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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine surprises kids in stands with guitar picks

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If you attend any shows on the Metal Tour of the Year, keep an eye out for Dave Mustaine in the crowd.

During the recent stop on the run, the Megadeth frontman played the role of heavy metal Santa Claus when he sneaked into the arena’s stands and handed out guitar picks to some awed kids sitting in front of him.

Mustaine posted a video of the interaction on his Instagram, writing in the caption, “Metal is alive and well.”

The Metal Tour of the Year, which features Megadeth, Lamb of God, Trivium and In Flames, continues Tuesday in Omaha, Nebraska. LoG frontman Randy Blythe is back on the tour after missing a few dates due to testing positive for COVID-19.

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