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

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

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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David Ellefson Believes Next Megadeth Record Will Be Much Different Than ‘Super Collider’

Fans and press alike have been more than critical when it comes to Megadeth’s latest release ‘Super Collider.’ Although the band stands by the disc, bassist David Ellefson recently shared some insight on what their next offering may hold.

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Megadeth’s David Ellefson on the Essence of His New Book ‘My Life With Deth’

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson recently released his autobiography 'My Life With Deth.' The collaboration with veteran metal scribe Joel McIver chronicles Ellefson's younger years in Minnesota, his career in Megadeth, his struggles with addiction and eventual sobriety and his faith.

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Cliff Burton vs. David Ellefson
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Cliff Burton vs. David Ellefson – Greatest Metal Bassist, Quarterfinals

Two of thrash metal's finest make it to the quarterfinals of our Greatest Metal Bassist competition. Get ready for this 'Big 4' battle.

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Jason Newsted vs. David Ellefson
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Jason Newsted vs. David Ellefson – Greatest Metal Bassist, Round 2

Oooh! We've already got two of the genres biggest names squaring off early on! Jason Newsted has been a key member of some major metal bands over the years while David Ellefson earned his stripes as Megadeth's most prominent bassist.

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David Ellefson vs. Roger Patterson
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David Ellefson vs. Roger Patterson – Greatest Metal Bassist, Round 1

As one of the founding members of Megadeth, die hard fans consider David Ellefson almost as an equally crucial part of the band as leader Dave Mustaine. He is one of metal’s elite bassists, and his use of a pick categorizes his bass tone more than his playing st

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Dave Ellefson of Megadeth performs on January 29, 2012 on 'Gigantour' at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts

Megadeth’s David Ellefson Reveals October Release for ‘My Life With Deth’ Autobiography

As co-founder of Megadeth and longtime collaborator of Dave Mustaine, bassist David Ellefson has quite a life story to tell and that’s just what he’s offering up in his upcoming memoir ‘My Life With Deth.' Ellefson penned the autobiography over the last year with the assistance of writer Joel McIver and it's due out on Oct. 29 through Howard Books.

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Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Donates Bass Strings for Charitable Bracelets

Megadeth's David Ellefson makes the most out of his bass strings on a nightly basis, but now he's found yet another use for them. The rocker is donating his used bass strings the Wear Your Music Organization so that they may turn them into bracelets.

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