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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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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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Win a Jackson David Ellefson bass worth £400

Our December issue, on sale on November 14, is our 150th – a stellar achievement in the world of publishing! – and to celebrate we’ll be publishing two essential lists in that very issue. The first is a run-down of

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October Issue – Out Now!

A real treat this month, bassists, with Tower Of Power’s Francis ‘Rocco’ Prestia giving us an exclusive interview for our front cover. Add Glenn Hughes, Klaus Flouride, Snow Owl, Neil Murray and reviews of super cool gear (Flea’s Fender Jazz!)

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Win! Eden Astro Flange pedals

Nab one of two ace Eden Astro Flange pedals, worth around £99 each and recipients of a glowing review in last month’s BGM, courtesy of the nice folks at Marshall by answering this simple question: Eden was founded in 1976 – but where?

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Paradise Lost Release ‘Making Of’ Videos

To celebrate the release of their 15th studio album, Medusa, goth metal pioneers Paradise Lost have produced this nifty little series of videos chatting about how it was all made. In this one, bassist Steve Edmondson – who, along with singer

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Win! A bass lesson with Freekbass

Nab an online bass lesson with the mighty Freekbass by answering this simple question: Freekbass has a signature bass with which luthier? A Steinberger B Stonefield C Sadowsky Enter at www.bassguitarmagazine.com/competition. Note that you need to be equipped and available

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Ida Nielsen to appear with London Sinfonietta

Danish bassist Ida Nielsen, BGM alumna and one of the stars of this year’s London Bass Guitar Show, is currently at front and centre of a classical project called Spirit, premiered by the London Sinfonietta at Bergen International Festival in early June.

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Electro-Harmonix: New Bass Effect

Electro-Harmonix has announced a new bass effect, the Battalion preamp/DI. One is in the post to us as we speak, so watch out for our review, but as a taster we can reveal that it’s essentially a multi-effects unit with

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LBGS 2017: Tickets On Sale Now

March 4 and 5 sees the return of the ultimate bass event in our world – the newly-expanded London Bass Guitar Show, held at Olympia in Kensington. See you there! David Ellefson, Megadeth “I’m super excited to be heading back for the

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