Dave Ellefson is no longer the bassist for Megadeth. According to their official Instagram page, Ellefson has been fired from the band. There have been plenty of stories out and about regarding Ellefson’s extra-marital activities in his personal life. The band decided the best course of action would be to let their long-time bassist go.

As for a replacement, it looks like Megadeth is going to need one for their upcoming summer tour with Lamb Of God. We won’t comment on the allegations against Ellefson, but they’re pretty heinous if they are true. Megadeth hasn’t released a new record since 2016’s Dystopia.

it’s sad news to see such a long-time member of the band gone, but it was definitely something that needed to be done.

We’ll keep you updated on this story as it develops.

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