This week we’re looking at the HEAVIEST  BASS RIFF IN THE WORLD EVER (in my humble opinion!) in the shape of Ace Of Spades by Motorhead, played by the legendary, late, great LEMMY!

Ace Of Spades

Ace Of Spades is the title track from the album by Motorhead. This song is a great example of Lemmy’s huge bass tone generated from his Rickenbacker 4001 played through a Marshall stack.

In terms of tone, go hard on the gain and high on the treble!

Important Note: The bass is detuned by a half step (Eb, Ab, Db, Gb). All music below is written as if in standard tuning for ease of reading. Simply detune your bass to play along to the original

Intro Riff

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Intro Riff (with band)

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Verse Riff

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Vocal Double:

D Chord:

C Chord:

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