Best Bass Performances In Metal

Metal has many great and technically skilled bassists.

The Top Ten

1 (Anesthesia)--Pulling Teeth - Metallica

As james would say "I thought that was one heavy ass guitar, but then I counted the strings and it was a bass!" - jake33

2 Powerslave - Iron Maiden

Powerslave is quite better than anesthesia rating is not sensible

Steve played as a master in this song!

3 My Last Words - Megadeth

Not particularly well known, most people think of "Peace Sells" being Dave Ellefson's biggest bass piece, but once you listen to the intro in this song, you'll just think WOW...! -

4 Orion - Metallica
5 Metropolis Pt. 1 - Dream Theater
6 Omnipresent Perception - Beyond Creation UListen to Sample
7 Anticosmic Overload - Obscura UListen to Sample
8 N.I.B. - Black Sabbath
9 Pictures of Home - Deep Purple
10 Intra Venus - Ne Obliviscaris UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Peace Sells - Megadeth UListen to Sample
12 Domination - Symphony X
13 Panic Attack - Dream Theater

I could listen to Myung play his haunting bass riffs every minute of every day. - fireinside96

14 Sea of Lies - Symphony X UListen to Sample
15 Suicide & Redemption - Metallica
16 The Call of Ktulu - Metallica UListen to Sample
17 Human Insecticide - Annihilator UListen to Sample
18 New Millenium - Dream Theater UListen to Sample
19 Forty Six & 2 - Tool
20 Caught in a Mosh - Anthrax UListen to Sample
21 Disembowel - Autopsy UListen to Sample
22 Sting Of The Bumblebee - ManOwar

A very cool musical joke - metal version of 'Flight of the Bumble-Bee', a classical music piece by Rimsky-Korsakov.

It’s a pretty good bass solo by Joey DeMaio. - Metal_Treasure

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23 Dawn Patrol - Megadeth UListen to Sample
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. (Anesthesia)--Pulling Teeth - Metallica
2. Powerslave - Iron Maiden
3. My Last Words - Megadeth


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