can you suggest any difficult punk rock basslines for me to play?

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  1. NelsFaptha

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    i just learned adina by rancid, journey to the end of eastbay by rancid, and hysteria by muse.

    note-- my favorite music to play is punk rock, (examples~ rancid, nofx, bad brains, minor threat, descendents, dead kennedys, all that stuff) i know muse isnt punk rock but the hysteria intro is classic
  2. awilkie84

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    NoFX - The Decline

    Hysteria's rather easy, one you figure it out.
  3. bootsox

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    not difficult, but anything by Big Black is really fun to play. I'd suggest starting with a song like Bad Penny
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  6. Ronbeast

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    Almost anything by MXPX.
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    Not super difficult, but one of my favorites is 88 fingers louie - "Go Away"
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    Rancid - Timebomb is fun to play. Not insanely difficult, but had a cool walking bass line.
  10. Joe Nerve

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    Another that's not super difficult, but it ain't easy either. And it's wicked fun to play .

    Check out the chili peppers first few albums. There's a lot of stuff there that challenging.
  11. CF_Bass

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    Give 'Walking Away' by Streetlight Manifesto a listen. It's not quite punk rock, but it's close enough and definitely a difficult one to keep up with.

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    Death From Above stuff is always wicked fun. I don't know if any of it's actually hard, but it's fun. That melodic pick scraping thing at the beginning of Romantic Rights is great. Took me a little while to figure out what that was.
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    Riot and We've Got a Bigger Problem Now by the Dead Kennedys aren't overly hard but they're fun and a lot busier than most punk basslines.
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  18. Musicman20

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    Cool thread alert! Yep I'd suggest some Lagwagon as well. Anything off Trashed. NOFX Olive Me...or All Of Me...they seem to have two titles for it. Rancid Maxwell Murder.
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    the press corpse by anti-flag...

    epic song!!!
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