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Basic Rock Bass
A brief look at building simple rock bass line
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 475770 Hits · 4.29/5 (1015 ratings) · Last modified: 5/1/2000
 
Essential Bass Patterns
15 pages. This lesson covers the essential major, minor, 7th patterns that every bass player should know. On my top-ten list for beginners.
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 350865 Hits · 4.03/5 (259 ratings) · Last modified: 5/11/2005
 
Basic Rock Bass 2
Some more of the basics of rock patterns...
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 203440 Hits · 4.25/5 (280 ratings) · Last modified: 5/17/2000
 
Driving Basslines
Formerly featured at ActiveBass on the main page, this 28-page lesson covers 27 moveable driving bass lines.
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 186115 Hits · 4.52/5 (157 ratings) · Last modified: 7/24/2003
 
Basic Rock Bass
This is a cool bass line, its a nice basic beat. please give us a rating and some feedback
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 57502 Hits · 3.49/5 (397 ratings) · Last modified: 11/19/2003
 
Awsome Bass Line
Please rate this it is my first attempt and i think that it is pretty good
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 56319 Hits · 3.05/5 (495 ratings) · Last modified: 9/27/2004
 
More Basslines
Twenty-four moveable 8-bar bass patterns with soundtrack.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 48902 Hits · 4.10/5 (60 ratings) · Last modified: 3/23/2004
 
Bass Licks
Bass licks.....same as old but not much info just the licks. sorry i erased the last one.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 35481 Hits · 4.46/5 (28 ratings) · Last modified: 10/25/2001
 
1 Lesson To Learn
This is another small pattern gone good just listen
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 28598 Hits · 3.36/5 (140 ratings) · Last modified: 12/24/2001
 
Chord Tones & Walking In Rock Bass Lines
Shows how to create a simple upbeat rock/pop bassline over a few common chord progressions (I-IV, I-IV-V, I-vii-IV-V, I-I7-IV-#IVdim) by using chord tones and walkups/walkdowns.
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 25262 Hits · 4.61/5 (38 ratings) · Last modified: 10/8/2001
 
! !Ode To Mememolly
Popping tune
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 25019 Hits · 3.29/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 5/15/2010
 
Blues Rock
12. Blues Rock (#17895)
by Pat Wise (7546)
A Blues Rock feel over a 8 bar progression. A very common progression spiced up a little
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 24071 Hits · 4.27/5 (82 ratings) · Last modified: 11/23/2005
 
Powerlines
New drumtracks added. Learn nine "power-charged" basslines.(10 pages) More updates coming soon...
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 23892 Hits · 4.46/5 (24 ratings) · Last modified: 3/26/2004
 
20,000 Leagues Under The C
Dive into 14 pages of low-end grooves - none of which go higher than C (3rd fret, A string).
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 22261 Hits · 4.48/5 (42 ratings) · Last modified: 7/9/2009
 
12 Bar Rock Blues Pattern Sorta Thingy
Its just a variation of 12 bar blues
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 21137 Hits · 4.37/5 (120 ratings) · Last modified: 8/8/2002
 
A Melodic Bass Solo
This is a melodic bass solo to practice your melody, rhythm, and fingering. Once you get down the idea of this solo you can change it up and do your own thing, just remember to practice.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 20732 Hits · 3.07/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 8/29/2001
 
A Little Bottom
This is an easy beginner rock riff fresh from the lesson oven. Don't burn your fingers!
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 20603 Hits · 3.84/5 (44 ratings) · Last modified: 3/23/2004
 
A Simple Double Tap
A simple double tap that has lots of potential. it will help you imrpove your double tapping or even introduce you it.its pretty groovy as well u know! ratings plz.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 19968 Hits · 4.15/5 (39 ratings) · Last modified: 1/16/2001
 
16th Notes And Timeing
This is a timing and fingering exercize.The 654 is actualy a bend and slide back to the G. thats the only break you get! The bounce between the 5 and 3 , the pinky is on the 5 and middle is on the 3, the index in on the G
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 18872 Hits · 4.19/5 (162 ratings) · Last modified: 5/13/2000
 
! + Critical Mass
Setting the stage for a chain reaction
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 17528 Hits · 4.22/5 (86 ratings) · Last modified: 1/3/2010
 
Quick Rock Bass Line
Quick Rock Bass Line for any chord progression.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 17440 Hits · 4.18/5 (45 ratings) · Last modified: 5/19/2000
 
Spicing Up A Bass Line
How to spice up a regular bass line
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 17005 Hits · 4.23/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 6/20/2001
 
Two Handed Tapping
To learn this better have both your hands fine tune first..This is a silly cross handed song...
Rock/Pop · Ridiculous · 16749 Hits · 4.18/5 (60 ratings) · Last modified: 11/22/2001
 
! ! H Flat
What key?
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 16617 Hits · 3.56/5 (18 ratings) · Last modified: 10/23/2008
 
1 Bass Riff
25. 1 Bass Riff (#17749)
by Kim Buer (461)
This is a okay bassriff. I like it because it has a cool rythem.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 16061 Hits · 3.71/5 (42 ratings) · Last modified: 2/21/2005
 
Rockbass101
26. Rockbass101 (#16057)
by Pat Wise (7546)
Pushin the Bar and pumpin out Eighth notes, Dm scale. D Dorian or D Aolian
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 15986 Hits · 4.28/5 (74 ratings) · Last modified: 10/24/2010
 
Rock Lines With Major Pentatonic
Use the Major Pentatonic Scale to make your rock bass lines sound more interesting.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 15611 Hits · 4.09/5 (45 ratings) · Last modified: 3/6/2011
 
AWESOME SOLO
This is an awesome sounding bass solo
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 15275 Hits · 2.29/5 (66 ratings) · Last modified: 3/21/2004
 
50s Style Riff
This is a simple riff based on the classic "box pattern" used in blues and rock. Shows how you can get a more menacing sound from using the b7 in a bass line over a major chord. Also explains what the dominant chord is.
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 14738 Hits · 3.83/5 (41 ratings) · Last modified: 8/8/2001
 
Eighth Note Riffs
4 pages of riffs using primarily 8th notes - good for building up rhythmic steadiness.
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 14218 Hits · 4.21/5 (34 ratings) · Last modified: 7/3/2003
 
A Bass Line For You
I couldnt get this to sound like it should but its close, i ddint know how to put hammer ons in there but ohwell if ya know how let me know
Rock/Pop · Ridiculous · 13748 Hits · 2.10/5 (51 ratings) · Last modified: 8/27/2001
 
60s Pop Song Bassline
A major pentatonic bassline I thought up. Sounds similar to a well-known 60s pop song's bassline.
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 13695 Hits · 4.16/5 (50 ratings) · Last modified: 8/11/2001
 
Bass Solo
It doesn't happen very often but every once in awhile the bass player actually gets to solo. Here are two examples of just such a thing.
Rock/Pop · Advanced · 13082 Hits · 4.44/5 (27 ratings) · Last modified: 2/11/2001
 
A Cool Rock Beat
I wrote this just fooling around but it sounds cool
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 13027 Hits · 3.38/5 (69 ratings) · Last modified: 7/23/2001
 
Chord Progression: The Letter
See how can be made a beautiful melody with simple lines.
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 12818 Hits · 4.05/5 (37 ratings) · Last modified: 3/26/2003
 
Hooked
36. Hooked (#15244)
by Pat Wise (7546)
Something with AGE
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 12712 Hits · 4.19/5 (54 ratings) · Last modified: 5/15/2008
 
A Lesson In Control
The first page just eases you in...
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 12396 Hits · 4.35/5 (46 ratings) · Last modified: 2/5/2002
 
LISTEN TO THIS
This sounds great. Awesome slow song.
Rock/Pop · Beginner · 11913 Hits · 2.22/5 (55 ratings) · Last modified: 12/30/2003
 
Funky Sounding Line
Very funky sounding line for a rock/pop sound or evan Funk ....
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 11703 Hits · 3.36/5 (36 ratings) · Last modified: 9/29/2004
 
Thinking Out Loud
This is my place to put down ideas before I forget them... The newest is on page twenty.
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 11439 Hits · 4.56/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 3/21/2007