Most metalheads are conscious that guitarist Jeff Younger had a stint in Megadeth within the late ’80s, however do you know that he had the choice to audition for David Lee Roth’s band afterward? In a brand new interview, Younger revealed that he did not audition for the function as a result of he did not need to, and the reason being fairly wild.
Younger performed on Megadeth’s 1988 album So Far, So Good… So What!, after which departed from the band the next yr. Dave Mustaine and Younger each have completely different iterations of what induced the cut up, however in a brand new interview with The Metallic Voice, the guitarist recalled being supplied to check out for Roth’s band shortly after.
“Jason Becker got the [gig], which I’m glad, because that gave him a chance to do one really killer project before he got sick,” Younger mentioned. “I was being managed by Diamond Dave management, and that’s how I got that offer.”
The rocker defined that he rejected the provide to audition for Roth’s band as a result of he thought Roth was going to “end up in Vegas,” which he did. However, he added a few different sentiments too.
“I just don’t really like his voice to be honest, and I’ve now since learned he’s a lunatic. So I made a great choice, he’s nuts.”
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Take a look at the total interview under.
Younger now performs alongside fellow ex-Megadeth member David Ellefson in a band known as Kings of Thrash, which is presently on tour. Their subsequent present is scheduled for tonight (March 10) in Virginia, and you may see the remainder of their upcoming dates right here.
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