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can you suggest any difficult punk rock basslines for me to play?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by NelsFaptha, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. NelsFaptha


    Jan 4, 2013
    i just learned adina by rancid, journey to the end of eastbay by rancid, and hysteria by muse.

    note-- my favorite music to play is punk rock, (examples~ rancid, nofx, bad brains, minor threat, descendents, dead kennedys, all that stuff) i know muse isnt punk rock but the hysteria intro is classic
  2. NoFX - The Decline

    Hysteria's rather easy, one you figure it out.
  3. bootsox


    Apr 28, 2012
    Biloxi, MS
    not difficult, but anything by Big Black is really fun to play. I'd suggest starting with a song like Bad Penny
  4. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    The Pixies- Where is my mind
  5. Give it back - Lagwagon
  6. Roy Vogt

    Roy Vogt Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2000
    Endorsing Artist: Kiesel, Carvin, Accuracy, Hotwire, Conklin Basses, DNA, Eden
    Almost anything by MXPX.
  7. Colonel129


    Feb 23, 2010
    Baltimore, MD
    Not super difficult, but one of my favorites is 88 fingers louie - "Go Away"
  8. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon. Supporting Member

    Rancid - Timebomb is fun to play. Not insanely difficult, but had a cool walking bass line.
  9. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses, Hipshot products
    Another that's not super difficult, but it ain't easy either. And it's wicked fun to play .

    Check out the chili peppers first few albums. There's a lot of stuff there that challenging.
  10. CF_Bass


    Jun 4, 2012
    London, England
    Give 'Walking Away' by Streetlight Manifesto a listen. It's not quite punk rock, but it's close enough and definitely a difficult one to keep up with.

  11. Death From Above stuff is always wicked fun. I don't know if any of it's actually hard, but it's fun. That melodic pick scraping thing at the beginning of Romantic Rights is great. Took me a little while to figure out what that was.
  12. Emilym80


    Sep 15, 2011
    Riot and We've Got a Bigger Problem Now by the Dead Kennedys aren't overly hard but they're fun and a lot busier than most punk basslines.
  13. Uncle K

    Uncle K The bass player doesn't get a sandwich Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
  14. Cool thread alert! Yep I'd suggest some Lagwagon as well. Anything off Trashed. NOFX Olive Me...or All Of Me...they seem to have two titles for it. Rancid Maxwell Murder.
  15. Matt B

    Matt B

    Mar 31, 2012
    New Zealand
    the press corpse by anti-flag...

    epic song!!!
  16. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
    "It's Too Late" by The Jim Carrol Band- then teach me I've gotten it wrong for 30 years :)
  17. PJSim


    Jan 16, 2011