I like jazz, but I could never play it. You just sit there with a guitar the size of a Chevy on your chest, wearing a stupid hat, playing the same solo for an hour.

β€” Dave Mustaine

The most profound Dave Mustaine quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

It wasn't enough for Megadeth to do well; I wanted Metallica to fail.


Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.


Megadeth doesn't sound anything like Metallica.


Yesterday evening I received a call that a person had located a body and the investigators from SDSD Homicide Division described our beloved mother, Sally Estabrook. Thank you all for your prayers, your good thoughts, and positive vibes.


People say that being kicked out of Metallica is what drove me to be better and faster in Megadeth, but i was faster and better than Metallica when i was in Metallica


If you guys are going to be throwing beer bottles at us, at least make sure they're full.


Playing acoustic guitar is like having sex with your clothes on.

I mean you know how to do it, but it’s more difficult.


To me, the most important thing was to treat people the way you want to be treated. Some people say that I'm a mean person. Well, you know what? The person that's saying that is probably a dipshit and I put them in their place! I have a knack for doing that.


I could do Rust In Peace again, but I don't want to.

I could have followed that formula but, God, why? I would have to have done so much heroin and cocaine - and I wasn't going to. Not if I'm paying for it!


Pop and metal aren't friends. Each knows exactly where the other lives and tries to keep its distance. They choose different streets, neighborhoods, zip codes.


Penelope Spheeris is a wonderful lady.

She's a very talented director, and I curse better because of her.


I was always the new kid in school, I'm the kid from a broken family, I'm the kid who had no dad showing up at the father-son stuff, I'm the kid that was using food stamps at the grocery store.


About Dave Mustaine

Quotes 52 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

If I know I'm going crazy, I must not be insane.


I guess because I had such a horrible life growing up, going from place to place not knowing what I was gonna do and ending up being homeless, there was a lot of pain and a lot of anger that was coming out through my guitar playing.


When I left New York, after getting fired from Metallica, all I remember is that I wanted blood. Theirs.


I went there anyway-knowingly, willingly-because I wanted a number one hit.

I wanted what Metallica had, even if it meant selling a piece of my soul to the devil.


Some years later, long after he and Megadeth parted company, Jay Jones was stabbed to death with a butter knife during-rumor has it-a fight over a bolonga sandwich. That's not funny, of course. But, if you knew Jay, neither is it particularly suprising.


The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter.


Dude, if you want to be a great musician, you have to try heroin.

You'll see. It's like being back in the womb.


Mogami cable is durable and flexible enough to practically build a suspension bridge with but I'll settle for using it for my guitars and amps!


Buckethead [former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist] is probably twice as good a guitar player as me and Slash combined, and can stand having fried chicken rubbed up against his face all night for a couple of hours.


God created whammy bars for people who don't know how to solo.


I watched him, and I watched him die, and it was so painful for me, because I really loved Freddie Mercury, the way that he just truly went with his voice.


My first impression of Van Halen was that David Lee Roth was a god, and that so was Eddie.


I care more about what God knows than what man says.


Military intelligence, two words combined that cant make sense


We got a new song called 'Ashes in Your Mouth,' and it is NOT about a joint falling apart.


It's not how big your pencil is; it's how you write your name.


Brother will kill brother, spill blood across the land.

Killing for religion, something I don't understand. Fools like me who cross the sea and come to foreign lands, ask the sheep for their beliefs; 'Do you kill on God's command?'


I'm not a great singer


When mankind goes back to treating people the way you want to be treated, things will settle, I don't see that happening. I treat people the way I want to be treated, which makes me odd.


Clearly see you can't see Clear


I want to write something that makes it easy for young people to look right into the abyss.


If you shake my hand, better count your fingers


Brother will kill brother, Spilling blood across the land...


The very first schoolbook that was written had God all over it.


I didn't like the way I was let go from Metallica.


Let's put it this way: I did not get in trouble every time I drank, but every time I got in trouble, I'd been drinking


One of my first records that I heard was 'Wish You Were Here' by Pink Floyd.


So Far,So Good........................So What?


Besides, the bass isn't a difficult instrument to play.

It's like one step up from the kazoo, isn't it?


No matter how beautiful a girl is, she still shits.


Ask the sheep for their beliefs... Do you kill on God's command?


Next thing you know they'll take your thoughts away.


Megadeth is a legend, and I'm not gonna cheapen it like some of these bands that keep going long after they should.


If I'm gonna commit suicide, I'll go out eatin' pussy to death.


I care about what the fans feel.


David Gilmour can do more with one note than most other guitar players can do with the whole fretboard


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