As reported by NME, Mustaine broke the news while performing at London’s Wembley Arena last Friday, saying he needed to go through 51 radiation and nine chemotherapy treatments between his throat cancer diagnosis in June and October 2019. The Megadeth frontman proclaimed that “On October 16th, I went to go see the doctor, and he said, ‘You’re 100 percent free of cancer.’”
Mustaine continued, claiming he endured through his faith in religion and from his fan’s own faith in him, telling the crowd: “It felt really good to be able to come out here and stand on this stage in front of so many of my old friends here in London.” You can hear him make the comments in the audio rip of the concert below.
We’re stoked to hear Dave’s feeling healthy again, and can’t wait to hear the new record the band are working on.
Mustaine recently auctioned off a whole bunch of gear for Reverb – revisit that post here.