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Megadeth Cancels Upcoming Tour Plans

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Megadeth has issued the following brief statement online about cancelling all upcoming live appearances:

"Megadeth has canceled immediate tour plans as bassist David Ellefson and his family mourn the loss of his brother, who passed away on May 19, in Minneapolis, Minn. after battling cancer. A private family funeral service will be held.

"The band sends their deepest condolences and prayers to David during this time and ask that the fans please do the same. For up to date tour info, visit our website here."

Megadeth released the "Super Collider" album last year, and was also recently covered in our Sunday Old School column here.

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1. Diamond Oz writes:

Best wishes to Dave Ellefson. Always seemed like a good guy. Wonder who'll replace them at Bloodstock.

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