Billy Sheehan Bass solo

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by JAUQO III-X, Dec 20, 2005.

  1. Wow. Awesome video man, good find.
  2. mactac

    mactac Supporting Member

    Nov 28, 2005
    Victoria, BC, Canada
    hahah. worth it just to see someone in spandex pants and high tops. sheesh.
  3. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Cool, Billy rocks.
  4. geshel


    Oct 2, 2001
    And a pink neckerchief! :eek:

    Wow, he's certainly got chops. The first half, without any real context and fairly bad sound, doesn't do much for me. The battle w/ Paul is fun.

    I never really dug Sheehan's playing until I got Bozzio/Sheehan - Nine Short Films. Bozzio's singing is an acquired taste, but overall it's really cool. Lots of groove, and some very tasty chops here and there too.
  5. Correlli


    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    Cool stuff.

    Worth noting that Billy Sheehan uses 4 separates amps to get that sound.
  6. I thought he bi-amped?:-o
  7. What a wanker!!!!

    hahahaha. had to be done. :smug:

    good stuff. he rips.
  8. Give me Stu Hamm anyday. He's the only bassist I even care to see a solo from.
  9. nysbob


    Sep 14, 2003
    Cincinnati OH
    His stage schtick is pure Ted Nugent circa '72. ;)

    Great chops. Wanky, tasteless sure - but also very, very entertaining. :bassist:

    The peoples are enjoying it. :D
  10. When IS that Mr Big reunion, anyway? :D
  11. Utterly demented. Obviously, the guy's possessed by a demonic influence.
    Please tell me that's at LEAST 15 years old?!
  12. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    Although it must be said that both bassists have a great deal of respect for each other.

    Great solo there, he really thrashes that thing, very cool to watch! he, remindsme of going to see Steve vai this October....second row, I was on the same level as Billy that night, we traded thumbs up from start to finish and as he walked off, he gave me a litle "hats off". Great guy.
  13. Correlli


    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    correction. 4 separate sound sources.

    In the early 90's he used pearce amps that were then heavily processed to produce 4 different sounds.
  14. 5intheface


    Dec 18, 2004
    That whole time watching that i just laughed, admired, and bitched about how I hated Billy Sheehan. I'll be the first to tell you he can play like a motherf*cker, but he's got no soul. Jeez, that's just blatant showing off. Was impressive though, and fun I suppose.

    Isn't funny how that's the smae band that sang "Want to be the next to be with you?"
  15. ^HAHAHAAAA!!! I forgot about that song, man.
  16. metalguy2


    Dec 26, 2004
    He is just showing off the whole time but who cares. It is fun. I am actually impressed with his ability to play that fast so cleanly with his fingers.

    Wanking is all in good fun.
  17. Cantstandsya


    Jul 27, 2001
    Fontana, CA
    What do you guys think that most of that fast stuff would sounds like with a clean bass sound?
  18. HaVIC5


    Aug 22, 2003
    Brooklyn, NYC
    Without distortion and compression, I'm willing to bet it wouldn't sound too pretty in some of those parts.
  19. 5intheface


    Dec 18, 2004

    I'm listening to "To Be With You" Right now. Really freaking catchy!

    No very shreddy though.