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Megadeth’s David Ellefson Defends ‘Bold Moves’ by Metallica and U2

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Megadeth bassist David Ellefson comes out in defense of U2's iTunes controversy and Metallica's Napster fight.

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Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Jams With Mysterious Drummer

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Justis Mustaine, the son of Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine, posted a video on Facebook of bassist David Ellefson jamming with a mysterious drummer.

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Remembering Dimebag Darrell: Frank Bello, David Ellefson + Chris Broderick Share Stories

Remembering Dimebag: Frank Bello, David Ellefson + Chris Broderick
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We sat down with three of thrash's biggest heavyweights -- Anthrax's Frank Bello, Megadeth's David Ellefson and former Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick.

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson: We Are Not Disbanding

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Following the sudden departures of drummer Shawn Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick last week, there have many questions about the future of Megadeth.

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Frank Bello, David Ellefson + Chris Broderick Talk Metal Allegiance

Frank Bello / David Ellefson / Chris Broderick
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Like true buddies and metal brethren, the trio tossed around jokes and jabs while speaking with ornate passion about all things music.

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

Zakk Wylde / James LaBrie / David Ellefson
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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

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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

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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
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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

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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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