Franck Hermanny

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Thomas Kievit, Nov 17, 2012.


  1. Thomas Kievit

    Thomas Kievit Thou shall not F*** up the groove Supporting Member

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    In this thread, I wanna have a small chat about Franck Hermanny. He is the bass player from Adagio. Franck Hermanny is in my opion, one of the best technical bassists out there.

    Now with technical, I mean primairly the techniques he's using : Alternate thumb picking, bass sweeping, multi-finger picking, slapping, tapping and some flamenco-like strumming now and then. He plays 6 string basses exclusively.

    I really think it's a shame that he is not well known, same for the band he plays in.. Their music can be discribed as progressive metal / neo-classical metal / symphonic metal, with some death-grunts here and there by their guitarist : Stephan Forté.

    Here's a video from Franck, showing some techniques he uses. The song is called ''The Awakening''



    Anybody else here in TB is known with Franck and Adagio and thinks they are underrated?
  2. Rev J

    Rev J

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    I really dig how he uses double thumping in a non Jazz/Funk context. He has great technique and an interesting approach.

    Stay Brown,
    Rev J

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