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Gar Samuelson

Gar Samuelson

Real/full name:
Gary Charles Samuelson
41 (born Feb 18th, 1958)
Jul 14th, 1999
Died of:
Liver failure
Place of birth:
United States (Dunkirk, New York)


Brother of Stu Samuelson, who he'd played with in the jazz/fusion band The New Yorkers (along with guitarist Chris Poland and bassist Roby Pagliari) prior to joining Megadeth. At that time, he was also the general manager at B.C. Rich guitars.

Fatal Opera


1991 Demo (Demo) Drums
1992 Fatal Opera Drums, Percussion
1997 The Eleventh Hour Drums, Percussion, Guitars (acoustic)
2022 Fatal Opera 3 Drums


Drums (1984-1987)

1984 Last Rites (Demo) Drums
1985 Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good! Drums, Timpani
1986 Peace Sells... but Who's Buying? Drums
1986 Wake Up Dead (Single) Drums
1991 Rusted Pieces (Video) Drums
2000 Capitol Punishment: The Megadeth Years (Compilation) Drums
2005 Video Hits (Video) Drums
2005 Greatest Hits: Back to the Start (Compilation) Drums (tracks 3, 10, 12)
2006 Arsenal of Megadeth (Video) Drums
2011 Peace Sells... but Who's Buying? (Boxed set) Drums
2014 Icon (Compilation) Drums (tracks 3, 11)
2019 Warheads on Foreheads (Compilation) Drums
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The New Yorkers

Drums (1977-1982)

Fatal Opera

1992 Fatal Opera Producer
1997 The Eleventh Hour Mixing, Cover concept


1993 Cultivated Innards (Demo) Producer, Executive producer (as "Gary "Gar" Samuelson")
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