Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with cancer


I’m working closely with my doctors, and we’ve mapped out a treatment plan which they feel has a 90% success rate… https://t.co/8FBQUmloSf pic.twitter.com/CPuu2UFPv1
— Dave Mustaine (@DaveMustaine) June 17, 2019
The 57-year-old says as a result, Megadeth has to cancel “most shows this year,” though the 2019 Megacruise will happen “and the band will be a part of it in some form.”
Mustaine adds he and his bandmates, David Ellefson, Kiko Loureiro and Dirk Verbeuren, are in the studio working on a new album. Treatment has already begun.”

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The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announced the news on social media on Monday, writing that he is “working closely with my doctors, and we’ve mapped out a treatment plan which they feel has a 90% success rate. It’s clearly something to be respected and faced head on – but I’ve faced obstacles before. It will be the follow-up to 2016’s “Dystopia,” which won the band their first-ever Grammy Award in 2017. 0
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