Power rock trio SIMO to bring vintage guitar energy to Sky City

...starts to dwindle then you have to do something to keep it from burning out."That light came to Simo in 2012 when he met bassist Frank Swart and drummer Adam Abrashoff, and recorded the band's full-length album SIMO.SIMO promotes audio-taping...

Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh undergoes liver transplant

SAN FRANCISCO -- Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh was recovering Friday after receiving a transplant in...Box of Rain," which he wrote while his father was dying. As bassist for The Other Ones, named after a Grateful Dead song, Lesh recently...

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Third Day to play greatest hits for Joy tour's final shows

...the group did a co-headlining run with Skillet in February and March.Then the group (which includes singer Powell, bassist Tai Anderson, drummer David Carr and guitarist Mark Lee) turned its attention to songwriting and recording, which has resulted...

Styx bassist has figured out what works best for him

...Away interested him because he was able to approach the music as a fan and a contemporary.Phillips began his career as the bassist in the Anglo-L.A. band The Babys. He said one of that band's early successes was a gig opening for Styx on one of its...

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The Revivalists to play twice: festival, then Sky City encore

...play like, I'm assuming it's like a family outdoor festival and what could turn into a late-night sweaty rock show," bassist George Gekas said during an early September phone interview."We've done that before, that kind of thing. I know we've...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Ann Landers show reminder of her trip to Augusta

...my heart for him, and even know his son, Joe Hurt, also a bassist, with whom I still remain in contact. Godspeed, Ed Hurt...Brown posted of Lamb online, "What a great guy and fabulous bassist John was. I first encountered him when Lynwood W. Holmes...

UGA band plans James Brown halftime tribute

...handful of Redcoat Band members who formed Brown's temporary back-up band - guitarist Rick Burgess, drummer Chris Hale and bassist Tommy Cooper. It wasn't really so intimidating, recalled Burgess. They were young, and the music wasn't really that...

Kristian Bush adds own voice to songwriting skills

...Larkin Poe in October ? Bush's brother, Brandon (who played keyboards in Train from 2003-06), drummer Kent Aberle and bassist John Webb. All are Georgia-based musicians."There's a lot of country music that's coming from Georgia right now...

Music by Turner: 'Inside Your Eyes' work of local talents

...wise in shifting the focus to Meccia, who commands your attention whether it's on stage or part of a recording. Says the bassist, "As soon as I heard her sing, I started to change all of the band's arrangements to feature her voice."Inside Your...

Sturgill Simpson is country guy in disguise

...is there every time I glare in the eyes of my best friend."Simpson's touring band consists of guitarist Laur Joamets, bassist Kevin Black, and drummer Miles Miller.In a recent Facebook post, Simpson articulated the respective roles he and his audience...