Bassist David Ellefson recently sat down for a conversation with the Mike Nelson Show, where he said that since he’s not part of Megadeth anymore, he can now wear Metallica T-shirts.
Here’s what Dave expressed:
“I almost wore my Metallica shirt today. It’s cycled up to the bottom of my, you know the black t-shirt pile we all have? Just cycle down, and you go through the shirts. ‘Oh, there’s a Metallica shirt. Maybe I should wear this one today.’ I’m not in Megadeth. I can finally wear my Metallica shirts again.
“Hey, man, I’m a Metallica fan. I mean, talk about gold standards. They’re the one for metal. They have gone on to do the impossible. I mean, really, when you think about it in the touring business, there’s Taylor Swift, there’s Metallica, maybe Beyonce, Guns N’ Roses.
”And thank God, man, they’re at the top. We need them to be at the top because if they’re at the top, that means all boats rise to that level. So we want Metallica to be f**king Apple computer; we need ’em to be for our genre.” […]