There you have it! Ten essential rock bass grooves that you should know that will help you along your path to be a well-rounded bass player. Each of these ten basslines was patterned after well-known recorded basslines and respected rock bass players. By examining and learning to play these basslines (which define today's rock bass vocabulary) and gaining knowledge of the top players, I hope to give you a good solid foundation as a bass player. Learning these basslines should also help you in creating your own basslines, and who knows—YOU may come up with the rock world's next great bassline!