Bass pedals are the conduit between you and achieving the sweet low-end punch that's the foundation of band, so you could say they're more than a little important. At its essence, a bass pedal consists of a mallet beater attached to a chain drive controlled by a metal foot plate. After that, the sky's the limit in differences. Ranging from industry standards like DW 5000 and Tama Iron Cobra series to more boutique offerings like Axis pedals made from aircraft-grade aluminum, the array of models is vast enough to appease even the pickiest foot. Find all the best ones right here.