Delivering the goods: Teemu Mäntysaari plays his first show with Megadeth – and has it dialled from the second he steps onstage

Dave Mustaine and Teemu Mäntysaari
(Image credit: Katja Ogrin / Pacific Press / Getty Images)

Teemu Mäntysaari made his first appearance with Megadeth last night (September 6) and fan footage of the show has now appeared online. 

The band were performing at the Revel Entertainment Center in Albuquerque, NM. The show was the first in a run of fall dates as part of their ongoing Crush The World tour. It was also the band’s first show without regular guitarist Loureiro, who has had to sit out the run due to family reasons.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.