Duff McKagan is an awful Bassist.

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by mattattack187, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. mattattack187

    mattattack187 Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2012
    Ellsworth, ME
    I saw this on The Bass Guitar page on facebook today while discussing the Duff signature Fender Bass. This persons response absolutely got me fuming. I understand that everyone is entitled to their own opinion but to call Duff an awful bass player is just flat out wrong.

  2. bearhart74

    bearhart74 Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2009
    Everyones got an opinion....
    perfect use case for dictatorship over democracy
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  3. RattleSnack


    Sep 22, 2011
    Typical troll. Don't let him upset you.
    BTW, I don't think Duff is a genius or even great, but I would never say he is awfull. Just a very good rock basist.
  4. mattattack187

    mattattack187 Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2012
    Ellsworth, ME
    I'm in no position to criticize any bassist but that's what I'm saying. He's been doing it for years and has fit the bands he's played with well.
    fretter, Herrick, David Jayne and 8 others like this.
  5. franklindayala


    Feb 8, 2015
    Duff rocks. That's all I can say.
  6. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    How can an opinion be wrong? A belief can be wrong. An assertion can be wrong. You can't quantify an opinion.
  7. tfer


    Jan 1, 2014
    Duff is playing to tens of thousands of people every time he steps on stage.

    This guy plays to the Maxim posters hanging on the walls of his bedroom.

    I know who I'd rather be.
  8. A.K.


    Jan 9, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    Duff is a fine rock bassist. No doubt this guy thinks Michael Anthony is a hack, too.
    Bassdirty, Richaf66, Herrick and 3 others like this.
  9. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    Those comments are usually from envious folks.
  10. RichardW


    Feb 25, 2016
    near Philly
    to which the only appropriate response is: how many hit songs have you played on?
    fretter, Aqualung60, rodv66 and 6 others like this.
  11. Spidey2112


    Aug 3, 2016
    Plays should be in quotes, if that's what they're calling 'it', these days...
  12. Spirit of Ox

    Spirit of Ox Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2012
    Chelsea Mass
    I wouldn't mind having Duff's career and selection of women.
  13. Duff Rocks. Fudd on the other hand......
    Beej, Klonk, ianuaditis and 3 others like this.
  14. alembicguy

    alembicguy I operate the worlds largest heavey equipment Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2007
    Yes I'm sure he's a terrible millionaire also a result of his bass playing
    broken lip, TuneIn, rodv66 and 5 others like this.
  15. Nev375


    Nov 2, 2010
    As a general rule, internet trolls have awful opinions. That's their job.
    Beej, GregC, Herrick and 4 others like this.
  16. stigbeve


    Sep 24, 2014
    Probably the same type of guy that would post "The Beatles suck" on a post about them.
    fretter, Lvjoebass, mcarp555 and 3 others like this.
  17. It's not Jaco but the bass introduction of Sweet Child'o Mine is something that remains ...
  18. Texan

    Texan 667 Neighbor of the Beast.

    Aug 15, 2004
    Houston, TX
    Duff is a solid rock bassist and an incredibly great guy.
    FRoss6788, filler83, TuneIn and 2 others like this.
  19. Double E

    Double E I ain't got no time to play... Supporting Member

    Dec 24, 2005
    Cleveland, OH
    An opinion can absolutely be wrong...this is a perfect example of that. Here's another...it's my opinion that the Cleveland Browns are a great football team.
  20. bass40hz

    bass40hz Cigar smoker, scotch drinker, American Patriot

    Aug 13, 2014
    Sussex County, NJ
    Dude prolly tried to learn the into to SCOM and cant get it so he's trashing Duff...LOL
    smogg and Lvjoebass like this.
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