Watch this guy majestically shred on a double bass

Rock guitarist Paul Gilbert knows how to sell tickets - this promo video for an upcoming tour shows him pumping out some insane riffs on a comically oversized double bass.

double bass shred video

Double bassists out there: have you ever felt the urge to turn your instrument on its side and unleash the fury of some dangerously heavy riffage?

In this rocktageous video, infamous guitar shredder/widdler/tapper/face-melter Paul Gilbert performs an incredible bass solo (plugged into a Marshall for extra grunt) to publicise his upcoming tour.

Check out this neck-work:

 

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