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Watch Dave Mustaine of Megadeth on Gibson TV’s “Icons,” Streaming Now

Gibson TV, the iconic, American guitar maker’s award-winning, worldwide online network–features original series about music and culture from the world’s best storytellers. Gibson TV has premiered the fifth episode of the show titled “Icons”–a longform interview series featuring some of the most iconic artists, producers, and music business pioneers in the world. In the new episode of “Icons” out today, Gibson TV sits down with the legendary guitarist, vocalistsongwriter, and GRAMMY®-winning founder and leader of Megadeth, Dave Mustaine. 

In this intimate look into his musical journey, Dave lets viewers in and shares very personal stories about his childhood, his music career, and the enduring legacy of Megadeth. Rare photos and footage from Dave’s storied career and tumultuous life paint a picture of a man who has overcome so much and yet never, ever lost his absolute love of playing guitar and creating music.

Renowned worldwide, the thrash metal pioneerDave Mustaine founded Megadeth 35 years ago, developing the thrash metal genre with the band’s debut album, Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good!Megadeth has sold more than 38 million albums, earning many accolades along the way, including a GRAMMY® Award and 12 additional GRAMMY® nominations, and five, consecutive platinum/multi-platinum albums, including 1992’s multi-platinum-selling Countdown to ExtinctionMegadeth has headlined many of the biggest stages in the world and sold-out arenas as part of “The Big Four.” Across the entirety of his recorded catalog, Mustaine has achieved a staggering sales tally of nearly 50 million albums sold worldwideMegadeth is currently co-headlining the Metal Tour of the Year in North America with Lamb of God. For dates, tickets and VIP packages, visit: metaltouroftheyear.com. The band is currently working on their 16th studio album. Listen to MegadethHere.

“Dave’s ‘Icons’ interview takes an intimate look into his incredible career highs and lows, showing how strong he is and everything he has done to keep Megadeth moving forward,” says Cesar Gueikian, Brand President, Gibson Brands. “The interview also reveals a heartfelt and vulnerable side of Dave that people have never seen before, and it’s truly inspiring how he’s transcended his own personal struggles. Gibson is beyond honored to work with Dave Mustaine and bring his creative vision to life.” 

Watch and share the Dave Mustaine episode of “Icons” on Gibson TVHere.

Watch and share additional episodes of “Icons” on Gibson TV including Kirk HammettJerry CantrellTony Iommi, and Bob RockAll Gibson TV original shows are streamed for free on Gibson.comHere; subscribe to Gibson TV on YouTube and be notified when new episodes become available Here.

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Gibson TV, the iconic, American instrument brand’s first-ever, award-winning worldwide online network features original series from the world’s best storytellers. Gibson TV is all about guitars, music, and culture, and Gibson TV offers some of the most interesting music-related original content that you’ll find anywhere. With exclusive interviews with some of the world’s most influential musicians, close-up looks at famous music venues and awe-inspiring guitar collections, instrument setup and maintenance tips, factory tours and in-depth views of the guitar making process, discussions about the craft of songwriting with the songwriters themselves, behind-the-scenes looks at the recording process, and even guitar lessons from some of the world’s most beloved players, Gibson TV appeals not only to guitarists and other musicians, but music lovers of all types. Subscribe to Gibson TV.