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Interview: Metal Allegiance’s David Ellefson and Mark Menghi on new album, ‘Power Drunk Majesty’

Posted by on October 4, 2018

On September 6, dozens of metal’s premiere musicians gathered at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City to deliver a powerful performance as Metal Allegiance. Founding members David Ellefson (Megadeth) and Mark Menghi sat down with Metal Insider to discuss the band’s second effort, Power Drunk Majesty.  The guys dish on the meaning behind the […]

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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson announces East Coast ‘Basstory’ dates

Posted by on September 13, 2018

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has announced East Coast dates for his Basstory An Intimate Evening of Riffs and Repartee With David Ellefson. Bumblefoot and Dead By Wednesday are scheduled to open for the East coast trek. Check out the added dates below: 11/16 Manchester, NH @ Jewel Nightclub 11/18 Holyoke, MA @ Waterfront Tavern 11/20 […]

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David Ellefson of Megadeth Inducted into Iowa Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted by on September 4, 2018

Recent Grammy winner and current Megadeth bassist David Ellefson was inducted into the ‘Iowa Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame’ over the weekend in Okoboji, Iowa courtesy of the Iowa Rock ‘N’ Roll Music Association. Ellefson was recognized for his hard work as a recording artist, performer, producer, writer and entrepreneur as well as his […]

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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson announces ‘Basstory’ tour dates

Posted by on July 27, 2018

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has announced tour dates for his Basstory: An Intimate Evening of Riffs and Repartee with David Ellefson tour. The solo trek kicks off on September 20th in Portland, OR and runs through October 7th in Mankato, MN. The show will be a combination of solo bass performances as well as listening […]

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson helps EMP Label Group resurrect Combat Records

Posted by on November 28, 2017

Following a year of rumors, Megadeth’s David Ellefson and his EMP Label Group are officially going to resurrect Combat Records. For those who aren’t familiar, Combat Records released thrash and punk albums from influential artists including Megadeth, Agnostic Front, Dark Angel, Exodus, Morbid Angel, Napalm Death, Nuclear Assault and much more. There have been countless […]

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Did Dave Mustaine deserve his own Grammy?

Posted by on July 5, 2017

Megadeth finally did what they’d failed to do eleven times prior earlier this year, picking up a Grammy for Best Metal Performance for “Dystopia.” Mustaine was pretty happy about it when it happened, but in a recent interview with The Columbus Dispatch, he seemed to want more than just a Grammy win for the band […]

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Megadeth plan to hit the studio later this year

Posted by on June 29, 2017

Back in February, shortly after Megadeth’s Grammy win, frontman/guitarist Dave Mustaine mentioned he was thinking about recording a new album to release sometime next year. Then we heard the thrash giants would re-record Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! with both Kiko and Dirk. However, in a brand new interview with Oklahoma City […]

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David Ellefson opening coffee shop in Jackson, MN

Posted by on February 28, 2017

It seems like if you’re in Megadeth, in addition to winning Grammys, you like making people drink stuff. Dave Mustaine had a coffee company, but lately he’s been focusing on his beer, A Tout le Monde. And we’ve known that David Ellefson has had his own coffee brand for a while now, and now it’s […]

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Remember When: Megadeth made a Christmas album for Jimmy Kimmel? Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover do! [Exclusive]

Posted by on July 12, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Interview: Coffee talk with Megadeth’s David Ellefson

Posted by on June 29, 2016

  David Ellefson is a busy man. In addition to having been the bassist of Megadeth for the majority of the band’s career, he also has his own record label, EMP Label Group. But that’s not all – an avid coffee fan, he recently formed his own coffee company, Ellefson Coffee Co., in partnership with […]

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