12-String Bass Discography -
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Artist: Lead Kross
Album Name: Не о зеленом змие (Not a Green Serpent)
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Lead Kross (2014)
Bassist: Alexey Berezin
Bass Played: Customized Galveston "Forester" 12 and two other 12's

Notes: The band is from Moscow, Russia.

Songs on Album: 18
Songs Recorded with a 12: 18

Artist: Life Sex & Death
Album Name: The Silent Majority
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Reprise 9 26996-2 (1992)
Bassist: Bill E. Gar (Billy Garguilio)
Bass Played: Red Hamer B12S

Notes: The 12-string bass appears in the videos for the songs "School's For Fools", "Tank"  and "Telephone Call".

Songs on Album: 14
Songs Recorded with 12: 14

One of our favorite albums!


Artist: Kevin Macza
Album Name: Themes From a Contemplated Life
Genre: Jazz / Classical
Publisher: Contemplated Music (1997)
Bassist: Kevin Macza
Bass Played: Hamer B12L

Note: Every track on this album is a solo instrumental piece.

Songs on Album:  10
Songs Recorded with 12: 10

Artist: Mary's Magnet
Album Name: Mary's Magnet
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Mary's Magnet (1998)
Bassist: Tony Senatore
Read our Interview with Tony.
Bass Played: Hamer B12L

Notes: This band included guitarist Andy Rothstein of Rothstein Guitars, builder of the Andromeda 12-string bass.

Songs on Album: 9
Songs Recorded with a 12: 4

   Since You've Been Lost
   It's Your Vision
   K-9 Affection
   Descent

 


Artist: Metallica
Album Name: Black Album
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Elektra 9 61113-2 (1991)
Bassist: Jason Newsted
12-String Bass Played: Hamer
Note: According to Jason Newsted's manager, it has been incorrectly reported on other websites that Newsted used a Warwick 12-string bass on this album.
Songs on Album: 12
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   Wherever I May Roam

Newsted used the 12 for the "crack" in the intro and throughout the song. The band stated that they tried using an 8-string bass but, "It wasn't nearly heavy enough".


Artist: Minds Of One
Album Name: Minds Of One
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Minds Of One (2008)
Bassist: Ron Schack
Bass Played: Black Hamer B12L

Read our Review of this album.

Songs on Album: 12
Songs Recorded with a 12: 4

    A Mighty Fortress
    Who I Am

    Vengeance Is Ours
    Done


Artist: Mother Love Bone
Album Name: Mother Love Bone
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Polygram (1992)
Bassist: Jeff Ament
12-String Bass Played: Hamer
Songs on Album: 19
Songs Recorded with a 12: 2

   Star Dog Champion
   Holy Roller


Artist: Vince Neil
Album Name: Live At The Whiskey - One Night Only
Genre: Rock
Publisher: VNS Records (2003)
Bassist: Jamie Hunting
12-String Bass Played: Hamer B12A
Songs on Album: 12
Songs Recorded with a 12: 12
Kick Start My Heart
Knock 'Em Dead Kid
Look In Her Eyes
Red Hot
Piece Of Your Action
Girls, Girls, Girls
Same Old Situation
Home Sweet Home
Looks That Kill
Dr. Feelgood
Smokin' In The Boys Room
Live Wire

Note: The live version of "Dr. Feelgood" is a great example of how a 12-string bass can fill up the sound in a 3-piece band. (Vince was not playing on  this song.)


Album Name: Overkill Is Just Enough - The 12-String Bassist Collection
Genre: Jazz to Rock
Publisher: Two Headed Chicken Records (2008)

Notes: "Overkill" includes 15 original songs from bands across the USA to The Philippines; over a full hour of music. It is a solid representation of the possibilities offered by the 12-string bass in a diversity of musical styles.

Songs on Album: 15
Songs Recorded w/ 12: 15

Buy your copy Here. It is also available for sale or download on the CD Baby website.

Monty Colvin (Galactic Cowboys, Crunchy) created the cover art.


Artist: Jennifer Mansfield Peal
Album Name: Flood
Genre: Post-Modern Folk
Publisher: Scatterbranch Music (2004)
Bassist: Tim Harden
12-String Bass Played: Hamer B12L
Songs on Album: 15
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   Bad For Business


Artist: Pearl Jam
Album Name: Ten
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Epic / Associated (1991)
Bassist: Jeff Ament
Bass Played: Hamer Ament 12-String
Note: Jeff's bass riff on "Jeremy" is considered by many players to be the 'ultimate' 12-string bass line. It is frequently incorrectly reported on discussion forums that "Jeremy" was recorded with an 8-string bass.
Songs on Album: 11
Songs Recorded with a 12: 4

   Why Go
   Jeremy
   Black
   Deep


Artist: Spencer Perskin and Friends
Album Name: Magic Feather
Genre: Country Rock
Publisher: Spencer Perskin (2004)
Bassist: Tim Harden
12-String Bass Played: Hamer B12L
Songs on Album: 14
Songs Recorded with a 12: 3

   Queen of Dreams
   Mystic Vision
   Miracle Girl


Artist: dUg Pinnick
Album Name: Emotional Animal
Publisher: Magna Carta (2005)
Bassist: Doug Pinnick
12-String Bass Played: Yamaha 12
Note: In the video included Doug said, "I use my 12-string on three of the songs on my new album. I haven't been using my 12-string much but a few friends have been tellin' me, 'Come on, bring it out!'"
Songs on Album: 15
Songs Recorded with a 12: 3

   Change
   Haven't Been Here Before
   Mr. Hateyourself

Read our Interview with Doug.


Artist: Punch Drunk Cabaret
Album Name: Punch Drunk Cabaret
Genre: Rockabilly / Alt Country / Steampunk Swing
Publisher: Punch Drunk Cabaret (2011)
Bassist: Terry Grant
12-String Bass Played: Waterstone
Songs on Album: 12
Songs Recorded with a 12: 3

   18 Wheeler Skid
   Torero In A Teacup
   Copperplated Boats


Artist: Jerry Rigged
Album Name: Songs From Rodent Ranch
Genre: Roots Rock / Country
Publisher: Jerry Rigged (2005)
Bassist: Tim Harden
12-String Bass Played: Hamer B12L
Songs on Album: 10
Songs Recorded with 12: 9

   Some Mother's Child
   Life's Highway
   Fool Such As I
   Please Let Me Go
   Let Me Pretend
   Who Changed You
   Childhood Dreams
   Charlie's Back in Town
   Celestial Rodeo


Artist: Riverdog Samson
Album Name: Riverdog Samson
Genre: Rock / Progressive Rock
Publisher: Riverdog Samson (2012)
Bassist: Pekka Ranta
12-String Bass Played: Waterstone TP-2 and Hamer

Note: The album is also available on vinyl.

Songs on Album: 9
Songs Recorded with a 12: 4

   Waters
   Moontrain
   The Mall
    Way Back Home


Artist: Scars Blue
Album Name: Scars Blue
Genre: Hard Rock / Metal
Publisher: Scars Blue (2013)
Bassist: DaNikk Linich
Bass Played: Hamer CH-12

Notes: The band is from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Songs on Album: 6
Songs Recorded with a 12: 4

Separated
Lies Bleeding
Friends
Left Drunk

 


Artist: Second Glance
Album Name: At Last: The Second Glance Collection 1997-2007
Publisher: Second Glance (2007)
Bassist: Brent Anthonisen
Bass Played: Musicvox Space Cadet 12

Notes: See Brent's Featured Player page. These two songs are included on the "Overkill Is Just Enough - The 12-String Bassists Collection" album.

Songs on Album: 18
Songs Recorded with a 12: 2

   The Judas Blues
   Lavender


Artist: Section 16
Album Name: Identity Crisis
Genre: Metal
Publisher: Paragon PEG S162023 (2002)
Bassist: Ian Ringler
Read our Interview with Ian.
12-String Basses Played: Various Hamers
Note: The song “Live Through Me” was selected for an episode of the Power Rangers series, Ninja Storm.
Songs on Album: 14
Songs Recorded with a 12:
All 14 songs, although the 12-string was only used for the introduction of the song "Alone". The remainder of that song was played on a fretless 4-string bass.

The 12 was recorded using a Line 6 bass pod.


Artist: 300ft Gorilla
Album Name: Toy Remains
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Bassoctopus Records (2014)
Bassist: Neil Lough
Bass Played: Hamer Chapparal (with Aguilar OBP-2 Preamp installed)

Note: The cover shows a view of Glasgow, Scotland.

Songs on Album: 9
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

Eagle & Dove


Artist: Tony Senatore
Album Name: Holyland
Genre: Jazz / Fusion
Publisher: Jive Momentum Records (2005)
Bassist: Tony Senatore
Read our Interview with Tony.
Bass Played: Black Hamer B12L

Notes: Read our Review of this album. Tony's 12-string bass is shown on the front cover.

Songs on Album: 13
Songs Recorded with a 12: 6

   A Black Place
   Life And Times
   Holyland USA
   Lord of the Subtones
   Shapla
   A Final Song

All of these songs are instrumentals.


Artist: Shalini
Album Name: Metal Corner
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Dalloway Records (2004)
Bassists: Shalini Chatterjee and Mitch Easter
12-String Bass Played: Chandler Royale
Songs on Album: 12
Songs Recorded with a 12: 2

   Downed (Mitch)
   I Wanna Be Near You (Shalini)

 


Artist: SOiL
Album Name: Redefine
Genre: Metal
Publisher: J Records (2004)
Bassist: Tim King
Read our Interview with Tim.
12-String Bass Played: Black Hamer CH-12
Songs on Album: 11
Songs Recorded with a 12: 2

   Redefine
   Obsession


Artist: SOiL
Album Name: True Self
Genre: Metal
Publisher: DRT (2006)
Bassist: Tim King
Read our Interview with Tim.
12-String Bass Played: Black Hamer CH-12
Songs on Album: 12
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   One Last Song


Artist: Something Orange
Album Name: Something Orange
Genre: Alternative Rock
Publisher: Close Enough (1998)
Bassist: Bryan Zilonis
Bass Played: Black Hamer B12L
Songs on Album: 6
Songs Recorded with a 12: 4

   A Lie
   Lucy
   Not Enough
   Picture Perfect


Artist: Something Primitive
Album Name: A Promise and a Threat
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Something Primitive (2005)
Bassist: Cory Robinson
See Cory's Featured Player page.
12-String Bass Played: Red Hamer B12S
Songs on Album: 9
Songs Recorded with a 12: 2

   Goldilox
   Wasted Time

Note: This album contains songs that were originally recorded in the 1990's and were remastered for this album.


Artist: So What?
Album Name: 4 Guys 4 Songs
Genre: Top-40 Rock covers
Publisher: So What? (2005)
Bassist: Hans Grimm
Bass Played: Hense 12

Note: The headstock of the Hense 12-string bass is outlined on the front cover.

Songs on Album: 4
Songs Recorded with a 12: 3

    Here Without You
    Dichterbij Dan Ooit
    Rain Down On Me


Artist: So What?
Album Name: The Mask Of Otto
Genre: Top-40 Rock covers
Publisher: So What? (2006)
Bassist: Hans Grimm
Bass Played: Hense 12

Note: The cover shows a Venetian carnival mask superimposed over a photo of Hans' dog Otto.

Songs on Album: 12
Songs Recorded with a 12: 9

    Vertigo
    Let It Be
    Hush

    You Really Got Me
    Angels
    How You Remind Me

    When The Lady Smiles
    Rain Down On Me
    Hush (Bollywood Version)


Artist: So What?
Album Name: Om Te Zoenen!!! (Live in Loenen)
Genre: Top-40 Rock covers
Publisher: So What? (2006)
Bassist: Hans Grimm
Bass Played: Hense
Songs on Album: 16
Songs Recorded with a 12: 11
    Summertime Blues
    Let It Be
    Here Without You
    You Really Got Me
    Going To The Run
    How You Remind Me
    When The Lady Smiles
    Rain Down On Me
    Angels

    Vertigo
    Dichterbij Dan Ooit

Artist: So What?
Album Name: Headlines
Genre: Top-40 Rock covers
Publisher: So What? (2007)
Bassist: Hans Grimm
Bass Played: Waterstone TP-12/34

Note: Be sure to check out Hans' Featured Player page and Rig

Songs on Album: 6
Songs Recorded with a 12: 3

    Something To Say
    Girl
    Heel Veel Hebben


Artist: So What?
Album Name: Flush
Genre: Top-40 Rock covers
Publisher: So What? (2009)
Bassist: Hans Grimm
Bass Played: Waterstone
Songs on Album: 7
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

    Every Rose Has It's Thorn


Artist: Ricky Wayne Sprague
Album Name: Ricky Wayne Sprague
Genre: Hillbilly Country / Folk Rock
Publisher: (2004)
Bassist: Tim Harden
12-String Bass Played: Hamer B12L

Notes: The song "Forever Trapped in the Blues" was used in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 documentary, "It Runs in the Family".

Songs on Album: 10
Songs Recorded with a 12: 8

   Far As I Can Get
   Life's So Fine
   Trail Blazed
   Can't Help Lovin' You
   Cold April Morn'
   All The Same
   Forever Trapped in the Blues
   Seek And You Shall Find


Artist: Talk Radio
Album Name: Mixed Up
Genre: Power Pop Rock
Publisher: Talk Radio (2003)
Bassist: Mike Rust
Bass Played: Chandler Royale

Note: Mike Rust is pictured on the "Artists" page of the  Chandler Guitars website.

Songs on Album: 15
Songs Recorded with a 12: 12
Let It Go                    Taxi
Cry Cry                    Fat Camp
Everything I Got        Nothing To Do

The Only Time I Know Is Now
Behind This Dumpster
It's Called An Offer

Upside Down
Rejection Becomes Me

Sucks to be Me

Artist: Tempest
Album Name: The Gravel Walk
Genre: Celtic / Folk Rock
Publisher: Magna Carta MA-9018-2 (1997)
Bassist: John Nania
12-String Bass Played: Hamer B12S
Songs on Album: 10
Songs Recorded with a 12: 2

   Flowers of Red Hill
   Sinclair


Artist: Jeff Thomas
Album Name: Audiobiography
Genre: Modern Acoustic Folk
Publisher: Jeff Thomas (2006)
Bassist: Jeff Thomas
Bass Played: Red Hamer B12S
Songs on Album: 10
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   Book Of Faith


Artist: Thousand Pound Shyne
Album Name: There be monsters here...
Genre: Rock
Publisher: TPS (2007)
Bassist: Garth Blake
See Garth's Featured Player page.
Bass Played: Dean Rhapsody 12

Note: Read our Review of this album

Songs on Album: 10
Songs Recorded with 12: 3

   Burn
    Orange
    Happy To Be


Artist: TriPod
Album Name: TriPod
Genre: Jazz Fusion / Rock
Publisher: Moonjune Records (2003)
Bassist: Clint Bahr
Bass Played: White Musicvox Space Cadet 12

Note: Tripod is a bass / drums / sax trio.

Songs on Album: 14
Songs Recorded with a 12: 13

 

This album definitely gets my vote in the Worst Cover Art category!


Artist: Union
Album Name: Live in the Galaxy
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Deadline Records (1999)
Bassist: Jamie Hunting
12-String Bass Played: Hamer B12A
Songs on Album: 13
Songs Recorded with a 12: 2

   I Walk Alone
   Surrender


Artist: Union
Album Name: The Blue Room
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Spitfire Records (1999)
Bassist: Jamie Hunting
Read our Interview with Jamie.
12-String Bass Played: Hamer B12A

Notes: Jamie also played his 12-string bass while on tour for two years with Vince Neil's Motley Crue.

Songs on Album: 10
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   Do You Know My Name

This song recorded using a drop B tuning.


Artist: White Fear Chain
Album Name: Visceral Life
Genre: Rock
Publisher: ITG Music (1996)
Bassist: Steve Post
See Steve's Featured Player page.
12-String Bass Played: Hamer
Songs on Album: 11
Songs Recorded with a 12: 2

   Roaches in the Lamplight Screaming
   Slave Become King


Artist: Xaltar
Album Name: Blood Of The Martyr
Genre: Christian
Publisher: Xaltar (2007)
Bassist: Rob Martinez
12-String Bass: Waterstone TP-12/34
Songs on Album: 12
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   Every Sunday


Artist: Z
Album Name: Music For Pets
Genre: Rock
Publisher: Fighty-Bitey Music (1995)
Bassist: Dweezil Zappa
12-String Bass Played: Hamer
Songs on Album: 19
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   Pure


Artist: Zebulon Pike
Album Name:  And Blood Was Passion
Genre: Doom Metal
Publisher: (2004)
Bassist: Steve Post
See Steve's Featured Player page
12-String Bass Played: Black Hamer Standard
Songs on Album:
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   The Iommi Variations


Artist: Zebulon Pike
Album Name: Zebulon Pike II: The Deafening Twilight
Genre: Doom Metal
Publisher:  (2006)
Bassist: Steve Post
See Steve's Featured Player page
12-String Bass Played: Carlo Robelli
Songs on Album:
Songs Recorded with a 12: 1

   Structure of  the Black Stallion