Since joining the movie star video message platform Cameo earlier this month, Dave Mustaine has used it as a software to ship the newest Megadeth information to followers, the latest being a affirmation that there isn’t any probability of David Ellefson‘s return at a later level within the band’s profession.
Ellefson was fired from Megadeth earlier this 12 months following a leak of video clips which confirmed the bassist masturbating in an digital rendezvous with a fan who was 19 on the time, however he had first met a number of years earlier on a European tour with one other band, as revealed by particulars of a police report through which Ellefson filed ‘revenge porn’ costs in opposition to the unnamed leaker.
As Mustaine had already confirmed by way of Cameo, a brand new thriller bassist has already completed the recording of latest bass tracks for the forthcoming Megadeth album. The band chief even teased this new member in one other video message the place he confirmed him hidden behind an workplace chair.
For now, this bassist’s id stays hidden and Rock Feed ponied up the money to submit a Cameo request, the place Mustaine was requested if former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted could be becoming a member of the band and if there was “any probability of Ellefson coming again in a while.”
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Because it had been suspected (contemplating Newsted himself stated he no longer has the ‘physicality’ to play Metallica’s songs anymore), Newsted is not going to be becoming a member of Megadeth in Ellefson’s absence. Nor will Ellefson ever be in consideration to return for a 3rd time.
“To reply your query about Jason Newsted becoming a member of the band, I do not assume that’s going to occur,” stated Mustaine.
“Any probability on Ellefson coming again in a while? The reply to that’s no,” Mustaine firmly stated within the Cameo reply, which could be seen under.
All can be revealed in time, particularly with a co-headlining North American tour with Lamb of God set to start in late August. See an inventory of all upcoming tour dates, which additionally characteristic Trivium and In Flames, here.
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