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"plenty of swampy detuned mayhem...This is a highly enjoyable blues-rock record with a plethora of grooves, down-and- dirty feel, filthy guitar, and soul-stirring vocals." -  Vintage Guitar  

February 17, 2015

In this issue… We announce inductees to the VG Hall of Fame and winners of our Readers’ Choice Awards. Learn why James Burton,Johnny Winter, Joe Bonamassa, Randall Smith, the Fender Princeton and Eric Clapton and Friends’ The Breeze: An Appreciation of J.J. Cale all gained honors. We also interview renowned performer/producer Butch Walker, whose new album is laden with haunting, vintage...

February 16, 2015

Premier Guitars article with Jeff "Jabo" Bihlman at NAMM '15 - Reverend Guitars Bayonet RA90 and Descent H90 Baritone Demos

Shavo Odadjian, Rudy Sarzo, dUg Pinnick Lead BASS PLAYER LIVE! Clinics

October 10, 2014

The 2014 Bass Player LIVE! clinics are blowing up!


The weekend of celebrating bass and bassists takes place in Hollywood the weekend of November 8 and 9 with System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian, Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne great Rudy Sarzo, and King’s X leader dUg Pinnick among those offering clinics and hanging out (all pictured above, right to left: Shavo, Rudy, and dUg). Odadjian...

Grinder Blues: Self-Titled

October 3, 2014

Grinder Blues is yet another side project for legendary King’s X frontman dUg Pinnick. In this outfit, the bassist is joined by Emmy Award winning blues rockers The Bihlman Bros – Scot “Little” Bihlman on drums and Jabo Bihlman on guitar.

The name of this band is perfect as the trio channel their Mississippi Delta and Chicago Blues influences like Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf and others, but...

May 28, 2014

Below, check out's exclusive premiere of "Burn the Bridge" by Grinder Blues, a new trio featuring King’s X legend dUg Pinnick (bass/vocals) with Jabo Bihlman (guitar/vocals) and Scot "Little" Bihlman (drums/percussion/vocals).

The song is from the band's self-titled debut album, which will be released August 19 through Megaforce Records.

“We made a low-fi blues record with...

May 29, 2014

Megaforce Records will release GRINDER BLUES' self-titled debut album on August 19. The powerhouse trio teams KING'S X legend Doug Pinnick with two gritty, hard-rocking (and Emmy-winning) roots music MVPs, Jabo Bihlman on guitar and vocals and Scot "Little" Bihlman on drums, percussion and vocals.

"Grinder Blues" is like a shot of adrenali...

May 30, 2014

There’s a new powerhouse trio ready to grind some music… KING’S X frontman Doug Pinnick joined forces with  the EMMY-winning blues rockers THE BIHLMAN BROS, Jabo and Scot Little Bihlmam.

The result of this collaboration is GRINDER BLUES, a band that, according to their description, “expanded the scope into a sonic chef d’oeuvre guaranteed to satisfy the most...

May 30, 2014

O baixista Doug Pinnick (dos King’s X) é sério candidato a um dos mais activos músicos da história do rock. Envolvido em projectos como Pinnick/Gales/Pridgen, Tres Mts ou KXM (com George Lynch e Ray Luzier dos Korn), para além da sua “actvidade principal” nos King’s X e da carreira a solo, o senhor encontrou recentemente tempo na sua agenda para formar um novo grupo e não se fez rogado....

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