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Megadeth announces return of David Ellefson

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 9:40 AM PT / 3,019 views
Official press release: Megadeth founder and frontman Dave Mustaine has announced the return of original bassist David Ellefson (1983-2002) to the iconic multi-platinum group. This reunion is appropriately timed to Megadeth's upcoming historic month-long Rust In Peace 20th anniversary tour which launches March 1 in Spokane, WA. At these incredibly special shows, Megadeth will play their landmark, genre-defining 1990 album Rust In Peace in its entirety, in addition to other Megadeth favorites. "This shows the power of brotherly love and forgiveness," Mustaine says. "David Ellefson belongs in Megadeth. Next we are going to show you the power of getting your asses kicked...HARD!" David Ellefson concurs: "This is a huge moment for all of us, band and fans alike. It is a great celebration of the music from one of the biggest landmark albums of our career." Ellefson will join Mustaine and Megadeth band members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar) on tour in support of the group's current CD Endgame, which has received some of the highest critical accolades of the band's career. "We'd like to thank James LoMenzo for several years of loyal service on the bass, and wish him the very best," Mustaine adds.


GoatFaceKillah 2/9/2010 9:44:53 AM

what .

tc09 2/9/2010 9:53:15 AM

who cares? not me.

Quake 2/9/2010 10:28:21 AM

Next we are going to show you the power of getting your asses kicked...HARD!

meatflip 2/9/2010 11:11:08 AM

Ok. fck Megadeth, but why is this shit not front page news? fck YOU WEBBY.

iprayadean 2/9/2010 11:35:44 AM

get marty friedman back and you got a deal

forumdrama 2/9/2010 1:24:07 PM

If you don't care about this, get the fck out. STOKED!

stooooopid 2/9/2010 2:35:32 PM

No Marty. No Care. Mustaine is a gay.

john_doe 2/9/2010 2:49:04 PM

lol @ mustaine kicking out LoMenzo to make room for Ellefson.

LoydChristmas 2/9/2010 3:52:43 PM

maybe he should wear these extra gloves...

DUMP_UM 2/9/2010 4:36:54 PM

Let's all celebrate with some Oxy and coke!

metal_bob 2/9/2010 4:58:49 PM

fck THE HELL YES. Beyond stoked. fck all you asshats with your comments and such

analblowjobs 2/9/2010 7:01:17 PM

best news in awhile. and i could fcking care less what haters think about it fck all you. so stookkeed!

anaturaldisaster 2/9/2010 7:08:38 PM

This is front page material.

NamelessSHIT 2/9/2010 8:12:26 PM

SKIDROW'S STOKED fck megadeth

xburnfacex 2/10/2010 7:13:44 AM

Megadeth, Slayer, Metallica and other shit metal bands from the 80's need to stop making music. RIGHT NAH!

JohnnyJohnny 2/11/2010 8:29:24 AM

This is definitely awesome news. That new Megadeth record is their most solid output since Rust In Peace. People who hate this band are easily 18 and under. Shut the fck up you new jack gays.

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