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Frank Bello and David Ellefson Release Altitudes and Attitude Album “Get It Out”
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Frank Bello and David Ellefson Release Altitudes and Attitude Album “Get It Out”

Altitudes and Attitude have released their debut full-length album, entitled “Get It Out.” The band is a side project for Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello, who began working on songs together while doing gear demos for Hartke.

Frank Bello and David Ellefson Announce Altitudes & Attitude Tour Dates
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Frank Bello and David Ellefson Announce Altitudes & Attitude Tour Dates

Bass powerhouses Frank Bello and David Ellefson have a new album with their project, Altitudes & Attitude, called “Get It Out” coming this month. Now they’ve announced a string of concerts to coincide with its release.

David Ellefson and Frank Bello Debut New Altitudes + Attitudes Song
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David Ellefson and Frank Bello Debut New Altitudes + Attitudes Song

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello have teamed up once again on their project called Altitudes + Attitude. The band has announced a new album called Get It Out that will be released on January 19, 2019. They’ve also just released the first single from the album, entitled “Out Here.” “I’ve learned that writing songs is very...

David Ellefson Adds East Coast “Basstory” Tour Dates
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David Ellefson Adds East Coast “Basstory” Tour Dates

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is gearing up to release his second memoir, More Life with Deth, in November and he’s taking his bass on the road to support it. Following the final dates of the Midwest leg, his “Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee With David Ellefson” tour will be coming to the East Coast with a string...

Metal Allegiance Releases “Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty”
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Metal Allegiance Releases “Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty”

The all-star project Metal Allegiance has just released their second album entitled Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty. The group is comprised of guitarist Alex Skolnick, drummer Mike Portnoy, and two bassists: Mark Menghi and David Ellefson. Even though each member is busy with their own bands, they come together as a unit to write and record with tons of special...

David Ellefson Announces “Basstory” Storytelling Tour
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David Ellefson Announces “Basstory” Storytelling Tour

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has been in the game for over 30 years, so you know he’s got some stories to tell. In addition to his recently announced second memoir, More Life with Deth, he has announced a personal storytelling tour called “Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee With David Ellefson.” “I have always done clinics, and a...

Megadeth Reissues “Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! – The Final Kill”
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Megadeth Reissues “Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! – The Final Kill”

Megadeth’s iconic album Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good! has once again been reissued in a new package called “The Final Kill.” The band’s debut album has been newly remixed by Mark Lewis (Trivium, Devil Driver, Whitechapel) with ten bonus tracks including live cuts and the original 1984 “Skull Beneath The Skin” demo. The original lineup of Dave...

David Ellefson Announces New Memoir
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David Ellefson Announces New Memoir

It’s been five years since Megadeth bassist David Ellefson released his autobiography, My Life With Deth. Co-authored with Joel McIver, the book chronicled the founding of the band through his departure. Now he’s announced that he’ll be picking the story back up with a new memoir entitled More Life With Deth. The book is written with Thom Hazert and will...

Gruv Gear Unveils David Ellefson “Recoil” Signature Strap
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Gruv Gear Unveils David Ellefson “Recoil” Signature Strap

Gruv Gear has announced a new model to their signature strap series by way of a collaboration with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. The Recoil was designed and developed with the bassist and approved by bass health expert Dr. Randall Kertz. “Based on Gruv Gear’s popular SoloStrap Neo, this exclusive new design features unique front and back adjustments for optimal positioning,...

David Ellefson Brings Back Combat Records
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David Ellefson Brings Back Combat Records

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is reviving the legendary thrash label Combat Records through his EMP Label Group. Combat was founded in 1983 and was known for representing bands like Exodus, Circle Jerks, Death, Agnostic Front, and more. It also signed Megadeth and released the band’s debut album, Killing Is My Business… and Business Is Good!, in 1985. “So excited and...