May 24, 2016


Megadeth Discusses New Drummers Following Nick Menza’s Death: Video

Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza’s death at the age of 51 over the weekend was a shock to many, including his former band mates Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson. The metal legends will never forget Menza, but share some encouraging news about their current drummers.

Watch above as Ellefson describes the “heartfelt charisma” of Chris Adler, best known for his work with Lamb of God, backstage at Rock 'N Derby Festival in Schaghticoke, N.Y. Dirk Verbeuren has also been filling in with Megadeth for spot dates through later next month.

Check out Mustaine and Ellefson discussing Menza’s legacy and the “pretty rough” news of his passing below: