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ibson Thunderbird Studio, Ibanez SR
Behringer Bass 01
. Behringer Bass Overdrive
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S A T O S H I F U J I N A M I , SIGH
I would describe my bass style as a very simple style sticking to
playing root notes or in unison with the guitar. I always to try to play
as few notes as possible. A lot of Sigh's songs are in D minor, which
means the most important note, the dominant, is A. To keep the
sound heavy. I need the fifth string downtuned by two semitones.
The secret of playing bass well? I don’t know! Somebody please tell
me. My first bass was a cheap black Fender Precision type, which
I bought for $300 when I was 14. The neck bent and it became
unplayable very quickly. My favourite bass ever to date is Gibson's
Thunderbird Studio, which I am currently using. My bass hero is
Geezer Butler from Black Sabbath. Our new album.
G
raveward
,
is
out in Europe via Candlelight Records. I’d call it 'cinematic horror
metal’ It's heavy symphonic and of course eerie, it's a homage to
the old Italian zombie flicks and the metal god King Diamond. A lot
of great guest musicians are on it. including Matt Heafy of Trivium.
Frederic Leclercq of Dragonforce, Niklas Kvarforth of Shining. Sakis
Tolis from Rotting Christ and so on. Also this summer we will play
at Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium and Metal Magic Festival in
Denmark. Don't miss it!
www.facebook.com + search for Sigh
W O L F G A N G
R O T H B A U E R . EDENBRIDGE
I slap from time to time, when the songs or some parts demand
it. or when I guess that I demand it. I prefer to stay close to
the character within the songs. Don’t position the bass up on
your chest: that looks awful. Untighten your belt! My first bass
was an Ibanez Soundgear. My bass heroes are Steve DiGiorgio
(Sadus. Death) and Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse), because
they play like real men. The greatest bass player that ever lived
was Cliff Burton of Metallica: he was so much better than all
the others.
www.edenbridge.org
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