5 String Electro Basses

With the 5-string there is also a low B-string. Basically, that's not a bad idea, because it allows you to play even lower notes, and low notes are the whole point of the bass. In the modern varieties of metal, a 5-string can be useful so that the bass player doesn't get in the way of these deep guitar sounds. A 5-string bass has the tuning: B - E - A - D - E