The new David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird Bass was unveiled at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show in Anaheim, California.
The four-string bass features a basswood body with Ellefson's signature red pinstripe finish, bolt-on bound maple neck with 21 jumbo frets and block inlays, EMG pickups, two volume controls and three-band active EQ, Jackson high-mass four-string HM-4 bridge, and Jackson die-cast tuners.
The axe is available in Red Burst with Black Center-Stripe.
Megadeth are currently working in the studio on their new album.
The band are nominated in the "Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance" category at the 55th annual Grammy Awards, which happen February 10 in Los Angeles.
The track "Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)" is from the group’s 2011 effort, “Thirteen” – the same title being used by Black Sabbath for their reunion album due later this year.
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