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Robert DeLeo: Stone Immaculate

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Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots is that rare bassist, a man who has played the world’s biggest stadiums but never lost sight of his roots. Joel McIver talks to him about ‘60s rock, the dreaded grunge tag and the curse of GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)…

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Bass Calling: Robert Levon Been

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Robert Levon Been of the Call and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club reveals the joys of life as bassist in not one but two bands…

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The Woodshed: Great British Bass Lounge

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Joel Graham travels to Manchester for a peek behind the scenes at the Great British Bass Lounge

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Studio Talk: Alex Webster

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Cannibal Corpse bassist and BGM columnist Alex Webster discusses A Skeletal Domain

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The Front Line

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Want to make it as a professional bassist? Listen up as BGM’s professional bass team reports back from the live stage.

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Troy Sanders: English Castle Magic

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Troy Sanders plays bass. He also sings. Not only that, he is the frontman of Mastodon, a band that is quite possibly the most exciting musical force of the heavy rock persuasion operating today. Joel McIver asks the questions; Tina Korhonen takes the shots.

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High Standards: Jeff Berlin

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After four decades, jazz fusion legend Jeff Berlin is composing, playing and educating with as much passion as ever. Mike Flynn meets the great man and learns why jazz theory will make you a better bassist – and human being.

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Suzi Quatro: Natural Born Woman

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After 50 years in business, all-grown-up rock icon Suzi Quatro is still playing bass harder than any other three bassists put together. Joel McIver heads to Quatro HQ for the full low-down.

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One from the archives: Robert Trujillo on Jaco

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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

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

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