Ancient MEGADETH bass player David Ellefson successfully completed the narration for the long-awaited Nick Menza documentary film “It Was My Life: The Nick Menza Story”. A 30 second excerpt from Ellefson in the studio can be seen below.
Executive Producer, Director and Editor Holly Mollohan from West Virginia Screaming Butterfly Entertainment is currently in the studio editing the official trailer for the film.
“It Was My Life: The Nick Menza Story” will be released later this year.
Canteenlongtime personal manager Robert Bolger said: “By going through all pseudoThe personal and private collection of VHS tapes, photos and audio files was by far the best part of making this documentary. There is so much material I went through, listening to all the unreleased drum tracks, putting together all the footage from the concerts, backstage, tour bus, studio, fans and interviews was an absolutely amazing task. what an amazing life pseudo lived and a legacy he left behind.”
Ellefson previously said of his involvement in the film: “Making the Nick Menza documentary was such a joy for all of us, like a kind of MEGA family reunion where we shared stories, laughter and even a few tears around pseudo and what it meant to so many of us. I think this movie and soundtrack will touch the hearts of fans and viewers alike, as we remember his larger-than-life persona behind the drums, but also his lovable charm and warmth that made of him the beloved of a precious musical heritage.”
THE Canteen family previously said: “We are thrilled for fans to see the life Nick lived before, during and after. MEGADETH, it was quite a journey. Stay tuned for an epic documentary. As pseudo would say, “It’s going to be RAD.”
“It was my life” will be the very first film to commemorate Canteenlegacy and celebrating his life exactly as it was. It is described in a press release as “an unflinching exploration into the life of one of the most successful thrash metal drummers of all time, authorized by the Canteen family. From his childhood to the end of his life, including a true blow-by-blow account of the classic’s repeated failed attempts ‘Rust in Peace’ line up.”
“It was my life” will feature rare and never-before-seen photos and video footage from Nick’s archived VHS tape collection, personally filmed by Canteen himself from 1988 to 1991. Included will be exclusive content featuring Nick working in the studio, home movies, casual time and party time with his fellow band members, as well as other well-known artists from the band. era which pseudo shot with.
“It was my life” will include interviews with the Canteen family and close friends, and former MEGADETH members Chris Poland, Jeff Youngancient LAMB OF GOD/MEGADETH drummer Chris Adlerancient MEGADETH tour director Skip Rickert, pseudobattery technology Rob Corsielegendary rock’n’roll photographer Gene Kirklanddirector, late metal historian, journalist and filmmaker Bob Nalbandian, James Rota And Emily Burton of FIREBALL MINISTRY, Terri Evans, Peter Flynn, John “Gumby” Goodwin, Bert Wolf, David Randy, Rob Schaefer, Juan “Nico” Alvarez, Robertino “Pag” Pagliari, Iki Levy of tone of soul cymbals and David Coral of THE CALL.
Late in the evening of May 21, 2016, pseudo collapsed behind his drums after suffering a heart attack during a concert with Chris Poland And Robertino “Pag” Pagliari in their band OHM: at The Baked Potato in Studio City, California and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Department said Canteen died of hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Canteen has rightfully earned his place as heavy metal’s fiercest drummer for MEGADETH10 year peak at the top. The highlight of his career, pseudo said, played Rock in Rio in front of more than 100,000 people. The lowest point was pulled by MEGADETH main man Dave Mustaine while still in a hospital bed after surgery to remove what doctors feared was a cancerous tumor.