Fuck Yeah Bass Guitar

Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead/Hawkwind

Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead/Hawkwind

Green Day

—No One Knows

Mike Dirnt’s early playing featured lots of melodic leads. It isn’t this prevalent in any other track during his career.

Mike Dirnt of Green Day

Mike Dirnt of Green Day

Queen

—Bicycle Race

John Deacon’s flowing dextrous melodies will infiltrate your brain.

John Deacon of Queen

John Deacon of Queen

Interpol

—Obstacle 1

Carlos Dengler’s Hookesque melodies morph into wonderfully sparse rhyhmic playing in this track.

Carlos Dengler of Interpol

Carlos Dengler of Interpol

Faith No More

—Anne's Song

Billy Gould’s slapping in the newly birthed alt. metal genre was way ahead of its time.

Billy Gould of Faith No More

Billy Gould of Faith No More

Bob Marley & The Wailers

—Get Up Stand Up

Aston Barrett’s distinct rhythms are buoyed by ear-catching melodies. The verse in this track is a treatise on utilizing empty space and stripped-down melodic passages.