Heavy Metal Genealogy: Dave Mustaine Is not Finnish(ed)

John Mustaine and his son, David

Peace sells, but who’s buying that Dave Mustaine is Finnish? Moving on … Dave Mustaine, Megadeth guitarist and all-around Metal God, has actually weighed in on his family tree, in between putting out albums and firing band members. He claimed Finnish roots on his father’s side, and that the name “Mustaine” is French. Always interested in that name (I’d never heard of another Mustaine), I went…