The David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation, co-founded by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Thom Hazaert, will host a nine-plus hour streaming event for charity called Oh Say Can You Stream on April 11. The event aims to raise money for the School's Out initiative, which provides online lessons, instruments, and gear to kids and aspiring musicians during quarantine, as well as other COVID-19 relief charities.
The event starts at 3 p.m. CST on the David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation Facebook page and features the following guest list.
- Alice Cooper
- Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
- Chris Kael (Five Finger Death Punch)
- Dirk Verbeuren (Megadeth)
- Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth)
- Darryl "DMC" Mcdaniels (Run DMC)
- Frank Hannon (Tesla)
- Elias Soriano (Nonpoint)
- Drake Bell
- Pj Farley (Trixter, Ra)
- Daniel De Los Reyes (Zac Brown Band)
- John Driskell Hopkins (Zac Brown Band)
- Danny Cooksey (Bad4good)
- Rob Caggiano (Volbeat)
- Alex Skolnick (Testament)
- Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, King Kobra)
- Dave Alvin (White Trash)
- Ari Lehman (Friday The 13th)
- Jason Bieler (Saigon Kick)
- Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper)
- Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies)
David Ellefson also just released a solo EP under the moniker Ellefson to help Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic.