Megadeth Bassist to Preach
2012-01-21 by BethanyLizard | 100 Comments

Dave Ellefson, known for playing bass with thrash giants Megadeth, is currently taking classes online to preach Lutheran spirituality with his own MEGALIFE Ministries.

“I came from a good family, not a broken home,” he explained. “That became a model for me, and I saw church at the center of it.”

The full story was reported in St. Louis Today as well as on Loudwire.

http://loudwire.com/megadeth-dave-ellefson-studying-to-become-pastor/

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Band Page: Megadeth

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Sevhead
January 21st 2012

569 Comments


m/


...wait

Kris.
January 21st 2012

12117 Comments


priestly m/

Satellite
January 21st 2012

20675 Comments


knew these guys were posers

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Ire
January 21st 2012

41746 Comments








psykonaut
January 21st 2012

3913 Comments


m/

theashesfromautumn01
January 21st 2012

1031 Comments


...

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
January 21st 2012

49741 Comments


not metal

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Parallels
January 21st 2012

6640 Comments


lol Megalife. This is epic.

KjSwantko
January 21st 2012

9046 Comments


"Megalife"

m/

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
January 21st 2012

49741 Comments


megaballs

theashesfromautumn01
January 21st 2012

1031 Comments


Megadethklok

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
January 21st 2012

16134 Comments


I should've written this news article. Would've been full of puns.

"Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson is now trying to win a tornado of souls over to the Lord by becoming
an ordained priest."

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
January 21st 2012

49741 Comments


jesus saves... but who's buying?

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
January 21st 2012

49741 Comments


His endgame is to get metalheads to heaven


Parallels
January 21st 2012

6640 Comments


Lutheranasia

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
January 21st 2012

16134 Comments


Salvation is my business... And business is good!

KjSwantko
January 21st 2012

9046 Comments


trying to win a tornado of souls over to the lord lmao, nice Angel

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
January 21st 2012

30863 Comments


Countdown to Salvation

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KjSwantko
January 21st 2012

9046 Comments


Salvation Abominations

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
January 21st 2012

16134 Comments


"Dave Ellefson goes from looking down the cross to looking up."

Pharoh
January 21st 2012

3326 Comments


"Salvation is my business... And business is good!"


lolol

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
January 21st 2012

49741 Comments


pastor of muppets

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
January 21st 2012

30863 Comments


Well if we're gonna include Metallica......

Ride the Enlightening

Ire
January 21st 2012

41746 Comments


CLINGIN' ONTO CHRIST BY THE SKIN OF MY TEETH

Imperial
January 21st 2012

1719 Comments


...and eucharist for all.

Pharoh
January 21st 2012

3326 Comments


christen em' all

KyokushinMaster
January 21st 2012

182 Comments


St. Ellefson

KyokushinMaster
January 21st 2012

182 Comments


...And Salvation For All

Puzzles
January 21st 2012

3065 Comments


moar liek m/egadeth

Kris.
January 21st 2012

12117 Comments


worship sells..... but who's praying?

MisterTornado
Contributing Reviewer
January 21st 2012

4507 Comments


St. Preacher

ShadowRemains
January 21st 2012

20223 Comments


guess he's fighting a holy war

dimsim3478
January 21st 2012

4711 Comments


^

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Butkuiss
January 21st 2012

4104 Comments


Holy Wars...The Punishment Jew.

Oh, wait, wrong religion.

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AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
January 21st 2012

1973 Comments


True Confessions.

I know it's a Marty solo pun, but fuck it.

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AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
January 21st 2012

1973 Comments


So far, so good... so why aren't you in church?

TheNotrap
January 21st 2012

7959 Comments


Oh boy

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VisionsFromTheDarkSide
January 21st 2012

1767 Comments


Preaching Is My Business...and Business is Good

Enotron
January 21st 2012

7695 Comments


i had a hearty laugh from these comments

SpiritCrusher2
January 21st 2012

2870 Comments


Jesus Island

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Butkuiss
January 21st 2012

4104 Comments


Take No Eucharist m/

KILL
January 21st 2012

70310 Comments


good for you dave god bless you xx

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LegendofPittman
January 21st 2012

2943 Comments


Five Prayers

SylentEcho
January 21st 2012

1570 Comments


Good that he's preaching and what not, but Megalife? Is he serious? What an idiot.

Butkuiss
January 21st 2012

4104 Comments


Wait, Megalife.

I just got it. Wow.



ArmyOfRage
January 21st 2012

230 Comments


See what musicians are having to do to make money when you download all their music for free?

Puzzles
January 21st 2012

3065 Comments


"Wait, Megalife.

I just got it. Wow. "

haha I didn't catch that one straight away either

CrackeTheSkull
January 21st 2012

718 Comments


Salvation Ensemble

tables
January 21st 2012

125 Comments


Hangar 3:16

Wheelah
January 21st 2012

756 Comments


Good Mourning/Good Friday

Pharoh
January 21st 2012

3326 Comments


Holy Writings

theartofdoom
January 21st 2012

254 Comments


Countdown to Salvation

bloc
January 21st 2012

34660 Comments


Good for him

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BallsToTheWall
January 21st 2012

44164 Comments


- m/

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
January 21st 2012

9033 Comments


Will he be preaching at METAL CHURCH?

chrisd555
January 21st 2012

54 Comments


Hilarious religious puns, thread is appreciated

CutMan
January 21st 2012

1766 Comments


Will he be reading the Cryptic Writings in the bible and talking about the Risk you take by not believing?

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Recspecs
January 21st 2012

9817 Comments


Pearly gates of m/ await you my son.

Hospital
January 21st 2012

2005 Comments


Church needs moar shredding anyways

scissorlocked
January 21st 2012

3508 Comments


Rust in Preach

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scissorlocked
January 21st 2012

3508 Comments


ow, and...

The world need a pastor

OllieS
January 21st 2012

2029 Comments


A shame, he's a really good bassist

Wheelah
January 21st 2012

756 Comments


Holy Water Was The Cure

Oathbreaker
January 21st 2012

1649 Comments


Does that mean Megadeth are orthodox thrash?

Ignimbrite
January 21st 2012

5292 Comments


"A shame, he's a really good bassist"

yeah, god forbid someone believe something you don't

Spec
January 21st 2012

27051 Comments


That's cool. Megadeth sucks anyways.

Emim
January 21st 2012

26472 Comments


A shame, he's a really good bassist


yeah i can see how his faith will get in the way of playing bass

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
January 21st 2012

49741 Comments


he probably means more like having two jobs can be a problem


mxbrady
January 21st 2012

911 Comments


LOL religion.

Aspenshadow
January 21st 2012

306 Comments


pastor of muppets


I'm dying

Emim
January 21st 2012

26472 Comments


he probably means more like having two jobs can be a problem


meh plenty of musicians have full time jobs and bands

TechieCore
January 21st 2012

662 Comments


When he gets a church built I wonder if Jesus will be throwing out the m/

botb
January 21st 2012

9520 Comments


haha weird

someguest
January 21st 2012

20233 Comments


this happens when you get older

you know, maturity

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americanohno
January 21st 2012

1598 Comments


I was readin' this book called "Among the Truthers" which is technically about why smart people buy into obviously ridiculous 9/11 conspiracy theories, but it goes into other crazy conspiracies people believe these days and the different types of conspirisists there are.

and anyway to get to the point it talks about Dave Mustaine and all the crazy apocalyptic shit he believes in, and fuck man I knew he converted but I always kinda figured he was a liberal, reads-rob-bell kinda christian.

anyway I thought that was strange although I guess it's easier to make metal if you're an insane, UN-is-a-fucking-satanist-cabal-that-wants-to-control-the-world right-wing christian.

y'know love and mercy shit don't work in metal unless you're Trouble really.

tiesthatbind
January 21st 2012

7370 Comments


His Son Was The Cure

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North0House2
January 21st 2012

5800 Comments


Lol, going to church.

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jybt
January 21st 2012

342 Comments


"See what musicians are having to do to make money when you download all their music for free?" +1


Auschwitz
January 21st 2012

1285 Comments


"Rust in Preach"

"The world need a pastor"

these were just terrible.

Haz
January 21st 2012

268 Comments


Pulpit 18
Take No Parishioners
Five Maries
Jesus Was The Cure
I Ain't Sacrilegious


TechieCore
January 21st 2012

662 Comments


Why did I just now realize you can drag the size of the comment box to be big or small.

GraviVice9
January 21st 2012

38 Comments


Thirteen stations of the cross

North0House2
January 21st 2012

5800 Comments


"Why did I just now realize you can drag the size of the comment box to be big or small."

IT WAS THE POWER OF DIVINE REVELATION!

Imperial
January 21st 2012

1719 Comments


Why did I just now realize you can drag the size of the comment box to be big or small.


!!!!!!

pizzamachine
January 21st 2012

12571 Comments


Good for him [2]

BASELINE
January 21st 2012

40 Comments


sweating bibles

Wheelah
January 21st 2012

756 Comments


PRAISE JEBUS THIS BOX IS HUUUUUGE

warchest
January 22nd 2012

52 Comments


i had a good laugh reading all the amusing comments..sputnik would u consider add 'like' and 'dislike'
button??;)


Yuma310
January 22nd 2012

1656 Comments



Pearly gates of m/ await you my son.

Id join if this was their motto

jdennis31
January 22nd 2012

6511 Comments


@warchest that 'like' and 'dislike' button adds so much idiocy to forums... people just wanting to be validated.

VisionsFromTheDarkSide
January 22nd 2012

1767 Comments


"Holy Water Was The Cure"

lol

ZippaThaRippa
January 22nd 2012

2415 Comments


Metal

deathofasalesman
January 23rd 2012

5809 Comments


I think we're all expecting a Countdown to Excommunication....

Butkuiss
January 23rd 2012

4104 Comments


And Salesman wins the thread.

Wheelah
January 23rd 2012

756 Comments


His Creation

Horsehammer
January 23rd 2012

550 Comments


First Head, and now this. How long will it be before we've got 14 gajillion Demon Hunter groups around

YetAnotherBrick
January 23rd 2012

4384 Comments


"Hangar 3:16"

hahahaha

ZedO
February 23rd 2012

1096 Comments


I don't care if he wanna be a preacher or 'satanizer', all thing that i care he keeps metal roar! But
i hope he will not preach us in a crowd of Megadeth concert.......

ohfoxxxycole
February 23rd 2012

4350 Comments


youre my favorite user

Mickeymau5
February 23rd 2012

1614 Comments


so much lulz in this thread



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