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Former Steel Panther Bassist Opens Up on Departure From Band

Travis Haley, formerly known as Lexxi Foxx in Steel Panther, has commented on his recent departure from the band in a new interview. Haley says he hadn’t spoken with guitarist Satchel or drummer Stix Zadinia since leaving, adding “there’s still some sore spots.”Anyone who has been in a band will tell you it’s essentially a marriage to multiple people, only there’s no sex and you’re trapped on a smelly bus […]

todayOctober 14, 2021 12

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A Day to Remember Bassist Announces Departure From Band

A Day to Remember bassist Joshua Woodard has announced his departure from the band in a statement on his social media following allegations made against him in 2020 that have since resurfaced.Yesterday (Oct. 12), several people on Twitter discussed Woodard and apparent allegations that had been made against him in the past."I was on pop-punk tumblr a lot in the early 2010s. I remember when the ADTR bassist allegations began. They […]

todayOctober 13, 2021 6

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Dave Grohl Lends His Stage Throne to Metal Bassist Shot in Leg

Greyhawk bassist Darin Wall, who was shot in the leg when confronting an attacker outside a music venue earlier this month, recently received what's perhaps the most exciting furniture loan of all time — Foo Fighters bandleader Dave Grohl sent him his stylized throne to use onstage. It's the same one Grohl employed himself after breaking his leg in 2015.Wall immediately put it to good use on Sunday night (Sept. 26), utilizing the eye-catching, Foo Fighters-branded chair […]

todaySeptember 28, 2021

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Fenix TX Bassist Adam Lewis Diagnosed With Cancer

Fenix TX bass player Adam Lewis (pictured above, ca. 2000, seated second from left) has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, his band revealed this week. The musician helped form the blink-182-aligned pop-punk act first known as Riverfenix in the 1990s.For fans looking to help, the group have started an online fundraiser to assist with Lewis' medical treatment costs on GoFundMe. As of this posting, it's raised over $16,000 of its $25,000 goal. The campaign's being […]

todaySeptember 24, 2021

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You Could Be the Next Bassist for Steel Panther

You could be the next bass player for Steel Panther. The hair metal heroes are holding open auditions to find someone sexy enough to join the pack.It was revealed earlier this year that Lexxi Foxx had stepped down from Steel Panther, greatly diminishing the overall sexiness of the group. “Steel Panther will continue to rock the world,” the band said following Foxx’s departure. “And though we may not ever find […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 1

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Megadeth Announce New Touring Bassist Replacing David Ellefson

Megadeth have announced their touring replacement for bassist David Ellefson, who was dismissed from the group on May 24. Former Megadeth bassist James LoMenzo will man the bass for the thrash legends' upcoming tour with Lamb of God.LoMenzo, also known for his time in White Lion and Black Label Society, was a member of Megadeth from 2006 to 2010, playing on 2007's United Abominations and 2009's Endgame.“I’m happy to announce that […]

todayAugust 12, 2021 4

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How Cannibal Corpse Bassist Overcame Neurological Disorder

Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster is renowned as one of death metal's best bassists and in a new interview with Bass Player magazine, he opened up about a neurological disorder that impacted his plucking hand, how he overcame it and how it made him a better player.First, he explained the condition he faced and told the magazine, "Focal dystonia is essentially an injury, but not the kind of injury that people would […]

todayJuly 26, 2021 1

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Steel Panther Announce Departure of Bassist Lexxi Foxx

Steel Panther have announced the departure of longtime bassist Lexxi Foxx. The band wrote a statement detailing his leaving on their website.The group posted a sentimental compilation video of photos and footage of the bassist on their YouTube channel, dubbed, "The End of an Era." "For all the laughs. For all the metal. Thank you," some text at the end of clip reads. See their full statement below, and watch the […]

todayJuly 17, 2021 6

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Korn’s First Live Performance With Suicidal Tendencies Bassist

A few days after Korn announced Suicidal Tendencies' Roberto "Ra" Díaz as their touring replacement for Fieldy, the band played their first show with the bassist last night (July 16) at the Upheaval Festival in Michigan.This was the band's first live performance in front of an audience since March 1 of 2020, according to Setlist.fm The group played a 16-song headlining set at the festival, and will continue on tonight at Wisconsin's Rock Fest. See videos […]

todayJuly 17, 2021 1