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Mark Michell: Bass Playthrough of Tetrafusion’s “10,001”

Tetrafusion has just released their latest album, Dreaming of Sleep, on Bandcamp. The prog-metal outfit is anchored by bassist Mark Michell, who released this playthrough video for the song “10,001” to show you how it’s done. Michell rips through the track with killer technique, slick tapping licks, and absolutely monster tone. Dreaming of Sleep is available now for download for...

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Powafunk: Lost In Your Eyes (Bass & Drum Play-Along)

Powafunk bassist Charlie Moreno sent me this video play-along video to their track, “Lost In Your Eyes.” “It’s the trickiest song on our record, so I decided to make a video of just Jeffe Otto and me playing it,” Moreno shared.

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Olivier Pinard: Cryptopsy’s “White Worms” Bass Playthrough

Get ready for an aural assault: Olivier Pinard has released a new playthrough video for “White Worms” by Cryptopsy, and it’s super heavy. Pinard rips through the blazing tempo with incredible veracity and right hand technique. This playthrough is not for the faint of heart.

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Linus Klausenitzer: Obscura’s “Ten Sepiroth” Bass Playthrough

Monster bassist Linus Klausenitzer is back with another insane playthrough from Obscura’s recent album, . This time he tackles “Ten Sepiroth” which balances between finger-busting riffs and awesome fretless fills. Luckily, the video focuses on his hands a lot to show his impressive technique. Be sure to check out the 3:16 mark for Klausenitzer’s melodic bass solo. If you want...

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Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Teramobil’s “Magnitude of Thoughts” Playthrough

Bass monster Dominic “Forest” Lapointe is one of my favorite metal bassists, so I was pumped to see his latest playthrough. This time he tears through the title track to Teramobil’s latest album, . Lapointe utilizes his awesome fingerstyle playing with some gnarly chordal work, bends and tapping thrown in for good measure.

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Linus Klausenitzer: Obscura’s “Akroasis” Bass Playthrough

Buckle up: Obscura bassist Linus Klausenitzer has posted a new playthrough for the title track to the band’s latest album, . Armed with a seven-string fretless, the Klausenitzer tears it up with blazing sixteenth-note runs alongside melodic counter lines. For those wanting to try it for themselves, Obscura has a bass transcription book on their website.

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Hugo Doyon-Karout: Playthrough of Beyond Creation’s “Neurotical Transmissions”

Hold on tight: Beyond Creation’s Hugo Doyon-Karout sent us this playthrough for Beyond Creation’s “Neurotical Transmissions”, and it’s a killer. The bassist tears through the track on his six-string fretless with blistering tapping lines. Check that right-hand technique, too!

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Christian Sturgess: Brutai’s “Of Ashes” Bass Playthrough

Earlier this year, we were knocked out by bassist Christian Sturgess as he ripped through his band Brutai’s track “Onyx“. Now he’s back with another gritty play along for the song “Of Ashes” from their upcoming debut album, Born. Sturgess uses a gnarly overdrive, power chords, and tapping to keep the song super heavy.

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Julie Slick: Adrian Belew Power Trio “B3” Bass Playthrough

Thank God for Julie Slick. While wading through countless awful political posts in my Facebook feed, I saw this incredible clip of her ripping it up on the Adrian Belew Power Trio song “B3”, and it saved my day. The track comes from the 2009 ABPT album e, which features Slick and her brother Eric on drums. It’s a short...

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Andrea Caggiari: James Brown Funk Bass Lines

Bassist Andrea Caggiari emailed me this terrific video where he plays along to seven different James Brown tunes. Of course, this one gets funky, thanks to the original lines by Bernard Odum, Bootsy Collins, Fred Thomas, Gordon Edwards and Sweet Charles Sherrell. Here’s the track list: Cold Sweat Soul Power Super Bad Talkin Loud And Say Nothing Make it Funky...

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Troy Hughes: Rush’s “The Big Money” Playthrough

Troy Hughes has a knack for nailing Geddy Lee’s lines. So much so that he’s featured on the Rush website. However, he couldn’t quite get the tone perfect for songs from the Power Windows album until an incredible trip to get the bass he’d always wanted. Hughes procured a Wal bass from former Puddle of Mudd bassist and founding member...

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Evan Brewer: Entheos “New Light” Playthrough

Bass monster Evan Brewer shows his awe-inspiring bass line for Entheos’s “New Light” in this bass-centric playthrough. If you know Evan, you know this one is going to be a wild ride. He varies between several advanced techniques, including the heaviest slap line you’ve ever heard and a harmonically rich two-handed tapping section, to create a beautiful contrast in the...