In this Round 2 battle in the Greatest Metal Bassist tournament, we've got members of two pioneering metal acts going face to face.
Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne is one of metal’s most underrated bassists. He imposes his will on the band’s music, displaying a circus of techniques including lightning fast finger-picking, slapping, a unique tapping style, flicks, and even flamenco. His bass playing is an undoubtedly signature s
Continuing on with our coverage of the 2013 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, we had the chance to sit backstage with Anthrax vocalist Joey Belladonna and bassist Frank Bello for a lovely chat. Topics of the day included Shadows Fall guitarist Jon Donias filling in for former guitarist Rob Caggiano, the band's headlining spot on the just-wrapped 2013 Metal Alliance tour, new material slowly being jammed out for Anthrax's next studio album + much more.
Anthrax bassist Frank Bello was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He spoke all about the band’s journey and their success with their latest record ‘Worship Music,’ as well as the forthcoming re-release of the album. He also dished about being in the film ‘Greetings From Tim Buckley’ and much more. Read the full interview with Frank Bello below:
Anthrax fans know Frank Bello as a talented and charismatic bassist onstage, but what they may not know is that he recently delved into one of his other passions, acting. Bello made an appearance at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival to support and promote the movie ‘Greetings From Tim Buckley,’ in which he portrays punk icon Richard Hell.
The Metal Masters clinics offer a truly unique blend of influential careers, songs and accomplishments from within metal music. As Metal Masters 4 blazed it's way into New York City on Sept. 7, we had the chance to chat with Anthrax bassist Frank Bello, veteran bassist Billy Sheehan and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt, who is also filling in for the recovering Jeff Hanneman during Slayer's live gigs.