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Bill Laswell

Bill Laswell

Real/full name:
Bill Laswell
64 (born Feb 12th, 1955)
Place of origin:
United States (Salem, IL)


Bill Laswell is an experimental bassist, producer and owner of the now defunct Celluloid Records label. Laswell's music centers mostly around funk, jazz, dub and ambient, although he has worked on several metal and hardcore punk related recordings; Laswell was a member of the experimental heavy metal/free jazz group Last Exit, as well as John Zorn's grindcore/free jazz/ambient/dub project, ...


Laswell is married to Ethiopian singer, Gigi.
Laswell has worked with dozens upon dozens of musicians, amongst them Jonas Hellborg and Bootsy Collins of Parliament-Funkadelic fame, Buckethead, John Zorn, Sly Stone and many others.
Laswell has produced albums for Iggy and the Stooges, Motörhead, Herbie Hancock, Swans and White Zombie along with several others.


Bass (1978-present)

Method of Defiance

Producer, Bass (2006-present)


Bass (1991-present)


Bass (1996-present)

Tabla Beat Science

Bass (1999-present)

Last Exit

Bass (1986-1994)





The Blood of Heroes

Bass (2010-?)


1994 Giant Robot Sound effects (tracks 1, 5, 8, 15, 17, 19)
1996 The Day of the Robot Bass, Drums
1998 Colma Bass on "Machete"
2002 Funnel Weaver Samples


1994 Giant Robot Producer
1996 The Day of the Robot Producer
1998 Colma Producer (on track 6)
1999 Monsters and Robots Producer
2005 Enter the Chicken Vocal Engineering on Track #5


1986 Deaf Forever (Single) Producer
1986 Orgasmatron Producer
1987 Eat the Rich (Single) Recording
1987 Rock 'n' Roll Recording (track 2)

Stevie Salas

1990 Rock Island in Association with Raw (Split) Producer

White Zombie

1989 Make Them Die Slowly Producer
2008 Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (Boxed set) Producer
Added by: Warpig Modified by: Sang Dalang Abu
Added on: 2011-05-05 14:11:13 Last modified on: 2017-10-18 08:04:10
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