Megadeth Bassist Dave Ellefson continues his 'Behind the Scenes'
series after uploading another backstage video from the band's show
in Thailand. The new 14-minute video clip features
footage from the band's August 1 concert
at the Bangkok Metal Fest 1 at the
Moonstar Studio 8 in Bangkok, Thailand. Check it out
In a recent interview with
ChicagoNow.com, David Ellefson was
asked what it's like to see the crowd's passionate reaction
to Megadeth's more politically charged
music. "Dave [Mustaine] and I wrote
a song together
on 'Countdown To
Extinction' called 'Foreclosure Of A
Dream' which we've now put in the set," he said. "We've
been playing it. And Dave last night even
introduced it and he said, 'This song is just as appropriate twenty
years later as it was when we wrote it in 1992.' And boy is that
ever the truth. And I think that's the element about
Megadeth is that our songs lyrically
and musically have a timeless feature to them. Maybe not all of
them but by and large the catalog has that feature. And I really
noticed that even when we went out with the 'Big Four'
Slayer and Anthrax] and did those
shows. Our music didn't sound like, 'Oh yeah, that's a throwback to
1986.' Or 'Remember when that was all popular back in
1991?' Megadeth doesn't sound like a period
piece. It's definitely something that transcends time and because
of those lyric topics and the way the lyrics are written they seem
to just be something that's kind of like an onging, reoccurring
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