Author Archives: Chrissy Mauck

David Ellefson to Unveil New Signature Models at NAMM

Join Megadeth’s David Ellefson at 3PM on Saturday, Jan. 23 in the Jackson Booth at NAMM to see his new signature Jackson bass models. Jackson will mail out the new Megadeth album Dystopia, autographed by Ellefson, to 10 random winners … Continue reading

9 Jaw-Dropping Jackson Custom Shop Models

Jackson kicked off the 2016 NAMM Show on Wednesday night with a viewing of its Custom Shop guitars.  It was an insane collection, and below we’ve highlighted 9 jaw droppers. Jackson Soloist Double Neck 6/12 Inspired by a Marine aircraft … Continue reading

Total Guitar Features Northlane’s Josh Smith and his Jackson B-7

Aussie metaller Josh Smith of Northlane got some play in the January issue of Total Guitar, along with his favorite guitar – his Jackson B-7 in Seafoam Green. “It’s an alder body with a bolt-on maple neck,” describes Smith. “The … Continue reading

How Many Bass Guitars Does David Ellefson Own?

Anthrax Premiere New Song ‘Breathing Lightning’

On Sunday night (Jan. 3), thrash metal giants Anthrax premiered brand new song “Breathing Lightning” on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show with Daniel P. Carter. “Lyrically, it’s another song that was influenced by Stephen King,” Jackson signature guitarist Scott … Continue reading

David Ellefson Gets Animated in New Megadeth Video

Bassist David Ellefson and the rest of his Megadeth bandmates get an animated treatment in the new video for “The Threat is Real,” which has already racked up more than half a million YouTube views since its mid-December launch. The … Continue reading