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November 3, 2014 - 11:06AM

Three years ago, Chris Kael was pretty much done with the idea of being a professional bassist.

October 1, 2014 - 01:52PM

California Breed just might be the best outcome ever of a band breakup.

September 30, 2014 - 04:25PM

“I’ve found that some of the best stuff I’ve done with Coop was basically just plugging my ’71 P-Bass directly into a Neve pre and just lett...

September 8, 2014 - 05:42PM

On Digital Gardens, Juan Alderete continues to push the boundaries of conventional bass playing with his mind-bending, effects-laden 4-strin...

September 8, 2014 - 05:30PM

John B. Williams goes back to his roots on this tribute to one-time mentor and bandleader Horace Silver.

September 8, 2014 - 05:24PM

Sticking exclusively to his 4-string Xotic bass on this CD/DVD, Carmine Rojas provides a textbook lesson on the fundamental role of the bass...

September 8, 2014 - 05:04PM

When vocalist Josey Scott announced his departure from Saliva in 2011 after a 15-year run, the end seemed nigh.

August 12, 2014 - 12:32PM

Ian Hill probably gets the least amount of credit for one of the most important gigs in all of heavy metal— providing the formidable backbon...

July 9, 2014 - 05:57PM

From the mid ’60s to the early ’70s, Jack Bruce was as influential to the development of the electric bass in rock & roll as Jimi Hendrix wa...

May 23, 2014 - 08:13PM

Rev Jones has gone on to infuse some of the biggest names in hard rock with incredible energy and musicality.


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