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
7 Anticosmic Overload - Obscura
8 N.I.B. - Black Sabbath
9 Pictures of Home - Deep Purple
10 Intra Venus - Ne Obliviscaris

The Contenders

11 Peace Sells - Megadeth
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
15 Suicide & Redemption - Metallica
16 The Call of Ktulu - Metallica
17 Human Insecticide - Annihilator
18 New Millenium - Dream Theater
19 Forty Six & 2 - Tool
20 Caught in a Mosh - Anthrax
21 Disembowel - Autopsy
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

23 Dawn Patrol - Megadeth
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