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Experienced Bassist wanted

Experienced Bassist wanted Cragerous - 3 days ago

Looking for a bassist who semi sings knows all the classics, plays all the old classics knows loads of hendrix, ACDC, zeppelin, purple, sabbath, doors, cream and everything in between likes to jam. Used run a showband in the 90's and wantin...

Rhythm guitarist available HamishPenrose - 5 days ago

Hi, I'm a yo-pro in welly looking to join a covers band as a rhythm guitarist. I've been playing a couple years, but this would be my first band as a guitarist (previously played as a bassist). I'm into most modern rock, 60s - 80s p...

Looking to form a band pa_gamer - 6 days ago

28yo bassist wanting to form a band or join and existing one Keen to play rock, metal, punk, or anything fun Covers and originals, also wanting to gig Own transport and gear Txt any time 021417640...

Jazz bassist needed to complete jazz trio Ollie - Thu 07 Oct 2021

We are looking for a jazz bassist (preferably upright bass) to complete a jazz trio with myself (pianist) and a friend (drummer.) Let me know if this sounds like something you're interested in, and I look forward to hearing from you!...

Instant Jam Just Add Bassist Phil E - Fri 01 Oct 2021

Three guys, 2 guitars, 1 drummer, looking for a bass player, if you can sing even better... Doing Alt 80's to Grunge, some classic rock. Looking to gig once a month or thereabouts....

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal Band

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal Band Mikey590 - Sat 25 Sep 2021

Hi, looking for Guitarist, Drummer and Bass player for Christian Technical Death Metal band. Influences include Aborted, Benighted, Cattle Decapitation, Cryptopsy, Cytotoxin and Deivos. I have a 2 song ep available on all streaming services...

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal band

Musicians wanted for Christian Technical Death Metal band Mikey590 - Sat 25 Sep 2021

Hi, looking for Guitarist, Drummer and Bass player for Christian Technical Death Metal band. Influences include Aborted, Benighted, Cattle Decapitation, Cryptopsy, Cytotoxin and Deivos. I have a 2 song ep available on all streaming services...

Skilled and Passionate Musicians Wanted for Metal Band ReubenThaGreat - Fri 24 Sep 2021

Hello all, We are looking for a drummer and bass player to complete our lineup! We are two guitarists and a vocalist. We write original music, practise weekly, and are preparing to perform at open mics around Christchurch. I, one of the...


Bass player wanted JordanBaker - Fri 24 Sep 2021

Singer/guitarist and drummer looking for a bass player to jam with. We both have experience playing in bands, covers and originals. Looking for someone who likes heavy music, is interested in collaborating on original songs and is keen to g...

Singer guitarist available looking for bass and drums to start a band JordanBaker - Thu 23 Sep 2021

I have recently moved back to Hamilton from England and I am wanting to find musicians to jam with, and hopefully start a band with. I have lots of experience playing in bands performing covers and originals. I sing and play guitar, and I w...

Keys Synth player for a new Reggae Dub Electronic project Brody - Sun 19 Sep 2021

Hi I'm looking to join or make a new originals Reggae/Dub/Electronic project with a fusioned vibe similar to L.A.B, Kora, Fat Freddy's send etc. Looking for like minded committed musicians with a similar interest in these genres/bands with...

Vocalist/Guitarist for a new Reggae/Dub/Electronic project Brody - Sun 19 Sep 2021

Hi I'm looking to join or make a new originals Reggae/Dub/Electronic project with a fusioned vibe similar to L.A.B, Kora, Fat Freddy's send etc. Looking for like minded committed musicians with a similar interest in these genres/bands with...

Bass Player for a Reggae Dub Electronic project Brody - Sun 19 Sep 2021

Hi I'm looking to join or make a new originals Reggae/Dub/Electronic project with a fusioned vibe similar to L.A.B, Kora, Fat Freddy's send etc. Looking for like minded committed musicians with a similar interest in these genres/bands with...

Guitarist for a Reggae Dub Electronic project Brody - Sun 19 Sep 2021

Hi I'm looking to join or create a new originals Reggae/Dub/Electronic project with a fusioned vibe similar to L.A.B, Kora, Fat Freddy's send etc. Looking for like minded committed musicians with a similar interest in these genres/bands wit...

Drummer looking for a new Reggae Dub Electronic project Brody - Sun 19 Sep 2021

Hi I'm looking to join or create a new originals Reggae/Dub/Electronic project with a fusioned vibe similar to L.A.B, Kora, Fat Freddy's send etc. Looking for like minded committed musicians with a similar interest in these genres/bands wit...

Bass player wanted Marion - Thu 16 Sep 2021

I am a rhythm guitarist, need to find a bass player for originals, play gigs and maybe record eventually....


Vocalist Samples Synth Wanted Peter - Mon 13 Sep 2021

Our original metal band Crimes Against Humanity are looking for a 4th member to complete the puzzle. Preferably someone who can add in vocals, samples, keys etc to add to our mix of: Drums, Gats, Bass. We are Based in Wellington and have...

Bass player wanted Erik - Mon 13 Sep 2021

Our bass player just quit. We're an originals band Sound Shadow based in Morrinsville, our repertoire is rock, blues and such and we've got a new album that needs recording and more than three hours repertoire that need to get gig ready qui...

Singer Songwriter Muso Eddy current - Sun 12 Sep 2021

Looking to form/join a new band. Play Guitar & Saxophone (Tenor + Alto); + Bass at a push (stand-in if req'd) Come from a wide range of influences & interests: * Rock * Blues * Ska/Rocksteady/Reggae * Funk * 'some' Jazz *...

Writer collaboration wanted Eddy current - Sun 12 Sep 2021

Do you have lyrics and no tune? Or maybe an awesome riff/hook and need some words to compliment it? The Beatles had Lennon & McCartney, INXS had Michael Hutchence and Andrew Farris (can't believe INXS just turned 40 - still Rockin' IMHO) -...

Jazz Bass player wanted Leon_Ryu - Sun 12 Sep 2021

Hi my name is Leon and I play the drums I'm looking for other musicians to practice, jam and perform with. I've been playing drums over 10years since college. Into Jazz, Funk, Electronic, Hip-hop Kind of music I like to play: Y...

Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass V 5 String

Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass V 5 String Gatman - Sat 11 Sep 2021

Purchased brand new 5 years ago and barely used, this is a good looking (and sounding) 5-string bass guitar. Some very minor dings that are very hard to spot. Selling as it is too heavy to use with my back condition TradeMe link: https:/...

Keyboardist and drummer looking for new members mooninthemaking - Tue 07 Sep 2021

We're a keyboardist and drummer looking to start something new. While we aren't particular about sticking to one type of music, we'd love a psychedelic bluesy rock style as a starting point. The Doors are a major influence. Looking for a si...

Jam Session Auckland Glenn - Mon 06 Sep 2021

I am a mature male 50 years old, although I don't always act my age. Intermediate level. I play guitar (acoustic mainly), although dabble in bass and electric. I play keyboards and piano as well. My influences are classic rock, new wave, 80...


Bass player wanted Hadge - Mon 06 Sep 2021

We are a blues, grunge, folk band with 10 original songs and we play 15 or so covers, looking for a cool bass player to join us. We have singer singwriter/guitarist/harmonica, lead guitarist, sax, trumpetand a drummer. Check out Flax River...

Let s form a band Tayla - Sun 05 Sep 2021

Hey everyone! Putting feelers out to the Hawkes Bay to form a band or a group to jam with. I can sing, play guitar, piano, ukulele. Keen for any genre really, though fan of good ol' kiwi classics, pub covers band, country/bluegrass, pop/roc...

Looking for a Dream Pop Drummer jayseoh - Sun 05 Sep 2021

Hey, A guitarist and I are currently looking for a drummer and a female guitarist/singer for a dream pop type band. Think beabadoobee mixed with my bloody valentine. I'm a bassist/vocalist so i'm keen to do backing/co-lead vocals. Looki...

Looking for a Dream Pop Female Singer Guitarist jayseoh - Sun 05 Sep 2021

Hey, A guitarist and I are currently looking for a drummer and a female guitarist/singer for a dream pop type band. Think beabadoobee mixed with my bloody valentine. I'm a bassist/vocalist so i'm keen to do backing/co-lead vocals. Looki...

Blues Players Blues Bass - Sat 04 Sep 2021

I am a bass player looking to find some like minded blues musicians in the hope to get back into playing a bit... I'm certainly not into blues rock guys, my influences are more old school. So any drummers, guitar, harp or piano players a...

Looking for singer bassist and drummer for a dreampop band Liam Gerritsen - Sat 04 Sep 2021

Hi everyone! My name is Liam Gerritsen and I'm really keen to start a shoegaze/dreampop band as an outlet for a bunch of songs I've written. I'm a 19 year old University student in Auckland, New Zealand and love music such as beach house, m...

Wanting to form a classic Thrash Metal Band Maniac25 - Fri 03 Sep 2021

Looking for musicians to start a classic 80s style thrash metal band. I’m a lead/rhythm guitarist looking for like minded musicians for a project to play live, record etc etc Venom, Destruction, Artillery, Annihilator, Evil Invaders, Exume...

Bass Player Wanted For Mainly Classic Hit Covers WayneTaylorMusic - Thu 02 Sep 2021

Hi. I play keyboard and sing songs by Elton John, The Beatles, Billy Joel, Lionel Ritchie, Andre Crouch (old school gospel) and others, and I’m starting to play more outdoor gigs, both in Auckland and elsewhere. I will be doing some origina...


Bass Player Available Swampy - Thu 02 Sep 2021

Im a self taught bassist looking to join/ start a band. I have been playing for around 8 years now and have learnt a variety of different techniques (finger style, slap, tapping, ect) I have had experience playing in metal bands but I'm als...

Bass player looking to start a band Vohiyo - Wed 01 Sep 2021

Hey everyone! I'm Paul and Im a 21 yo bassist from the north shore looking to start a band. Hopefully with like minded and similar aged people, maybe start off with some covers and eventually start writing some songs and take it from the...

Bassist needed for album track recording Cooper Silver - Wed 01 Sep 2021

Hey fellow musos I'm currently in the process of recording an album and have 6 songs that I have bass lines written for in Ableton live. Unfortunately, I'm unable to get further with these as I'm not a guitar/bass player and the sound co...

Drummer wanted for prog punk band

Drummer wanted for prog punk band newpunkwave - Mon 30 Aug 2021

Hiya! We are a vocalist/guitarist and a bassist in our early twenties, looking for a like minded drummer to join our band. We have about 8 finished songs, we now just need a drummer. The songs have classic structures, but usually odd br...

Keen to start metal band jesseod675 - Sun 29 Aug 2021

Looking for people in the Stratford area to start a metal band with. I'm a guitar player and have played in bands mainly during high school. I am keen on doing covers to start with but mainly want to write music and play. I'm 19 so I'll be...

Bass player for covers band Weezly - Sat 28 Aug 2021

Hi we are seeking a bass player for a gigging cover band. Don't be shy just need your own amp and gat plus a no drama attitude with dedication to the project. Huge advantage if you can sing....

Aging alternative rock guitarist seeks bassist or guitarist songwriter AlanB - Fri 27 Aug 2021

Funk and jazz styles could seep into the no rules fun. See profile for more.

Vocalist wanted for Foo Fighters Tribute band Mungs27 - Fri 27 Aug 2021

Starting a Foo Fighters tribute band covering there whole back catalogue. If this sounds like you, we’re looking for a vocalist to join 4 other musicians (2x guitar, bass & drums) All in there early 40s jamming on the North Shore AKL, getti...


Experienced Bass player needed

Experienced Bass player needed LucidNight - Wed 25 Aug 2021

Lucid Night are on the look out for a new Bass player for their hard rock original music. Must be experienced and available to practice once per week, easy going and can have a laugh helps. We are a active band pulling off some cool gigs re...

Keen to Make a Band oooitsghost - Wed 25 Aug 2021

Hi, name Ghost or Maddy ^.^ I have always wanted to make a band and have had a few in the past... but the other members weren't committed enough to go far :( I am a guitarist and vocalist but i'll admit i'm not the most amazing singer... b...

Bass player available MutorBass - Mon 23 Aug 2021

Bass player available and keen now. Give me a bell for a yak on detail. Palmy North. 0223769985

High energy bass player wanted NoWayBack - Mon 23 Aug 2021

High energy bass player wanted for a working covers band. Own gear and vocal ability a must. We have been playing gigs for the best part of 16 years. Wide variety of songs and great venues....

Bass Player wanted 4 Improv duo

Bass Player wanted 4 Improv duo Donnie - Tue 17 Aug 2021

Kia ora, Looking for a bass player for a free improvisation duo, noise making, sound exploration. I play saxophones and oboe. Thnx Donnie (she/her) 021 156 3700...

Are you a young bassist looking for an opportunity

Are you a young bassist looking for an opportunity ICLC - Sun 15 Aug 2021

We're looking for passionate people about their craft and creativity and wanting to grow young musicians by providing a healthy environment to grow in We are a local church in East Tamaki/ Springs road, we have been around for over two dec...

Bass player wanted for originals band Ryan_W - Fri 13 Aug 2021

BASS PLAYER WANTED We are a guitarist (28) and drummer (23) who have been jamming together and working on some tunes since the later part of 2020. Our aim is to put together a full lineup and get gigging. I (guitarist) am based on the no...

Auckland covers bass player needed NZdrummer - Thu 12 Aug 2021

Busy Auckland covers band looking for a capable bass player that has backing vocal ability asap. We are lead vocals/Acoustic guitar, lead guitar/BVs, drummer/BVs with Sequence tracks.. Our current bass player has just resigned due to, to m...


Versatile and Diverse Bass Player Available tclarke88 - Sun 08 Aug 2021

I’ve been playing the bass for 18 years and before I left the UK I was involved in some session work with a newly signed hip hop artist in Manchester. This involved being sent a few tracks and then creating original bass lines for a video s...

Drummer wanted for Auckland based hard rock band Nav - Sun 08 Aug 2021

We are a originals only hard rock band looking for a drummer. We have some good songs under our belt and a solid plan for way ahead. Need someone who can really play, don't care about your age as long as you know your game. At the moment we...

Guitarist available Manawatu/Palmerston north rush_2112 - Fri 06 Aug 2021

32 year old male looking to join/start band with originals and/or covers. Anything rocky to get the blood pumping I enjoy the hard rock of rush and sabbath as well as muse. I do enjoy the desert rock/stoner rock scene as well I’m in 2 ban...

Punk Bass guitarist wanted insert_band_name_here - Wed 04 Aug 2021

Hi everyone! My name is Michael and Im looking to start a punk band and am looking for likeminded individuals to join my band! I am hoping to do vocals and rhythm guitar in the band. Some of my biggest influences stem from classic punk...

Bass player for covers band Weezly - Tue 03 Aug 2021

Hey looking for an ewsh bassist for a cover band of 2 years. 0272810498. We got a really awesome band and our bass player is helping us transition, you will get help if you need it learn your role and transition in time. You just need good...

Tribute covers band rush_2112 - Tue 03 Aug 2021

32 year old male Bassist in 2 small bands https://swampwizardnz.bandcamp.com/releases Keen to start or join a hard rock tribute band preferably focusing on one band but not too fussed Big fan of Rush, black sabbath, muse, rage against th...

Bass player wanted for Alt Rock band

Bass player wanted for Alt Rock band Aidan Ripley - Tue 03 Aug 2021

Looking for a bass player to complete our alternative rock band. Hoping to gig (some PAYED) and record once we've got a decent set of songs. Open to collaboration. Looking for a dedicated young musician close to our age (between 18-24)...

Looking for like minded Bassist and or Keyboardist twod0206 - Tue 03 Aug 2021

Hi, We are a Auckland based J-Pop/Rock band. We have just released our single and and want to have a like minded bassist or keyboardist to join for the next project. We do live gig, recording originals, and music videos. (recordings / mu...


METAL GUITARIST WANTS TO START BAND NIK - Mon 02 Aug 2021

Guitarist based in Nelson wanting to start Metal band. Seeking serious musicians in all of NZ. Looking for solid drummer, vocalist and bassist. Am willing to travel if I find the right people. I write and practice constantly. I have experie...

ATT n metal guitarists and bass players ScottAuckland - Mon 02 Aug 2021

Looking for guitarists and a bass player. We are an Auckland-based vocalist and drummer looking to start a serious band. Vocal influences range from angry styles, such as Skinlab, Heaven Shall Burn, Abiogenesis, Thy Art Is Murder and Here...

Vocalist available for Live DnB band

Vocalist available for Live DnB band TheJammingGerman - Sat 31 Jul 2021

Hey guys, I’m Tobias I’m 25 and am looking to start a band in the style of (Pendulum/ShapeShifter/Modestep/Kora) Really enjoying the band sound mixed with Drum n bass. I’m quite synth savvy with (FM8/MASSIVE/SERUM/Etc) I’m looking to bring...

Bass Player Needed Kaleb_as - Sat 31 Jul 2021

20 year old drummer and guitarist from Muriwai/west auckland looking for a bass player to come and join us. We’ve got a performance coming up at the beginning of October for our good mates 21st and we really need someone to come and help us...

young drummer looking for a band Marco Brown - Thu 29 Jul 2021

looking for anyone that has some skill

Looking to grow as a guitarist?

Looking to grow as a guitarist? ICLC - Wed 28 Jul 2021

We're looking for passionate people about their craft and creativity and wanting to grow young musicians by providing a healthy environment to grow in We are a local church in East Tamaki/ Springs road, we have been around for over two dec...

Bassist available nzscott - Wed 28 Jul 2021

Any one keen on jamming in the Timaru area. I'm looking for other musicians keen on getting together and maybe forming a band. I'm a bass player and rhythm guitarist with 35 years of playing experience. Feel free to contact me via Text mes...

Bass player mature versatile Philjump - Sun 25 Jul 2021

Looking for band or musos to jam with


Vocalist Wanted for covers band Worksy - Sat 24 Jul 2021

Hi ladies we have a covers band top 40 ,classic rock ,RNB a bit of all genres for bar gigs etc.... We definitely in need of a female singer who can sing this range of music and if you are keen please reply.. we already have a bassist ,gu...

Rock Metal Bassist Available Logan Andrew On Bass - Sat 24 Jul 2021

Former bassist for Auckland rock band Nogards, currently looking for new opportunities with hard rock/metal musicians. Some of the bands that I enjoy and are influenced by are Iron Maiden, GnR, RATM, Faith No More, Metallica, Spiritbox,...

Violinist wanted for blues folk band Hadge - Wed 21 Jul 2021

We are Flax River Redemption. We are looking for a violinist who can hopefully sing backup harmonies (we’d love a female if possible) to join singer/sing writer/rhythm guitar/harmonica, drummer,, bassist, and trumpeter. Laid back fun bunch...

Acid Jazz funk band Harper - Tue 20 Jul 2021

Looking for a drummer to jam this Friday (23rd July). Needs to have own kit. Will be jamming with bass, guitar, and sax, looking to jame some free flowing funk jazz. If interested please message ASAP....

Free Mixing For You! dansharpy - Mon 12 Apr 2021

Are you looking for a free mix? Hey there, my name is Daniel and I am a musician and a producer looking to get some mixing experience. I’ve been producing for just over 3 years now and have mixed all my own stuff so far. At the moment I’m...

Auckland live music venue looking for bands on Thursday nights

Auckland live music venue looking for bands on Thursday nights Ding Dong Lounge - Mon 25 Jan 2021

Dead Witch is the live music venue above Ding Dong Lounge on Wyndham St, off Queen St in Auckland city. Thursday nights are available in February 2021 for new bands and established bands to play. Get in touch if you're in a band and keen...

Bass lessons available RandyWoodcock - Fri 08 Jan 2021

Want to learn to play bass in a fun environment? Want to jump start your bass playing career? Then, roll right up and give me a call. I live in Auckland on the shore, $50 for an hour $30 for half an hour. Any further queries give m...

Jam Night open to musicians bands every Wednesday night in Auckland

Jam Night open to musicians bands every Wednesday night in Auckland Ding Dong Lounge - Tue 24 Nov 2020

If you're a musician looking for others to jam with, or in a band almost ready for a gig but want to test the waters first, this is your opportunity. The upstairs live music venue Dead Witch, above Ding Dong Lounge hosts a weekly jam nig...


Sound Design Tutor gatty - Mon 02 Nov 2020

I'm an electronic musician, namely producing Drum & Bass and doing Sound Design. I'm interesting in teaching Sound Design to anyone who's wanting to learn. Keen to charge only $20 per hour, and if you're not happy with the outcome, I'...

Bass Guitar Lessons

Bass Guitar Lessons Mark Hughes Bass - Wed 07 Oct 2020

A full time Bass player with 35 years experience performing live, and recording with some of New Zealand best known artists including, Dave Dobbyn, Greg Johnson, Tami Neilson, Tim Finn, Bic Runga, Jackie Clarke, Rikki Morris, Strawpeople an...