Best Bass Guitars of 2018

Evolving from what used to be solely an upright instrument, the bass guitar has evolved and become a staple of modern music. Bass guitars drive the low end of the music while also holding down rhythm.

#1
Fender Standard Jazz Bass® on RigShare
Fender
fender
Standard Jazz Bass®
Ryan
Mark Burkhart
Mark Burkhart
Robert Lee
Robert Lee
Michael Ubinas
Michael Ubinas
Justin Chan

5 Rigs

#2
Fender Classic Series '50s Precision Bass® Lacquer on RigShare
Fender
fender
Classic Series '50s Precision Bass® Lacquer
Kristopher Criado

1 Rig

#3
Fender Precision Bass CIJ/MIJ on RigShare
Fender
fender
Precision Bass CIJ/MIJ
Andrew Amado

1 Rig

#4
Ibanez BTB575FM on RigShare
Ibanez
ibanez
BTB575FM
James Laverdure

1 Rig

#5
Ibanez SR300EB on RigShare
Ibanez
ibanez
SR300EB
Ted King
Ted King

1 Rig

#6
Ibanez SR300E on RigShare
Ibanez
ibanez
SR300E
#7
Ibanez SR505 on RigShare
Ibanez
ibanez
SR505
Björn Colliander

1 Rig

#8
Epiphone Guitars Thunderbird-IV on RigShare
Epiphone Guitars
epiphone
Thunderbird-IV
Richard Hare

1 Rig

#9
Fender Flea Jazz Bass® on RigShare
Fender
fender
Flea Jazz Bass®
#10
Squier Guitars and Basses Vintage Modified Precision Bass® PJ on RigShare
Squier Guitars and Basses
squierbyfender
Vintage Modified Precision Bass® PJ
Richard Hare
Hank Boesch
Hank Boesch

2 Rigs

#11
Squier Guitars and Basses Vintage Modified Jazz Bass® on RigShare
Squier Guitars and Basses
squierbyfender
Vintage Modified Jazz Bass®
#12
Squier Guitars and Basses Affinity Series™ Jazz Bass® V (5-String) on RigShare
Squier Guitars and Basses
squierbyfender
Affinity Series™ Jazz Bass® V (5-String)
Daniel Childs

1 Rig

#13
Ibanez GSR200 on RigShare
Ibanez
ibanez
GSR200
VanDer Mautes
VanDer Mautes
Tanner Blades
Tanner Blades

2 Rigs

#14
Seymour Duncan Studio Bass Compressor Pedal on RigShare
Seymour Duncan
seymourduncan
Studio Bass Compressor Pedal
Brady Anderson

1 Rig

#15
Yamaha Musical Instruments BB424X on RigShare
Yamaha Musical Instruments
yamaha
BB424X
Daniel Childs

1 Rig

#16
Ernie Ball Stingray Old Smoothie 40th Anniversary Edition on RigShare
Ernie Ball
ernieball
Stingray Old Smoothie 40th Anniversary Edition
Andrew Lee

1 Rig

#17
Gibson 1979 RD Artist Bass on RigShare
Gibson
gibson
1979 RD Artist Bass
Andrew Lee

1 Rig

#18
RD Amplification Custom 5 String Bass on RigShare
RD Amplification
rdamplification
Custom 5 String Bass
Andrew Lee

1 Rig

#19
Michael Tobias Design MTD435 on RigShare
Michael Tobias Design
mtd
MTD435
#20
Michael Tobias Design MTD535 on RigShare
Michael Tobias Design
mtd
MTD535
#21
Michael Tobias Design MTD635 on RigShare
Michael Tobias Design
mtd
MTD635
#22
Michael Tobias Design MTD735-24 on RigShare
Michael Tobias Design
mtd
MTD735-24
#23
Supro Amps, Guitars and Pedals Huntington II on RigShare
Supro Amps, Guitars and Pedals
suprousa
Huntington II
#24
Supro Amps, Guitars and Pedals Huntington III on RigShare
Supro Amps, Guitars and Pedals
suprousa
Huntington III
#25
Supro Amps, Guitars and Pedals Huntington I on RigShare
Supro Amps, Guitars and Pedals
suprousa
Huntington I