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Greatest bass player
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[robrey] Thursday, March 19, 2009 12:33:29 PM 
[flowerchild] Tuesday, March 03, 2009 9:29:55 PM 

no way there's just one! 

my pics:  steve harris, geddy lee, john paul jones & geezer butler. 

my husband, who is a bass player,  says stanley clark.

[devils_child] Tuesday, March 03, 2009 7:43:10 PM 

OMG watch this......


[guitardude] Monday, March 02, 2009 6:53:09 PM 
Billy Sheehan
Billy Sheehan
[marmie] Sunday, March 01, 2009 9:57:06 PM 
Great bassist Top3
1.Ian Hill
2.Geezer Butler
3.Michael Anthony

They're all great bass player and dapper mustache�(*^^*)

Edited at: Sunday, March 01, 2009 9:58:12 PM
[jaybone] Thursday, December 25, 2008 10:21:29 PM 
[hellion1969 [Banned]] Thursday, October 09, 2008 4:51:27 AM 
Hey devils_child! Sorry dude, I`ve been out of the live seen for a fair while now so I can`t steer you in the right direction for repairs unfortunately.......SIGH! But there is is always someone who`ll help in some way shape or form! Don`t give up on the dream dude! I look back on those days as irreplaceable! Fond memorys indeed......! I`ll keep my ears to the ground for someone to help you with repairs O.k.!
[devils_child] Tuesday, October 07, 2008 8:27:35 AM 
Yeah, it's just a matter of finding the right people, playing bass isn't my top priority at the moment.. i was thinking about getting my guitar fixed up. Whatever happened to the guitar garage? i need to find someone decent that can fix it at a good price - The nut needs replacing, and the tuning pegs replaced, i think it's about 20+ yrs old. My mate found it in her garage and gave it to me.. belonged to her stepdad's old flatmate. hahaha he never knew it went missing  
Might add... not only is Steve Harris excellent on Bass... he's sooooooooo sexy!       ! Keep posting more pictures people!
[hellion1969 [Banned]] Tuesday, October 07, 2008 4:16:37 AM 
Hey devils_child! I`m an ex-Bass player, Drummer, Guitarist and Vocalist from years back! Live the dream dude! There`s plenty of people who want to live the dream out there man! ME INCLUDED! I use to kick around in the early 90`s with a band called Ravage (Heavy Metal-Speed Metal outfit)! Man.....Those were the days! Obviously I settled down and had kids and got married, but I guess.......THERE`S ALWAYS TOMORROW!!!!!!!!!
[number1jpfan] Friday, October 03, 2008 9:00:45 PM 


[Jeanine] Friday, October 03, 2008 8:53:50 PM 

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[mmmmmm] Friday, October 03, 2008 7:09:06 AM 
It's hard to vote for just one bass player--as they are all great in their own way but if I was told I had to pick a few they would have to be 
Steve Harris
Ian Hill
Duff Mckagen  ( I think I spelled his last name wrong )
Rudy Sarzo
[devils_child] Friday, October 03, 2008 6:58:01 AM 
I used to be in a band in high school... now i just play for fun / when bored. If i found the right people i'd give it another shot... another shot at glory!! 
  [Show/Hide Quoted Message] (Quoting Message by hellion1969 from Friday, October 03, 2008 1:54:55 AM)
[hellion1969 [Banned]] Friday, October 03, 2008 1:54:55 AM 
Hey devils_child! What band are you with? I might be able to check you guys out one day seeing that I also live in brissie!
[devils_child] Wednesday, October 01, 2008 6:28:02 PM 
Steve Harris is my favourite , he has given me alot of inspiration for my own bass playing. I also have alot of admiration for Geezer Butler, Ian Hill, the late John Entwistle & Cliff Burton.
[VICTIM OF METAL] Wednesday, October 01, 2008 6:21:05 PM 
Steve Harris.
Edited at: Wednesday, October 01, 2008 6:21:22 PM
[jptunis] Wednesday, October 01, 2008 6:17:43 PM 

Steve Harris - 1.  Geezer Butler - 2.

[Screamin' Demon] Wednesday, October 01, 2008 4:34:15 AM 
Duff McKagan - Guns N' Roses.
Nibbs Carter - Saxon
Ian Hill - Take a wild guess who
Lemmy Kilmister - Motorhead
Rachel Bolan - Skid Row
[hellion1969 [Banned]] Wednesday, October 01, 2008 12:31:41 AM 
JOEY DEMAIO from MANOWAR puts all these guys to shame!
[PointOfEntry66] Tuesday, August 05, 2008 12:05:41 AM 

Steve Harris - Iron Maiden

John Paul Jones - Led Zeppelin

Geezer Butler - Black Sabbath

Ian Hill - Judas Priest

Cliff Williams - AC/DC

 I picked 5 bass players, but it is hard to pick the best. If forced to give a answer i would say Steve Harris or John Paul Jones.

Edited at: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 12:10:44 AM
Edited at: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 12:11:46 AM
[Nazgul29] Thursday, July 31, 2008 7:28:28 PM 
Yeah, Roger Glover is a top bassist, I still rate Andy Fraser from Free
Felix Pappalardi from Mountain was a fair player also
[Phantom A6] Thursday, July 31, 2008 4:21:39 PM 
Yes, in deed.
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[imdpriest] Monday, July 28, 2008 11:17:42 PM 
The late John Entwhistle
[Phantom A6] Friday, July 25, 2008 10:49:52 AM 
Rudy Sarzo
Steve Harris
Robert Trujillo
Jason Newsted
Ian Hill
Gene Simmons
Roger Glover
Jeff Pilson
Steve Dawson
[the_priest_of_judas] Tuesday, June 10, 2008 1:56:46 PM 
Ian Hill is the best bass player
[sepeteus35] Monday, June 09, 2008 2:59:25 PM 
Steve Harris.
[K2M] Monday, June 09, 2008 1:36:22 PM 
Geezer Butler
[asskiker] Monday, June 09, 2008 12:12:55 PM 
greatest bass player is a hard one, but ya gotta give credit to lemmy. man hes good n can sing some kickin rock music
[Justin Kenny] Monday, June 09, 2008 11:54:01 AM 
Oh Lord....there are just way too many phenomenal bass players out there to categorize just ONE as being  'best of the heap...'       Let's keep in mind too here gang...just because a given bass player can be fluid as water on the fretboard (and admittedly, on such thicker strings),  my feeling is;  much like overtly fluid guitarists, there is a very fine line between being fluid, and being overtly noodly and masturbatory.      A good bass player understands and appreciates the difference between the need to be melodic and fluid from the need to provide ample bottom and rhythm intensive structures.       For my money,  the bass players who best exhibit these skills would include (but are not limited to):

Geezer Butler
Geddy Lee
Greg Lake  (E.L.P)
Steve Harris
Cliff Burton
John Taylor (Duran Duran....yeh, I said it!!!  XP )
...any bass player who's worked with  Steely Dan...(for which, there have been many)
Ian Hill
Gene Simmons (he has more skill than most people would credit) I said...there are others...their names either escape me, or I can't remember what names of the bands they once they occur to me...I'll give 'em mention...
[RoknRowl] Monday, June 09, 2008 11:06:54 AM 
Steve Harris

Cliff Burton, Rest In Peace and play some bass in heaven when we come visit you.
[stevieNJ] Sunday, June 08, 2008 9:33:08 AM 
Steve Harris, Ian Hill, Geddy Lee & Frank Bello
[you-rock-dude] Sunday, June 08, 2008 3:13:28 AM 
i wouled have to say steave harris or ian hill
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