Former MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON Talks PEAVEY Amps; Video Available

Former MEGADETH and current F5 bassist David Ellefson, who currently works for Peavey Electronics (manufacturer of musical equipment, gear and accessories) as an artist relations representative, was recently interviewed by PVTV about his involvement with Peavey bass amps and how they have been a large part of his rock history. Watch the four-minute clip below.

David Ellefson will make an in-store appearance at Raptor Guitars in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, September 30 between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. More details are available on the poster below.

"The Reckoning", the new video from F5 — the Phoenix-based band featuring David Ellefson, ex-SICK SPEED vocalist Dale Steele, guitarists Steve Conley and John Davis, and ex-MEGADETH drummer Jimmy DeGrasso — can be viewed below. The song is the title cut of the group's sophomore album, which was released on August 19 through OarFin Distribution. The follow-up to 2005's "A Drug for All Seasons" was produced by Ryan Greene at his Crush Recording facility in Scottsdale, Arizona.

"We went into the recording process for 'The Reckoning' with a clear-cut mission," said Ellefson. "The mission was to make a powerhouse metal record that showcases the world-class playing of F5 while continuing to build upon our melodic abilities."

Staying true to its style of crafting heavy-but-melodic hooks, F5's hard-hitting new disc is, according to Ellefson, "a natural progression for the band."

F5 called in Ellefson's longtime rhythm section cohort Jimmy DeGrasso to play drums on the new album following the departure of original F5 drummer Dave Small.

"A Drug for all Seasons" was released in North America in September 2005 via Cleopatra Records. The original version of "A Drug for all Seasons" is also available in Asia on JVC Victor Entertainment and in Europe on Mascot Records.

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