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Your Dream Band?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by d8g3jdh, Mar 11, 2006.

  1. d8g3jdh

    d8g3jdh Guest

    Aug 9, 2005
    What would make your dream band? What 4 musicians, combined, do you think would be the greatest band ever? Sorta like, What's the ultimate possible combination of band members? In your opinion of course. Oh, and please state name, what instrument they play, what band they're from, and what genre the band would be. Oh, and between 3-5 members, no orchestras. Mine would be:

    Steve Harris on bass - Iron Maiden
    Marty Friedman on guitar - Megadeth, on Rust in Peace and some others
    Lars Ulrich on drums - Metallica (note: the lars ulrich that was playing on AJFA, man that album had great drums)
    Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth on vocals - Overkill

    They would play Thrash metal, really well. :bassist:

    Note: Of course, there's the issue of band chemistry, songwriting, personality clash, etc. But screw all that, this is just for fun! :hyper:

    Note2: Of course, there is no true ultimate band, therefore I am automatically adding IMO to every post. Just, you know, imagine. ;)
  2. Vocals- John Bush (Ex-Anthrax?)
    Lead Guitar- Mick Thompson (Slipknot)
    Lead Guitar- Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)
    Bass- Ryknow (Mudvayne)
    Drums- Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Probot)

    :bassist: METAL:bassist:
  3. Victor Wooten :: Bass
    The Futureman :: Drumitar Synthax
    Jeff Coffin :: Saxes
    Bela Fleck :: Banjo

  4. plexibass


    Jun 30, 2005
    i have 2:
    rick richards= guitar/vox
    rick price=bass/vox
    tommy rivers=vox/guitar
    randy delay=drums
    i worked for this band

    my really wacky idea:
    eric johnson=guitar/vox
    john entwistle=bass/vox
    zack starkey=drums
    ian mclagan=keys
  5. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    Glen Cove, NY
    Drums - Dave Weckl
    Bass - Trip Wamsley
    Keys - Yanni
    Keys 2 - Bill Evans
    Guitar - Russ Freeman
    Vocals - Karen Matheson and Zara Tellander

    That would be crazy.
  6. Oxblood

    Oxblood Banned

    Apr 17, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    Bass - Les Claypool
    Drums - Martin Maurais (Kataklysm)
    Lead Guitar & Lead Vocals - Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society)
    Rythm Guitar & Backup Vocals - Alexi Laiho (Children Of Bodom)
    Synthesizers - Mustis (Dimmu Borgir)

    They would play straight-up Death Metal. Lots of insanely fast double bass pedal and bass solo's.
  7. Dave Grohl-Drums
    Josh Homme-Guitar, vocals
    King Buzzo-Guitar, vocals
    Scott Reeder-Bass

    Stoner/Doom type stuff, like a mix between the Melvins and QotSA(which it kinda is).
  8. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Vox: Bonn Scott
    Guitar: Hendrix
    Bass: Phil Lynott
    Drums: Bonzo
  9. stu FORD

    stu FORD

    May 22, 2004
    myself, frank zappa, mozart, and the man who invented the didgeridoo.
  10. Bass-Geddy Lee of Rush
    Vocals-Bruce Dickison of Iron Maiden
    Drums-Danny Carey(sp) of Tool
    Guitar-John Petrucci of Dream Theater
    Keys-Kevin Moore (ex Dream Theater)

    The band would play prog metal. :bassist:
  11. King Buzzo - Guitar, harmony vocals
    Matt Chamberlain - Drums
    Devin Townsend - Guitar , Vocals, keys
    Bill Laswell - Bass
    Nils Frykdahl - Vocals, Guitar, Flute

    They would be weird, half ambient /half insane experimental metallish stuff.
  12. ronnie james dio- vocals
    neil peart- drums
    roger glover- bass
    randy rhodes- guitar
    slash- guitar
    pat thrall- guitar

    type of music: hard country
  13. Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy)- Bass
    Dave Keel (Riddlin' Kids)- Drums
    Billie Joe (Green Day)- Vocals
    Erik (don't know his last name, Bowling For Soup)- Guitar
    Benji Madden (Good Charlotte)- Guitar

    Type Of Music: Pretty self-explanatory, punk

    (Mike's daughter)
  14. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    Band #1

    Vocals - Geoff Tate (Queensryche)
    Guitar - Kirk Hammett (Metallica)
    Guitar - John Petrucci (Liquid Tension Experiment)
    Bass - Cliff Burton (Metallica)
    Drums - Gene Hogland (Death)

    Band #2

    Vocals - Phillip Anselmo (Pantera)
    Vocals - Thomas Lindberg (At The Gates)
    Guitar - Chuck Shuldiner (Death)
    Guitar - Anders Bjorler (At The Gates, The Haunted)
    Guitar - Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)
    Bass - Steve DiGiorgio (Death)
    Drums - Richard Christy (Death)

    Band #3

    Vocals - Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden)
    Guitar - Dave Murray (Iron Maiden)
    Guitar - Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden)
    Bass - Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
    Drums - Neil Peart (Rush)

    Band #4

    Guitar - Dimebag Darrell (Pantera, Damage Plan)
    Guitar - Steve Vai (solo)
    Bass/Keys - Geddy Lee (Rush)
    Drums - Mike Portnoy (Liquid Tension Experiment)

    Those would be the four best metal bands in the history of the universe.

    Graeme :bassist:
  15. JJd2sc


    Jul 31, 2003
    Marietta, Georgia
    might as well just throw john garcia on vocals ;)
  16. Oxblood

    Oxblood Banned

    Apr 17, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    So I take it your favorite bands are Rush, Iron Maiden, and Death?
  17. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    And Metallica, and Megadeth, and about a million others. Metal is only a portion of what I listen to (I'm a big fan of classical, embarassingly enough), but I'm in a metal mood today, which explains all of the bands being metal/hard rock.

    Band #4 would be an incredible instrumental band. Maybe one of them will read this... :cool:

  18. Oxblood

    Oxblood Banned

    Apr 17, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    Agreed. Dimebag + Geddy would have been an unreal combination!
  19. Snarf


    Jan 23, 2005
    Glen Cove, NY
    Band #2

    Nils Peterson - Double bass
    Stanley Jordan - guitar
    Paul Desmond - sax
    Arturo Sandoval - trumpet
    Terry Lynn Carrington - drums
    Kurt Elling - Vocals
  20. Rumzini


    Feb 14, 2004
    Jackson, MI
    YA THINK? :D

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