Aug 072018
 

Grammy Award-winning Megadeth bassist, author, entrepreneur and metal icon David Ellefson, in association with Hexagon Booking, has announced a string of European dates to his “Basstory” tour, a series of limited and exclusive “Storytellers” dates, starting September 21 in Portland, Oregon.

Dubbed “Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee With David Ellefson”, the show combines solo bass performance with David‘s celebrated brand of storytelling, as he recounts intimate details of his struggles and triumphs in the name of rock ‘n’ roll.

“Basstory” will also include special VIP meet-and-greets, exclusive merchandise, and more. Continue reading »

Jun 162018
 

Megadeth bassist, author and entrepreneur David Ellefson has announced the first dates for his “Basstory” tour, a series of limited and exclusive “storytellers” dates, starting September 21 in Portland.

Dubbed “Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee With David Ellefson”, the show combines solo bass performance with David‘s celebrated brand of storytelling, as he recounts intimate details of his struggles and triumphs in the name of rock ‘n’ roll. “Basstory” will also include special VIP meet-and-greets, exclusive merchandise, and more. Continue reading »

Oct 112017
 

German hard rock icons Scorpions have cancelled their remaining North American tour dates due to “severe laryngitis.” A band statement reads as follows:

“The Scorpions regretfully announce that due to severe laryngitis, the remainder of the U.S. 2017 tour will be cancelled. Klaus Meine has been advised by top throat specialist in Los Angeles to rest his voice. If he continues the tour, he could risk permanent vocal damage.”

The band added: “We truly hate to disappoint our fans, and hope to come back to America soon, but this time we have no choice but to cancel.”

Dave Mustaine of Megadeth, who were on the bill as direct support for the duration of the tour, has issued the following statement: Continue reading »

Oct 082017
 

The remaining dates of one of the biggest tours of autumn have been cancelled. Scorpions just announced they won’t be able to fulfill the last week of their massive United States arena tour with Megadeth.

The reason? “Severe laryngitis,” according to a statement from the band:

The Scorpions regretfully announce that due to severe laryngitis, the remainder of the U.S. 2017 tour with Megadeth will be cancelled. Klaus Meine has been advised by top throat specialist in Los Angeles to rest his voice. If he continues the tour, he could risk permanent vocal damage. Continue reading »

Sep 142017
 

Dave Ellefson says Megadeth have begun working on some new material for the follow up to last year’s Grammy Award winning “Dystopia” album.

“We’re starting to just compile…the process usually goes, we compile riffs, we compile some lyrics, you kind of start putting it together, we start thinking,” he tells SpazioRock. “We’ve been talking on the bus at night about the process and the location and just kind of how we’re gonna do the next album. So a lot of that. So it’s nice that we’re already thinking forward toward that. We’re gonna wrap up the tour in November, and then our intention now is to go in and start working on the record after that.”

The bassist also talked about his extended time away from the group and how he benefited from it, saying it allowed him to grow up and have fun as an adult in the band when he returned. Continue reading »