Tag: bass rig

Rex Brown Bass Rig – Pantera 1982-2001 (1/2)

Rex Brown Bass Rig – Pantera 1982-2001 part 1 The Rex Brown bass rig is the groove machine behind Pantera, Down and Kill Devil Hill. By his own admission he was “never one to talk to the press”. And he was relegated as the “quiet one” in the band with nothing to say. In this…




Water – Ghost B.C bass rig – Know Your Bass Player

Ghost B.C bass rig The Ghost B.C bass rig has had few changes. If you’ve followed the band Ghost B.C, (sic Ghost) closely. You’ll know the performers on stage are called “Nameless Ghouls”. The Ghoul in question today is named Water, our bass player element, one of the classical elements of alchemy. Did you watch…




Peter Steele Bass Rig – Type O Negative

Peter Steele Bass Rig Peter Steele, The green man, the incredible sulk and playgirl pinup has serenaded women and men alike. Many have wondered for years, what the Peter Steele bass rig looks like. In this episode we  cover the history of Fallout, Carnivore and Type O Negative. Did you watch the video?! Would you…




Geddy Lee Bass Rig and Keyboards – Rush

The Geddy Lee Bass Rig has been the most requested video on the channel and I’m happy to present the most accurate list of Geddy Lee’s bass gear from 1968 to present day. Did you watch the video?! Would you like to know when the next one is out? Geddy the guitar player? Geddy, like most…




Lemmy Bass Rig and Amplifier Equipment – Motorhead

The Lemmy Bass Rig When you think of the Lemmy bass rig, the next words that come to mind should be Marshall amplifiers and Rickenbacker basses. While you’re not wrong, have you ever stopped and wondered about his other basses?!    Did you watch the video?! Would you like to know when the next one…




Les Claypool Amplifier and Effects rig – Primus (2/2)

Welcome back, It’s part 2 of Les Claypool’s Amplifier and Effects Rig. Les’ amplifier rig is a little bit of a mystery. While he endorsed both Mesa Boogie and Ampeg over the years, it seems he was never satisfied with his rig. Swapping amplifiers and cabinets, in and out more than any other bass player covered on the channel. Did…




Les Claypool Bass Rig – Primus (1/2) “Know Your Bass Player”

Just what defines the Primus sound remains a mystery until this day. This Les Claypool Bass Rig however will provides some of those well kept secrets kept from fans. His music does not blast straight and narrow into the ear; its collusive blend of progressive rock, funk, metal, punk rock and psych is aggressive and left-field,…




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 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…