Megadeth legend David Ellefson announces a brace of UK dates – including a very special one-off show featuring legendary former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing!

Megadeth legend David Ellefson announces a brace of UK dates – including a very special one-off show featuring legendary former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing!

17th September 2019 0 By John Deaux

Grammy Award Winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has announced a European solo tour, featuring a full band playing songs from his recent solo release SLEEPING GIANTS, and other Metal classics. Featuring vocals by his MORE LIFE WITH DETH co-author Thom Hazaert, plus guitarist Andy Martongelli, who toured with Ellefson and Frank Bello’s Altitudes and Attitude, and appears on the SLEEPING GIANTS track ‘Hammer (Comes Down)’ (featuring vocals by Hazaert and Eric AK (Flotsam and Jetsam) with Chris Poland, Mark Tremonti, Dave McClain (Sacred Reich, Ex-Machine Head), Joey Radziwill (Sacred Reich), and more).

Ellefson published his new memoir MORE LIFE WITH DETH in July via Jawbone Press, which was an Amazon #1 bestseller, along with a companion solo release SLEEPING GIANTS, which features collaborations with Hazaert, DMC, John Bush, Mark Tremonti, Chris Poland, Bumblefoot, Dave McClain (Sacred Reich, Ex-Machine Head), Joey Radziwill (Sacred Reich), Eric Ak and Steve Conley (Flotsam and Jetsam), David Glen Eisley, and more, and which debuted on 13 US Billboard Charts on release.

The tour kicks off November 3rd in Wolverhampton with a live one-off show at K.K.’s Steel Mill featuring a full band set from Ellefson’s Sleeping Giants band, followed by a full-length set of Priest Classics with legendary former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing, former Judas Priest drummer Les Binks, and former Judas Priest vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens. Former Iron Maiden vocalist, Blaze Bayley will be the evening’s opening support act.

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