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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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Megadeth’s David Ellefson announces new solo single for charity

Posted by on March 31, 2020

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has announced that his namesake band Ellefson will be releasing a new song. “Simple Truth” is slated to hit Bandcamp on April 10 and all other digital outlets on April 17.  “Simple Truth” is the first single from Ellefson’s upcoming, as-yet-untitled sophomore album. The album follows the 2019 release of Sleeping […]

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Megadeth are uncertain if Dave Mustaine will perform on this year’s Megacruise

Posted by on September 23, 2019

While 2019 has been an amazing year in terms of new music, it hasn’t been the best year for Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine and Ozzy Osbourne. Coincidentally Megadeth were originally scheduled to open for the Prince of Darkness this year. However, Megadeth have cancelled all 2019 shows aside from Megacruise as well as Ozzy who had […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Tool over Taylor

Posted by on September 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The Tool news cycle over the past 2 to 3 weeks has progressed thusly: Tool’s new album is coming out; Tool’s new album is out; Tool’s new album is great; Tool are going […]

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