Hot Streak (2015) by The Winery Dogs is a masterpiece of virtuoso simplicity

Rock supergroup The Winery Dogs, consisting of Richie Kotzen on lead vocals & guitar, Mike Portnoy on drums, and Billy Sheehan on bass, released their sophomore release Hot Streak on September 23 in Japan and October 2 worldwide. The album includes 13 rock songs and picks up the melodic and ‘athletic-instrumentalist’ style the band established on their debut album. […]

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The 10 Most Influential Bass Players Of Rock and Heavy Metal

After dedicating a post to The 10 Most Influential Guitar Players Of The Modern Era of Heavy Metal, we hereby dedicate a post to The 10 Most Influential Bass Players Of Rock and Heavy Metal. I can imagine that some might disagree with my choice of these bass players. However, I hope that my explanation of why I consider these 10 bassists to be worth of the Top 10 will make sense to you. […]

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