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A Dog’s Life: Billy Sheehan

Billy Sheehan, London, September 2013. © Tina Korhonen, all rights reserved.

We delve into the archive and pick up a chat with Billy Sheehan following the release of the Winery Dogs’ first album: With his new band the Winery Dogs, bassist extraordinaire Billy Sheehan has returned to the top of the rock scene. Mike Brooks gets the low-down

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Ritter Cora Late Lounge 4

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Christmas is coming. Ask Santa nicely and perhaps he might bring you one of these, says Mike Brooks.

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Heavy Tones

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Andrew Levy of the Brand New Heavies knows a thing or two about a funky bass-line. Mike Brooks meets the man

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Southern Devil

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Sometime Pantera and Down bassist Rex Brown, currently of Kill Devil Hill, has lived more life than you or I ever will.
As he releases his new autobiography, Rex sits down with Joel McIver for a revealing chat about all things bass. Photos by Mike Brooks

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G&L SB-2 Tribute

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A conventional looking package from G&L… but does it deliver the goods in a manner worthy of the name, asks Mike Brooks

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London Bass Guitar Show 2013

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Were you there? If so, you might see yourself in the next few pages. Mike Flynn and Mike Brooks (the ‘twin Mikes of bass’) report on the triumphant London Bass Guitar Show, held on 2 and 3 March in association with BGM. Images by Tina K

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G&L L-2000 Tribute

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Give a bass serious tonal options, top it off with stunning looks, and Mike Brooks will leap all over it

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