Duran Duran bassist John Taylor reinvented the funk bass-line in the 1980s, and in the process became a pin-up for teenage pop fans’ bedroom walls. Three decades later, Dave Clarke talks to the great man about fame, fortune, Chic, Aria and his bestselling autobiography
Two years on from founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman’s untimely passing, the band that defined thrash metal are back with a new album. Slayer singer and bassist Tom Araya tells Amit Sharma about his incredible four-string journey…
Of the dozens of bass players who have appeared on the cover of this magazine since 2002, few can claim to have their own, truly individual voice. But that’s because Steve Lawson hasn’t been on there – until now
Elixir Strings has announced a couple of bass-tastic events to keep you entertained as the nights draw in…
David Etheridge discovers a hand-built amp and cab from Slapkat which take a drastically new approach to bass sound
An occasional column in which an awesome bassist talks about his or her new album. This month: Wolfgang Van Halen of Tremonti and Van Halen
Larry Graham & Graham Central Station will be performing at the Jazz Café on 1-2 July 2015.
Fusion’s Urban bass gig bag hits the test bench
Stuart Clayton road-tests DB’s new cabs. Turn it up, that man!