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David Ellefson is launching his Bass Chronicles storyteller concert series, with four shows lined up across the eastern Midwest USA. The event includes a chronological live set, with songs from the legendary bass players career and includes some deep cuts. David told MetalTalk: “I am excited to head out and …
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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Sons of Apollo vocalist Jeff Scott Soto have recently been working on new music and have today released the first song ‘Swords & Tequila’, a reworking of the track originally featured on the ’81 Riot album ‘Fire Down Under’. David Ellefson told MetalTalk: “Jeff and …
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‘Dwellers’, a found footage style horror film written, directed and starring Drew Fortier, has been produced by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and is set for a virtual screening as part of the HorrorHound Film Festival weekend. The film’s plot covers a filmmaker and his crew who go missing while filming …
Megadeth Live at Hallam Arena, Sheffield 13th February 2009 - Photo By Mick Burgess

Many artists, even those who “make it”, cannot necessarily claim to have a seminal album that is held up as one of the finest in their respective genre. Megadeth is in the unique position where more than one of their albums can be argued as their most influential and popular …
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With his solo band Ellefson, Megadeth founding member and bassist David Ellefson, has more of an opportunity to show off his wide range of influences and musical interests. Ellefson – No Cover (earMusic) Release Date: 20 November 2020 Words: Brandon Oberkrieser Although he has spent some of the 2000s branching …
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Ellefson have revised the release date for their album ‘No Cover’, with the 18 track album featuring a who’s who of the Rock and Metal world set for release  20 November. You can watch their version of the Cheap Trick song ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ below, which features Al Jourgensen, Brandon Yeagley, …
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David Ellefson is a true Legend in Heavy Metal. Having co-founded Megadeth, he later worked with the Metal super group Metal Allegiance, founded the Ellefson Youth Music Foundation and helped KK Downing on his big comeback gig. And he sells coffee. In Episode Seventeen of MTTV, we spoke with the …

David Ellefson, the acclaimed Megadeth bassist and patron of the David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation, has tonight announced details of his ‘SCHOOL’S OUT’ initiative to provide one to one mentoring sessions to students unable to school during the current crisis. Featuring a host of major Rock and Metal artists, this …
KK DOWNING, LES BINKS AND TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS TO PERFORM FULL-LENGTH SET OF JUDAS PRIEST CLASSICS

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson will embark upon a European solo tour in November, including a very special one-off show at KK’s Steel Mill in Wolverhampton on Sunday 3rd November. The night will include a full band set from Ellefson’s Sleeping Giants band, followed by a full-length set of Judas Priest …

Dave was speaking to Jimmy Kay from Canada’s The Metal Voice about his upcoming induction into the Hall of Heavy Metal History, his new album with Altitudes And Attitude with Anthrax’s Frank Bello, his upcoming ‘More Life With Deth’, the direction of Megadeth’s new album and his upcoming Bass History …