Megadeth’s Kiko Loureiro names the best bass players he’s ever played with

Kiko Loureiro
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When Kiko Loureiro isn’t melting faces while shredding alongside his Megadeth bandmates, he can often be found with a camera in his hand, documenting and vlogging the trials and tribulations of being one of today’s foremost metal guitar players.

In fact, such is the quality of his content – he has previously published behind the scenes rehearsal footage and a tour of his Neural DSP Quad Cortex-loaded rig – Loureiro is becoming something of a guitarist influencer.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.