Rock Hard – DAVID ELLEFSON: Cover version of Def Leppard's 'Wasted' is online

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and his band ELLEFSON have released a cover version of the DEF LEPPARD song 'Wasted' from the upcoming "No Cover" LP.

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson and his solo band ELLEFSON will release a cover LP called "No Cover" on Combat Records on October 2nd. The disc will feature more than 13 songs by bands such as MOTÖRHEAD, W.A.S.P., DEF LEPPARD, CHEAP TRICK, QUEEN, JUDAS PRIEST, TWISTED SISTER, FASTWAY, FIGHT, DEAD KENNEDYS. With their version of the DEF LEPPARD song 'Wasted', ELLEFSON are already introducing a first taste of "No Cover", which you can listen to in the stream below. For the track Ellefson worked alongside the main line-up around guitarist Andy Martongelli, drummer Paolo Caridi, guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (GUNS N 'ROSES) and singer also with Jacob Bunton (Mick Mars, LYNAM), Frank Hannon (TESLA ) and drummer Dave McClain (SACRED REICH, MACHINE HEAD). The well-known list of numerous guest musicians on "No Cover" reads as follows: * Charlie Benante (ANTHRAX) * Eddie Ojeda (TWISTED SISTER) * Brandon Yeagley (CROBOT) * Dirk Verbeuren (MEGADETH) * Frank Hannon and Troy Lucketta (TESLA) * Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER) * Jason McMaster (DANGEROUS TOYS, ex-WATCHTOWER, EVIL UNITED) * Greg Handevidt (KUBLAI KHAN, ex-MEGADETH) * Chuck Behler (ex- MEGADETH) * Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE) * John Aquilino (ICON) * Doro Pesch * Dave McClain (SACRED REICH, ex-MACHINE HEAD) * Dave Alvin (WHITE TRASH) * Todd Kerns (SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS) * Jimmy DeGrasso (ex-MEGADETH, ex-Y & T, ex-SUICIDAL TENDENCIES) * Andrew Freeman (LAST IN LINE) * Jacob Bunton (Mick Mars) * DEAD BY WEDNESDAY "No Cover" was produced by Ellefson and Hazaert together with Martongelli as well as technicians Alessio Garavello, Matt LaPlant (NONPOINT, LIL 'JON, SKINDRED) and John Aquilino. Mixing was done by Alessio Garavello, Randy Burns and a few others, and listen to ELLEFSON's version of 'Wasted' here:


Author: Simon Bauer

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