This week we'll be reporting from the Warwick Headquarters and factory in Markneukirchen, Germany for the 2016 Warwick Bass Camp. Stay tuned for photos, interviews with the teachers and artists, and live coverage of the whole event.
The man behind Warwick, Hans Peter Wilfer, with Tetsuo Sakurai and Etienne Mbappé.
Justin Chancellor of Tool makes his Warwick Camp debut.
Stu Hamm shows off his Signature Prototype Bass at Warwick HQ.
Rex Brown with his Warwick Signature Series.
Steve Bailey crashes Angeline Saris' woodshedding session.
Ryan Martinie, Nick Schendzielos, and Steve Lawson talking bass.
Kiyoshi checking out some new basses.
Tanya O'Callaghan and Dave Swift pause for a selfie.
Rex Brown and Phil X show the crowd how it's done.
Juan Alderete, Felix Pastorius, Jonas Hellborg, and Steve Bailey talking shop.
Angeline Saris holds it down during the night performance.
Yolanda Charles gets ready for her master clinic.
A look inside Warwick Headquarters:
Juan Alderete on set.
Felix Pastorius taking a Streamer CV for a spin.
Even the cars at the factory are green and eco-friendly.
A rare guitarist sighting as Phil X (Bon Jovi) shows off his custom Framus Guitar.
Juan Alderete brought his light travel pedalboard for his clinic.
Joe Hubbard teaches modern rhythmic concepts.
Tetsuo Sakurai and Alex Skolnick rehearse for a performance.
Tetsuo Sakurai performs in the bass room.
A slick pair of shoes given to Hans Peter from Lee Sklar.
Even the stairs at Warwick HQ are made of Bubinga wood.
Students preparing for their class.
The great Dennis Chambers giving lessons on groove and rhythm section pocket.
And now a look behind the doors of the Warwick bass building process from start to finish:
More from the showroom.
Angeline Saris asking the big questions during her clinic.
A recently discovered and restored vintage Framus double-neck guitar and bass.
Steve Bailey and Dennis Chambers make for one strong rhythm section.
Marius Goldhammer giving a lesson in groove.
The mighty Stu Hamm.
Hans Peter Wilfer looking out over the Warwick property.
Justin Chancellor of Tool taking in the Warwick Concert Hall.