The third Metal Masters clinic will be held Thursday, April 12 at the Key Club in Los Angeles. The previous clinic, in New York, featured Megadeth's David Ellefson, Slayer's Kerry King and Dave Lombardo, Anthrax's Charlie Benante and Frank Bello, and former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, as well as a surprise appearance by Down frontman Phil Anselmo. Ellefson, Benante, Bello, Portnoy, King and Lombardo are all scheduled to appear at the third installment, and special guests have been promised.

In the interview above, Ellefson discusses the last clinic and his interactions with Anselmo and King, who was a member of Megadeth in its earliest days.

Tickets for the Metal Masters clinic are $20, and can be purchased at the Key Club's box office, located at 9039 Sunset Boulevard, or via

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