Joey Tempest

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Former MEGADETH Members Unite to Honor the Legacy of Drummer GAR SAMUELSON

Bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Chris Poland have come together to record one final song posthumously with their friend and former MEGADETH drummer Gar Samuelson. The new track “The Raven” is the latest single from Fatal Opera, part of a new twelve-song collection of demo material compiled as the group’s final release, entitled FATAL OPERA… Read more »


MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Announces His Solo “BASS CHRONICLES” FALL 2021 STORYTELLER CONCERT SERIES

Grammy Award winning bassist David Ellefson has announced his new David Ellefson Bass Chronicles storyteller concert series with four shows across the eastern Midwest USA. Each event will be presented as a chronological set filled with songs and stories spanning David’s legendary career, along with some deep cuts that have rarely (or never) been performed… Read more »


MEGADETH Bassist and SONS OF APOLLO Vocalist Release A New Version of the RIOT Classic “SWORDS & TEQUILA” Featuring SWORD (CANADA) Singer RICK HUGHES

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Sons of Apollo vocalist Jeff Scott Soto have been collaborating on some new material recently under the moniker ELLEFSON-SOTO. The Ellefson-Soto version of the Riot classic “Swords & Tequila” released via Ellefson’s Combat Records on www.ellefsonmusic.bandcamp.com and across all digital streaming outlets.The song was originally featured on the 1981 Riot… Read more »


David Ellefson and EMP Label Group Ressurrect Combat Records

David Ellefson of Megadeth, via his label EMP LABEL GROUP, has announced the relaunch of COMBAT RECORDS, the seminal Punk/Thrash label that started Megadeth’s career. Most will remember Combat Records as one of the seminal thrash labels of the 1980s, their most prominent artist being, of course, Megadeth. Combat was also home to Helstar, Circle… Read more »


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