Guest, David Ellefson

Guest Name: 
David Ellefson
Guest Occupation: 
Bassist, songwriter, co-founder, and second-longest serving member of heavy metal band Megadeth, author and entrepreneur … a true Renaissance man
Guest Biography: 

D A V I D 

E L L E F S O N

LEGENDARY BASSIST WITH THRASH METAL TITANS

M E G A D E T H

RELEASES NEW SOLO ALBUM ENTITLED

'NO COVER' 

AND NEW NOVEL 

The Sledge Chronicles: Rock Star Hitman

Exclusive Interview

 

From humble farm roots in rural Minnesota, David Ellefson has come a long way, literally and figuratively, to conquering stages around the World as bassist of thrash metal titans MEGADETH. Revered for his unique, hard-hitting playing style, and unwavering dedication to his musical craft, Ellefson has woven a vast professional tapestry as a bassist, songwriter, record producer, clinician and author. As a member of MEGADETH, he has been awarded 10 Grammy nominations, countless gold & platinum records and toured the world for the better part of 3 decades.

In addition to Megadeth, David has lent his playing and writing abilities to several other recording and touring projects including Soulfly, F5, Temple of Brutality, Altitudes and Attitude (With Frank Bello of Anthrax) and Metal Allegiance.

Ellefson who holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing and continues to lecture on a variety of music and business-related topics, has also ventured out into other related forays, as president of record label EMP Label Group (Ellefson Music Productions), and with his own coffee brand Ellefson Coffee Co.

Purchase the latest release

 by

 E l l e f s o n

entitled

NO COVER

David Ellefson is keeping things rolling with a new solo album called No Cover, which he released simply under the name Ellefson. Although his name takes top billing, the Megadeth bassist tapped his huge pool of talented friends to cover some of his favorite rock and metal songs from the 70s and 80s.

At amazon.com

 

Also

 David Ellefson’s novel

The Sledge Chronicles: Rock Star Hitman

by David Ellefson (Author), Drew Fortier (Author)

At amazon.com

 

The Sledge Chronicles:Rock Star Hitman is the first chapter in the action-packed saga of Sledge; an up-and-coming musician who uncovers a startling quid pro quo: in exchange for achieving his dreams of Rock stardom, he must enlist as a ruthless killer for a clandestine agency. Filled with twists, turns, screams, and even laughs, Rock Star Hitman is the cult thriller you've been dying for. Rock Star Hitman is the first in The Sledge Chronicles series and is the first fictional title authored by Grammy award winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, co-written by musician, filmmaker, actor Drew Fortier.

 

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E L L E F S O N

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 David Ellefson’s novel The Sledge Chronicles: Rock Star Hitman by David Ellefson (Author), Drew Fortier (Author) At amazon.com