Bass Guitar

Before Joining Slipknot, Bassist Alessandro "V-Man" Venturella Didn't Play Bass Guitar

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According To Science, The Bassist Is The Most Important Member In Every Band

There's a running joke that the bass guitar is the lamest, least important instrument in the band. But according to a research study published to the National Academy of Sciences , our brains can find a song's rhythm more accurately by listening to the low tones played on the bass. That means that...
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Blink-182's Mark Hoppus Begs Bass Players To Stop Being Boring Onstage

Even though it is proven by science that the bass player is the most important member of every band, they are often overlooked in favor of the lead singer, guitarist, and even the drummer. In a new sketch by College Humor , Blink-182 bassist/frontman Mark Hoppus holds a special seminar for bass...
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Why Is Flea Of The Red Hot Chili Peppers One Of Rock's Greatest Bass Players Of All Time?

If you are going to compile a list of some of the greatest bass players of all time, Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers is most guaranteed a spot. Flea (real name Michael Peter Balzary ) is widely known for not only his animated onstage persona, but moreso for the funktastic bass lines he lays...
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