56 years old (Born on September 13, 1961)
American, Musician; He is famous from Metallica, Megadeth.The only member of Megadeth to appear on every one of the band's recordings. Dave Mustaine came up with the name for Rust In Peace after seeing a bumper sticker that read, "May all your warheads rust in peace." (metalstorm.net) Dave Mustaine's godfather is Alice Cooper. (vic.morethanzero.com) Mustaine helped promote his wife Pam's coffee business, Net Worth Coffee Brokers, by creating a Dave Mustaine line of coffee and associated items, with part of the proceeds going to Door of Faith charity. The bags featured his silhouette with a guitar and his signature. Among the items in the line were Dave Mustaine's Peruvian Blend coffee, Black Gold Blend coffee, Decaff coffee, Dave Mustaine's Perfect Tea Maker, a Barrel Mug, Travel Tumbler, and a Christmas T-shirt. Mustaine announced the line would be discontinued in August 2009, though his wife's business would continue. (en.wikipedia.org) Dave Mustaine holds black belts in taekwondo and karate. In 2007, he was made a Goodwill Ambassador of the World by the World Taekwondo Federation. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Fun Facts About Dave Mustaine
Dave Mustaine co-wrote the Metallica song Leper Messiah but was never credited with the writing credits. (vic.morethanzero.com)
Wrote the Megadeth song "In My Darkest Hour" in reaction to hearing the news about the death of Metallica bassist Cliff Burton.
Mustaine was ranked 89th by Hit Parader on their list of the 100 Greatest Metal Vocalists of All Time. (en.wikipedia.org)
Mustaine recently confirmed to Eddie Trunk that after two trial separations, he and Pam had reconciled. (en.wikipedia.org)
Lives in Fallbrook and Oceanside, California.
Has a son, Justis David, and a daughter, Electra Nicole.
Founder, guitarist and lead singer of Megadeth.
The song "Liar" from Megadeth's "So Far So Good So What" (1988) album was written by Mustaine about Chris Poland, the guitarist he had recently been forced to fire from the band.
In 2009, he was ranked No. 1 in Joel McIver's book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists. (en.wikipedia.org)
Was notorious for his feuds with members of Metallica and Slayer, but by 2010 these feuds subsided.
His hobby is teaching Megadeth songs to new guitarists (allmetallica.com)
Dave Mustaine endorses Seymour Duncan and has his own Signature Live Wire pickups and uses Signature GHS Progressives Strings. (en.wikipedia.org)
Dave produced heavy metal band Sanctuary debut album Refuge Denied. (Metal Edge magazine may 1988.)
Former lead guitarist of Metallica. His drinking habits led to his 1983 dismissal from the band, a move Mustaine referred to as having "no warning, no second chance".
In 2002, he suffered a nerve injury to his left arm, which he said resulted from falling asleep with that arm over the back of a chair. He disbanded Megadeth that year, only to reform it in 2004 after extensive physical therapy for the injury.
He is also the manager for the Canadian band, Baptized in Blood. (en.wikipedia.org)
Recovered from arm injury and recorded "The System Has Failed" as a solo project but, due to contractual issues, released it under the name of Megadeth (September 2004).
In Dave Mustaine's written biography, he admitted he checked into rehab a staggering 17 times. (metalstorm.net)
Before joining Metallica Dave Mustaine formed the short lived band Fear. (vic.morethanzero.com)
The Megadeth song "Something I'm Not" (from the 2004 album "The System Has Failed") is about Lars Ulrich's "betrayal" of Dave.
His faves politicians are J.F.K. and Bill Clinton (allmetallica.com)
In 1992 Dave M. covered the Democratic national convention for MTV. (vic.morethanzero.com)