Top 10 Left-Handed Bassists


The Top Ten

1 Paul McCartney Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .

He's a god.

2 Stephan Fimmers

Bands - Necrophagist, Pestilence - Metal_Treasure

3 Dominic 'Forest' Lapointe

sick fretless bassist - progressive/technical death metal.
YT videos:
Beyond Creation - Bass Video - Omnipresent Perception
BEYOND CREATION - The Great Revelation - Fretless bass video - Forest
Dominic Forest Lapointe - BEYOND CREATION - Earthborn Evolution (Bass Playthrough)
Beyond Creation-Elusive Reverence bass playthrough - Metal_Treasure

4 Jeff Schmidt

Bass soloist, plays with strings reversed. - Metal_Treasure

5 Scott Reeder

Bands - Kyuss, The Obsessed, Unida (plays with strings reversed) - Metal_Treasure

6 Paul Gray Paul Gray Paul Dedrick Gray, also known as The Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician, best known as the bassist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award-winning metal band Slipknot.
7 Jimmy Haslip

Band - Yellowjackets (jazz player, plays strings backwards). He also can play fretless bass. - Metal_Treasure

8 Jason Christopher

Band - Sebastian Bach - Metal_Treasure

9 Lee Pomeroy

Bands - ELO, Steve Hackett, Take That, Rick Wakeman - Metal_Treasure

10 Jarkko Ahola Jarkko Ahola Jarkko Kalevi Ahola is a Finnish performing artist, composer and singer, best known as a metal singer. He is the vocalist, bass player and one of the three songwriters of the metal band Teräsbetoni. He also started a solo career as Ahola, a metal band.

Bands - Terasbetoni, Ahola, Northern Kings.
He's also a lead singer, amazing voice. Jarkko Ahola is my personal favorite on this list but I didn't put him very high because he isn't well known. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Martin Eric Ain

Celtic Frost - Metal_Treasure

12 Robbie Merrill

Band - Godsmack.
He's naturally right-handed, but plays left-handed because he has a birth defect and can't move the middle finger of his left hand. - Metal_Treasure

13 Josh Newton

Band - Every Time I Die - Metal_Treasure

14 Wayman Tisdale

American smooth jazz bassist known more as a professional basketball player in the NBA. - Metal_Treasure

15 Karl Green

Band - Herman's Hermits - Metal_Treasure

16 Stuart Chatwood

The Tea Party - Metal_Treasure

17 Colin Hodgkinson

Back Door, Whitesnake - Metal_Treasure

18 Nick Feldman

Band - Wang Chung - Metal_Treasure

19 Brian MacDonald

Band - PVRIS - SuperSonic17

20 Martin van Drunen
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