Cause of Megadeth Member's Sudden Death In The Band
Mustaine realised during the recording of a secret track called Sudden Death that something was missing from the bass lines, signalling the end of JLo's four years with the thrash giants. And it paved the way for Mustaine and Ellefson to bury their long-term feud, allowing Junior to return in time for a tour marking the 20th anniversary of landmark album Rust in Peace.
"It's a top secret track. We can't announce where it's being directed, but it's called Sudden Death, and appropriately so, " Mustaine tells Sirius XM "We started the track with James and finished it with David. When you switch a horse in the middle of a river you've got a 50-50 chance you'll end up driftwood. But we got to the other side in better shape than we left. - more on this story