F5: Former MEGADETH Bassist Schedules Arizona Gigs

F5, the new Phoenix-based band featuring former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, ex-SICK SPEED vocalist Dale Steele, drummer David Small, and guitarists Steve Conley and John Davis, will be performing at the Venue of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, AZ on Saturday, September 11. The group are also expected to make a live appearance at Coconuts in Tucson, AZ on Friday, September 10. Also performing at the Scottsdale show will be the Arizona-based hard rock band PRIMARY.

As previously reported, F5 are currently shopping a five-song demo/CD to interested record labels. The group, whose sound is being described as guitar-heavy melodic hard rock, recorded the effort at a Phoenix-area studio with producer Ryan Greene, who had previously worked with Ellefson on the demos for MEGADETH's "Countdown to Extinction" album back in 1991. Songtitles appearing on the CD are as follows: "Fall to Me", "Bleeding", "What I Am" (EDIE BRICKELL AND THE NEW BOHEMIANS cover), "Hold Me Down" and "Dissidence".


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