David Ellefson

DOB: November 12
Birthplace: Jackson, MN
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 160lbs.
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Auburn
Status: Married
Children:Roman and Athena
First Band: TOZ
Other Bands: F5

Favorites

Band/Album:
Judas Priest Unleashed in the East

Movie:
The Great OZ

Meal/Food:
Italian

Book:
The Firm by John Grisham

Historical Figure:
Steve Jobs

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    Holiday:
    Christmas

    Megadeth solo:
     "Super Collider" and "Burn"

    Venue:
    Wherever I'm at that night!

    TV shows:
    Saturday Night Live

    Hobbies:
     Sports with my kids, charity work

    Cliché:
    "it is what it is and it aint what you thought it'd be"

    Season:
    Summer

    Number:
    2

    Pieces of technology:
    iPhone

    Vacation Spot:
    Costa Rica

    Websites:
    www.jokesdaily.com

    Christmas/holiday song:
    Angels We Have Heard On High

    Song from Dystopia:
    Post American World

Notables

Most memorable concert:
"Rust In Peace Live"

What do you like to do to relax while touring:
Watch movies, go to the gym

Occupation if not a musician:
Communications person

Musical Influences:
KISS, Al Dimeola, Judas Priest, Stanley Clarke, AC/DC

First concert ever seen:
Kiss "Rock and Roll Over"

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    Fondest memory:
    Watching my children grow up

    Advice to other bands/musicians:
    Play for the enjoyment of it....the audience can tell!

    Most memorable tour story/experience:
    Gigantour 2012

    Most important life lesson:
    Keep all doors open, always.

    Who would you want to play you in a movie?
    Owen Wilson

    Morning person or night owl?
    Night owl

    Where/when would you go in a time machine?
    To another dimension of existence

    Who do you think Vic Rattlehead was when he was alive?
    A bad dude!

    What 3 items would you want with you on a desert island other than food and water?
    iPhone, coffee and sunscreen

    What is the last book you read?
    Dean Koontz

    What is your must-have travel item when you’re on tour?
    Laptop and iPhone

    What is your favorite part of the process when you’re recording or preparing to record an album?
    Trying new ideas in the studio because some of the best inspiration happens on the spot.