THE LUCID, the four-piece exhausting rock band that includes bassist David Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH), vocalist Vinnie Dombroski (SPONGE), guitarist Drew Fortier and drummer Mike Heller (RAVEN, FEAR FACTORY), has launched a music video for the tune “Hair”. The clip, which was directed by Hannah Fierman, may be seen beneath.
This previous December, THE LUCID filmed 4 new music movies. Three of the tracks are taken from THE LUCID‘s self-titled debut album, which was launched in October through SpoilerHead Data.
Ellefson introduced the completion of the movies in a social media publish. He wrote on the time: “THE LUCID knocked out 4 music movies in L.A. over the weekend. 3 songs from our debut album and one that may be a whole off the wall cowl that may see the sunshine of day in just a few months. What a good time it was!”
“The Lucid” was produced by Heller and combined/mastered by Lasse Lammert.
Ellefson beforehand said concerning the LP: “It has been an actual blast making a file with these guys and I need to say that it is refreshing to discover some new musical avenues… to step out a bit from what every of us have carried out stylistically in our personal careers. There was an easy synergy that got here with creating these songs collectively which is all the time superb when working with new individuals. I am trying ahead to everybody checking it out!”
Throughout a November 2020 look on “The Chuck Schute Podcast”, Ellefson said about how he received concerned with THE LUCID: “Drew despatched me a monitor and stated, ‘Hey, are you able to throw a bass on right here?’ And I used to be writing a brand new ELLEFSON solo file on the time, so my studio ears had been on. I used to be plugged in and able to go. He despatched it over and I used to be, like, ‘Yeah, that is freaking cool, man.’ I would seen Drew play, I do know his BANG TANGO historical past and the opposite stuff he is carried out. However this was actually cool stuff that spoke to me. After which he referred to as me up and he stated, ‘Hey, Vinnie is gonna are available in and write some vocals and lyrics and lay down some tracks.’ And it was a factor.”
“I really like [Vinnie]. I really like SPONGE,” David continued. “He is such a rock star. He is only a cool man. And he writes such nice lyrics — very trippy lyrics. He is the kind of lyricist I would by no means labored with earlier than, so it is enjoyable with that. And Drew is a superb guitar participant. Mike Heller — he is good pals with [MEGADETH drummer] Dirk Verbeuren. And Dirk‘s, like, ‘Mike‘s superior.’ They’re good pals. All of us met in L.A. We received the songs collectively and all of us met in L.A. in mid-July. I plugged in and banged out 10 songs in two days. And it was enjoyable. Mike was superb within the studio; he actually is aware of his method round.”
As for THE LUCID‘s musical course, Ellefson stated: “It is cool stuff, and it is very totally different. It is, clearly, not thrash steel, therefore the title LUCID. [The name] sort of seems like what the music appears like.”
As beforehand reported, THE LUCID will embark on its debut U.S. tour in Could.
Ellefson was fired from MEGADETH final Could after sexually tinged messages and express video footage involving the bassist had been posted on Twitter.
David was in MEGADETH from the band’s inception in 1983 to 2002, and once more from 2010 till his newest exit.
In 2004, Ellefson filed an $18.5-million lawsuit in opposition to Dave Mustaine, alleging the MEGADETH frontman shortchanged him on earnings and backed out of a deal to show Megadeth Inc. over to him when the band broke up in 2002. The lawsuit was finally dismissed and Ellefson rejoined MEGADETH in 2010.
David, a Christian who launched the Mega Life Ministries worship group in 2007, studied for a yr at Concordia Lutheran Seminary in St. Louis a decade in the past.
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Posted by The Lucid on Monday, April 4, 2022
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