Best Death Metal Bassists


The Top Ten

1 Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse) Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse) Alex Webster is an American bass player, who is best known as a member of the death metal band Cannibal Corpse.

This guy got the best bass lines for a death metal band! - nooreldeen

No one else comes close to this guy in death metal bass.

I was excpecting for him to be number 1 he's the best death metal bassist OF ALL TIME his bass solo to hammer smashed face looked super complicated ecpecially since I don't play bass but I'm considering learning

2 Stephan Fimmers (Necrophagist)

Just listen to the bass parts on stabwound

3 Glen Benton (Deicide) Glen Benton (Deicide) Glen Benton is an American death metal musician. He is best known as the vocalist and bassist for the death metal band Deicide and was also a part of the band Vital Remains, where he has performed in recording sessions as well as live with them on a few occasions.

His work on the album Legion is really amazing. His bass riffing on the album are so technical that recently it was difficult for himself to play those.

4 Steve DiGiorgio (Death) Steve DiGiorgio (Death)

Listen to the bass riff during the interlude to "The Philosopher". Jesus

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5 David Vincent (Morbid Angel) David Vincent (Morbid Angel) David Justin Vincent, also known as Evil D, is an American musician who is best known as the former lead vocalist and bassist for the death metal band Morbid Angel as well as the bassist for Genitorturers.
6 Martín Méndez (Opeth)

One of the best bassists ever for me! I mean he knows how to add an awesome touch to an opeth song :)... - nooreldeen

7 Orion (Behemoth)
8 Jonas Renkse (Bloodbath) Jonas Renkse (Bloodbath)
9 Kelly Conlon (Death)

His performance in the album symbolic was good.. - nooreldeen

10 Scott Clendenin (Death) Scott Clendenin (Death) V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Dallas Toler-Wade (Nile)
12 Erlend Caspersen (Spawn of Possession)
13 Troy Oftedal (Cattle Decapitation)
14 Joe Trevisano (Autopsy)
15 Derek Boyer (Suffocation)
16 Ole Bent Madsen (Blood Red Throne, Horizon Ablaze)
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List StatsUpdated 19 Feb 2017

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Top Remixes

1. Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse)
2. Stephan Fimmers (Necrophagist)
3. David Vincent (Morbid Angel)
1. Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse)
2. Martín Méndez (Opeth)
3. Orion (Behemoth)



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