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Dave Mustaine

1961 - Today

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David Scott Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American musician. He is the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and primary songwriter of the thrash metal band Megadeth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dave Mustaine has received more than 5,544,542 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Dave Mustaine is the 264th most popular musician (down from 250th in 2019), the 1,484th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,330th in 2019) and the 79th most popular American Musician.

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  • 5.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Dave Mustaine ranks 264 out of 2,675Before him are Jerry Reed, Ray Conniff, Heinrich Neuhaus, Wanda Landowska, Paul Wittgenstein, and Joe Zawinul. After him are Friedrich Gulda, Matteo Carcassi, Arthur Nikisch, Gianna Nannini, Consuelo Velázquez, and André Previn.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1961, Dave Mustaine ranks 30Before him are Nastassja Kinski, Tim Roth, Laurence Fishburne, Alfonso Cuarón, Lisa Gerrard, and Wade Williams. After him are Andoni Zubizarreta, Henry Rollins, Enzo Francescoli, Karl von Habsburg, Samy Naceri, and António Costa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dave Mustaine ranks 1,484 out of 15,968Before him are Lee Konitz (1927), Wade Williams (1961), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), Merton Miller (1923), Shirley Knight (1936), and Nathan Rosen (1909). After him are Caroline Kennedy (1957), William Morris Davis (1850), Roger Corman (1926), Cus D'Amato (1908), Norman Borlaug (1914), and Jack Black (1969).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Dave Mustaine ranks 79Before him are Sidney Bechet (1897), Liberace (1919), Kirk Hammett (1962), Mike Shinoda (1977), Jerry Reed (1937), and Ray Conniff (1916). After him are Sonny Rollins (1930), Buddy Rich (1917), Charles Mingus (1922), John Zorn (1953), Izzy Stradlin (1962), and Art Tatum (1909).

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