Sir Curtly Ambrose: From Pace to Bass

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Cricket legend Sir Curtly Ambrose has long since exchanged the bat and ball for the bass – but as he releases his long-awaited autobiography, the great man explains that sport and music are not so different after all

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Sean Yseult: Live Undead

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I don’t think people grow up thinking, ‘One day I’m going to be a bass player’.

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John Campbell: Storm Warning

With their new album VII: Sturm Und Drang, Virginian metalheads Lamb Of God restate their claim as headbangers most likely to take over the planet. Bassist John Campbell talks the low frequencies: Joel McIver asks the questions

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Simply Devine

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Scott Devine is the man behind online bass resource Scott’s Bass Lessons. Ellen O’Reilly goes for a surf

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Al Barrow: Magnum Force

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Al Barrow plays bass with the British melodic rock legends Magnum. Joe Daly meets him on a storyteller’s night…

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John Robb, the Membranes: Dear John

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Bassist, singer, journo, author, punk legend… is there anything John Robb of the Membranes can’t do, asks Ian Glasper

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The Science of Skjold

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Luthier Pete Skjold believes making a bass is as much science as art. He lets Ben Cooper in on the details

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Gear review: Cort Rithimic

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Joel McIver puts Jeff Berlin’s new signature Cort through its paces. Thumbs aloft!

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David Ellefson: Til Deth Do Us Part

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Megadeth are back with a new album, Dystopia – and bassist David Ellefson’s gobsmacking chops are better than ever. Joel McIver asks how he does it after all these years

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Ben McKee, Imagine Dragons

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Ben McKee of Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons is a bassist in a hugely enviable position. With his band selling out arenas across the planet, and their songs breaking records in an era when the music industry is in its death throes, McKee and his comrades are defeating the paradigm with ease

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