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Jackson

Jackson Announces the New X Series Signature David Ellefson 30th Anniversary Concert Bass CBX IV

November 6, 2020
The Megadeth bassist's signature model features EMG pickups, a HiMass 4-string bridge, and more of Ellefson's personal touches.
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Spotify

Listen to the September 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

August 15, 2018
This month's tunes feature Johnny Marr, Brothers Osborne, Dylan Carson, Henry Kaiser, and more!
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Seymour Duncan

Seymour Duncan Introduces the Dave Mustaine Signature Thrash Factor Pickup

December 19, 2017
The company worked closely with Dave to recreate the tone and feel of his favorite JB humbucker.
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FEAT

The One Album That Changed Everything

April 7, 2017
Twenty-six guitar and bass greats—including Ben Harper, Kaki King, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson, J Mascis, and Savages’ Gemma Thompson—discuss the record that altered their musical universe forever.
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Jackson

Jackson Releases New Signature Models

January 22, 2016
The latest models are from Gojira’s Christian Andreu, Act of Defiance’s Chris Broderick, Megadeth’s David Ellefson, and Periphery’s Misha Mansoor.
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FEAT

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson

January 19, 2016
The thrash metal pioneers plot world conquest via Dystopia, an edgy new album that revisits the band’s roaring roots while showcasing the blazing Kiko Loureiro on guitar.
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martyFEAT

Marty Friedman: Back with Brutality

May 14, 2014
The metal-shred hero returns with his first solo album in many years.
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Frank Bello & Dave Ellefson: Altitudes & Attitude’s High-Flying Bassists

March 6, 2014
What happens when the bassists from Anthrax and Megadeth join forces?
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Album Review: Megadeth - "Th1rt3en"

Album Review: Megadeth - "Th1rt3en"

November 15, 2011
With the release of Th1rt3en—the band''s 13th major recording—Megadeth shows they still have the fire and drive that made them one of the biggest metal acts in history.
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CD Review: Megadeth - "Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?" Box Set

CD Review: Megadeth - "Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?" Box Set

August 2, 2011
The commemorative box set includes five CDs and three LPs, compiling original remixes and remasters done separately in 2004 by Dave Mustaine and producer Randy Burns.
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Rig Rundown - Megadeth's Dave Mustaine and Chris Broderick

December 23, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Davenport, IA, on 12/07/09 where he catches up with Megadeth's guitarists Dave Mustaine and Chris Broderick. In this video segment, both Dave and Chris walk us through their thrash metal setups.

As we all know, Mr. Mustaine uses signature Dean Guitars (with 6-on-a-side) and Marshall power amps and cabs. To keep things simple and preventing from a lot of moving pieces that could break down, they both use DigiTech GSP1101 preamp. The only thing different in Chris Broderick's rig is his guitar, he currently is using a Ibanez Prestige. While Broderick preferes the RG series, he's rolling with the Prestige because of the trem system.

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