DAVE MUSTAINE IS BATTLING THROAT CANCER
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has announced that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer.
He wrote on his Facebook page:
“I’ve been diagnosed with throat cancer. It’s clearly something to be respected and faced head on — but I’ve faced obstacles before. I’m working closely with my doctors, and we’ve mapped out a treatment plan which they feel has a 90% success rate. Treatment has already begun.
Unfortunately, this requires that we cancel most shows this year. The 2019 Megacruise will happen, and the band will be a part of it in some form. All up to date information will be at megadeth.com as we get it. Megadeth will be back on the road ASAP.
Meanwhile, Kiko [Loureiro, guitar], David [Ellefson, bass], Dirk [Verbeuren, drums] and I are in the studio, working on the follow up to Dystopia — which I can’t wait for everyone to hear.
I’m so thankful for my whole team — family, doctors, band members, trainers, and more.
I’ll keep everyone posted.
See you soon, Dave Mustaine”
Megacruise is scheduled to set sail on October 13th. For more information, please click here.