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My Favorite Axe: Music Man Sterling Bass

Dana “Deadly” Forrester rocks her Music Man Sterling Bass with Detroit hard rock band Dead in 5.  The band’s music will be featured in Pro-Wrestlers Vs. Zombies (Troma Films) starring WWE legends Roddy Piper, Kurt Angle and Matt Hardy – set for a Fall 2013 release! MAKE & MODEL 1998 Music Man Sterling Bass WHAT […]Read More »

REVIEW: TC Electronic BG250 Bass Combo with TonePrint

PROS: Über light, great sound, smart phone app for new FX. CONS: None. PRICE: $399 TC Electronic has made a big splash with their TonePrint pedals, and now they’re bringing that sonic flexibility to a bass combo amp.  First off, despite its imposing size, it tips the scale at a mere 35 lbs. The 15″ […]Read More »

Genz Benz Shuttle 6.2 600W Bass Amplifier

PROS: Great sound, tons of volume, portable, lightweight and compact. CONS: Limited speaker connectivity. PRICE: $679 (head only) Since the earliest days of the electric bass guitar, players have desired a balance of portability and sound. Genz Benz’s Shuttle 6.2 captures those qualities in a modern package. It’s quite small, about 3/4 the size of […]Read More »

HAO Bass Liner (BL-1) Preamp Pedal

PROS: Small size, great tone, very adjustable. CONS: No English manual provided. PRICE: $299 Most bassists rarely use effects, but HAO’s Bass Liner Preamp may be seen in front of more bassists’ feet in the future. While an English manual isn’t provided, the unit is pretty simple to use. It’s got a lot going on […]Read More »

Parker Maxx Fly Bass Guitar

PROS: Modern design, versatile electronics, lightweight. CONS: None. PRICE: $5,999 The new Maxx Fly Bass from Parker is setting the standard for the next generation of high-tech basses. Aesthetically, it’s very pleasing, with a slightly less-than-traditional shape, but still very Parker. With a 34” scale length, it balances itself nicely. Our test model came in […]Read More »

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