Janis, stated

Chic - Nile Rodgers

5 Chic Songs That Will Make You Dance

In 1970, two young New York City session musicians teamed up and formed a band called The Boys. It was

Soul Bass Players

10 Must Know Funk and Soul Bass Lines

Bass players often stay in the background and are out of the spotlight. We can go as far as saying

Isley Brothers

Isley Brothers: Top 5 Songs Of All Time

The Isley Brothers had one of the greatest and longest careers in popular music. They were active from the mid-1950s

Bob Marley

Bob Marley Songs We Never Get Tired Of

Bob Marley was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. During his short time on this earth,

Grammy Award

Grammy 2021 – Complete Winners List

Like many shows during the COVID-19 pandemic, the GRAMMY 2021 Ceremony will be without an in-person audience.  The Recording Academy

Grammy Award

Grammy Award Performances That Shook The World

The music business is getting ready for its biggest night of the year. With the 63rd annual Grammy Award ceremony

Guns N' Roses Lineup

5 Guns N’ Roses Bass Lines That Will Blow Your Mind

In the late ’80s early ’90s, Guns N’ Roses took the music scene by storm. They were the de-facto leaders

Red Hot Chili Peppers Flea

Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs That Will Change Your Life

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have been active since the early ’80s. That was when four friends from high school

Hollywood Actor Hulk Hogan on Bass

Hollywood Actors Who Also Shred on Bass Guitar

A lot of people get amazed when they see their favorite Hollywood actors play an instrument. It is not unusual

Bruno Mars

5 Bruno Mars Songs We Will Never Get Tired Of

After some years of hiatus, Bruno Mars is back! Bruno teamed up with Anderson .Paak to create a new project

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye Songs With Mind-Blowing Bass Lines

It is a known fact that Marvin Gaye was one of the greatest Soul and R&B singer-songwriters of all time.

Daft Punk

Daft Punk Announces Retirement After 28 Years

Daft Punk, the French dance duo breaks up after 28 years in the business. The duo, who are responsible for

Nirvana

Nirvana Songs You Need To Listen To RIGHT NOW!

I am pretty sure that by now, everyone in the world who is into rock music has heard about Nirvana.

Pink Floyd Roger Water

5 Pink Floyd Songs with Amazing Bass Lines

In 1965, a group of young English musicians founded a band called Pink Floyd. This band was one of the

Best Prince Songs of all time

Top 5 Best Prince Songs of All Time

Prince was one of the most influential musicians of our time, no question about that. He was the pioneer of

2020 inauguration

2021 Inauguration Playlist Released

Raedio and D-nice curated an eclectic playlist for the 2021 inauguration which will take place on January 20th in Washington.

Nightwish bassist Marko Hietala

Nightwish Bassplayer Marko Hietala Leaves Band

Bass Player Marko Hietala, who joined Nightwish in 2001, is leaving the band. Marko, who was also the co-vocalist of

Legendary Musicians We Lost in 2020

Legendary Musicians We Lost in 2020

2020 was a hard year for everyone. Especially with a pandemic raging on, music was an escape for a lot

Peter Dinklage

I Bet You Didn’t Know This About Peter Dinklage

Game of Thrones was some of the best TV shows of our time, no doubt about that. They had the

Paul McCartney

5 Paul McCartney Songs That Will Blow Your Mind

Paul McCartney reached the number one spot…AGAIN! The 78-year-old music legend just reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard’s

Heavy Metal Bassist Cliff Burton

Top 5 Greatest Heavy Metal Bass Players of All Time

As everyone knows, the bass guitar, together with the drums, is the most crucial part of any band. That’s the