Pat Badger

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Perhaps it’s because they did so many things so well: funk metal, hard rock, pop-balladry, and permutations thereof that Extreme was denied the superstar career they so richly deserved.

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Bassist Pat Badger – on traditional 4 and extended range – seamlessly shifted gears as the music warranted: slapping, picking, and plucking.

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Badger’s tone exuded both depth and clarity – which afforded Gary Cherone and Nuno Bettencourt the platform to strut their stuff. They had they hooks, they had the looks, and they had the chops…go figure!   

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