Earlier Megadeth bassist David Ellefson will join a former Megadeth member, guitarist Jeff Young, on “The MEGA Years” tour of the southwestern United States this fall. Their combined band, called Kings of Thrash, will perform two early Megadeth albums in full.
It would be Megadeth’s debut, 1985 Killing is my business… and business is good! as well as Megadeth’s third LP, 1988’s So far, so good… So what! Guitarist Chris Polandanother former Megadeth member, will also appear as a special guest on the upcoming dates. Get tickets here.
See the dates at the bottom of this post.
While in Megadeth, Poland played on Murder and its follow-up, the 1986s Peace sells… But who buys? Then he came back for the 2004s The system has failed. Young played on So far so good. Kings of Thrash also includes drummer Fred Aching and vocalist-guitarist Chaz Leon. The group’s tour hits San Diego, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Los Angeles through October.
Last year was Ellefson release from Megadeth in the middle of sex scandal. Bassist James LoMenzo replaced him after Testament‘s Steve DiGiorgio stepped into it record bass he The sick, the dying… and the dead!Megadeth’s upcoming studio album, due out in September.
Later in 2021, Ellefson returned The clear onea band with Mushroom‘s Vinnie Dombroski and Fear Factoryis Mike Heller. They released the singles “Cursed“and”Maggot Wind.” Ellefson added another new track to his resume, the band Dietearlier this month.
Kings of Thrash Fall 2022 US Tour Dates
Oct. 12 – San Diego, California. @ Brick for brick
Oct. 13 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Crescent Ballroom
Oct. 14 – Las Vegas, Nev. @ The room
Oct. 15 – West Hollywood, California. @ Whiskey a Go Go
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