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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....

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...

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...


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 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...

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.


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


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

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...

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...