May 082014
 

megadeth_2013A five-minute clip featuring footage from Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Chris Broderick‘s May 6 in-store meet-and-greet at Musical Cedar in Bogota, Colombia can be seen below.

Megadeth will kick off their 2014 European Tour on June 6 in Sweden at Sweden Rock Festival. The trek goes through several countries. France, Denmark, Austria, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Russia, Hungary etc. The tour ends on Aug. 10 in the U.K. at Bloodstock Open Air Festival. Dates & locations are listed below.

Megadeth latest album, 2013’s “Super Collider”, sold 29,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 6 on The Billboard 200 chart. “Th1rt3en” opened with 42,000 units back in November 2011 to enter the chart at No. 11. Continue reading »

Apr 152014
 

Ellefson & BelsonAnthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson recently spoke to Loudwire about their Altitudes & Attitude project. In the clip below, Bello and Ellefson talk about how Altitudes & Attitude began, the heartfelt meaning being the track ‘Booze & Cigarettes’, how Bello handled his first attempt at becoming a lead vocalist and the reaction from fans after debuting the act at “Metal Masters 5”.

Altitudes & Attitude’ Matt Hanrahan-directed video for the song “Tell The World” can be seen below. The track is taken from Altitudes & Attitude‘s self-titled EP, which was released on January 14. Continue reading »

Mar 122014
 

Ellefson & Bello‘Tell The World’, the new Matt Hanrahan-directed video from Altitudes & Attitude, the project from longtime friends Frank Bello of Anthrax and David Ellefson of Megadeth, can be seen below. The song is taken from Altitudes & Attitude‘s self-titled EP, which was released on January 14.

The two bassists began writing music together while traveling the world during clinics now known as “Metal Masters”.

“What started out as simple bass ideas quickly developed into some really great songs together,” says Ellefson. “Our fans would probably never suspect that a couple of metal bass players would have songs like these inside of us. Continue reading »

Dec 262013
 

david ellefsonOn November 20, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson returned to his hometown of Jackson, Minnesota — where he was born on November 12, 1964 — for a special meet-and-greet and question-and-answer session with his fans. You can now watch video footage of his appearance below.

Ellefson‘s autobiography, “My Life With Deth”, was made available on October 29 via Howard Books. The memoir 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. Continue reading »
Nov 292013
 
david ellefsonMegadeth bassist David Ellefson was interviewed on WMAL, the radio station licensed to Washington, D.C. and serving the Washington metro area. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below.

Ellefson‘s autobiography, “My Life With Deth”, was made available on October 29 via Howard Books. The memoir 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.

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