Top 10 Greatest Metal Bassists

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81 Atishay Sinha (Third Eye Destruction)

An amazing bassist from NEW DElhi, India. Third Eye Destruction as a band is very innovative. Theit riffs are technical + groovy + a pinch of psy. I love their music.

82 Glenn Five (Anvil)

G5 played some incredible bass guitar on Anvil's best albums. Along with Rob Reiner, Glenn Five formed the most powerful rhythm section ever. Songs like "Ball Of Fire", "Bombs Away", and "New Orleans Voodoo" it's hard to ignore this man and his bass guitar. Great bass lines. Great heavy metal!

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85 Hal Patino
86 Adam Duce
87 Jared MacEachern
88 Timi Hansen

Listen to his bass lines on don't break the oath

89 Patrice Guers (Rhapsody of Fire, Luca Turilli's Rhapsody)
90 Kristoffer Gildenlöw (Pain of Salvation)
91 Derek Boyer
92 Chris Richards
93 Mattias Norrman

Katatonia, October Tide, etc..

94 Kevin Young (40 Grit)

Feet bass player great band most underarms ever listen to their album 40 grit and heads

95 Jeff Waters Jeff Waters Jeff Waters (born February 13, 1966) is a Canadian metal musician and founder of the metal band Annihilator . He's best known as the guitarist for Annihilator, appreciated for his fast riffs and solos . Waters is also the primary songwriter in the band . Very often he has taken on the role of lead singer, ...read more.

Everything he did in the Alice In Hell album was awesome and his work in Never, Neverland is really good too. He deserves at least top 10.

96 Herman Li Herman Li Herman Li is a Hong Kong-born, British Chinese musician, record producer, and lead guitarist for the British Power-Metal band Dragonforce.

Its bass guitar guys, not guitar. - zxm

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97 Joey DeMaio (Manowar) Joey DeMaio (Manowar) Joey DeMaio is an American bass player and main songwriter for the heavy metal band Manowar which he founded in 1980. He is also the founder and CEO of Magic Circle Music.

JOEY DEMAIO AND STEVE HARRIS ARE THE BEST TRUE METAL BASSISTS EVER! How is the guy from Bullet For My Valentine, slipknot and a7z higher than him?!? THEY ARE NOT METAL! HAIL TO TRUE METAL!

Joey Demaio got some skills! Father of true metal! He should be in top 3!

Heavy metal would be hard rock without DeMaio

Best, fastest heavy metal bassist of all the time. Hail

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98 Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch)

Great bassist, awesome at fingerpicking. A much better player than Matt, and he's an awesome guy too. His beard is sick.

99 Scott Ian (Anthrax) Scott Ian (Anthrax) Scott Ian is an American musician, best known as the rhythm guitarist, backing and additional lead vocalist, and the only remaining original founding member of the thrash metal band, Anthrax.

Not even a bass player but an okay guitarist

100 Sergio Vega (Deftones, Quicksand)

To me he does a great job in Deftones despite he isn't Chi Cheng. I think Chino and the rest of Deftones are really smart for choosing Sergio as their new bassist.

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