your favorite Metal bassist

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by coarp, Mar 14, 2002.

  1. coarp


    Mar 2, 2002
    so we know whose your favorite punk bassist, but who is your favorite metal or rock bassist?
    here is a few of mine,Fieldy of KoRn, LEON MARCELIS of Krenshaw,Justin Chancellor or Tool.
  2. Metal? Geezer Butler
    Rock? John Paul Jones, Paul McCartney, Geddy Lee

  3. Fieldy? ... ok
    Anywho, Justin from Tool, Ryan from Mudbayne (very cliche so far), KB from Nonpoint... I cant think of heaps more, i've been listening to less and less metal.
    I wouldnt count them as metal, but Billy Gould from faith no more is great, plus he plays bass in Brujeria, which is definatley metal, cant say i like 'em though...
  4. Rock? Dirk-Incubus, Flea-RHCP, Billy-FNM, etc.
  5. Due to extensive lack of metal listening I'm going to go with Duff from Guns 'n Roses here.
  6. Dirk Lance Incubus, JUstin Chancellor Tool, Stuart Richardson lostprophets,

  7. thrash_jazz


    Jan 11, 2002
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Artist: JAF Basses, Circle K Strings
    Eric Langlois - Cryptopsy
    Alex Webster - Cannibal Corpse
    Tyr - Borknagar
    Steve DiGiorgio - Death/Control Denied
    I.C.S. Vortex - Dimmu Borgir

    Steve Harris, Geezer Butler & Cliff Burton, of course.
  8. Ryknow! Ryknow! Ryknow! Shavo is pretty cool too.
  9. Deano Destructo

    Deano Destructo Music Man/Upton addict. Hasn't slept since 1979. Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2000
    Austin, TX
    [​IMG] second to none RYknow(aka Ryan Martini)-Mudvayne
  10. arky86


    Jan 29, 2002
    I like traa daniels from p.o.d. he has a cool funk beat that he adds to a lot of p.o.d's stuff. :cool:
  11. POD ain't metal ;) Ya, Traa is pretty good.
  12. ndjx


    Oct 26, 2001
    Eric Langlois of Cryptopsy
  13. Cliff Burton - Metallica
    Rex Brown - Pantera
  14. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    Steve Harris - Iron Maiden

    Dave Ellifson - Megadeath
  15. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
    Joey DeMaio - Manowar
    Steve Harris - Iron Maiden
  16. danqi


    May 21, 2001
    This is so easy:


    Steve Harris

    Geezer Butler


    Geddy Lee

    I used to be a fan of Manowar and Joey DeMaio. But that was before I started playing the bass. Now I just keep asking myself "What's the point?"(e.g. piccolo bass).
  17. Mutilation

    Mutilation Member

    Jan 10, 2002
    Steve harris is god...
    Steve DiGiorgio is god...(fretless work is amazing)
    The guy from STratovarius..
    Cliff burton
    Geezer for sure...
    CHavo from SOAD is cool.. he dont play the hardest stuff but all there stuff is fun to play.....
    the guy from An*l C*nt hehe =)
    Yngwie Malmstien.. oh wait.. hes a guitarist nevermind..... lol jk
    Les Claypool(suck on this was kinda metallic)
    John Myung
    Dave E. from Megadeth
  18. bassboy60

    bassboy60 Guest

    Jan 6, 2002
    Jason Newsted & Cliff Burton : Metallica
    Rex Brown : Pantera
    Dave E. : Megadeth
    Flea : RHCP
    Les Claypool - Primus
    MY GOD CAN'T THINK OF HIS NAME, but the bass player for Ozzy.
  19. i sure thought (and still hope) that incubus isnt metal....but my favs. are josh truby(living sacrifice), and ole borud(extol). neither are with their respsective bands any more but, they're still cool.
  20. jvasquez18


    Sep 23, 2000
    S.E. 323, 13
    chi cheng, jason newsted, rex brown, tim from rage.