Nathan East: “I was just trying to let Verdine know that he is the man!”
As he hits the road with Hot Tuna, the low-end legend talks all things bass, and recalls how Jefferson Airplane crafted their 1967 psychedelic rock classic, Surrealistic Pillow
Kiss's always-colorful bassist reflects on how he and Paul Stanley wrestled with the band's identity – and Vinnie Vincent's unorthodox, fleet-fingered ideas – on Creatures of the Night, 40 years on
The hardcore punk supergroup's sophomore album is a typically punishing riff fest with Michael Crain and Justin Pearson's guitars using Dave Lombardo's inhuman rhythms as a launchpad for audio violence
“I’ve always loved Holding You, Loving You by Don Blackman and that’s how I got the rhythm track together for Virtual Insanity”
"If I’m playing the bassline to Like A Virgin I’m going to play the hell out of it! The same way as if I were playing Teen Town"
In this classic GW interview, Hendrix's late-period rhythm section reveal the highs and lows of one of rock's most immortal performances, and what it was really like to collaborate with the ultimate guitar hero
Bass guitar hero Victor Wooten looks back on his mind-blowing bass battles with Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller
Bassist to one of the world’s biggest pop stars, Jonny Goood on coming from nothing and making it big: "I didn't have sh*t!"
The elusive performance took place at The Scene nightclub in New York, and saw the two guitar icons share the stage for an unconventional display of Hendrix's playing powers
What do you get if you put 200 bassists in a stadium and ask them to play a Queen classic? A kind of magic
With The Police, Sting delivered some of the most infectious bass performances of his career. We’ve pulled together 10 of his greatest bass parts
School yourself on the player David Ellefson dubbed “the fastest ‘lead bass guitarist’ I had ever seen”
A living legend of the bass guitar, Lee Sklar makes a strong case for his non-functioning toggle switch
Yup: TWO-string. French sensation Yves Carbonne demonstrates the mastery of multi-string basses that's wowed the likes of Marcus Miller and Michael Manring