Best Rock Bassists
The Contenders: Page 2
Perfect tone, perfect lines, perfect rock bassist! - adfairhurst
His bass had a heft and power to it while still having a smoothness and a cleanness to it. Shame he just missed the top 15. - marmalade_skies
Definitely in top 5, he was dead on all the time, very clean and crisp
Under pressure, another one bites the dust prove that Deacon deserved the big 5
I'd put him in my top 15.V 6 Comments
Great player, underrated as heck.
This guy is ahead of Cliff Burton? And Nikki Sixx? And Justin Chancellor? Is their even any bass licks or bass solos in A7X songs? Like literally, you guys just vote for him because of his band? He doesn't belong I. the same sentence as Les Claypool, let alone one spot behind him. I guess when you sell out like A7X, and become overrated, people put real talent aside and just vote with the norm and go with whatever's mainstream. No Tim Commerford? No Fieldy? No Steve Harris? Absolute joke, people who vote thus clown over Burton probably don't even know what a bass guitar is. THIS is a prime example why rock and metal are dying!
I think he is great bassists, he can playing chord and harmony
Johnny is absolutely tallented in keeping the rhythm of song good, covering guitar duet, and makes A7X song seems cool as hell. Listen Hail to the king when the bass starts, damn waww!V 2 Comments
The One of thousand!
This man created the hysteria bass line, how is he not in the top ten?
Time is running Out. Nothing more to say.
Don't know how he's not on the listV 1 Comment
Lemmy has truly been disgraced on this list. He's one of rock n' roll's greatest survivors, plus he did the bass line for Overkill.
Mikey is fantastic! He obviously doesn't think of himself that way, for he has no self confidence. I don't even know why, I mean he's really great, so he should know that. I love My Chemical Romance!
Check out his early work with Van Halen, through Diver Down. He was 100% locked in with Alex, and his playing was both rhythmic and aggressive. He pretty much turned into a standard bass during the Van Hagar years, but his early playing is absolutely top notch.
Its spelt Paul grAy
Such a nice guy and an amazing bassist. He's been behind Jon, Tico, Richie/Phil and David for more than 30 years and still with a smile. BON JOVI FOREVER!
... Though he prefers not to be called as a rock bassist ... But according to me he's very great and incredible in every L'Arc's rock song, such as All Dead and White Feathers ...
Playing bass is not just about speed, or boring technique called "Slap". Creativity of bassline must included, and Tetsu deserve the gold medal.
2nd - Flea
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