Thrash Metal pioneers Megadeth today announced the cancellation of currently scheduled live dates, following the death of the brother of one of the founding members.
A statement on the band's website read:
"Megadeth has canceled immediate tour plans as bassist David Ellefson and his family mourn the loss of his brother, who passed away on May 19, in Minneapolis, Minn. after battling cancer. A private family funeral service will be held.
The band sends their deepest condolences and prayers to David during this time and ask that the fans please do the same.
For up to date tour info, visit http://www.megadeth.com/tour."
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Live dates were booked up to September with dates in North America and Europe.
Megadeth's latest album is 'Super Collider' which was released in 2013.
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