Any good string too reccoemdn for playing metal and rock?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by sLapshock, Apr 24, 2005.

  1. sLapshock


    Nov 12, 2004
    Any good string? reccomend. im playing using spectrum
  2. 6-3-2


    Sep 20, 2003
    I'd say any stainless steel string, hex core, round would work too.
    I'll just say DR Lo-beams.
  3. bassman314

    bassman314 I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2005
    Bay Area, CA
    D'addario XL's (Nickel Steel) or ProSteel XL's (Stainless Steel)

    Bright, crisp, and punchy.. affordable.. and they last a long time.
  4. Correlli


    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Rotosound Swing Bass though DiMarizo Model P.

    Lots of nasty growl!
  5. I've been using SIT Powerwounds for some time now. I will use nothing else. We play loud edgey classic rock and I play with a pick. Great sound and I have never broken one. And they are not expensive. :)
  6. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    In my metal days I used Labella Hard Rockin' Steels then I switched to D'Addario ProSteels. I've mellowed out and used XL's (nickels) but they still work for rock.
  7. pickles

    pickles Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2000
    Ventura, CA
    Dean Markely SR2000 will lee guage sounded the best for me for metal, but I broke many of them due to the extreme taper winding.