Homer Simpson Plays Extreme Metal Bass

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It’s a slow news days, so we thought we’d bring you something…else.

It’s a clip from The Simpsons, in which Homer decides to take up an instrument and finds he has exactly what it takes to be an extreme metal bassist.

The clip open with the music shop clerk trying to convince Homer he has the fingers for the job.

CLERK: “Look, you don't have the weak, womanly fingers of a guitar princess. You, my friend, have the muscular stumps of a bass man. Try this on.”
HOMER: [Plays note] “What the rock?”
CLERK: “Now that was a lick.”
HOMER: “I did a lick?”

Enjoy.

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