For thirty years of active work, more than twenty musicians have officially participated in Megadeth, and only Dave Mustaine has remained the group leader since the first roster and the main songwriter. Megadeth, along with Metallica, Anthrax and Slayer, call the Big Four thrash metal.
Interesting Facts About Megadeth
Dave Mustaine met David Ellefson when Ellefson played his bass in the early morning, and Mustaine suffered a terrible hangover. Ellefson played the bass part from Van Halen’s song “Runnin ‘with the Devil,” so Dave picked up a flower pot and threw it on Ellefsson’s air conditioning (Mustaine lived a floor above) and screamed with all his might at Ellefsson to shut up. A few minutes later, Ellefson knocked on his door and asked Mustaine if he knew where to buy cigarettes, to which Mustaine answered “Yes, I know, down the street, there is a grocery store” and slammed the door in front of Ellefson’s nose. Continue reading