Dave Ellefson and Frank Bello talk bass gear with Sweetwater Music’s Mitch Gallagher for the Guitars & Gear series

Yep. More bass.

Frank Bello sets the record straight on Loudwire’s Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?

Looks like it’s a bass kinda day, huh?

The Bass Will Control The Band If You Do It Right

dUg Pinnick and Dave Ellefson talk bottom end on Fuse TV’s newest digital-only series Metalhead to Head.

Metalhead to Head: dUg Pinnick and Dave Ellefson

Metalhead to Head: dUg Pinnick and Dave Ellefson Part 2

I said a coupla things that probably weren’t technically true
The Hold Steady - “On with the Business” (Teeth Dreams, 2014)

Soundgarden sits down with Guitar Center to discuss the band’s history, their influences, and their breakout album Superunknown

Check out “Hey Mr. Grey,” the first peek from Bob Mould’s upcoming new album Beauty & Ruin, out June 3, 2014 on Merge Records

Our happiness and self-esteem don’t depend on the Rock Hall or any entity. The fans empower us. We’ve been in the hall of fame since we began. Our fans put us there.
Gene Simmons on KISS’ induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, USA Today
[The Rock Hall] dodged this bullet for a long time. We’re the bitter pill they finally had to swallow.
Paul Stanley on KISS’ induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, USA Today
I created Gene Simmons, because the other me didn’t work.
Gene Simmons on the Demon persona he used to cover his fears and insecurities, "Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury" by Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone, April 10, 2014
We’ve always been about verses, choruses, bridges. It’s called a hook for a reason, because it grabs you. And that’s my mentality. Give me the Raspberries. Give me Small Faces. Give me Big Star.
Paul Stanley on KISS’s songwriting, "Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury" by Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone, April 10, 2014
What I couldn’t deal with was that somebody wanted to be paid for not doing their job. If it applied to Ace and Peter, it applies to Gene, too.
Paul Stanley on his resentment of Gene Simmons during the making of Animalize while Gene was busy pursuing an acting career and managing Liza Minnelli, "Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury" by Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone, April 10, 2014
The idea that he’s the motivating force in the band – that’s only believed by people who don’t know the band.
Paul Stanley on the perception that Gene Simmons is the driving force behind KISS, "Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury" by Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone, April 10, 2014
Gene’s priority, by far, has always been himself. And he’s not one to let anyone else’s feelings or contributions get in the way.
Paul Stanley on KISS bandmate Gene Simmons, "Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury" by Brian Hiatt, Rolling Stone, April 10, 2014