In Guitar World‘s August issue, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson shares tips on choosing the best equipment to create a signature sound in his monthly “Mega Bass” column.
“If you’re like me, you’ve been checking out gear and tweaking it since the day you picked up your bass,” writes Ellefson. “Over the years I’ve played through most every possible bass amp setup of various head-and-cabinet configurations, too, in my attempt to create an identifiable tone. Then one day I discovered that tone is really in the player’s hands. Being a gear geek can be a lot of fun, but how we play is how we will sound.”
Pick up the issue, out now on newsstands, for the rest of this terrific column.