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Whos the best rock/metal bassist EVER

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Mr. MusicMan - [b]John Ro Myung[/b] (Dream Theater)

Mr. Musician+Scene Artist in one - no doubts... [b]Roberto[/b] Agustín Miguel Santiago Samuel [b]Trujillo[/b] Veracruz :)

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[quote name='gafbass02' post='208064' date='May 28 2008, 02:50 PM']yup, Cass Lewis, or me, probably me actually. :)[/quote]
+1

:huh:

(I've never knowingly heard you play but you must be good coz you used to have the patience to cart around a massive Trace rig!)

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[quote name='Merton' post='208069' date='May 28 2008, 02:54 PM']+1

:)

(I've never knowingly heard you play but you must be good coz you used to have the patience to cart around a massive Trace rig!)[/quote]
shucks!

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[quote name='Josh' post='208204' date='May 28 2008, 04:49 PM']Also Sean Malone, from Cynic. Cruelly underrated.[/quote]


+1111111111

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Billy Gould's an excellent shout, he hardly gets mentioned on bass forums and I don't know why, he's a class act.

Pure metal it's gotta be Steve Harris for me. I love Tim Commerfords style and sound too alhough that's more of a hip hop - metal hybrid thang!

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I enjoy Pete Trewavas, Sean Malone, and Jonas Reingold.....I think they are a good deal bit more interesting than alot of guys who have been mentioned. Their bands, however, were never as big.

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Phil Lynnott was great indeed. But I'm surprised no one has even mentioned Rex Brown yet, he has been the biggest influence on me. The guy has the biggest live bass sound I've ever heard as well. And how could we forget about Justin Chancellor!

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+1's for Geddy, Entwhistle, Cass Lewis ([i]awesome[/i] player), Geezer for "proper" metal, Lemmy - [i]so[/i] much more than just bass playing though!

A big personal favourite - Dennis Dunaway from the original Alice Cooper group, one of the most inventive & versatile pick players I've ever heard.

Currently I really like Martin Mendez from Opeth - very adventurous & melodic player, always tasteful & never inappropriate.

Also Colin Edwin from Porcupine Tree - solid, versatile & sometimes a little bit surprising.

This is starting to sound like wine-tasting comments! :)

Justin Chancellor's good - but he does play very, very like his predecessor, Paul D'Amour. He didn't play much like that in his previous band, Peach.

Jon.

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Maybe originally but JC's lines are allot more complex than they used to be (not a bad thing) not sure that Paul D'Amour could cope with the new stuff.

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Billy Sheehan, Steve Harris.

I'm going to add Marco Mendoza as well. Amazing player fretted or fretless...

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[quote name='Jonny Walker' post='208405' date='May 28 2008, 09:37 PM']Maybe originally but JC's lines are allot more complex than they used to be (not a bad thing) not sure that Paul D'Amour could cope with the new stuff.[/quote]
Certainly Tool's music's a lot more complex these days & I suppose Justin basically played D'Amour's bass parts on [i]Aenima[/i] - most of that album was written & demoed before he joined. I do think that has sort of established JC's playing style - and also his writing style on [i]10,000 Days[/i]. His playing's great - entirely appropriate for Tool.

J.

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[quote name='metaltime' post='208274' date='May 28 2008, 06:48 PM']QUOTE (Josh @ May 28 2008, 04:49 PM) *
Also Sean Malone, from Cynic. Cruelly underrated.

+1111111111[/quote]

I had the pleasure of recreating some of his bass and Stick lines for the current issue of Guitar Techniques magazine :)

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[quote name='ashevans09' post='208470' date='May 28 2008, 10:39 PM']Dood! :)[/quote]

+1 :huh:

Personal Favourites: John Myung, Geddy Lee, Steve Harris, Chris Squire, Justin Chancellor, Cliff Burton, Alex Webster, Mike Lepond, Les Claypool, Tony Levin

cant decide between them. theyre all very, very good

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[url="http://youtube.com/watch?v=p6-MStCDB7Q"]Geezer[/url] - the early years. :huh:


ha ha just found this too - [url="http://youtube.com/watch?v=p6-MStCDB7Q"]the very early years[/url].

Bless, for posting it on the net - I s'pose we were all this good at one point and equally as stoked about it too. :)

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