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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – Cassette Tape location guide

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Anyone who tells you that Big Boss isn’t a wizard is either a liar or wearing a shoe-buckle hat while lusting for a good ol’ bonfire to cleanse the evil from a lost soul. For a soldier who happens to be fighting his way through Afghanistan during the 1980s, the Big Boss has a magical ability to store the top hits of the decade onto tapes that vanish into what I can only assume are magical pockets that utilise Time Lord technology from Doctor Who.

And those tapes are freakin’ rad, as they happen to contain the best tracks of the eighties, a frivolous and ultimately pointless decade. Much like the 1960s. So where do you find those chart-topping tracks in Metal Gear Solid V? Right here!


Metal Gear Solid V Cassette Tape Locations

  • A Phantom Pain – Wakh Sind Barracks, in a hut to the north-east
  • All the Sun Touches – Can be found at Munoko ya Nioka station
  • Behind the Drapery – Can be found at Wialo Kallai
  • Dancing with Tears in my Eyes – Can be found at the Ditadi abandoned village
  • Dormant Stream – Can be found at the West Guard Post in Smasei Fort
  • Friday I’m in Love – Lufwa Valley, in the mansiom
  • Gloria – Nova Braga Airport, in a building to the east
  • Heavens Divide – On the lift just before you reach Skull-Face
  • Kids in America – Da Shago Kallai, outside the main building
  • Love Will Tear Us Apart – Can be found at Afghanistan Central Base Camp
  • Maneater – Lamar Khaate Palace, beneath the tent in front


  • Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker – Quarantine platform, in the basement
  • Midnight Mirage – Bampeve Plantation, in the building to the north
  • Nitrogen – Serak Power Plant, building to the north
  • Only Time Will Tell – Can be found at the Eastern communications post
  • Planet Scape – Sakhra Ee Village, guard post to the south
  • Quiet Life – Mfinda Oilfield, building to the south-east


  • Quiet’s Theme – In Mission 45, you need to follow the footprints and trigger a cut-scene
  • Rebel Yell – Mountain relay base, to the west of the bridge
  • Ride a White Horse – Inside the Lamar Khaate palace
  • She Blinded me with Science – Wialo Village, north-east of the guard post
  • Sins of the Father – Complete Mission 30
  • Snake Eater – Munoko ya Nioka station, at the guard post to the west
  • Take on Me – Yakho Oboo outpost, in a room in the western wing
  • Take the D.W. – Inside the Kungenga mine


  • The Final Countdown – Qarya Sakhra Ee, inside a building to the east
  • The Man Who Sold the World – Complete Mission 46
  • The Tangerine – Spugmay Keep, at the guard post to the east
  • Too Shy – Kiziba Camp, in a tent
  • You Spin Me Round – Lufwa Valley, in a guard post to the north west

Last Updated: September 3, 2015

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