METAL ALLEGIANCE - USA

Metal Allegiance – 2015 – Nuclear Blast Entertainment
Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty – 2018 – Nuclear Blast Entertainment


  
 
Members
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G= Legacy, Testament, Stu Hamm, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Savatage, Anthrax, Ozzy Osbourne, Alex Skolnick Trio>>ALEX SKOLNICK>>Testament, Alex Skolnick Trio
B= Constricted, BPMD>>MARK MENGHI>>Constricted, BPMD – Killer, Fallen Angels, Megadeth, Temple Of Brutality, Knight Fury, Solo, Altitudes & Attitude, Hail!, K K’s Priest>>DAVID ELLEFSON>>Megadeth, Temple Of Brutality, Knight Fury, Solo, Altitudes & Attitude, Hail!, K K’s Priest
D= Intruder, Inner Sanctum, Majesty, Dream Theater, Rising Power, OSI, Adrenaline Mob, Twisted Sister, Flying Colors, John Arch, Liquid Tension Experiment, Transatlantic, Sons Of Apollo, BPMD>>MIKE PORTNOY>>Twisted Sister, Flying Colors, John Arch, Liquid Tension Experiment, Transatlantic, Sons Of Apollo, BPMD



History
Metal Allegiance is a mostly thrash metal side-project playing originals and cover versions. The group was the idea of Constricted’s Mark Menghi. It was put together on the heels of shows and promotional gear events called Metal Masters, which Menghi was promoting for his employer. Next in were Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Testament’s Alex Skolnick. Metal Allegiance — featuring Megadeth's David Ellefson and Chris Broderick — was added to Motörhead's Motörboat cruise in September 2014 after Megadeth cancelled due to Dave Mustaine being ill. Amazingly, the band obtained a Nuclear Blast (Entertainment) contract and issued an eponymous album in 2015. The band performed at Bloodstock in 2016 and issued an EP called Fallen Heroes paying tribute to dead musicians Lemmy, David Bowie and Glenn Frey. Still the band kept the ‘Metal’ Allegiance monicker despite that list’s inclusions! US shows featured opener Next To None. Former Exodus guitarist Rock Hunolt joined the band to perform several older songs during the Metal Allegiance April 20th 2019 concert in San Francisco, California. The band was touring on the occasion of its fifth anniversary. Metal Allegiance’s core members Mike Portnoy, Alex Skolnick and Mark Menghi were to be joined by Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence) and John Bush (Armored Saint) in New York on 25.09.2021. The members will perform Metal Allegiance originals and cover versions of the members’ songs. The band was working on a third album.

This act picks up members on the go and does not maintain a permanent vocalist either.


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