Final Jam Night time, the long-running community-oriented present in residency on the famed Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California, will maintain a particular tribute to the so-called “Massive 4” of Eighties thrash metallic — METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX — on Tuesday, Might 10. Among the many musicians scheduled to seem on the occasion are former MEGADETH members David Ellefson and Jeff Younger, together with FEAR FACTORY and RAVEN drummer Mike Heller.
The Whisky A Go Go live performance will come 4 months after Ellefson and Younger reunited in Los Angeles for interviews to be included within the upcoming feature-length documentary “This Was My Life: The Story Of Nick Menza”. Ellefson has signed on as a co-producer of the movie, and in addition will present narration to information the viewer by means of the exploration of the late MEGADETH drummer’s life.
Ellefson was fired from MEGADETH a yr in the past after sexually tinged messages and express video footage involving the bassist have been posted on Twitter. On the time, Ellefson was accused of grooming an underage lady by means of movies and on-line messages. David has denied the allegation and has repeatedly stated the girl in query had been a prepared, consenting grownup on the time of their digital sexual encounter. Ellefson accompanied his denial with an alleged screenshot of an announcement from the girl with whom he was supposedly concerned on the time. In it, the girl admitted to recording the alleged intimate communications she had with Ellefson and referred to as herself “naïve” for sharing them with a pal with out the musician’s permission.
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 chief shortchanged him on income and backed out of a deal to show Megadeth Inc. over to him when the band broke up in 2002. The lawsuit was ultimately dismissed and Ellefson rejoined MEGADETH in 2010.
Younger‘s complete profession with MEGADETH was spent recording and touring in help of the band’s 1988 platinum-selling album “So Far, So Good…So What!”
Jeff made headlines in December 2009 for accusing Mustaine of, amongst different issues, “dissing, exaggerating and simply plain mendacity on some degree about almost each proficient musician that has handed by means of his dysfunctional little ensemble.” He additionally disputed Mustaine‘s declare in an interview that Younger‘s drug downside led to MEGADETH‘s 1988 Australian tour being referred to as off and the group being “banned” from performing within the nation.
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Posted by David Ellefson on Wednesday, Might 4, 2022