Electra Mustaine

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Electra Mustaine
Birth nameElectra Nicole Mustaine
Born (1998-01-28) January 28, 1998 (age 23)
Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
GenresPop, rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, model
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, piano
Years active2013–present
Websiteelectramustaine.com

Electra Nicole Mustaine (born January 28, 1998) is an American musician, songwriter, and model. She was raised in Fallbrook, California and currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.[1]

Family[edit]

Mustaine is the daughter of heavy metal musician Dave Mustaine, lead vocalist of Megadeth, and Pamela Anne Casselberry.[2] She was born in Scottsdale, Arizona[3] on January 28, 1998, six years after her older brother, Justis.

Career[edit]

Mustaine moved to Fallbrook, California at age 5 and started pursuing a career in musical theater at age 7. She began to practice singing in hopes of one day becoming a prominent figure in the world musical theater & acting. Electra was co-host of Animal Planet's TV show, Faithful Friends "Itty Bitty Buddy" segment with WWE wrestler Bill Goldberg's wife, Wanda. Electra would continue to frequent Los Angeles for auditions and acting classes. As Electra Mustaine built her voice, her love for music began to flourish above all else. "I had my first recital at the local theater in my hometown Mission Theater and I remember my dad had just gotten off tour, and my mom was sitting next to him in the seats. Well, he slept through the whole show until I came on. I started singing and I actually woke him up. He said to my mom, 'Who is that?' And my mom said, 'That's your daughter.'" says Mustaine. That's when her family started to support her pursuit of a musical career. Mustaine began performing at fairgrounds and small gigs & venues around San Diego County and even in Chicago. In 2013, she performed a cover of her father's band's song, "A Tout le Monde" by Megadeth on Seattle's KING-TV and having a benefit concert for the Ward 57 Wounded Warrior Project to raise funds for wounded veterans and their families.[4]

In 2016, Mustaine released her cover of "I Thought I Knew It All", a Megadeth song from the album Youthanasia, and her first original composition, "Life Is Good" written by Electra Mustaine, Nathan Chapman, and Blair Daly. She also performed at the 2016 CMA Music Festival.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Hudak, Joseph (August 31, 2016). "Hear Electra Mustaine's Slice of Country Optimism 'Life Is Good'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ Blake, Kendra (April 7, 2016). "Electra Mustaine Sings Country - But Dad's In Megadeth". The Tennessean. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  3. ^ a b Motley, Liz (June 3, 2016). "Electra Mustaine Kicks Off Summer At CMAFest Before Traveling To Scotland To Host Songwriter Retreat". Music Industry News Network. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  4. ^ Dave Mustaine’s Daughter Electra Performs Megadeth’s ‘A Tout le Monde’ on Live Television, Loudwire

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