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Best Punk Bassist

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by S4nBassist, Nov 14, 2002.

  1. S4nBassist


    Nov 14, 2002
    Who do u think the best Punk bass player is?..

    Personally, i have to go with either Matt Freemen(RanCid), or the DuDe from NOFX (sorry i forgot his name)
  2. Sonic

    Sonic Lord of the Grump

    Mark Hoppus, hah scared you, I think it's Mike dirnt or Dee Dee Ramone.
  3. Grygore


    Oct 25, 2002
    Grand Prairie, TX
    Mike Watt or Larry Boothroyd...both great, both punk and have totally different styles:cool:

    Oh yeah...I think this is the wrong forum too:p
  4. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    Joe Nerve
  5. lemonadeisgood


    Aug 22, 2001
    Why is this in setup?

    I'd say the guy from RKL, I don't know his name but he's damn good.
  6. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Klaus Flouride and Josh Paul are pretty good. Same with Robert Trujillo.
  7. Dan Muller

    Dan Muller Guest

    Sep 28, 2001
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Anybody ever hear the guy from AFI? I like how he complements the band.
  8. S4n, how in the world did you think that this should belong in "Setup"???

    Please do a better job of placing your topics in the proper forum. You'll get a better response and I won't have to tidy up behind you.
  9. Sprudellio


    Oct 16, 2002
    >the DuDe from NOFX
    His name is Fat Mike. Yeah he's cool.

    >Josh Paul & Robert Trujillo
    I'd say those 2 guys are funk players. They just played in Suicidal Tendencies.
    Does anyone know what they are doing now?
  10. Grygore


    Oct 25, 2002
    Grand Prairie, TX

    I don't know about Josh Paul, but Trujillo has been pretty busy. Looks like he played with Ozzy for a while (and recorded with him too). I think his most recent band is Mass Mental....
  11. Haven't we already been through this? Like 18 times now?

    Oh well, that's not going to stop people from posting. I suppose I should throw Mike Watt out since he rarely every gets mentioned this early, but my personal favorite's Paddy from Dillinger Four.
  12. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    Danny Partridge
  13. lamarjones

    lamarjones Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    Trujillo and Jennifer frm bad brains...
  14. MarkHoppusrules


    Nov 17, 2002
    Mark Hoppus Definitley then Mike Dirnt :cool:
  15. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    Best Punk Bassist ? Isn't that an oxymoron ? Like "Military intelligence ?"
  16. just to get this out of the way, mark hoppus SUCKS!!! he is a terrible bassist that can't write anything good. mike dirnt isn't very good either. i've just been getting pissed seeing those two. has no one heard anti-flag? the best punk band ever? with the best punk bassist? well, his name is #2 or something like that, if you want to hear some AWESOME punk bass, buy either "underground network," or "mobilize" by anti-flag. trust me, you'll like it.
  17. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    Awsome Punk Bass ? Would someone please enighten me to the nuances that make one an "awsome Punk bassist ?

    my gratitude in advance ;)
  18. supergreg


    Jan 20, 2002
    Jay Bentley- Bad Religion
    Matt Freeman- Rancid
    Fat Mike Burkett- NOFX
    Paul (can't remember his last name)- The Clash
    #2- Anti-Flag
    Mike Dirnt- Greenday
    Dr.Matt Destruction- The Hives
    Jason Black (?)- Hot Water Music

    They are all great punk bassists. They all do whats needed for the music. Do you think it would fit if a punk bassist through a busy slap line in the middle of a 3 chord song. No. All of these bassists support the guitar well, while staying tight with drummer, but stay away for chugging the root note the whole song.

    I suggest you open your mind rather than assumming that all punk bassists suck. :rolleyes:
  19. Grygore


    Oct 25, 2002
    Grand Prairie, TX
    I have to agree with supergreg here. In every genre of music you're going to find good talented musicians AND crappy ones. Just because you personally might not like the style of music doesn't mean everyone who plays it sucks ;)

    Personally I cannot stand listening to Country, but I've heard a few bassists that made me go "Wow!", so I don't lump them all in the "suck" catagory....

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