Beauty and the Bass: Eight Great Female Bass Players
This week's Guitar Girl'd column gives you the low-down on eight queens of the low end.
Hailing from Springfield, Mass., Jeanne Sagan holds down the bottom end and belts out backing vocals for the metalcore band All That Remains. Former bassist for The Acacia Strain, she paid her dues working merchandise tables for Prosthetic Records, and was asked to join All That Remains after bassist Matt Deis left. The only female performer on the Mayhem tour, Sagan jumped in with both feet. In a 2009 interview she reveals that her favorite place to play is Sweden!
Feel the scream on this official video of the band’s song “Hold On”:
Laura B. Whitmore is a singer/songwriter based in the San Francisco bay area. A veteran music industry marketer, she has spent over two decades doing marketing, PR and artist relations for several guitar-related brands including Marshall and VOX. Her company, Mad Sun Marketing, represents 65amps, Acoustic Bass Amps, Agile Partners, Guitar World and many more. Laura was instrumental in the launch of the Guitar World Lick of the Day app. She is the lead singer for the rock band, Summer Music Project. More at mad-sun.com.
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