Mar 182019

Altitudes & Attitude, the collaboration between Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson— two virtuosic bass players who’ve anchored some of the fiercest thrash records of all time —  — has released the official music video for the song ‘Part Of Me’. The track, which features a guest appearance by Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss, is taken from Altitudes & Attitude‘s debut album, “Get It Out”. Released on January 18 via Megaforce, the follow-up to Altitudes & Attitude‘s 2014 self-titled EP was once again produced by Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Steel Panter, Stone Sour), with Jeff Friedl (A Perfect CircleAshes Divide) returning behind the kit.

Ellefson says about the song: “The heavier stuff is usually the stuff that I bring in, which I think gives the album nice color… It was originally a guitar idea that I had, but then we had an eight-string bass in the studio, and I plugged it into a Kemper [amp], and I started writing a lot of bits and parts for ‘Part Of Me’… Frank helped me finish up the lyric idea… and it became that song.” Continue reading »