Tag Archives: David Ellefson

Ellefson Visits Jackson Custom Shop

Having just finished Megadeth’s epic South American tour, bassist David Ellefson took a visit to the Jackson Custom Shop in Corona, Calif., where he chatted with master luthier Mike Shannon. While there, the guys offered a behind-the-scenes look at some … Continue reading

Ellefson Posts Travelogue From Costa Rica

Megadeth just wrapped an extensive tour or Latin America, and we’ve all seen bass wizard David Ellefson checking in from various exotic locales. Coinciding with a stop in Costa Rica, Ellefson posted a travelogue from San Jose to his official … Continue reading

Megadeth’s Monterrey Mash-Up

Megadeth’s Chris Broderick and David Ellefson completed a series of Jackson Guitars autograph signings in Mexico earlier this week, and Monterrey might have been the busiest event. The metal band has been playing shows in Latin America and South America … Continue reading

Broderick and Ellefson Mobbed at Mexico Autograph Signings

The crowds welcoming Megadeth’s Chris Broderick and David Ellefson for their Jackson Guitars autograph signings in Mexico have been overwhelming. First, we showed you what the line was like in Mexico City. Now, we have fresh footage from their stops … Continue reading

Megadeth’s David Ellefson Gives Musicians Valuable Career Advice

The latest installment of David Ellefson’s “Mega Bass” column in Guitar World magazine provides musicians with a wealth of music business tips. “When it comes to teaching musicians, instructors focus on developing strong licks, chops and technique,” Ellefson writes. ”The pursuit of … Continue reading

Ellefson Talks Bass, Career With Guitar Magazine

Megadeth bassist and Jackson signature artist David Ellefson recently sat down with Guitar Magazine for a lengthy interview. For the mag’s online “Lick Library” feature, Ellefson talked about his development — from growing up on a Minnesota farm to becoming one … Continue reading