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Mustaine: a heavy metal memoir
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New York : It Books, c2010.
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xv, 346 pages [8] pages of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
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The fall and rise of a heavy metal icon Dave Mustaine is the first to admit that he's bottomed out a few times in his dark and twisted speed metal version of a Dickensian life. Impoverished, transient childhood? Check. Abusive, alcoholic parent? Check. Mind-fucking religious weirdness (in his case the extremes of the Jehovah's Witnesses and Satanism)? Check. Alcoholism, drug addiction, homelessness? Check, check, check. Soul-crushing professional and artistic setbacks? Check. Rehab? Check (seventeen times, give or take). Near-death experience? Check that one, too. James Hetfield, with whom many years ago Mustaine founded a band known as Metallica, once observed, with some incredulity, that Mustaine must have been born with a horseshoe up his ass. That's how lucky he's been, how fortunate he is to be pulling breath after so many close calls. And Hetfield is right. Mustaine has been lucky. He has been blessed. But here's the thing about having a horseshoe lodged in your rectum: It also hurts like hell. And you never forget it's there. Mustaine has battled through it all to achieve dizzying heights. From the early, heady days of Metallica, being unceremoniously let go only to become a world-famous rock star-founder, front man, singer, songwriter, and guitarist (and de facto CEO) for Megadeth, one of the most popular bands in heavy metal-Mustaine's is a story that will inspire, stun, and terrify.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mustaine, D., & Layden, J. (2010). Mustaine: a heavy metal memoir. New York, It Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mustaine, Dave and Joe. Layden. 2010. Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir. New York, It Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mustaine, Dave and Joe. Layden, Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir. New York, It Books, 2010.

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Mustaine, Dave. and Joe Layden. Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir. New York, It Books, 2010.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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