Best Punk Strings

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by foobassist, Jun 18, 2005.


  1. foobassist

    foobassist

    Jun 18, 2005
    What is the best string for that punk (clangy, growly, bright) sound? I currently have rotosounds that are very good, but is there anything better?
     
  2. bertbassplayer

    bertbassplayer Supporting Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    Lafayette, LA
    Ernie Balls... what I think most punk bassists use, very metallic and clanky.
     
  3. What kind of punk asks this question?!! :bassist:

    Don't be mad... I used a Smiley! :)
     
  4. get a light gauge string
     
  5. Secondhandloser

    Secondhandloser

    Mar 28, 2005
    Ernie Balls with a pick...
     
  6. +1 for ernie ball

    (plus, they have their own stage at the warped tour... and it usually sounds damn good)
     
  7. i don't play punk, but i play with Dean Markley Misfits Skullbusters and they sound pretty growly to me.
     
  8. Jontom

    Jontom

    Mar 11, 2002
    New York
    Punk strings are the strings you play, my friend...
     
  9. seanm

    seanm I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize! Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2004
    Ottawa, Canada
    I would say the cheapest strings you can buy ;)

    When you've got attitude, who cares about tone?
     
  10. Paul182

    Paul182

    May 18, 2005
    Ireland