Tag Archives: Dave Ellefson

David Ellefson Breaks Down His Top 5 Bass Riffs with Guitar World

David Ellefson dropped by the Guitar World studios to breakdown his top five favorite Megadeth bass riffs, including a demo of each song and tips and tricks to perfect the famous tunes. The thrash metal legend kicks off the segment … Continue reading

Megadeth's Ellefson Interviewed at Heavy T.O. Festival

Megadeth bassist and Jackson signature artist David Ellefson was interviewed by ExploreMusic’s Mike Sullivan at the Heavy T.O. festival in Toronto, Ontario on July 23. Ellefson discusses the chemistry between the band members and how they’ve managed to stay together … Continue reading

David Ellefson’s Bass Brigade Blog

Here’s the first installment of the new Bass Brigade blog by Megadeth bassist and Jackson signature artist David Ellefson. He remarks here, as he will from time to time, on a variety of subjects; this time including the highlights of … 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

Jackson Pervades Grammy “Best Metal Performance” Nominees

Jackson couldn’t help but notice that three-fifths of the list of current Grammy nominees for Best Metal Performance consists of Jackson-wielding bands. That’s 0.6 percent of all nominees, which is pretty impressive, really. And that would be, more fully, Best … Continue reading

Ellefson Shreds Bass Player Holiday ’10 Cover

We couldn’t be more delighted to see fleet-fingered Megadeth bassist and good friend David Ellefson gazing front and center from the cover of the Holiday 2010 issue of Bass Player magazine. Especially since he’s slinging one of his Jackson Custom … Continue reading