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Megadeth will replace David Ellefson’s bass tracks on new album

Posted by on June 18, 2021

  Megadeth mastermind, Dave Mustaine recently hosted his own ‘The Dave Mustaine Show’ on Gimme Radio and revealed that the band is working on replacing the bass tracks previously laid down by recently removed bassist, David Ellefson. The frontman hinted that Ellefson’s replacement is a “stellar bass player”, “I just wanna thank you for all […]

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Former Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson knew of his firing ten days before announcement

Posted by on June 10, 2021

  We have been paying close attention to the recent firing of Dave Ellefson by Megadeth, and here is the latest on this ongoing saga. Ellefson, a founding member of Megadeth, has been dealing with some indiscretion that has come around to bite him, costing him his gig with the thrash giants. Ellefson initially told […]

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New details emerge in Ex-Megadeth bassist’s revenge porn case

Posted by on June 9, 2021

  More information has been revealed in the revenge porn case filed by former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson.  According to a report from the Scottsdale Police Department obtained by Rolling Stone, Ellefson had been sexting with a teenage Dutch fan who had taken video of their interactions without his consent and shared them with a […]

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David Ellefson breaks silence following Megadeth dismissal

Posted by on May 26, 2021

  David Ellefson has broken his silence following his removal from Megadeth. Earlier this week, Dave Mustaine stated on the band’s social media expressing how Ellefson is no longer with the group after explicit content leaked online along with accusations of him grooming an alleged underage fan. Ellefson admitted having an interaction with a woman […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Who will replace David Ellefson on upcoming Megadeth tour?

Posted by on May 25, 2021

  Yesterday (24th), Dave Mustaine announced David Ellefson is no longer with Megadeth due to the controversy surrounding the bassist on the leaked videos and message exchanges between him and a woman other than his wife. With the group planning to embark on one of the biggest summer tours since before the COVID-19 pandemic, this […]

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Megadeth officially part ways with bassist David Ellefson

Posted by on May 24, 2021

    Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has issued an official statement on the band’s social media announcing bassist David Ellefson is no longer with the group.    Read the full statement below: “We are informing our fans that David Ellefson is no longer playing with MEGADETH and that we are officially parting ways with him. We […]

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Megadeth issue statement on leaked footage involving bassist David Ellefson

Posted by on May 11, 2021

  Megadeth have issued a statement addressing accusations against bassist David Ellefson involving “adult interactions” with a woman other than his wife. Footage of Ellefson leaked online over the weekend, revealing self-intimate adult activities being shared. In addition to the shared footage, allegations have escalated as he is now being accused of grooming an underage […]

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson denies ‘grooming’ accusations

Posted by on May 10, 2021

  Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has denied accusations against him involving “adult interactions” with a woman other than his wife. Allegations, including being accused of grooming a young woman,  have sprung over the weekend after graphic texts and video footage leaked online from a series of Tweets. Ellefson has taken to Instagram to respond to […]

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New & Noteworthy: November 20th, 2020 – Nights of the New Releases

Posted by on November 20, 2020

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new releases from Dark Tranquility, Killer be Killed, and more, as well as live album from Iron Maiden and David Ellefson! For last week’s new releases you can […]

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Megadeth postpone recording new album due to COVID-19

Posted by on April 10, 2020

Megadeth’s bassist David Ellefson revealed on the The Metal Voice podcast that the band has postponed recording the new album due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The original plan was to hit the studio in Nashville after their Hell & Heaven Fest appearance but due to the lockdown and people’s safety, it has been postponed. “We’ve […]

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