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Dave Mustaine's 'Rust in Peace' memoir changes title; features foreword by Slash

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Earlier this year, Dave Mustaine announced that he’d be releasing a memoir detailing the making of Megadeth‘s beloved 1990 album, Rust in Peace. Now, the book has a new title.

Initially called Building the Perfect Beast, the book will now be titled Rust in Peace: The Inside Story of the Megadeth Masterpiece. The foreword will be provided by Guns N’ Roses shredder Slash.

As previously reported, Rust in Peace the book will be released September 8.

Rust in Peace the album marked Megadeth’s commercial breakthrough, earning the thrash legends their first Grammy nomination and spawning the singles “Hangar 18” and “Holy Wars…The Punishment Due.”

By Josh Johnson
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