Best Rock Bassists

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41Billy SheehanWilliam "Billy" Sheehan is an American bassist known for his work with Talas, Steve Vai, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, Niacin, and The Winery Dogs.

Should be him the best bassist ever

Listen to him on "addicted to that rush"

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42Peter CeteraPeter Paul Cetera is an American singer, songwriter, and bassist best known for being an original member of the rock band Chicago, before launching a successful solo career.
43Hugh McDonald
44Dennis Dunaway
45Matt Freeman

How is Matt Freeman not on this list. Well, he is now. Matt is amazing at playing the bass.

46Mark King
47Jon Walker

Former P! ATD bassist, and he was amazing! Whenever I would hear a Panic! At the Disco song, I would hear the rhythm of the bass in the back, and I really love that.

48Victor WootenVictor Lemonte Wooten is an American bass player, composer, author, producer, and recipient of five Grammy Awards.

A bass player that is very versertile plays with ease, teaches with ease makes you undertstand your potential. Traveled wide and near just to teach every young and upcoming bass player.victor wooten at his young age is a bass player many people want to hear..I wish 2 be like him

49Tony Levin
50Justin ChancellorJustin Gunnar Walter Chancellor is an English musician formerly in the band Peach but best known as the bass player for rock band Tool. Chancellor is of English and Norwegian descent.

His melodic bass riffs plague tools songs, acting as the main basis for their songs, his bass playing abilities are intriguing, as well as his brilliant songwriting and polyrhythmic geniousness!

How is he this low I mean he is probably one of the greatest bassist of the 90s and 2000s

51Ricky Phillips

Visit Ricky's website for more information about where he has been and what he has accomplished. You couldn't meet a nicer, more down to earth individual.

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52Carlos Dengler
53Peter Hook

Joy division's bass player. Listen to transmission on closer and tell me he should be in the top ten.

54Robert Wilson

Belongs at the top

55James Lomenzo
56Perry Richardson
57Alec John Such
58Adam Nitti

Go against any bass player. Plays all styles like it was his only style of Play!

59Nate Mendel
60Eric Bass
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