MetalTabs.com - your source for Metal tabs
Home Forum What's New Submit a Tab FAQ Links Contact Us Link to Us


Go Back   MetalTabs.com Forum > Musicians > Bass Zone
User Name
Password


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
  #1  
Old 2005-04-17, 12:59
Vomitblast's Avatar
Vomitblast Vomitblast is offline
New Blood
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Slovenia
Posts: 27
Send a message via MSN to Vomitblast
How to spice it up...

So here is the situation. I play in pagan/folk black metal band for a half of year now. we have three songs and yadayadayada... So I was just wondering how should I spice up my lines, becouse now everything I do is playing the roots of the rhythm guitar line. Should I use arpeggios or scales or what? I hope you get the picture of what I want to know. Thanx in advance!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 2005-04-17, 13:18
Tattered's Avatar
Tattered Tattered is offline
Symbiotic In Theory
Forum Leader
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: England, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,305
use octaves and the just go from the octave of the note and stay in key going up and down.. add some hammers ons, slides, trills.. triplets..

Hope that helps, if not, just learn basslines from the chili peppers, and you will see how to do fills.. even though it not may be your type of music, it will teach you a lot about the fretboard and where you can go..
__________________
'' I'll Smother You With A Fucking Pillow!! ''

Quote:
Originally Posted by metal=life
Hey don't talk back buddy. Give your dick size or don't post.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 2005-04-30, 10:40
Disincarnate's Avatar
Disincarnate Disincarnate is offline
But why is the rum gone ?
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Keeping the Groove going and staying out of Treble
Posts: 1,778
Send a message via MSN to Disincarnate
you can also do what emperor's bassist does.he puts more emphasis on one note than the others.basically what i mean is that while playing 0-0-0 normally he will hit the 0 in the middle alot harder than the other 0's this would create a slightly different sound.
__________________


Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely




Quote:
Guitarists are just people who could Never make it as a Bassist


www.riversofgore.com

Join The Forum CUNT
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 2005-04-30, 10:55
MurderLegendre MurderLegendre is offline
New Blood
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Staines
Posts: 23
Send a message via MSN to MurderLegendre
If there are any slow, chordal passages (and there should be, for the heroic stomping bits in all Odin-ish songs!), try throwing in some double stops and octaves to heavy things up a bit. Just adding in the minor third to a bassline can really add to the atmosphere. Also, listen to loads of Borknagar and nick all their basslines
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:59.


========

Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer
Copyright © 2001-2009 MetalTabs.com. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2009, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.