Category: Know Your Bass Player

Cliff Burton’s Effects Pedals – Metallica – “Know Your Bass Player” (2/2)

Cliff Burton’s effects pedals Finishing our two part series we look at Cliff Burtons Effects Pedals. Covering his time in E-Z, Agents of Misfortune,Trauma and finally Metallica. We look at the Morley pedals, BOSS stomps, Ibanez racks and of course finishing up with Cliffs String Gauge.   Did you watch the video?! Would you like…




Cliff Burton Bass Rig – Metallica – “Know Your Bass Player (1/2)

  Cliff Burton’s Bass Rig We kick off second season Know Your Bass Player with the Cliff Burton Bass Rig. Cliff Burton is renowned for his performances and musical talent in Metallica. We take a look at the gear that gave him his trademark signature sound. Starting with his Rickenbacker, Aria basses and Mesa Boogie…




Geezer Butler Bass Rack Rig – Bonus Content – “Know Your Bass Player” (3/3)

Geezer Butler Bass Rack the forgotten equipment Geezer Butler’s Bass Rack is not something that many have considered over the past two videos. Parts 1 and 2 were quite a task and took many hours cross referencing sources. Unfortunately there was some information that never made the cut for being irrelevant with the pacing and…




Geezer Butler Amplifier Rig – “Know Your Bass Player” (2/3)

Geezer Butler Amplifier Rig Rundown This is part 2 of the Geezer Butler Amplifier Rig. In this episode we explore his amplifiers from the early years to “The End”. Look at his effects and analyse his strings and pickups. Geezer, along side Tony Iommi have been big users of Laney equipment before moving onto Ampeg and…




Geezer Butler Bass Rig – “Know Your Bass Player” (1/3)

Geezer Butler Bass Rig In the final episode of our first series, we look at the Geezer Butler Bass Rig. One of the most influencing musicians of all Metal genres. Geezer can be named the forefather of all things heavy in his own right, developing his own sound and accompanied writing. Drawing heavily upon his…




Jason Newsted Bass Rig – Know Your Bass Player

Welcome back to our fourth episode of Know Your Bass Player and today we’re talking the Jason Newsted Bass Rig Rundown formerly of Metallica. Jason contributed to the core years of Metallica after much growing pain. When he eventually was given creative space and created such fan favourites such as “My Friend of Misery, “King…




Velvet Revolver Bass Rig from Duff Mckagan – Know Your Bass Player (3/3)

Welcome back to the final installation of the Duff Mckagan Bass rig series. The associated acts that followed Duff after Guns N’ Roses deserved it’s own post, where we can provide more detail. Duff’s Velvet Revolver bass rig originally used elements from Guns N’ Roses but soon took a change following many new line ups….




Duff Mckagan Amplifier Rig – Know Your Bass Player (2/3)

Today we are discussing the Duff Mckagan amplifier rig, which was used throughout Guns N’ Roses and associated acts. His amplifiers have steadily increased in size and power and we’ll go through them all. Additionally in this post, we cover his strings and effects pedals. Both of which are used to create the shimmering harmonious…




Duff Mckagan Bass Rig – Know Your Bass Player (part 1/3)

In this rig review of Know Your Bass Player we’re talking the pancreas exploding bassist of Guns N’ Roses. Duff Mckagan has been rocking the world since the late 80’s and given the world a brilliant driving tone to enjoy. without further ado, this is the Duff Mckagan bass rig review.   Did you watch…




Flea’s Amplifier rig and effects pedals – “Know Your Bass Player” (2/3)

Flea’s amplifiers, effects, strings and techniques its Know Your Bass Player part 2 Alright! Welcome back, It’s part 2 of Flea’s episode of Know Your Bass Player. Continuing where last episode left off, we’re starting with Flea’s amplifiers rig. Going through to strings, miscellaneous gear and finishing with technique. If you’ve missed part 1 of…