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Megadeth's Dave Mustaine (1992)

Interview by Andy Gill, Rock's Backpages Audio, Fall 1992

The Megadeth leader talks about taking up Martial Arts; keeping it simple on stage; about not being such a dickhead anymore; his time with Metallica, and getting fired; his huge drug intake, and getting clean; being a father; his religious beliefs, and his view of the world and politics.

File format: mp3; file size: 55.2mb, interview length: 57' 27" sound quality: **** (after a dodgy start)

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