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Hartke Introduces Limited Edition David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 Bass Amp
Amps

Hartke Introduces Limited Edition David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 Bass Amp

Hartke is releasing their newest combo amp, the David Ellefson Signature Combo A70 bass amp. The limited edition combo features Ellefson’s signature badge and a custom chrome grill in addition to all the features of the pre-existing A70. Built with a 12-inch aluminum bass driver, the combo is rated at 70 watts and is designed for small venues or home...

Bringing the Past Forward: An Interview With David Ellefson
Interviews

Bringing the Past Forward: An Interview With David Ellefson

For nearly 30 years, David Ellefson has been a dominating force in the world of metal bass. As a founding member of Megadeth, he’s toured the world, been nominated for 7 Grammys, and has continued to inspire the bass community. His Rock Shop series of instructional videos on YouTube has been an informative ride for musicians around the globe as...

App Review: David Ellefson Rock Shop
Apps

App Review: David Ellefson Rock Shop

A little over three years ago, bassist David Ellefson launched his Rock Shop series of informative videos on YouTube, focusing on “all things music, all things music business, and all things that rock.” Now, the Megadeth low-ender has teamed up with Pocketlabworks to launch the David Ellefson Rock Shop App, a bass and guitar amp for iOS devices. Even with...

Revolver To Honor Gene Simmons with Golden God Award, Name Best Bassist Nominees
Events

Revolver To Honor Gene Simmons with Golden God Award, Name Best Bassist Nominees

Revolver Magazine has announced the nominees for their 4th Annual Golden Gods awards show, which honors members of the hard-rock and heavy-metal community. The Golden God award, which is given to one special honoree each year, will be presented to KISS bassist Gene Simmons for “embodying the spirit of hard rock and metal.” “It’s an honor and privilege to accept...

Jackson Announces New X-Series Dave Ellefson Signature Basses
Basses

Jackson Announces New X-Series Dave Ellefson Signature Basses

Jackson unveiled two new Dave Ellefson signature basses at the NAMM show last month. The basses are part of Jackson’s X-Series and are offered in two models: the David Ellefson CB-X 4-string and the David Ellefson CB-XV 5-string. The CB-X is a four-string with dual humbucking EMG pickups with an alder Concert Bass body. The bass sports a choice of...

David Ellefson to Publish “Unsung”, A Book of Unreleased Lyrics and Images
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David Ellefson to Publish “Unsung”, A Book of Unreleased Lyrics and Images

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has announced his first self-published book is coming. Unsung will feature previously unpublished and unreleased lyrics written by the bassist, as well as never before published images. “As a musician, my past lyrical work has always been set to music. But, with this new book I set out to explore a new medium using both words...

Megadeth Releases TH1RT3EN, Featuring Dave Ellefson
New Albums

Megadeth Releases TH1RT3EN, Featuring Dave Ellefson

Megadeth’s highly anticipated thirteenth studio album, one which marks the return of bassist Dave Ellefson, has been released. TH1RT3EN follows Endgame, released in 2009, and blends the works of Megadeth’s previous twelve albums, says guitarist Dave Mustaine. “There are moments on TH1RT3EN that capture my every emotion,” Mustaine said. “…and other moments where I am releasing feelings I never knew...

Megadeth Offers New Tune from Upcoming Album
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Megadeth Offers New Tune from Upcoming Album

In advance of their November 1st release of Th1rt3en, Megadeth is giving away “Whose Life (Is This Anyway)”, a track from the album. Th1rt3en is the first album since 2001 to feature original bassist David Ellefson, and offers new versions of several previously released tracks. The track is being offered on Megadeth’s Facebook page.

The Big 4 to Perform at Yankee’s Stadium
Concerts & Tours

The Big 4 to Perform at Yankee’s Stadium

The Big 4 tour will be making its second U.S. stop at Yankee’s Stadium in Bronx, New York on September 14th. The show, which has been hyped for the last four years, brings together four of the biggest metal bands – Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax. The groups, of course, are in turn held down by four of the strongest...

Megadeth Announces TH1RT3EN, with the Return of Dave Ellefson
News

Megadeth Announces TH1RT3EN, with the Return of Dave Ellefson

Megadeth has announced their thirteenth album, TH1RT3EN, will be released on November 1, 2011 and will mark the return of bassist Dave Ellefson. Ellefson performed with the group from 1983 until 2002 and rejoining the band for live performances last year. The new album follows the 2009 release, Endgame. Guitarist Dave Mustaine says TH1RT3EN is “the culmination of my work...

Megadeth’s “Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying” Re-mastered for 25th Anniversary Edition
New Albums

Megadeth’s “Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying” Re-mastered for 25th Anniversary Edition

Released in 1986, Megadeth’s second studio album, Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying? hit platinum status. For the first time since the original release, the album has been digitally remastered and repackaged in a 25th anniversary edition by Capitol/EMI. The landmark album features the bass work of Dave Ellefson. The deluxe set comes in a lift-top box with 5 discs, 3...

David Ellefson Talks On Next Megadeth Album
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David Ellefson Talks On Next Megadeth Album

In an interview with UGO.com, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson commented on the group’s as yet untitled follow-up to 2009’s Endgame. “We are working on it now so it’s a bit early to encapsulate what the final will ultimately sound like,” Ellefson explained. “I think we know the punch and impact we want it to have but also not be afraid...