Stu Hamm, through Washburn, is releasing a fretless model of his signature electric bass, The Hammer. The SHBH3FLTSS is a fretless version of the SHB3, adding warmth and tone inimitable by any fretted instrument.
"Rock is dead" is a pretty popular sentiment these days (okay, it has been since Pete Townshend proclaimed the death of the electric guitar a few decades ago,) but while Jack Black was likely being tongue-in-cheek when he wrote the song "Rock Is Dead" off Tenacious D's new album Rize of the Fenix, he may have still been somewhat sincere.
A Gojira North American tour may still be some time off, but the band played a home show in Montpellier, France this past Monday. As a special surprise, the band broke out the title track off their upcoming new album, L'Enfant Sauvage.
Deadline reports that Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is set to host the season finale of Saturday Night Live, which will air on May 19. While this marks his first hosting gig, the Stone has appeared on the show twice as a performer — once in 1978 and again in 2001.