#1
Hey guys I'm a bit new to this place but not to playing bass.

I've been playing for just over a year and a half, on a 4 String Fender Pbass but in December I got a beautiful 5 string Schecter Elite, problem is I haven't been able to get alot of use out of the B String.

Any recommendations on some music I should listen to to help me utilize it? I'm open to anything so let us know.

Thanks

-Toby
#3
The fifth string could come in handy for alot of Black/Death metal
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#4
Just try to play the stuff you know already, just one octave lower. It won't work with all the stuff, but I bet you could hit a low D on the 3rd fret of the B string and use that all the time.
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#5
I tune up half a step on mine to C standard and play Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age, Black Sabbath...etc
#6
Ill give the C standard thing a try, im into QOTSA.

Mainly I'm into rock(all kinds) funk and some metal, indie, acoustic etc so any ideas are welcome. thanks for the replies guys
#7
5 strings are good as you get some nice extra low notes. A good thing to do would be to drop the bottom B down a tone to A and play some korn stuff.
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#8
five strings are great u dont need to play death metal u can get great tone out of them with out doing play metal or anything.