"I'm not disrespectful. Mustaine and Ellefson co-founded Megadeth in 1983 after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. In a new interview with the "That Metal Interview" podcast, David Ellefson once again opened up about his dismissal from MEGADETH six months ago, just days after sexually tinged . Thats why thereisanotherDavid Ellefsonband. Im not disrespectful. We look forward to seeing our fans on the road this summer, and we cannot wait to share our brand new music with the world. Strap in for a bumpy ride guys.Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dreadfulgoozSpotify: https://sptfy.com/dreadfulgooz Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dre. Just fucking own it and move on. Fuck you. Hay un camino hacia adelante. La contribucin de Ellefson en este lbum fue fundamental, ya que su estilo de bajo innovador y su habilidad para complementar las rpidas y tcnicas guitarras de Mustaine hicieron que Megadeth destacara en el panorama musical. 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David was in MEGADETH from the band's inception in 1983 to 2002, and again from 2010 until his latest exit. All Rights Reserved. It's because I'm passionate about it and I'm honest and I'm genuine about it. So I think that's the difference. Life changed this week for L.A. girl-punk band the Linda Lindas, whose library performance of Racist, Sexist Boy blew up the internet. And the two times that I've not been there were not of my doing. And we had a lot of good times. You left our favorite band. Ellefson pointed. I agreed to do it for a month. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. It went well, so we agreed to go to South America. Ex- Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has opened up about the sex video scandal that caused him to be fired from the band earlier this year. Physical & signed copies: lucidofficial.comSpotify: Posted by David Ellefson onSaturday, December 18, 2021. Metal Musicians Reacts to Maroon 5s Lame Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show, Do Not Sell My Personal If that's what it is, then it's better to go our separate ways. There's a forward path. 2023 Metal Addicts. Just move on.' As que es ese instinto natural de querer tocar. It's fucking amazing. Published October 22, 2021 Ex- Megadeth bassist David Ellefson was fired from the band back in May after a much-publicized sexual affair surfaced between Ellefson and an unnamed Dutch woman.. It went well, so we agreed to go to South America. The Lucid knocked out 4 music videos in L.A. over the weekend. Over the weekend, sexually tinged messages and video footage involving the 56-year-old musician were leaked on Twitter involving the 56-year-old musician. Ellefson tambin habl sobre el impacto que el escndalo ha tenido en su vida personal y profesional. Actors. You can stream the full interview with Ellefson below. That's why there is another David Ellefson band. On Monday, Ellefson released a statement . And essentially I saved the day, because they didn't have a bass player, and they were about ready to go play the Rust In Peace album. Ellefson was dismissed from MEGADETH in late May, just days after sexually tinged messages and explicit video footage involving the bassist were posted on Twitter. Mtley Cre arent the only ones with disputes between former and current members of the band. April 25th, 2023 at 9:28am. How We Use Your Data While it is certainly embarrassing, I want to approach it as openly and honestly as possible. And [then-MEGADETH drummer] Shawn Drover, who recently was under some pretty shitty attack by a certain person we know, Shawn Drover did the right thing bringing me to MEGADETH. And I think that's what became clear. This sparked a years-long feud with Ellefson, who claimed legal ownership of Megadeths name. Link in comments! It did not take long for the video to spread on social media,and people started calling out David on social media. But then I turn around and I go, 'I'm gonna grab an instrument,' and I start playing. [The name] kind of feels like what the music sounds like.". "There was other resentments and other things behind that. Everything about that was just not okay. And I think that's what became clear.". To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. And if that's the end for me with MEGADETH, I'd like to think with 'Dystopia' and winning a Grammy and everything else, I definitely say I went out on top with MEGADETH.". And essentially I saved the day, because they didn't have a bass player, and they were about ready to go play the 'Rust In Peace' album. We all met in L.A. We got the songs together and we all met in L.A. in mid-July. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I'm always gonna be known for my work in MEGADETH. Over. So as much as there's some recent scrutiny about I should have never been brought back Well, apparently I should have been, and apparently I should have never been out of there in the first place. Sign up to receive the latest news, rumors and updates from Metal Sucks and The Orchard Metal Newsletter. David, a Christian who launched the Mega Life Ministries worship group in 2007, studied for a year at Concordia Lutheran Seminary in St. Louis nearly a decade ago. Con Ellefson de regreso, la banda continu lanzando lbumes de xito, como TH1RT3EN en 2011 y Dystopia en 2016, este ltimo les vali su primer premio Grammy al Mejor Interpretacin de Metal. On social media, users alleged that Ellefson groomed said fan, who was thought to be underage, into a sexual relationship. 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David Ellefson reveals the reaction to the videos of him that leaked over the summer and the support he has received since he left Megadeth. I plugged in and banged out 10 songs in two days. The band decided to end their relationship with David after he was surrounded by controversy. Emotivo reencuentro en La Casa de los Famosos 3: No te pierdas los detalles! In July, Mustaine announced during an episode of his Gimme Radio program "The Dave Mustaine Show" that Ellefson's bass tracks would not be used on the new MEGADETH LP. Move on from that.' So it is what it is. The statement by the band read: We are informing our fans that David Ellefson is no longer playing with Megadeth and that we are officially parting ways with him. At the same time, there's new music. While certainly embarrassing, I want to address it as openly and honestly as possible. Comedians. And again, I did my best to try to mend that fence and to fix that, but he didn't wanna know about it. Login. The post David Ellefson Says He Was Ousted from Megadeth Over Personal Grudges in Revealing Interview appeared first on Consequence. I was not welcomed. No estoy forzando nada. I was always a consenting adult. I make music I like with people I like. En resumen, David Ellefson y Megadeth han sido sinnimos de thrash metal durante ms de tres dcadas. Desde sus inicios en 1983, Megadeth se ha convertido en una de las bandas ms influyentes del gnero del thrash metal. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. "Quite honestly, at this point and I've said this before; I said this even a few years ago at this point, it's about making music I like with people I like, and people where there's a synergy and a commonality and we can all head in the right direction. The first [exit] was over the change of financial splits, and then the second time was clearly of something much bigger personal grudges and resentments toward me. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. The band's decision to part ways with the bassist came after sexually explicit photos and video. Scroll to continue reading. We agreed to carry on, and we just kind of took it one tour at a time. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. [Laughs] But you can spend your life trying to get justice, trying to go down that road, and it's kind of like it always just follows you. "As much as it's not something I'm proud of, these were private, adult interactions that were taken out of context," said David Ellefson, rebutting unfounded internet speculation about grooming a minor. | Posted by David . David also released a statement on Instagram. Clearly Im not mad about the past. Last year, longtime Megadeth bassist David Ellefson was fired from Megadeth following an online sex scandal. I love SPONGE," David continued. By clicking Accept All Cookies, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. He also filed a report with the police department in Scottsdale, Arizona alleging unlawful distribution of sexually explicit images of him by unknown offenders. David Ellefson, founding bassist of Grammy-winning thrash band Megadeth, has been dismissed from the band following allegations of sexual misconduct with a teenager. On May 10th, two sexually explicit videos of Ellefson, 56, were leaked by an anonymous third party on the internet and shared to Twitter; at least one of the videos revealed him masturbating. The comments reside on Facebook servers and are not stored on BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Dieth (David Ellefson) Announce Debut Album To Hell and Back, Share Video for Title Track: Stream. I mean, there really are days I think about that. Well, now what? I had some good advisors around me, and at some point, it's, like, 'Look, it is what it is. Musicians. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. The last couple of years were pretty shitty and pretty difficult, especially trying to make that record [MEGADETH's 2022 album 'The Sick, The Dying And The Dead!']. But me not being in MEGADETH is not of my choice. . Under the now-defunct Instagram alias edophosauruses, she addressed the leaks and attested to recording the videos. Look, I can just quit and not doanymore music to be honest with you, I could. Soy desarrollador web y adems experto en SEO. Pressed about whether he looks back on what happened and thinks what he did was "bad", Ellefson said: "First of all, I'm entitled to a personal life, and I didn't do anything to anyone period. He sent it over and I was, like, 'Yeah, this is freaking cool, man.' BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Siempre ser un embajador de ese grupo y de esas canciones y de esa msica, porque soy parte de eso. Juntos, Mustaine y Ellefson lanzaron Endgame en 2009, un lbum aclamado por la crtica que marc el inicio de una nueva era para Megadeth. 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(2013). Not so much in the recent years. Ellefson, who has described himself as a committed Christian, has been married to his wife, Julie, for 27 years. And Dirk's, like, 'Mike's awesome.' And Im not just gonna live in my past, my glory days of the past. | Get on with your life. I get it. I didn't just close the door on MEGADETH and say 'fuck you' and move on to something else; I didn't do that at all. Jodidamente cien por ciento lo fui. Lets hope we get to see Marty play with Megadeth again in the future. 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Durante su ausencia, Megadeth sigui adelante, pero no fue hasta su regreso en 2010 que la banda recuper su esencia original. While we do not know every detail of what occurred, with an already strained relationship, what has already been revealed now is enough to make working together impossible moving forward.". [Laughs] I think people are appreciative that Im continuing to make music at least from what Ive seen. I didnt just close the door onMegadethand say fuck you and move on to something else; I didnt do that at all. So it's that natural instinct to want to play. I think Im being very respectful toward it despite how my dismissal was handled. David Ellefson, exbajista de Megadeth, habl en una entrevista sobre su asociacin constante con la banda, pero asegur que est trabajando en nuevos proyectos y no ha cerrado la puerta a Megadeth. And that's the path I took. "Clearly I'm not mad about the past," he continued. His post was paired with a screenshot of the statement from the woman involved, who denied any assumptions that she was underage at the time. David Ellefson Grooming Video David Ellefson Instagram Video Well, now what? Im certainly not doing it for the money. No cerr la puerta a Megadeth y dije jdete y pas a otra cosa; no hice eso en absoluto. I think Ive gone above and beyond being respectful., Ellefson went on to say that he was 100 percent the victim of unwarranted criminalization after online sexual encounters between Ellefson and a young woman went viral after the latter shared the videos with friends. Metal Injection. Two days after Mustaine announced Ellefson's latest departure from MEGADETH, the bassist released a follow-up statement in which he vowed to file a "defamation lawsuit" against the person who "illegally posted a very private video" of the bassist and made "false allegations" against him. Do Not Sell My Personal David Ellefson on Cameo! He also filed a report with the police department in Scottsdale, Arizona alleging unlawful distribution of sexually explicit images of him by unknown offenders. All these bands fucking cost me money. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends). Megadeth had plans to release a new album in 2021, tentatively titled The Sick, The Dying and The Dead! Megadeth will still embark on their North American tour, co-headlining with Lamb of God. I knew what I was walking back into in 2010, which is why I agreed to only go back for one month and do the 'Rust In Peace' [anniversary] tour. A lo largo de los aos, Megadeth continu lanzando lbumes exitosos y consolidndose como una de las Cuatro Grandes del thrash metal, junto a Metallica, Slayer y Anthrax. I really don't I don't think about it. Asked how he felt when he found out that MEGADETH was going to remove his bass tracks from the band's upcoming studio album following his departure from the group, Ellefson said: "I know what I recorded [for the album]. It is what it is, it was what it was, and I certainly set out to prove what it wasn't. So I'd already been down this road once before. I knew what I was walking back into when I came back to Megadeth. We don't care.' Ellefson was in MEGADETH from the band's inception in 1983 to 2002, and again from 2010 until his latest exit. ", During a November 2020 appearance on "The Chuck Schute Podcast", Ellefson stated about how he got involved with THE LUCID: "Drew sent me a track and said, 'Hey, can you throw a bass on here?' I was not welcomed. Theres a forward path. According to a police report obtained by Rolling Stone, former Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has admitted he had been "sexting" with a Dutch teenager, who had captured video footage of. And again, I did my best to try to mend that fence and to fix that, but he didn't wanna know about it. The videos, of which there are two, are of him masturbating. Aunque su colaboracin con Megadeth ha llegado a su fin, la msica y el legado de David Ellefson seguirn resonando en el corazn de los fanticos del gnero por muchos aos ms. Fucking a hundred percent I was. I really dont I dont think about it. I'm not forcing something. The leak comes just one week after Ellefson announced his new video podcast, Backstage with David Ellefson. That whole thing, to me, its dead to me, to be honest with you.. Speaking with Spanish site The Metal Circus, Ellefson let it all out in a tell-all interview that hit on his exit from Megadeth, the aforementioned sexual incident, and Ellefsons current musical endeavors which even includes playing Megadeth covers in his Kings of Thrash project. "Recently, a very private video was illegally posted on the internet and. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Shawn Drover is a hero to MEGADETH. ), Plaschke: Lakers live up to their legacy with a close-out win for the ages, Smokey Robinson on love, Motown and sex at 83: I feel as good as I felt when I was 40, Fugees rapper Pras found guilty of political conspiracy, Halsey seeks physical custody of son after amicable split with boyfriend Alev Aydin, L.A. rapper MoneySign Suede stabbed to death in shower at California prison, attorney says, Meet Eslabon Armado and Peso Pluma, the Mexican regional stars making history on the pop charts. Maybe I should just stop and just fucking get rid of all my guitars and just call it a day. I mean, there really are days I think about that. by Steve DiGiorgio (even though he asked the band not to), and Ellefson's position was eventually filled by former bassist James LoMenzo full time. If anything, hey, I wish you well. Asked by Rock Feed if Ellefson could once again play with MEGADETH at some point down the line, Mustaine said: "Any chance on Ellefson coming back later on? I had some good advisors around me, and at some point, it's, like, 'Look, it is what it is. Mtley Cre aren't the only ones with disputes between former and current members of the band. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. The videos, recorded in 2020 by a fan that Ellefson was in correspondence with, initially led to accusations of child grooming. That's why I'm not bitter about this. "It was the right move for the band, for the legacy, for the fans, for the 'Big Four', for everything around it. Ellefson accompanied his denial with an alleged screenshot of a statement from the woman with whom he was supposedly involved at the time. Apesar de seguir atividades envolvido em outras bandas, o baixista David Ellefson sempre ser lembrado por suas duas passagens pelo Megadeth.Presente na fundao do grupo, aps Dave Mustaine ter sido convidado a se retirar do Metallica, o msico permaneceu at o incio do sculo atual.. Anos mais tarde, retornou, gravando mais uma sequncia de discos e sendo demitido aps o vazamento . Ellefsonhimself shared her post on Instagram adding following message: Dear fans and friends. And that carried on for another 11 years. As reported earlier today , MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has been accused through different social networks for pedophilia, grooming and having sexual and romantic interaction with minors. Me voy. And then he called me up and he said, 'Hey, Vinnie is gonna come in and write some vocals and lyrics and lay down some tracks.' And don't sit there and try to go back and do some spin control or call the publicists. The lawsuit got dismissed in 2005, Mustaine countersued, and the suit was eventually settled out of court. I agreed to do it for a month. Enter your information below to get a daily update with all of our headlines and receive The Orchard Metal newsletter. Dave Mustaine and Megadeth parted ways with Ellefson soon after, with Mustaine declaring that he could never work with the bassist again. Yes, those video calls did happen, but I was the one who initiated them, and never was I underage, she stated. [Laughs] I think people are appreciative that I'm continuing to make music at least from what I've seen. Megadeth lanz su primer lbum, Killing Is My Business and Business Is Good!, en 1985. And he brought me back. The comments reside on Facebook servers and are not stored on BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Now, it didn't end the way I thought it would, but oh, well. And thats the path I took.. So it is what it is, He added: I dont even think about Megadeth anymore. To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Advertisement. Iron Maiden y la tentativa fecha para regresar a Latinoamrica con la gira The Future Past Tour, Discos de Metallica, clasificados de peor a mejor, Agenda de conciertos Metal en Latinoamrica. I thank you for doing this and I hope this clarifies that the situation was not as presented. As for Megadeth, Ellefson said hes happier now thats hes moved on from the band and his tumultuous relationship with Mustaine. Not so much in the recent years. Pronto se uni a David Ellefson, quien se convirti en el bajista y cofundador de la agrupacin. A couple of hours ago, new photos and details has been revealed by same person, as MetalCastle reports. He's got his family. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. Just move on.' Three days later, he was fired. How Palm Springs ran out Black and Latino families to build a fantasy for rich, white people, 17 SoCal hiking trails that are blooming with wildflowers (but probably not for long! It would have sounded like a cross between Pantera and punk legends Flipper. Life is lived forward, not backward Own your shit and move on. Cattle Decapitation's new album Terrasite will be out on May, Follow us online for more news, rumors and updates from Metal Sucks. DAVID ELLEFSON Says "Personal Grudges" Got Him Fired From MEGADETH, AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. SHADOWS Doesn't Respect Bands That Keep Putting Out "The Same Crap", A Lot Of People Really Want To Save The O2 Brixton Academy Venue, CRAZY TOWN's SHIFTY SHELLSHOCK Arrested For DUI, SALIVA To Carry On After The Death Of WAYNE SWINNY, Do Not Sell My Personal Suzy Exposito is a culture columnist with the Latino Initiatives team at the Los Angeles Times. The couple share two children, son Roman, 25, and daughter Athena, 22. . 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David Ellefson Instagram Video David Ellefson Grooming Video David Ellefson Respond to Grooming Not to make it a religious thing, but it's just one of those things, I couldn't even believe it. And that carried on for another 11 years. And [drummer] Shawn Drover, who recently was under some pretty shitty attack by a certain person we know, Shawn Drover did the right thing bringing me to Megadeth. Clearly Dave did not want me to be part of that story, of that album. In it, the woman admitted to recording the alleged intimate communications she had with Ellefson and called herself "nave" for sharing them with a friend without the musician's permission.