The autobiography of David Ellefson, co-founder and bassist of 11-time Grammy-nominated heavy metal titans Megadeth, will be made available on October 29 via Howard Books. Ellefson‘s memoir, “My Life With Deth”, chronicles the story of Ellefson‘s fall into addiction during the band’s early years, followed by his subsequent recovery and the return to faith which championed the band’s rise to fame over the past several decades. The book was written with Joel McIver, the bestselling author of 21 books on rock music, and features a foreword by Alice Cooper. World rights to “My Life With Deth” were sold to Philis Boultinghouse at Howard Books by agent Lisa Gallagher at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates.
Since 1983, the celebrated metal band Megadeth has sold more than 20 million albums, received eleven Grammy nominations, and built a fan base of millions. Still going strong, they recently toured the world with Metallica, Anthrax and Slayer. Now, in “My Life With Deth”,Ellefson tells the whole behind-the-scenes story of the band and his personal journey from suffering to salvation. Continue reading »