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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...

January 22, 2015 - 05:18PM

On September 8, 1989, the day Troy Sanders turned 16 years old, he got his driver’s license, picked up a local newspaper, looked at the musi...

January 13, 2015 - 12:06PM

Though Kasim Sulton is known mostly as the go-to bassist for a slew of artists, including Hall & Oates, Joan Jett, the New Cars, and Meat ...

December 19, 2014 - 02:11PM

Simply put, Rudy Sarzo is living The American Dream by way of one of the most exciting bass careers in hard rock and heavy metal history.

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...


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