David Ellefson Does not Personal New Megadeth Album


Megadeth‘s newest album The Sick, The Dying… and The Useless! was one of many greatest metallic releases of the 12 months, debuting at No. 3 on the Billboard 200. Former bassist David Ellefson, nevertheless, will not be one of many many homeowners of the document, and insists he has no intentions of ever having a duplicate.

Ellefson parted methods with Megadeth in 2021 after a sequence of personal conversations with a girl had been leaked on-line, main many to consider he’d been grooming her. The bassist has been concerned in a wide range of tasks since his departure from the thrash group, although, and asserted throughout a dialog with The Steel Voice that he is moved on.

“I performed on [The Sick, The Dying… and The Dead!], after all I heard it… I heard bits and items of it because it was being put collectively — clearly, vocals and lyrics and issues like that. I don’t personal a duplicate of the brand new one, nor will I,” Ellefson declared. “Truthfully, as soon as I used to be let go, I moved on. And I did not look again.”

The bassist added that he believes lots of people had been upset concerning the end result of the scenario, however it wasn’t the primary time in his life that he was out of Megadeth.

“The primary time, I would solely performed Megadeth for nearly 20 years, so when it ended, it was a fairly abrupt… the airplane fell from the sky fairly frickin’ onerous for everyone. This time I used to be ready for it,” he admitted. “I imply, look, we did not work very a lot within the final 5 years I used to be within the band anyway — that album took virtually 5 years to get it collectively and get it out.”

Through the years it took to place the brand new Megadeth album collectively, Ellefson had already been engaged on different materials, each for his solo profession in addition to with different artists, akin to Ministry’s Al Jourgensen. In consequence, he merely noticed the dismissal from Megadeth as the tip of a chapter.

“So it is form of, like, ‘Nicely, one gig went away. Oh, properly. Subsequent. Transfer on.’ I haven’t got time to sit down round and get all butthurt about it. I simply fucking moved on. And that, I believe, form of simply retains me constructive and transferring ahead.”

See the complete interview beneath.

Earlier this month, Ellefson joined forces with former Megadeth guitarists Jeff Younger and Chris Poland for a tour underneath the moniker Kings of Thrash, which noticed them carry out the albums Killing Is My Enterprise… and Enterprise Is Good! and So Far, So Good… So What! of their entirety over a span of 4 dates.

David Ellefson Does not Personal New Megadeth Album – ‘I F–king Moved On’

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