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January 25, 2016 - 09:33PM

Jimmy Bain passed away unexpectedly on January 24th 2016. Bass Player’s Freddy Villano had interviewed Bain several years ago, regarding the...

January 14, 2016 - 03:51PM

Considering the career he’s already had, you wouldn’t think Kenny Aaronson would get all giddy about a gig these days.

December 23, 2015 - 03:25PM

Mickey sometimes uses a click track because he speeds up a bit now and again. But really, he’s pretty good.

December 6, 2015 - 05:04PM

Bass Player caught up with Lemmy upon completion of his most recent US tour in support of Bad Magic.

December 4, 2015 - 03:33PM

Harris talks about some of the most (and soon-to-be) iconic riffs in Maiden's catalog.

December 3, 2015 - 05:35PM

Steve Harris is the consummate bassist–bandleader. His singular focus and vision have enabled Iron Maiden to become perhaps the most success...

September 15, 2015 - 11:18AM

Hearing Bob Daisley dig into the lengthy improvisations on Live in Germany ’75 is a refreshing reminder that epic concert jams were once the...

August 12, 2015 - 05:27PM

For a guy who’s been anchoring one of the biggest rock bands in the world for 37 years, Cliff Williams still manages to fly under many bass ...

June 19, 2015 - 09:51AM

The late Randy Coven sure knew his way around the fingerboard. His fleet-fingered solos on the song “Perpetual Motion” illuminate a command ...

March 3, 2015 - 07:25PM

When drummer Brent Fitz invited bandmate Todd Kerns to play with Slash’s new band three years ago, Kerns didn’t really think his life was ab...

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