ELLEFSON, FEATURING MEGADETH BASSIST/CO-FOUNDER DAVID ELLEFSON, RELEASE NEW SINGLE “RIFF RAFF” TODAY! POWERFUL NEW INTERPRETATION OF AC/DC’S CLASSIC TRACK FEATURING JASON McMASTER, DAVE LOMBARDO & RON “BUMBLEFOOT” THAL!10th November 2020
Ellefson, the eponymous solo band of Grammy-Winning Megadeth bassist and co-founder David Ellefson, release their new single “Riff Raff” today, their own interpretation of the legendary AC/DC standard. The hard-hitting track features guest appearances from Jason McMaster (Dangerous Toys), Mr Bungle, ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Ex Guns n’ Roses), alongside bassist Ellefson, vocalist Thom Hazaert, and guitarist Andy Martongelli. The band recently filmed a video for the track, Directed by Hazaert and Melody Myers, set to be released on 11/13.
“Riff Raff” is available on all digital outlets today via Combat Records/earMUSIC:
The upcoming album “No Cover” will be released on November 20th via Combat Records/earMUSIC.
Produced by Ellefson and Hazaert, with additional production by guitarist Andy Martongelli and Matt LaPlant (Nonpoint, Skindred, Lil’ Jon), mixed by Alessio Garavello, and mastered by Maor Appelbaum (Faith No More), “No Cover” includes Ellefson-ized versions of 19 classic tracks from Motörhead, WASP, Def Leppard, Cheap Trick, Queen, Judas Priest, Twisted Sister, Fastway, Fight, Dead Kennedys, and more. Featuring cover art by Melody Myers (Ellefson, Altitudes and Attitude, Escape The Fate), an homage to the legendary Def Leppard debut “On Through The Night”, “No Cover” is the second release under the Ellefson banner, the follow-up to 2019’s “Sleeping Giants”, a double-disc compilation combining new tracks, with unreleased Ellefson solo, and F5 material.