Blog author: Alex Stojanovic
Megadeth have cancelled a number of their upcoming European tour dates after bassist David Ellefson and his family have experienced a devastating loss with the passing of his brother Eliot after a two-year battle with cancer.
In a new statement, the band says:
“Megadeth has cancelled 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.
My heart burns for their loss. We here at Metal Master Kingdom send our deepest condolences and prayers to David and his family and everyone else close to his brother during this difficult time.
R.I.P Eliot Gordon Ellefson