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Songs Fun To Play With Distortion

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Jipley0, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. Jipley0


    Nov 25, 2013
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Hey everyone! Not sure if this is the right section of the forum for this, but I'll give it a shot.

    I ordered a Darkglass b3k a few weeks ago and it's finally here. I love the thing right out of the box, and I already have a few favorite settings for different tones. I've been messing around with full drive and full blend for about an hour now and it sounds amazing with heavier stuff such as Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel by Behemoth. What are some not ridiculously hard songs that would be fun to play with monster distortion?

    Thanks! :bassist:
  2. Most Shellac songs
    A lot of Faith No More stuff
    Monkey Trick by The Jesus Lizard
  3. snarebear


    Apr 19, 2012
    Ace of Spades or any Motorhead
  4. Mastodon comes to mind. Lots of dirty basslines, riffs and general heaviness. My favourites to play along to are Blood & Thunder, Divinations, Curl of the Burl and Mother Puncher.
  5. Metronome by Nomeansno
  6. Most song good with dirt on, but My Boody Valentine songs are easy and super fun.
  7. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist

    Mar 24, 2010
    jesus and mary chain
  8. Hey wait, I thought that was just going after a good tone??

    Yes, those:)
  9. Bassgeer


    Nov 6, 2011
    The Human Stain - Kamelot
    Easy to play, but sounds amazing with the B3K grind

    Hysteria - Muse
    Simple Boy - Karnivool
    The Clincher - Chevelle

    Much fun to be had!
  10. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 29, 2008
    I convert 4 string Rickenbackers to 5 string basses.
    Songs Fun To Play With Distortion

    That would be all of them ...
  11. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks.

    Jan 25, 2011
    Camarillo, CA
    Type O Negative!
  12. Carl_D

    Carl_D Guest

    Think For Yourself - Beatles
  13. Adamixoye

    Adamixoye A PT Pro is cool for worship, right?

    Apr 9, 2012
    Occasional Beta Tester for Confusion Studios, Singular Sound, and Source Audio
    +1, there's really so much by Muse that would fit here.
  14. Writing your own is the most fun.
  15. TerribleLiar23

    TerribleLiar23 Dynamics. Dirt. Done. Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2011
    Gluey Porch
    Anything off of Antichrist Superstar.
  16. vegas532


    Nov 10, 2006
    Glendora, CA.
    There are some GREAT lessons in simple and tasteful, yet prominent, basslines on that album!
  17. Anything by Ufomammut if you have a fiver.
  18. negativefx

    negativefx complete hack

    Feb 18, 2013
    Fort Collins
    I'm not really a big fan of the recent Muse albums but they use distortion/fuzz quite well.

    Hyper Music, New Born, Plug In Baby, Hysteria, Stockholm Syndrome, Uprising, etc.
  19. TerribleLiar23

    TerribleLiar23 Dynamics. Dirt. Done. Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2011
    Gluey Porch
    Absolutely. A clinic in restraint while still standing out.