You can barely bring up the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame without someone saying, "Yeah, but they haven't even inducted Rush!" And while it's true that Canada's greatest prog-rock export are not represented within Cleveland's hallowed halls, they couldn't care less.
Metallica have just uploaded a new clip featuring a live performance of "The Shortest Straw" at the Helsinki, Finland's Sonisohere festival on June 4. Check out the clip below (the performance starts around 1:55).
To say David Ellefson has Jackson is his blood is no exaggeration. Born in the small town of Jackson, Minnesota, Ellefson was drawn to the bass immediately. Over the course of his musical career, Ellefson has inspired many budding musicians to take up the bass guitar.