Earlier today, May 24th, Megadeth released a statement on their social media that let fans know that Dave Ellefson is no longer a member of the band, because of the groomig video footage that leaked online.
“We are informing our fans that David Ellefson is no longer playing with Megadeth and that we are officially parting ways with him.
“We do not take this decision lightly. While we do not know every detail of what occurred, with an already strained relationship, what has already been revealed now is enough to make working together impossible moving forward.
“We look forward to seeing our fans on the road this summer, and we cannot wait to share our brand new music with the world. It is almost complete.”
— Megadeth (@Megadeth) May 24, 2021