Tag: bassist

Weezer cover “Enter Sandman” ahead of ‘The Metallica Blacklist’—watch

Weezer have released a stunning version of the iconic Metallica track “Enter Sandman.” The cover is surprisingly true to the original and is set...

AltPress Weekly: Oasis, WILLOW, boyish, JAWNY, Softcult and more

We’re back with another AltPress Weekly. Each week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We shout out new discoveries and...
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Thrice drop “Scavengers” and announce new album ‘Horizons/East’ —listen

Thrice have announced their 11th studio album, Horizons/East. The album is set to drop via Epitaph Records Sept. 17. The new release was self-produced...

Musicians react to the passing of legendary New York rapper Biz Markie

Iconic hip hop artist Biz Markie passed away July 16 from complications due to Type 2 diabetes. He was 57. The Juice Crew legend was...
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NOFX explore history in new animated video for “The Big Drag”—watch

NOFX have released an off-the-wall animated music video for the track “The Big Drag,” off their latest release, Single Album. The visual was created...

Watch blink-182’s Mark Hoppus address bassists’ onstage boredom

Here's an oldie but a goodie: Watch and learn as blink-182's Mark Hoppus addresses an assembly of bored bass players in this hilarious CollegeHumor...

Science says the bassist is the most important member of a band

According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the bass is the most important part of a song.  Read more: 10...

10 songs that showcase the under-appreciated bass player

Guitar Hero II quipped that a mini fridge is more important than a bassist. And while it is true that many people undervalue the...

Paramore bassist featured on rapper B.o.B’s new album

Paramore bassist Jeremy Davis produced and played bass on rapper B.o.B.’s new song, “Violet Vibrato,” which is taken from his latest album, ‘Psycadelik Thoughtz’....

Slipknot explain bassist’s hospitalization

Last night, during Slipknot's show in Hartford, Connecticut, bassist Alessandro “Alex” Venturella was rushed to the hospital for undisclosed reasons. The band have now shared...