ernie balls for metal/rock?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by replicate, Feb 21, 2003.

  1. replicate


    Feb 21, 2003
    are these decent strings for rock and metal type music when playing with a pick? i dont want the "twangy" sounding strings. a friend told me that all new strings are twangy til they break in. is that true?
  2. Broncrider32


    Feb 21, 2003
    YES!!! your friend is right new strings are twangier then used strings.
    Your friend sounds like he really is an advanced bass player and knows a lot.
  3. I mostly stick to nickel roundwounds as well. Not too twangy at all. GHS boomers are also good. Warm and mellow right out of the box.
  4. cronus

    cronus Guest

    Jan 17, 2002
    Romulus, Michigan
    i play metal, and i had a set of Ernie Ball on my bass...they are alright, but ive found DR to be better