Top 10 Bassists with the Coolest Bass Guitars


The Top Ten

1 Steve Di Giorgio Steve Di Giorgio

2 in 1, fretted and fretless bass. He's a metal bassist. - Metal_Treasure

2 Jeroen Paul Thesseling Jeroen Paul Thesseling

7-string fretless bass. He plays progressive and technical death metal (Obscura, Pestilence, and more). - Metal_Treasure

When do you go get a guitar? - SoldierOfFortune

3 Lemmy Lemmy

Lemmy's Minarik Inferno Bass, in particular (on the image). - Metal_Treasure

4 John Entwistle John Entwistle John Alec Entwistle, was an English singer, songwriter, composer, musician, film and music producer. He is mostly known as the lead bassist for the rock band The Who.

It looks like an xplorer shape - EliHbk

He loved pointy shapes. The most pointy one was his Custom Peter Cook “Lightning Bolt” bass, featured on the album cover of The Who By Numbers (1975). To me it looks like the ZZTop logo, or something like that.
You can see this model on the list Top 10 Most Pointy Guitar and Bass Designs - Metal_Treasure

5 Jonas Hellborg Jonas Hellborg

He is probably one of the earliest bassists to use multi-neck bass guitars. Cool playing style too. Shreds on his bass. - zxm

6 Les Claypool Les Claypool Leslie Edward "Les" Claypool is an American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, author and actor best known as the bassist and lead vocalist of the band Primus.
7 Tony Levin Tony Levin
8 Sean Malone Sean Malone
9 Flea Flea Michael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an Australian-born American musician, best known as the bassist, a co-founding member, and one of the composers of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers with whom he was inducted in 2012 into the Rock and Roll Hall more.
10 Cliff Burton Cliff Burton Clifford Lee "Cliff" Burton (February 10th 1962 - September 27th 1986) was an American musician, best known as the second bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica, recording three studio albums. He died in 1986 after getting crushed by a tour bus in Copenhagen whilst promoting Metallica's more.

The Contenders

11 John Deacon John Deacon John Richard Deacon is a retired English musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the rock band Queen.
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