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#1
I would like to know what, in your opinion, are the best bassists in hardcore music! It can be metalcore, old school hardcore, etc! My top 5 :

Josh Gilbert(as i lay dying)
Kyle Johnson(misery signals)
Matt Goddard(chiodos)-> Know I will be getting hate for this one lol
Mike D'antonio- (KSE)
Grant Brandell-(underoath)
#4
Quote by COBHC728
dude from Necrophagist


and the dude from racer x.look up scarified.crazy.and victor wooten is ace too.
lol.i don't even play bass.
#6
Steve DiGiorgio (no doubt one of the best)
Stephan Fimmers (Necrophagist)
Tony Choy (Atheist)
Sean Malone (Cynic)
Jon Vesano (Nile)

Remember these is just my opinion, and i dont even think that they classify as "hardcore" bassists but rather extreme metal bassists
#7
ya, you guys are all idiots

btbammaniac knows whats up somewhat though, Dan Briggs is a BEAST
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#9
Dan Briggs - BTBAM (obvi)
Brian Cook - Botch, TAAS
and other bands that have good/interesting bassists: Gospel, Coalesce, Isis(not really -core), Saetia/Off Minor, pg.99, PsyOpus, Thrice, Love Like.. Electrocution, Converge, Fugazi, Hot Cross, TFOT, HORSE the Band, A Wilhelm Scream(insanely technical, but they're not really -core either).

the DEP bassist isn't interesting at all, imo.
I'm probably leaving a lot off though.

By the way, t/s fails.
Last edited by aggiefan33 at Nov 10, 2007,
#11
Quote by noahray
what the hell? the guy from BTBAM has nothing on any of the bassists filip413 or I mentioned. (even though they were mostly the same)

This is the Hardcore forum, asshole. Sure, Death Metal has good bassists, but that isn't what this threads about.
#16
the guy from ABRB (as blood runs black) hes a beast

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#19
I understand that this is the hardcore music forum, but reading earlier posts i noticed people mentioning Stephan Fimmers of Necrophagist and they're not exactly "hardcore" are they. I dont know many hardcore bass players, dont really listen to that kind of music.
#23
I love how all the of bassists mentioned are either inaudible on recordings orrr are in death metal bands.

It's fricken sweet.
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#25
Quote by aggiefan33
Try playing Viridian or Selkies by BTBAM you ****ing asshat.

Selkies isn't hard, and he has other stuff harder than Viridian.

Anyway,

Dan Briggs from BTBAM
Stefan Fimmers from Necrophagist
Brandon Giffin from The Faceless
Greg Weeks from The Red Chord
Nick from Into the Moat
Dashiell Arkenstone from HORSE the Band

Greg Weeks isn't too flashy, but he holds it down way solid. And on a semi-related note, the growl that the dude from JFAC gets from his bass is ****ing insane.
#26
whats and asshat?

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#27
^

I found the heavy parts in Selkies to be pretty insane. And what are some songs more difficult than Viridian?
#28
Quote by aggiefan33
^

I found the heavy parts in Selkies to be pretty insane. And what are some songs more difficult than Viridian?

Watch my fingers; it's probably the easiest song on Alaska.

And Backwards Marathon, The Primer, Autodidact, all harder than Viridian.
#29
Quote by GuitarGuy1994
the guy from ABRB (as blood runs black) hes a beast

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#31
hes good still

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#32
Following the guitarists = FTL

I find Alaska easier, but whatever. I haven't attempted learning most of the other Alaska songs, so I didn't really know, haha.
#33
Quote by aggiefan33
Following the guitarists = FTL

I find Alaska easier, but whatever. I haven't attempted learning most of the other Alaska songs, so I didn't really know, haha.

There are some speedy bits in Alaska which are quite a stretch, whereas Selkies only has one bit that's as fast. But yeah, I'd say Selkies, then Alaska, then All Bodies as far as difficulty.
#39
Looking forward to those . I would post a video for Mordecai, but I'm so bad at the part at :48 and I have such a ****ty bass that I won't bother.
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