David Ellefson Announces New Band, Dieth


Photo Credit: Maciej Pieloch

Since his dismissal from Megadeth, David Ellefson has been keeping plenty busy. He released an album with a new band, The Lucid, last year and now he’s announced another new group.

Dieth features the bassist alongside former Entombed A.D. guitarist/vocalist Guilherme Miranda and former Decapitated drummer Michal Lysejko. The group is a death and thrash metal band that the members say is an opportunity to express something new.

“The three of us have all been recognized in our respective bands and careers but at some point, we had to close the door on those exploits to let something new begin and now we have found it in DIETH,” Ellefson says. “In fact, the name itself is about dying to one’s past so that something new can spring forth to create the next chapter of life. And that is a connection the three of us hold in common.”

The band has released a music video for their first song, “In The Hall of the Hanging Serpents”, which features heavy riffs and vocals. It’s probably the heaviest music Ellefson has ever played.

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