Megadeth‘s former bassist David Ellefson talks about Metallica‘s new album. He requested interview questions on what he felt after listening to “Lux Æterna” and “Screaming Suicide” songs.
Together with the music information that Metallica will launch a brand new album additionally titled “72 Seasons” on April 14, 2023. That is the follow-up to Metallica’s 2016 album “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct,” additionally produced by Greg Fidelman within the band’s San Rafael recording studio with James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich.
Right here is the whole lot they spoke within the interview: “To say David Ellefson has lots occurring could be an understatement. He simply acquired off the ShipRocked Cruise, the place has jammed on stage with Randy Blythe from Lamb Of God and others. His band the Lucid has all types of stuff occurring, together with a few songs with Detroit rapper, Violent J from the Insane Clown Posse. One utilizing the track “Epic” from Religion No Extra, and it’s superior!”
In a current interview with Meltdown of Detroit’s WRIF radio station, Megadet’s former bassist David Ellefson shares his opinion about Metallica’s new album (transcribed by metalshout.com):
“I feel it’s very cool, simply as a lot as the whole lot with these guys. They’re like Apple, you realize? Once they do a product launch it normally comes off fairly freakin’ cool. A brand new Metallica album is sort of a new iPhone launch. It’s just about superior. And out of nowhere, I used to be in Poland – I’ve acquired this group, Dieth. We’re on the brink of drop a document this summer season on Napalm Data. And I used to be over there, taking pictures the movies, and out of nowhere comes, a brand new album introduced, the brand new single new tour introduced with Panthera and 5 Finger Loss of life Punch, and all that stuff, you’re like, ‘Geez!’
I don’t assume any of us noticed it coming, which I believed was so cool. The primary single particularly I believed was very cool… Look, at this level, there are solely 12 notes within the chromatic scale. We now have performed all of them, in virtually each attainable mixture. So, it’s like, how do you… even with Megadeth, it was like, ‘Geez, we’re on what number of albums now? And the way can we not repeat ourselves, but nonetheless preserve the road cred and play to these followers that need to hear us do this?’ You’re not likely the identical man you have been once you recorded ‘One’, proper? I feel as we age… you’re all the time searching for how one can scratch the itch and fulfill all components of your artistic factor there?”
Metallica will launch 72 Seasons on April 14, 2023, through Blackened Recordings. It’s the band’s follow-up to 2016’s album “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, and it’s reportedly over 77 minutes lengthy with 12 songs.
Additionally, David Ellefson, his Megadeth cowl band/new mission Kings of Thrash are making ready to go off on a tour of their very own, the place they’ll play the whole lot of “Killing Is My Enterprise…and Enterprise Is Good and So Far, So Good…So What”. You will discover the Kings of Thrash band’s tour dates beneath!
- 2/16 — Joliet, IL — The Forge
- 2/17 — Minneapolis, MN — Varsity Theater
- 2/19 — Madison, WI — Majestic Theatre
- 2/20 — Indianapolis, IN — The Vogue
- 2/21 — Columbia, MO — Blue Notice
- 2/22 — Columbus, OH — King Of Golf equipment
- 2/24 — Flint, MI — The Machine Store
- 2/25 — Cincinnati, OH — Legends Bar And Venue
- 2/27 — Cleveland, OH — Beachland Ballroom And Tavern
- 2/28 — Warrendale, PA — Jergels
- 3/1 — Buffalo, NY — City Ballroom
- 3/3 — Poughkeepsie, NY — The Probability
- 3/4 — Sayreville, NJ — Starland Ballroom
- 3/5 — Harrisburg, PA — Midtown Arts Middle
- 3/7 — Ardmore, PA — Ardmore Music Corridor
- 3/8 — New York, NY — Gramercy Theatre
- 3/10 — Charlottesville, VA — Jefferson Theatre
- 3/11 — Greensboro, NC — Hangar 1819
- 3/12 — Asheville, NC — The Orange Peel
- 3/14 — Charleston, SC — Music Farm
- 3/15 — Atlanta, GA — The Masquerade (Hell)
For Metallica‘s new album 72 Seasons, you’ll be able to learn the whole lot right here we find out about this album.