Metal bands with a overdriven, pickstyle bassist

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  1. NeverIsNow

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    Title says it all, through me some names if you know any so I can look them up
     
  2. anechoic

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    What's considered "metal" these days? I'd throw Motorhead and Type O Negative out there, who don't sound even remotely similar.
     
  3. pedroims

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    Do you want overdrive only or any kind of distortion? Almost all metal bass player use some type of distortion, just listen to any band really.
     
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    Fear Factory, At The Gates, The Haunted, just tons of them out there. I never paid much attention to pick/fingerstyle in the bands I like. If it's good, it's good!
     
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    I have no idea if they use a pick or not they're just really really good.
     
  9. NeverIsNow

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    Any kind of distortion
     
  10. NeverIsNow

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    I thought Dustin uses a clean tone that's really treble, I could be wrong though
     
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  12. NeverIsNow

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    Death-metal, Nu metal, core-genres and everything in between
     
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    Does Big Business count?
     
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    Harris's isn't that clean if you listen to the solo'd tracks.

    But I digress.


    Pick players in metal who use an overdriven tone...

    Lemmy of Motorhead, to start with.
    Peter Steele of Type O Negative
    Ron from Bongripper
    Dave Edwardson from Neurosis uses both fingers and pick.
    Sharlee D'Angelo of Arch Enemy
    Jason Newsted, of course
    Grutle from Enslaved
    Ted from Amon Amarth
    Tom Araya from Slayer

    The list goes on.
     
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    Timi Hansen of Mercyful Fate/King Diamond
    Jon Leon of White Wizzard
     
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    Hamlet7768 Here to chew gum and rock. Still have gum.

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    Church of Misery. Tatsu Mikami has a FANTASTIC tone.
     
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    Two thumbs up for Big Business and Church of Misery. Two of my favorite bassists right now in the heavy music genres.
     
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    Metal (grunge metal?)

    The Ruby Doe
    Akimbo
    Sandrider

    Not classic metal, but heavy, riffy, rip yer face off grungey stuff. Great pick tones on some of their stuff!
     
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    the master - Jean-Yves '"Blacky" Theriault of VOIVOD and his infamous 5-string Liberatore blower bass...nothing compare's.
    http://www.theriault.net/
     

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