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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (February 2018)

Happy Saturday. What a great day to kick back and check out the top 10 bass videos for the month.

Here are the 10 reader favorite videos from February 2018. Thanks for watching, commenting and sharing!

Metallica: Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth), Live in Chicago 1983

1. Metallica: Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth), Live in Chicago 1983

Every year we celebrate Cliff Burton’s birthday, who would have turned 56 on February 10th. But this year is special: it’s officially Cliff Burton Day. That’s why we’re observing the holiday with a live performance of the legendary Metallica bassist’s most famous bass solo composition, “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)”…

Fishbone: Kung Fu Grip, Live on KEXP

2. Fishbone: Kung Fu Grip, Live on KEXP

Sometimes you just need some raw, unfiltered energy, and you can always get it from a little Fishbone. Here’s a blazing clip of the band playing “Kung Fu Grip” on KEXP in late 2016. Bassist Norwood Fisher tears through the song with his signature slap style and some insane double-thumbing…

Sons Of Apollo: Alive

3. Sons Of Apollo: Alive

Sons Of Apollo has released their latest video featuring music from their album, Psychotic Symphony. “Alive” starts out with a mellow beginning before the band kicks it into gear. And once again, Billy Sheehan is sporting his Attitude double neck bass…

Scott Varney: Everybody Wants To Rule The World

4. Scott Varney: Everybody Wants To Rule The World

Scott Varney sent us his latest video, featuring his unique bass cover of the Tears for Fears song, “Everybody Wants to Rule The World”…

Brady Watt: “Roots Around My Ribcage” Live in Brooklyn with the Lifetronics

5. Brady Watt: “Roots Around My Ribcage” Live in Brooklyn with the Lifetronics

Brady Watt shared his new live video on Facebook, and I watched it more than a few times. “A live version of ‘Roots Around My Ribcage’ all music heads will dig this performance! On my Fretless Modulus Quantum 5,” Brady shared. Dig that tone! This one grooves…

Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #7 – Slap Bass Groove

6. Stuart Clayton: Bass Lick of the Week #7 – Slap Bass Groove

Stuart Clayton is having a busy year. Each week, he’s posting a “Bass Lick of the Week.” In this seventh episode, Stuart turns his attention to slap bass. “This week’s exercise is a slap bass groove that will allow you to focus on fretting hand slaps and popping double stops…

Stanley Clarke, Patrice Rushen, Ndugu Chancler: Oleo

7. Stanley Clarke, Patrice Rushen, Ndugu Chancler: Oleo

We were sad to hear of the passing of legendary drummer Ndugu Chancler. While he is best known as the drummer for Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean,” his career was marked with tons of great jazz, fusion, and funk grooves. Here’s a display of some his jazz chops with pianist Patrice Rushen and bassist Stanley Clarke…

Kamasi Washington: Malcolm’s Theme, Live at Paste Studios

8. Kamasi Washington: Malcolm’s Theme, Live at Paste Studios

I’m a huge Kamasi Washington fan, and that’s thanks in part to the amazing bass work of Miles Mosley. Here’s an awesome stripped down version of “Malcolm’s Theme” from Washington’s 2015 album The Epic, live at Paste Studios. The song is driven by Mosley’s active bass line, which he accents with a slew of pedals…

Guthrie Govan with Mohini Dey: Wonderful Slippery Thing

9. Guthrie Govan with Mohini Dey: Wonderful Slippery Thing

Today’s video feature a couple of true virtuosos: guitarist Guthrie Govan and bassist Mohini Dey, who perform Govan’s tune, “Wonderful Slippery Thing.” Mohini is laying it down!

Robert Trujillo: Polar Music Prize Interview

10. Robert Trujillo: Polar Music Prize Interview

Metallica has been awarded The Polar Music Prize for 2018 – considered the Nobel Prize for music. This marks the first time a heavy metal band has received the honor. The award includes one million Swedish kronor, (approximately $126,000), which the band said will be donated to its own “All Within My Hands” organization…