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Pat Badger: More Than Bass

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Extreme bassist Pat Badger talks to Ben Cooper about life after rock stardom.

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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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Nick Simper: Purple Daze

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Deep Purple’s founding bassist Nick Simper looks back with Harry Paterson.

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John Bentley: Still Cool

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Harry Paterson meets John Bentley of Squeeze.

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Steve Hanley: Fall Guy

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Steve Hanley served many long years in the iconic post-punk, post-rock, post-everything band The Fall and has written about it in a new autobiography. Joel McIver meets him.

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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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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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Jean-Jacques Burnel: Burn Baby Burnel

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Jean-Jacques Burnel is that rare bassist – a player with his own tone, his own playing style and his own philosophy. Joel McIver visits Stranglers HQ and asks the big man the big questions.

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Dave Clarke: Blingray!

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Uncle Funk bassist Dave Clarke describes the process that transformed his Stingray into a disco-ball-bedecked disco artefact.

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