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Zakk Wylde, James LaBrie, David Ellefson + More Confirmed for 2014 Metal All Stars Tour

Zakk Wylde / James LaBrie / David Ellefson
Frazer Harrison / Larry Busacca / Ethan Miller, Getty Images

After already touring Europe and Russia earlier this year, a new batch of legends have been recruited for an upcoming string of 2014 dates.

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Megadeth Cancel Tour Dates Following Death of Bassist David Ellefson’s Brother

Megadeth
Photo courtesy of Webster & Associates

Megadeth have decided to cancel all tour dates over the next month and are scheduled to return June 20 for the Amnesia Rockfest in Montebello, Quebec.

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Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson’s Older Brother Eliot Dies of Cancer at 51

Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Sad news to report from the family of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. The legendary musician's brother Eliot Gordon Ellefson has passed away at the age of 51 after a two-year battle with cancer.

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Anthrax’s Frank Bello and Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talk Altitudes & Attitude

Frank Bello + David Ellefson
Photo Credit: Dana "Distortion" Yavin

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson are legendary musicians in their own right, but the 'Big 4' thrashers have taken their music in a new direction with Altitudes & Attitude.

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson Speaks to High School Students About Drug Addiction + Recovery

David Ellefson
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Students at an Arizona high school were given a massive treat when Megadeth's David Ellefson dropped by for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. With the goal in mind of positively impacting the young minds, Ellefson shared stories of his past drug and alcohol abuse along with his continuous path of recovery.

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

We've got a new episode of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' to share with you. In this edition of our signature segment, legendary Megadeth bassist David Ellefson sets the record straight on what's true and false on Wikipedia.

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David Ellefson Discusses Altitudes & Attitude, Metal Masters, Megadeth + More

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is a busy man. Along with holding down the low end for the thrash legends, Ellefson is currently lending his talents to Altitudes & Attitude, a project just launched with Anthrax's Frank Bello and A Perfect Circle's Jeff Friedl. The bassist is also appearing at the much-anticipated Metal Masters 5 clinic.

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Frank Bello Talks Altitudes & Attitude, Upcoming Anthrax Album, Metal Masters 5 + More

Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

There are few guys that are as fun to talk to as Anthrax bassist Frank Bello. Always coming at you with excitement and enthusiasm, Bello consistently has great things to say, and this is no exception.

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HeAd’s KoRner: Brian ‘Head’ Welch Goes One on One With Megadeth’s David Ellefson

Brian Head Welch / David Ellefson
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Brian 'Head' Welch, guitarist for Korn and frontman of Love and Death, contributes a popular monthly column called 'HeAd's KoRner' to Loudwire. In his newest entry, Head goes one-on-one with legendary Megadeth bassist David Ellefson for an in-depth interview. Check out Brian 'Head' Welch's latest edition of 'Head's Korner' below:

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Anthrax’s Frank Bello + Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talk New Project Altitudes & Attitude

Frank Bello + David Ellefson
Photo Credit: Dana "Distortion" Yavin

It's not often that two legendary metal bassists come together to create a new project, but Anthrax's Frank Bello and Megadeth's David Ellefson have done just that with Altitudes & Attitude. We recently caught up with the duo to discuss the new band and its debut EP.

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