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Interview: Gustavo Aued, Powerman 5000

Pic: Bruno O’Hara I’m very aggressive on stage, which I guess comes through my bass playing but always keeping in mind enhancing the band’s sound. I play five-string Warwick basses, because of the lower range and the filling up of

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Interview: Mark Hamon, Kitten Pyramid

I played a five-string Yamaha for many years and also own a seven-string fretless, but I found that my four-string Jazz is all I ever pick up and play. It has all the versatility and tone I need. I feel

Reviews

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F Bass BN5

At close to three grand, this five-string ought to be pretty F-ing special. Joel McIver gets to grips with this classy Canadian…

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Warwick LWA 1000

Loud, lightweight and liftable, Warwick’s new LWA 1000 head and cabs land on Chris Hanby’s doorstep for a road test…

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Anaconda Tribute J4E Elite, Crusher CXE6 Elite

There’s a new, serpentine bass-maker on the block. Does this snake rattle, asks Mike Brooks.

Features

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One from the archives: Robert Trujillo on Jaco

Originally published in BGM 108. Metallica are the biggest metal band the world has ever seen, or indeed will ever see – so why aren’t we talking to their bassist Robert Trujillo about them? Because the great man has a

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Victor Brandt: Victor-y

Victor Brandt of veteran death metallers Entombed AD reveals the secrets behind the big sounds.

JJ Burnel, the Stranglers. Feb 2014. Photo by Tina Korhonen ©

Jean-Jacques Burnel: Burn Baby Burnel

Jean-Jacques Burnel is that rare bassist – a player with his own tone, his own playing style and his own philosophy. Joel McIver visits Stranglers HQ and asks the big man the big questions.

Gear

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F Bass BN5

At close to three grand, this five-string ought to be pretty F-ing special. Joel McIver gets to grips with this classy Canadian…

408 cab (1)02

Warwick LWA 1000

Loud, lightweight and liftable, Warwick’s new LWA 1000 head and cabs land on Chris Hanby’s doorstep for a road test…

Anaconda Crusher CXE6 - Elite

Anaconda Tribute J4E Elite, Crusher CXE6 Elite

There’s a new, serpentine bass-maker on the block. Does this snake rattle, asks Mike Brooks.

Interviews

Trujillo-TK-4612002

One from the archives: Robert Trujillo on Jaco

Originally published in BGM 108. Metallica are the biggest metal band the world has ever seen, or indeed will ever see – so why aren’t we talking to their bassist Robert Trujillo about them? Because the great man has a

JJ Burnel, the Stranglers. Feb 2014. Photo by Tina Korhonen ©

Jean-Jacques Burnel: Burn Baby Burnel

Jean-Jacques Burnel is that rare bassist – a player with his own tone, his own playing style and his own philosophy. Joel McIver visits Stranglers HQ and asks the big man the big questions.

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Tobin Esperance: Roach Infestation

Ellen O’Reilly meets Papa Roach bassist Tobin Esperance.

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