Best Rock Bassists
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This guy is ahead of Cliff Burton? And Nikki Sixx? And Justin Chancellor? Is their even any bass licks or bass solos in A7X songs? Like literally, you guys just vote for him because of his band? He doesn't belong I. the same sentence as Les Claypool, let alone one spot behind him. I guess when you sell out like A7X, and become overrated, people put real talent aside and just vote with the norm and go with whatever's mainstream. No Tim Commerford? No Fieldy? No Steve Harris? Absolute joke, people who vote thus clown over Burton probably don't even know what a bass guitar is. THIS is a prime example why rock and metal are dying!
I think he is great bassists, he can playing chord and harmony
Johnny is absolutely tallented in keeping the rhythm of song good, covering guitar duet, and makes A7X song seems cool as hell. Listen Hail to the king when the bass starts, damn waww!V2 Comments
Great player, underrated as heck.
The One of thousand!
Mikey is fantastic! He obviously doesn't think of himself that way, for he has no self confidence. I don't even know why, I mean he's really great, so he should know that. I love My Chemical Romance!
This man created the hysteria bass line, how is he not in the top ten?
Don't know how he's not on the list
How. Is this guy not in the top ten? Every single Muse song has the perfect bassline written to it. Just because he doesn't play incredibly fast (which he can) doesn't mean he's crap!
Lemmy has truly been disgraced on this list. He's one of rock n' roll's greatest survivors, plus he did the bass line for Overkill.
Check out his early work with Van Halen, through Diver Down. He was 100% locked in with Alex, and his playing was both rhythmic and aggressive. He pretty much turned into a standard bass during the Van Hagar years, but his early playing is absolutely top notch.
Its spelt Paul grAy
... Though he prefers not to be called as a rock bassist ... But according to me he's very great and incredible in every L'Arc's rock song, such as All Dead and White Feathers ...
Playing bass is not just about speed, or boring technique called "Slap". Creativity of bassline must included, and Tetsu deserve the gold medal.
2nd - Flea
Pete what are you doing in 36?
Bassist of Hot Tuna and Jefferson Airplane?
Phil takes bass so far beyond its timekeeper roll...he's another lead player, managing to be both rhythmic and melodic at the same time. At age 70, going strong with his transplanted liver, Lesh stands out even more since Jerry Garcia moved on to that great rock band in the sky. There is a reason that most of the people in the sellout Further crowds are too young to have ever seen the Grateful Dead. And the reason is Phil.V1 Comment
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