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Pat Badger: More Than Bass

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

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Troy Sanders: English Castle Magic

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

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

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John Bentley: Still Cool

Harry Paterson meets John Bentley of Squeeze.

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Steve Hanley: Fall Guy

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

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

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

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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Tobin Esperance: Roach Infestation

Ellen O’Reilly meets Papa Roach bassist Tobin Esperance.

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Paz Lenchantin: ¡Vamos!

Joe Shooman meets Paz Lenchantin, veteran of many amazing rock bands and currently holding down the bass with the seminal Pixies.

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