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Killer bass solos and bass riffs

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by ahhelpme, Dec 1, 2004.

  1. ahhelpme


    Aug 26, 2004
    Anyone know of any absolute killer bass solos or riffs that sound awesome and are fun to play?
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  3. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
  4. at what tempo would that be played?
  5. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    uhmmm... a million.
  6. Hammer Smashed Face by Cannibal Corpse
  7. ahhelpme


    Aug 26, 2004
    anesthesia is mad, truly some of Cliff burtons fine work.
  8. Flea from the RHCP (as everyone knows) plays some awsome need to play riffs.

    Also another cool one (alittle hard core though) is Hysteria by Muse.
  9. oh ya, cant forget incubus... they have good grooves
  10. ahhelpme


    Aug 26, 2004
    Some primus stuff is good.
  11. Mixmasta J

    Mixmasta J

    Dec 4, 2004
    Don't forget money by Pink Floyd. Once you get it it is rather simplistic, but it is really fun to play. :cool:
  12. FUNKonthewall

    FUNKonthewall Nailing The Groove

    Sep 29, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
    Endorsing: Fodera Guitars, Aguilar Amps, Dunlop/MXR Accessories
    Check out some Stu Hamm.
  13. Arthur U. Poon

    Arthur U. Poon

    Jan 30, 2004
    SLC, Utah -USA-
    Endorsing Artist: Mike Lull Custom Basses
    Rush's 'La Villa Strangiato' off the 'Hemisphere's' album and 'YYZ' from 'Moving Pictures' are some of my favorites.

    Both of these recordings have a lot of cool bass lines.

  14. FenderHotRod


    Sep 1, 2004
    Sunshine of Your Love---
  15. For some of the best true "solo's" - not just a line in a song - you've got to go back to the classics...

    Bouree' - Jethro Tull. (Glen Cornick)
    Mountain Jam - The Allman Bros. (Barry Oakley)
    School Days - Stanley Clarke
    Blue Wind/Hed for Backstage Pass - Jeff Beck (Wilbur Bascomb)
    El Verano - Pablo Cruise (Bud Cockrell)
    Don't Change Horses/Going Down to the Nightclub - Tower of Power (Rocco Prestia)

    Ok, that last one is more of a groove line but there probably isn't any better.
  16. whiteXcorpse


    Oct 21, 2004
    I get my kicks out of playin'...

    Pantera-13 steps to nowhere
    Primus-Jerry was a race car driver
  17. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Anything by Vic Wooten (not that I can play too much of his stuff, but it's fun trying, and you learn some new techniques along the way)