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Which band inspired you to pick up an instrument?

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Offline   Demonicdev18

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id have to say alice in chains got me to pick up a guitar at age 10, but i dropped it for 2 years and got back into it with chelsea grin. bummed that theres no 7 string support in rs2014 though.



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I would say Red Hot Chilli Peppers but I think Jamiroquai was a really big factor for me to pick up a bass. Never liked Jamiroquai when I was younger until I grew a bit older. 

 



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This maybe will sound weird, but for myself it wasn't a band: It was a composer. I always liked bass but Galt MacDermot's Hair OST was the culprit to make me want to learn bass. I was totally hooked by the initial notes of the Aquarius bassline and how an instrument usually considered as support was the lead of the music.


Bassists finger better...


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nirvana  with nevermind



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It may surprise, but I got into acoustic guitar, because of medieval music,

and Greensleeves was for a long time one of two songs I could play decently. ^_^

 

The other was this Mozart Minuett 

 

 

And if you check my customs, you will notice clean acoustic fingering is still very present.

(Rick Emmett, John5's 2 Die 4 ...Buckethead)

 

I only went into E-guitar in 2013, when RS12 released some Santana.



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For me it was The Strokes - in my opinion one of the most influential bands of my generation, and a lot of the bands that followed in their footsteps like The Libertines and Arctic Monkeys were also a big influence on me as well. Love the strong vocals and two-guitar bands



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no doubt about it,,,,Ventures !!!



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Hard to say. There have been so many great bands. But most inspirational for me have been Ritchie blackmoore (Rainbow) and wolf hoffmann from Accept.