Confident, optimistic and fearless: it's said that people who carry these traits favor the color red. It certainly makes sense - especially when you consider how many groundbreaking bassists played red electric basses, including Cream's Lenny Bruce, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and The Pixies' Kim Deal. If you hold down the groove in your group and prefer the color red, the electric bass for you is most certainly waiting on this page. From classic 4-string electric basses to fretless models and even signature edition basses from famous players, every red electric bass here comes to you from a respected bass manufacturer.
So besides the color red, what exactly are you looking for in a bass? If you're still not sure, it helps to think about what your favorite bass players use. Of course, that's exactly why signature models exist, and any bassist who loves the Allman Brothers Band should check out the Epiphone Allen Wood Limited Edition Bass. Featuring a semi-hollow, single-cutaway, archtop body, 30" short scale neck for easy playability and mini-humbucking pickups in the neck and middle position, this bass is ideal for anyone who wants an aggressive tone that's similar to Woody's.
Another way to narrow down your choices is by starting with the top sellers. For a moderately-priced powerhouse that produces a rock-solid, '70s-style tone, the Sterling By Music Man S.U.B RAY4 Electric Bass Guitar is a scorcher in more ways than one. This transparent red beast features high output humbucking pickups, 2-band onboard active preamp with cut & boost and an easy access truss-rod adjuster. Or, maybe you're a jazz bassist who loves the feel of a fretless neck - in which case, go with the Rogue LX200BF Fretless Series III. Boasting covered traditional-style split single-coil pickups and a candy apple red finish, this bass's bold appearance is a perfect complement to its sound.
Red is a color of passion and action, and as you can see from this selection of red electric basses, you'll have no problem finding something here that has you standing loud and proud during your performances. So go ahead and make your move - whether you're a garage band hobbyist or a stage-ready professional, this collection of electric basses is dedicated to any lover of the color red who is driven to keep the harmony and rhythm of their band intact.