Pedal To The Metal -The Best Rock Star Bass Players

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Let’s be honest, no one wants to be a bass player.
If your nickname at school hadn’t been awkward dork, you’d be a frontman, blowing the clothes off the nearest member of the opposite sex with your tight leather pants and matching lungs.
If you could handle 6 strings without your fingers falling off you’d be a guitar hero, super talented and super sexy.

The bass is where the dorky boring member goes, eschewing even the rage of the drummer for a life of A pedal anonymity. Look at AC/DC. One of the tightest, finest exponents of hot rocking ever to stride the face of the earth, but Cliff Williams seemed to have lost his personality along with his leather wristband in 1976. He stands at the back. He plays an E. Admittedly he makes millions of pounds a year but it can’t be the most creatively satisfying career can it?

Despite this there are a few hardy souls who buck the trend, bass players who appear to be there by mistake. Tweaking the nose of treble clef superiority with their subsonic superpowers, they’re the leanest,meanest and coolest guys in the band – Check ‘em out:

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8 Bands That Defy The Internet

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Google is all powerful! It knows who you are, where you live and what you watch when you’re jerking off. Luckily there’s still a way for rock n’ roll to stick it to the man – even a man that will happily make naked ladies appear on your screen whenever you like – form a band even the big G can’t track down! DT ignores the spellcheck and checks ‘em out:

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The Best Lipsync Disaster Videos!

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Muse decide that lipsyncing on Italian TV is not for them. Hence a band member switcheroo, and general larking about.

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Five Utterly Insane Covers Of Metal Songs

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Van Canto covers Nightwish’s  Wishmaster

I always thought it would be cool to do an acapella metal song. I was very, very wrong. This is nerd metal to the power of nerd metal.

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The Top 5 Cartoon Bands

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Josie and the Pussycats

More interested in solving mysteries than being musicians – as is the way of the Hanna – Barberra – verse, Josie and the Pussycats were a slightly too sexy for 70s Saturday morning TV all gir group with a nice line in Monkees esque guitar pop. Although only running for 16 original episodes they spawned a slightly too sexy for tweens movie in 2001…

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