Last night was Dave Mustaine's night. It was the 59th annual GRAMMY Awards and Megadeth were nominated for "Best Metal Performance." Megadeth have been nominated for GRAMMYs twelve times, and up until last night, hadn't won the phonograph yet. Mustaine even joked that Megadeth was the Susan Lucci of the GRAMMYs. Lucci was a famous daytime soap opera star who was always nominated for an Emmy eighteen times and losing each time, until finally winning the nineteenth time.
Well, it only took Megadeth twelve tries, as they were announced as the winner of "Best Metal Performance" at the GRAMMYs pre-show. As they made their long walk down the aisle, the house band played a familiar tune. But it wasn't Megadeth, it was Metallica's "Master of Puppets."
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