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Dave Mustaine's Daughter Electra and Stryper's Michael Sweet Cover Neil Young's "Heart of Gold" — Video

Earlier this week, Stryper's Michael Sweet released an autobiography (Honestly) and a new solo album (I'm Not Your Suicide).

Among the album's 13 tracks is a cover of Neil Young's "Heart of Gold" that features vocals by Electra Mustaine, the 16-year-old daughter of Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine.

The pair recently filmed a music video for the song, and you can check it out below.

Electra was featured on in 2013, when she appeared on a local TV show to perform one of her father's tunes, "A Tout le Monde" off Megadeth's 1994 album, Youthanasia.You can watch her performance here.

"I've always loved writing, recording and producing music and getting the chance to experiment with new things," Sweet told last month. "I did that a little bit more on this album. The truth is I love all kinds of music. If you were to look at my CD and mp3 collection, you'd see I love classic rock, metal, country and pop. If it's a good song that’s well written and recorded, I'm there."

For the rest of this interview, head in this general direction.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.