Geezer Butler.

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Mike Money, Jun 28, 2004.

  1. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I wanna sound like geezer....

    I know he played by the high frets... but what about basses/strings/EQ and such?
  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Dan Armstrong
    P Bass
    and most recently Lakland

    I believe he said he used a guitar cab with two blown speakers powered by a tube amp for the first two records.

    He is actually on the cover of the new Bass Player, check it out.
  3. He used a 70watt Laney guitar amp and a Park 4x12 cabinet with only three speakers on it and two of them were wrecked!

    That's how he got that really distorted sound. :bassist:
  4. Geezer_Butler


    Feb 13, 2004
    He used a laney amp with the bass control broken, middles scooped out and trble quite high too.
  5. cetera


    Apr 29, 2004
    Surrey, England
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses & Cort Basses
    He also used Spector basses for a while in the late '80's - early '90's... :bassist:
  6. devain21to7


    Jun 5, 2004
    Ive always thought that if Geezer played guitar he would of shone out Iommi. The way he plays bass is like hes tryin to incorparate the singer and guitar part into his bass, its really kool.