Mar 262012
 

A one-and-a-half-minute video for Manuscriptum Regius, the spoken-word lyric from Unsung: Words And Images, the brand new book by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, can be seen below.

Unsung: Words And Images, featuring never-before-published original lyrics and images, is available now for purchase through Blurb.com in a deluxe hardcover “Gift” edition, softcover high-gloss version and instant downloadable version through the iBooks app for iPad and iPhone.

Dark, light, inquisitive and inspirational, Unsung expresses a uniquely diverse side to David‘s creativity. He enthuses that “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 and images as the canvas for an exciting new mosaic of storytelling.” Continue reading »

Mar 222012
 

John Katic of GuitarWorld.com recently conducted an interview with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson about David‘s new book, Unsung: Words And Images, featuring never-before-published original lyrics and images. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.

GuitarWorld.com: You recently released a self-published book, Unsung: Words And Images. Can you tell us what inspired the project and how it got started?

Ellefson: I have a lot of lyrics from just the past few months, ideas that were really good, but I wasn’t necessarily inspired to go through the process of writing music around them all. Setting the lyrics to photo images opened up a whole new realm of creativity with these words and didn’t confine me to having to edit ideas to fit into a specific musical genre, either. Continue reading »

Mar 142012
 

Unsung, the brand new book by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, featuring original lyrics and images never before published, is available now for purchase through Blurb.com in a deluxe hardcover “Gift” edition, softcover high-gloss version and instant downloadable version through the iBooks app for iPad and iPhone.

Dark, light, inquisitive and inspirational, Unsung expresses a uniquely diverse side to David‘s creativity. He enthuses that “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 and images as the canvas for an exciting new mosaic of storytelling.”
Continue reading »