Exclusive Video: TesseracT’s Amos Williams

Bass Guitar Magazine has been given an exclusive video previewing stunning new bass work by TesseracT’s Amos Williams, as featured on a star-studded album by solo-guitarist Schiermann. The track showcases Amos’s super tight thumbing technique and some tasteful slap work too.

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BSX Allegro 4 Electric Upright

If the thought of transporting an upright bass fills you with dread, the BSX Allegro may be the answer to your prayers. Mike Brooks dons his overalls for some bass DIY We can fully appreciate why the bass tones of

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Power Play: Rocco Prestia

Soul legends Tower Of Power just played the UK. Legendary bassist Francis ‘Rocco’ Prestia, the owner of the funkiest string-plucking hand on the planet, gives Joel McIver fair warning Tower Of Power are one of the coolest bands ever formed,

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Cha-Cha-Chat: Klaus Flouride

Joe Shooman meets Klaus Flouride of the legendary Dead Kennedys You’re on tour in Brazil. Your bass is too. You get to the gig. The bass doesn’t… A nightmare scenario – and one that befell Dead Kennedys bassist Klaus Flouride

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Martin Eric Ain RIP

The Swiss heavy metal band Celtic Frost were the most influential act of their kind, introducing avant-garde experimentation and gothic ambience to the metal genre. Bassist Martin Eric Ain (born Martin Stricker) was a visionary musician who co-founded the band

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November issue out now!

November’s Bass Guitar Magazine features chats with Nate Mendel of the Foo Fighters, Bootsy Collins, Andre Cymone, Nathan East, Hadrien Feraud and loads of other amazing bassists, plus Jaco’s Fender, Kirk Hammett’s new bass overdrive and tons more low-end awesomeness.

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Mike Shuman, Queens Of The Stone Age

Back with a new album, Villains, Queens Of The Stone Age are about to restake their claim as Coolest Rock Band Ever. Bassist Mike Shuman talks tactics with Joel McIver California’s Queens Of The Stone Age, now a recording and

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Sever Innovations: Tone Up Bass Bridge

Davorin Sever has 30 years of experience, three of which were spent developing this beauty. Kev Sanders takes it to the bridge Leo Fender’s earliest basses had bridges that consisted of little more than a piece of bent metal with two

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New Bootsy Collins Album Announced

The sometime James Brown and Parliament/Funkadelic bassist Bootsy Collins, a living legend in our world, returns with his first album in six years on October 27. Titled World Wide Funk, the album features a host of guest musicians such as Public Enemy

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Anaconda Tribute J5E Elite

Custom five-string basses are always attention-grabbing – and this slithery example from Anaconda is no different. Mike Brooks sheds some skin… from his fingertips. This particular Anaconda was presented to us at the LBGS back in March and although it’s

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