Can someone please help me!??!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BlackByrd, Dec 19, 2005.

  1. BlackByrd


    Dec 19, 2005
    Can someone please tell me what kind of bass Alain Johannes play (Queens of the Stone Age)??? I know it's not a Gibson eb-2 or a Epiphone Rivoli.
    Here's some pic's...

  2. looks like a yamaha logo, and the headstock looks exactly the same as billy sheehan's yamaha semi acoustic, but its not the same... so its a yamaha. :)
  3. BlackByrd


    Dec 19, 2005
    Thanks! :)
    I've never seen this model before.
    Can someone tell me the name of the model?
  4. anonymous278347457

    anonymous278347457 Guest

    Feb 12, 2005
    hmm...wasent the bassist of queens of the stone age a bald guy? with a P-bass? or have they changed bassists?
  5. He was kicked out I think. Kept getting naked on stage and doing stupid stuff so I hear. :p
  6. Bass_Machine


    Oct 29, 2004
    Yeah, the bassist used to be Nick Olivieri (who coincidentally is quite talented). He was kicked out. Mostly cause Josh Homme is quite the taskmaster, but also because he was a little too wild for QOTSA's liking. :p

    Back on topic, I have no idea what bass Alain has there, I looked on the Yamaha website for a while but didn't find it. :confused:
  7. BlackByrd


    Dec 19, 2005
    I've looked thru the Yamaha website aswell, but I can't find it. :(
  8. +1 on the Yammy.

    Nick is the man, and you can still hear him through his band, Mondo Generator. It's a shame that he and Josh couldn't work it out.

  9. zink182


    Mar 23, 2005
    looks like an old yammy or a custom shop yammy..
  10. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    NE ND
    It's a Yamaha, I don't rememebr the model, but they don't make it any more. You can find them used once in a while. Nice little bass.
  11. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Dunno what it is, but I want one :)
  12. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    Now that we've solved that little dilemma, what the heck kind of bass is Josh Homme playing when he plays bass? Now that is a truly weird bass!
  13. BlackByrd


    Dec 19, 2005
    He also plays a Yamaha.
    The model is called SA-70.
    Enjoy the pic.
  14. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    Are you sure that'd the model? The Horns look different.

  15. BlackByrd


    Dec 19, 2005
    Yeah, I'm sure!
    That's the one Josh plays! :)
  16. What about that Ventures looking bass I saw in the video for Little Sister?
  17. BlackByrd


    Dec 19, 2005
    The Mosrite?
    Josh don't play on that live.
    He uses the Yamaha.