Dave Mustaine Play His First Megadeth Show in 15 Months

Guitarist and Vocalist Dave Mustaine of Megadeth. Photo by Will Ireland/Future/Shutterstock (9480819a)

Dave Mustaine and Megadeth are back on the road. After taking a break following a throat cancer diagnosis, Mustaine returned to stage with his band at Hartwell Arena in Helsinki, Finland on Monday night.

Megadeth played their first live show in 15 months, performing as an opening act for Five Finger Death Punch. The thrash metal legends delivered a set that comprised out of 11 songs and encore, including some of the fan favorites like” A Tout Le Monde,” “Symphony of Destruction,” and “Holy Wars… The Punishment Due.”

Check out some of the fan-made footage from the show below.

Megadeth will continue supporting Five Finger Death Punch through January and February on shows across Europe. The tour is scheduled to wrap up on February 20th in Budapest, Hungary.

Dave Mustaine was diagnosed with throat cancer back in July, after which he decided to take a break from music. Luckily, the vocalist/guitarist successfully underwent treatment and is reportedly on the road to making a full recovery.

Before the diagnosis, Megadeth was in the studio, working on the follow-up to 2016’s Dystopia.