Paul Vario Music

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Tips on Creating your First YouTube Video

Are you hesitating to start a YouTube channel just because you don’t have the knowledge to create videos or can’t afford the expensive equipment? …


Video Reference Monitor Buyer’s Guide

Not all monitors are created equal.This guide will help you ask and answer the right questions, so you can pick out the best video tool for your …


Six great tips for lighting on a very low budget

Good lighting can boost the production values of a film tremendously, making the difference between an amateur and a professional-looking piece. For …


10 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time [Watch]

After a long thought process, we’ve narrowed down 50 years of metal into a Top 10.Continue reading…


Some maniac set the entirety of Rush’s “2112” to old Peanuts clips

If you had to describe the internet to somebody, you might say, “It’s a place where people waste an inordinate amount of time when they could be …

Charlie Brown

Me and my guitar: Graveyard on their P-90-loaded Gibson electrics

<b>Hard-rocking Swedes Graveyard are on the verge of unleashing Peace across the world - that’s in album form, although their addictive brand of rootsy</b> …


eGPUs give huge performance increases on the Mac. If you use the right software

Among the most significant critiques levelled against Mac computers has been the limited expansion capabilities. And in this world of GPU-dependent …

Computer Hardware

Father’s Day Gifts that Don’t Suck—A List By a Guitar Dad

0<p>SHARES<p>Enough with the novelty beer bottle openers, fart joke t-shirts and fishing hats! I’m a dad who plays guitar. If you’re gonna buy us stuff, my …


IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON: 'The Music Industry Exploited Its Customers'

<b>IRON MAIDEN</b> singer <b>Bruce Dickinson</b> says that the decline of the music industry can be blamed partly on the fact that record companies failed to take …

São Paulo

Guitars Are Getting More Popular. So Why Do We Think They're Dying?

Headlines haven’t been kind to electric guitars. Slipping sales year over year made for a bleak portrait, and by last September, even Eric Clapton …


The 50 Best Jazz Bassists Of All Time

In jazz, as in most music, the bass is the bottom line. It’s both part of the rhythmic foundation of the music (along with the drums) and the sonic …

Soul Music

Screeching in a Metal Band Takes Lozenges, Tea and a Patient Vocal Coach

Singing for a death-metal band is an often overlooked art form.<p>Some liken the shrieks and growls to the sound of vomiting. Others compare it with the gravelly singing style of Cookie Monster from “Sesame Street.” Elizabeth Schall, lead singer for Dreaming Dead, describes her voice as “kind of like …

Death Metal

Solar Guitars Announces 8 New Instruments

The lineup now includes two left-handed models.


Metal By Numbers 5/16: May the charts have your attention please

<i>Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in whic</i><i>h we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.</i><p>Yet another week is topped by a top-selling …


Iron Maiden's Piece of Mind: 13 Things You Need To Know

On May 16th, 1983, <b>Iron Maiden</b> <b></b>released their fourth album, <i>Piece of Mind</i>. To celebrate the classic record's 35th anniversary, here are 13 things you …

Rock Music

Andrew Gouché Opens New Online Bass Lessons Site

Legendary bassist Andrew Gouché, who was our January 2013 cover (VIEW) artist, has opened a new lesson website. The site, …


Fiilex announces the new Matrix II Light in RGBW & Tunable White variants

Fiilex has announced the new Matrix II RGBW and Matrix II Tunable White. These new models build on the original Matrix light with a new larger, more …

Gear & Gadgets

This Week’s Top 10 Basses on Instagram

Check out our top 10 favorite basses on Instagram this week… More cool bass stuff… click to follow Bass Musician on InstagramRead This Week’s Top 10 …

Top 10

Help Invisible Oranges continue writing about metal music

We’re proud to have saved long-running metal site <b>Invisible Oranges</b> from shutting down four years ago, and we continue to do what we can for the site …

Heavy Metal

Upcoming Metal Releases 5/13/2018-5/19/2018

<i>…</i><p><i>Here are the new metal releases for the weeks of May 13, 2018 – May 19, 2018. Release dates are formatted according to proposed North American</i> …

Death Metal

Slayer's Final Tour: See Exclusive All-Access Photos

Slayer have always strived to be the hardest, fastest and toughest live band around. Now they're calling it quits with a final world tour. After …


Paul Vario – Bass Playthrough “Somewhere In Transylvania”

Darkglass Electronics Vintage Deluxe V3 – Paul Vario Bass Playthrough "Somewhere In Transylvania"

Bass Gear Magazine is your source for the most thorough, detailed, and objective reviews of all gear related to bass guitar and double bass, with …

Bass Guitar

10 Ways Slayer Changed the World

From double bass to Public Enemy to 'Californication'

Rock Music

America Is Still Afraid of Heavy Metal

Two Native American metalheads were kicked off a campus tour last week by a white woman who feared their brown skin and black T-shirts. That fear is nothing new.<p>Heavy metal has always had an uncomfortable—and often downright acrimonious—relationship with the rest of society. In a way, that’s the …

Death Metal

Farewell, Slayer: Metal's Most Unflinching Band

Everybody who's seen Slayer live has a tale to tell. Some are like war stories: There's the time fans ripped the seats out of New York City's Felt …


'Slayer Doesn't Play Funk' And Other Untold Stories

<i>This week, Loudwire pays tribute to Slayer, who kick off their final tour on May 10 in San Diego. The thrash metal titans took the genre to faster,</i> …

Rock Music

The story behind Blinded By Fear by At The Gates

Flash back to 1995. Thrash metal was dead, death metal had reached its peak and grunge ruled the airwaves. The extreme end of metal was screaming for …

Death Metal

Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Number One” tells its Story!

<b>By Eric Dahl</b>I was raised by a blues playing bass guitarist, so as a youth my parents warped my mind predominantly with that genre of music with their …


Thrash Metal Is Going Through Its Second Puberty

Power Trip, Slaegt, and Oozing Wound discuss how thrash has moved on from mid-2000s nostalgia to become a whole new kind of killing machine.<p>Of metal’s many subgenres, thrash is perhaps the iconic. A cutthroat mixture of heavy metal’s big riffs and hardcore punk’s ferocious speed, thrash is metal at …