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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.

May 23, 2014 - 07:30PM

Daisley recently completed the four-year task of writing For Facts Sake, his long-awaited autobiography, which should finally set the record...

August 27, 2013 - 12:00AM

FROM HIS FIRST PROFESSIONAL GIG IN 1983— with late Plasmatics frontwoman Wendy O. Williams—to his recent stint playing bass for Billy Joel a...

July 25, 2013 - 01:04PM

FROM HIS 15-YEAR TENURE AS A 6-STRING jazz/blues accompanist/soloist with the Derek Trucks Band to his duty as an R&B groove machine with JJ...


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