Ultimate Bassist Celebrity Death Matches

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by rogerbmiller, Oct 2, 2003.

  1. rogerbmiller

    rogerbmiller Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2003
    I started a threat asking members who they thought would win in a celebrity death match-- Chris Squire of Geddy Lee.

    Since them, some other interesting Celebrity Bassist Death Matches have come to mind.

    If you could arrange a bassist celebrity death match, who would you put in the Ring and who do you think would win.

    How about Fieldy from Korn vs. Peanut from 311. No question, I think Fieldy would win.
  2. hrmm...if they're not fighting with there bass lines I think

    Matt Freeman(Rancid) and Mark Hoppus(Blink182) should fight...they're the most talked about "punk" bassists around here...

    my vote is for Matt however.

    Umm...who else?

    I think all the wooten brother's should have one big battle,it'd be great...

    Jason newstead and Rob Truijillio should fight...
    (Metallica Bassists')

  3. rogerbmiller

    rogerbmiller Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2003
    Here's an interesting one. How about Jaco vs. Flea? I'd put my scratch on Jaco-- the guy was crazy with a capital D-- know what I mean?

  4. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton My P doesn’t have flats or tort Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    mark (blink) vs mike (green day) vs matt (rancid)

    a three way death match
  5. Flea would win becasue he's insane and Jaco's dead.
  6. rogerbmiller

    rogerbmiller Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2003
    I suppose you're right. It would take a heater and some serious smelling salts to even get Jaco into the ring.

    How about actors tunred bass playesr in a deathmatch. Tina Yothers (the youngest daughter from Family Ties) vs. Keanu Reeves. Not sure which way to go on this one-- would be really close.:confused:


    Jun 1, 2003
    Orlando, FL
    dude i got the ultimate match:

    fieldy VS mark hoppus

    just so the world wouldnt have to live with BOTH of them anymore :p
  8. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Les Claypool Vs. Bootsy Collins a battle of the cartoonish bassists. Bootsy has his space bass, but Les has his crazy stompin' moves. Too tough to call IMO.
  9. JT vs. Fieldy - Who IS the best bassist?! :p

    Go Mike D!!! :D
  10. MyNameIsMUD


    Sep 25, 2003
    Victor Wooten vs Sting. Battle of the modern day spiritual hippy's. :cool:
  11. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    But Jaco would have nothing to lose!! ;)
  12. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    ROFL! This gets my vote for both most inappropriate AND funniest post this month. Good job!

    Now, in a Tag Team DeathMatch, I pick Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead) and Juan Nelson (Ben Harper's Innocent Criminals) against anyone.

    Heck, pick three. Any takers? :bassist:
  13. thrash_jazz


    Jan 11, 2002
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Artist: JAF Basses, Circle K Strings
    Lemmy from Motorhead vs. Glenn Benton of Deicide.

    Charles Mingus vs. Anyone.

    Cliff Burton and Jason Newstead 2-on-1 vs. Bob Rock.
  14. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    Victor wooten, Bill Dickens, and me.. why me? because i'm awesome... I think that would be a good enough match...:D
  15. Only


    Sep 8, 2002
    Warrensburg, MO
    Jerry Only of the Misfits
    Peter Steele of Type O Negative
    With these two, who needs a third?
  16. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    This is about bassists, in a stupid way, therefore, I don't have to deal with it.q
  17. i would have to go with matt freeman(rancid) and fat mike(NOFX, Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies) vs. ken casey(Dropkick Murphys) and nathen maxwell(Flogging Molly) in a tag team match of punk rock vs. irish punk rock, but i would have to put my money on ken and nathen doing it up bar room style
  18. DW


    Jun 22, 2000
    Rancid? Punk? :rolleyes:

    You're kidding, right? Please tell me you're kidding.

    Anyway...I'm thinking Lemmy vs. Carol Kaye might be interesting. :D
  19. metron

    metron Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2003
    classical double bassist death match:

    Gary Karr vs Edgar Meyer... Edgar wins without a fight (Gary runs around flapping arms yelling pleasth sthop):eek: :D

    Im putting my $$$ on Jamerson on an elimination tournament! :D
  20. Lackey


    May 10, 2002
    Los Angeles
    Tag Team;

    Jeff Berlin and Hub


    Anthony Jackson and Steve Bailey

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