After hundreds of thousands of votes, Loudwire readers have decided which musicians have made it to Round 2 in our Greatest Metal Bassist tournament. Having started with 32, the list of competitors has been chopped in half, leaving us with 16.
Greatest Metal Bassist
In a matchup of legendary acts in Round 2 of our Greatest Metal Bassist tournament, only one bassist can walk away and advance to the quarterfinals!
The Round 2 battle in the Greatest Metal Bassist tournament features a popular nu-metal pioneer up against one of modern metal's most beloved musicians, who sadly left this world far too soon.
In this matchup, we have two proficient bassists who interject melody with their rhythm-oriented bands. One helped give depth to his band's music, while the other compliments the progressive nature of his band.
This should be an interesting one, as death metal's most powerful bassist steps up to face one of metal's most innovative players.
This Round 2 matchup in the Greatest Metal Bassist tournament pits pure metal power against progressive mastery.
Get ready for an insanely difficult decision in this Round 2 battle between two ultra-technical wizards.
In this Round 2 battle in the Greatest Metal Bassist tournament, we've got members of two pioneering metal acts going face to face.
It's time to launch our Greatest Metal Bassist tournament! We're bringing you 32 of metal's all-time best bassists and leaving the decision in your hands to decide who will take the crown.