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Ilja John Lappin: Bass Playthrough of The Hirsch Effekt’s “Bezoar”
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Ilja John Lappin: Bass Playthrough of The Hirsch Effekt’s “Bezoar”

I’ll admit I hadn’t heard of The Hirsch Effekt before watching this, but this video has put bassist Ilja John Lappin on my radar. His playthrough of “Bezoar” has an intensity that will put you on the edge of your seat. The song falls somewhere between technical death metal and prog-rock with a Latin-American-tinged interlude. Its intro is sure to...

Richard Hunter: Bass Playthrough of “Don” by Ship of Theseus
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Richard Hunter: Bass Playthrough of “Don” by Ship of Theseus

Bassist Richard Hunter has a new band called Ship of Theseus. To celebrate the group’s first single, Hunter sent us this impressive playthrough. “Don” is a progressive technical instrumental piece that features the bassist laying down the low end with a thick, gritty tone. Hunter builds the song up with blazing riffs, two-handed tapping, and slap to slyly change up...

Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Christos Nikolaou’s “Calling”
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Steve Di Giorgio: Bass Playthrough of Christos Nikolaou’s “Calling”

Steve DiGiorgio may be known for playing fretless in death metal bands, but he’s a very diverse musician. Check out this clip of the bassist tracking the song “Calling” by Mythodea in the studio. DiGiorgio lays down punchy, melodic bass lines with on a Rickenbacker to give the song some extra drive. The track is available for download from the...

Mike Poggione: Bass Playthrough of Doomsilla’s “Redlight Executioner”
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Mike Poggione: Bass Playthrough of Doomsilla’s “Redlight Executioner”

Mike Poggione is back with another death metal playthrough. This time the bassist tears through his band Doomsilla’s “Redlight Executioner” on his 7-string bass with lighting fast riffs and a biting tone. Warning: death metal vocals ahead.

Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Teramobil’s “Temporaly Recompressed Pulse” Playthrough
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Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Teramobil’s “Temporaly Recompressed Pulse” Playthrough

Here’s another jaw-dropping playthrough by Dominic “Forest” Lapointe. The bassist burns it up on Teramobil’s “Temporaly Recompressed Pulse” with lightning fast riffs and creative two-handed tapping. The track comes from the band’s Multispectral Supercontinuum EP, but Lapointe tells us Teramobil is working on a full album.

Erlend Caspersen: Spawn of Possession’s “The Evangelist” Playthrough
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Erlend Caspersen: Spawn of Possession’s “The Evangelist” Playthrough

Buckle up your seat belts, because Erlend Caspersen’s latest playthrough is bound to knock you out of your seat. This time he shows how to play Spawn of Possession’s “The Evangelist” from the Swedish death metal band’s third album, Incurso. Caspersen delivers unrelenting riffs over the nearly ten minute song that will make you question the laws of physics. He...

Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Teramobil’s “Molecular Spectrometry” Playthrough
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Dominic “Forest” Lapointe: Teramobil’s “Molecular Spectrometry” Playthrough

Dominic “Forest” Lapointe‘s playing never ceases to amaze me. Today’s featured video is the bassist’s latest face-melting playthrough for the song “Molecular Spectrometry” from his instrumental technical metal band Teramobil. Not one to simply play roots, Lapointe’s lines are a great example of a bass player taking the lead while still supporting the song. He rips through the track with...

Evan Brewer: Entheos “Primal” Playthrough
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Evan Brewer: Entheos “Primal” Playthrough

Ever since Evan Brewer joined Entheos at the beginning of the year, I’ve been eager to check the band out. The technical death metal band’s Primal EP dropped this month and proved the wait was worth it. Brewer joins drummer Navene Koperweis, guitarist Frank Costa, and vocalist Chaney Crabb to lay down some brutally heavy beats. Here’s a clip of...

Alex Canion: Voyager’s “The Domination Game” Playthrough
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Alex Canion: Voyager’s “The Domination Game” Playthrough

Here’s another one for heavy music fans. Alex Canion sent us this playthrough of “The Domination Game” from his band Voyager’s album, V, and it’s got some serious weight to it. Canion uses slap and fingerstyle to pull a fat, gritty sound out of his bass that fills out the low end of the mix. Besides the finger-busting riffs, it’s...

Mark Michell: Scale The Summit’s “The Dark Horse” Playthrough
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Mark Michell: Scale The Summit’s “The Dark Horse” Playthrough

Here’s another great metal playthrough by Scale the Summit’s Mark Michell. The bassist tears through “The Dark Horse” from the band’s album The Migration at EMG Pickups TV studios. The song’s creative rhythmic variations tied with Michell’s tone make for a great bass part. Be sure to check out the bass break at the 3:48 mark.