Dave Mustaine shares rapid-fire thrash riff from Megadeth's new album, The Sick, the Dying and the Dead

Dave Mustaine
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After announcing the title of Megadeth's forthcoming 16th studio album – The Sick, the Dying, And the Dead – and sharing a snippet of its title track last week, Dave Mustaine has offered up a fresh and markedly more rapid sonic morsel.

In a new promo video for his account on Cameo – a platform which allows fans to pay for personalized video messages from celebrities – Mustaine is seen placing a 30th Anniversary ‘Rust in Peace’ Edition Flying V from his recently announced signature Gibson collection onto a rack full of equally mouth-watering Gibson models, before heading over to his Pro Tools rig and playing the five-second clip.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.