Back In Black (AC/DC) Bass Guitar Tutorial

I use a play along software called Tomplay (for a free trial click here).

One of the songs on there is Back In Black by AC/DC. I had never played it before but was obviously aware of the main riff which must be one the most famous rock riffs of all time.

Well, I didn't know there was another amazing riff later on in the song!

In this bass guitar tutorial, I'll break them both down for you.

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100 Rock Grooves for Electric Bass: Learn 100 Bass Guitar Riffs & Grooves in the Style of the Rock Legends.


Back In Black (AC/DC) Bass Guitar Tutorial



Back In Black (AC/DC) 

Cliff Williams of AC/DC demonstrates the elements of all great rock bass lines:

  • solid timing
  • monstrous rock bass tone
  • playing tight with the guitar riffs

It's simple but effective bass playing.


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