Author Archives: Jeff Owens

Photos from the 2011 Jackson Showcase

Photos from the 2011 Jackson Showcase…

2011 Jackson Showcase: Ellefson & Bello Interview Each Other

Megadeth’s David Ellefson crossed paths with Anthrax bassist Frank Bello at the Jackson booth during the 2011 Showcase in Anaheim, Calif. Watch below as the pair revisit last year’s epic Big 4 concerts, and compare signature models.

New Jackson Custom Shop Signature Model for Megadeth’s Broderick

Megadeth fans will be excited to learn that the Jackson Custom Shop is introducing its new Chris Broderick signature guitar model in January 2011. Broderick himself worked closely with Custom Shop master craftsmen to create a distinctive guitar based on … Continue reading

Big 4 DVD Goes U.S. Double Platinum

The Big 4 Live from Sofia, Bulgaria, the DVD release documenting a metallically historic summer 2010 European show featuring Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax—the “big four” of U.S. thrash metal—has now gone double platinum in the United States. Released in … Continue reading

Jackson Partners with Megadeth’s Ellefson For New Signature Bass

Jackson is supremely thrilled to announce its new partnership with Megadeth co-founder and monster bassist David Ellefson. In addition to the introduction of a new limited-edition Ellefson signature model in January 2011, the pairing will see the fleet-fingered and always-eloquent … Continue reading

Trivium Readies New Album

Orlando, Fla.-based metallurgists Trivium will ensconce themselves in a Florida recording studio in mid-January to start cranking out the as yet untitled follow-up to 2008 album Shogun. Guitarist/vocalist Matt Heafy reports that 17 songs have been written for a new … Continue reading