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kwolf68 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-04 11:34 PM
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Horrible Political News About Megadeth's Dave Mustaine
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Edited on Sun Jul-25-04 11:35 PM by kwolf68
If you are not familiar with Megadeth or even if you are, most will realize that Dave Mustaine was one of the most outspoken people from the center/left. He challenged the military/industrial complex, said that Peace was a sham because it wasn't profitable to the war profiteers, slammed Bush 41, had a song about "Religious Wars", and even had a song about the outrageous act of "canned hunting."

It seemed nothing was out of ear-shot of this maniac, but I have read an interview that makes me sick. Mustaine has gone from an intelligent, thoughtful person to a goddamn screaming right-wing freak....This pablum sounds like something Toby Keith would say.

RE: Iraq

It needed to happen. The Americans went in there to liberate Iraq. A lot of people dont think they were being liberated because France didnt join in, Germany didnt join in and neither did Russia. The reason they didnt join in was because they had billions of dollars in stake with building the oil fields in the North of Iraq. The reason Russia, Germany and France supported us when we went into Afghanistan was because Afghanistan is a shit-hole. The people I believe are probably very lovely people - Ive never met any Afghanis but, you know, Russia wasnt making billion dollar oil fields up there. Afghanistan was known for its poppy production which results in heroin. Afghanistan is renowned for its hashish. If Germany, France and Russia went into Iraq, public opinion would be different. People in the music business, in America, are talking bad about Bushyou know what? Shut the fuck up! Youre a musician; you dont know a thing about running a country! If there would have been a better man to run the States right now, we would have picked him, its a democratic process. There are a couple of guys who run for office, everybody picks him, he goes to the next level. Shut up, hes the fucking president! Theres gonna be an election, if you dont like him go for the other guy. Dont sit back there and just piss and moan. I see all these guys like Michael Moore going off and Im like dude, you dont have a fucking idea about what youre talking about.

http://www.metal-temple.com/interview.asp?id=94

He goes on to bash Michael Moore...

This is what our fist in your face metal gods of the past are all about?

I guess I'm sticking with the masters...Punk Rockers and Liberal activists Bad Religion

(It is worth a note: I understand Dave Mustaine went through some kind of religious experience after he had to disband the band. He is "born again" or something and I guess that means you move right.)

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  -Horrible Political News About Megadeth's Dave Mustaine kwolf68  Jul-25-04 11:34 PM   #0 
  - I'd heard before that he was kind of nuts  flamingyouth   Jul-25-04 11:36 PM   #1 
  - Dave is nuts  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:38 PM   #4 
  - sounds like a classic case  jukes   Jul-26-04 12:03 AM   #26 
  - back when I was semi-religious,  phaseolus   Jul-25-04 11:40 PM   #7 
     - LOL - you might be right  flamingyouth   Jul-25-04 11:42 PM   #9 
     - LOL  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:42 PM   #10 
        - The day we see Brett Gurewitz praising Bush  flamingyouth   Jul-25-04 11:48 PM   #17 
           - Damn Right  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:51 PM   #19 
  - Isn't he the guy who humiliates himself in the new Metallica  swag   Jul-25-04 11:37 PM   #2 
  - Yes  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:40 PM   #6 
  - Too many drugs?  Radical Activist   Jul-25-04 11:38 PM   #3 
  - Here's hoping that Dave relapses back into his smack addiction  mitchum   Jul-25-04 11:39 PM   #5 
  - No wonder they kicked his ass out of Metallica before "Kill'em All" came..  sasquatch   Jul-25-04 11:41 PM   #8 
  - Megadeth has always sucked  ZombyWoof   Jul-25-04 11:42 PM   #11 
  - I wouldn't say sucked  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:45 PM   #12 
  - Slayer is with us  ZombyWoof   Jul-25-04 11:51 PM   #20 
     - WAAAAAAAAAR Ensemble  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:54 PM   #22 
     - Slayer has never sold out  ZombyWoof   Jul-26-04 12:00 AM   #25 
     - Motorhead is with us too  sasquatch   Jul-25-04 11:56 PM   #23 
        - That stands to reason  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:57 PM   #24 
  - I thought that MD's anti-war stance  Argumentus   Jul-25-04 11:46 PM   #14 
     - derivative  ZombyWoof   Jul-25-04 11:52 PM   #21 
  - And in his own words:  countmyvote4real   Jul-25-04 11:45 PM   #13 
  - An eerie resmblance to Brittney Spears (n/t)  Argumentus   Jul-25-04 11:47 PM   #15 
  - Agree with you 100%  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:48 PM   #16 
  - If Mustaine ever debates Moore  wtmusic   Jul-25-04 11:50 PM   #18 
  - How stupid.  coloradodem2004   Jul-26-04 12:04 AM   #27 
  - Agreed  kwolf68   Jul-26-04 12:07 AM   #28 
  - The only thing re: Metallica and the war  kwolf68   Jul-26-04 12:18 AM   #29 
  - Lars is probably pissed because he doesn't receive royalties...  mitchum   Jul-26-04 12:28 AM   #30 
  - Well, what can one say...  punpirate   Jul-26-04 12:34 AM   #31 
  - pretty disappointed when I heard that,  NoodleBoy   Jul-26-04 12:53 AM   #32 
  - Okay, so he's telling  Downtown Hound   Jul-26-04 01:03 AM   #33 
  - Again disagree on the music part  kwolf68   Jul-26-04 01:13 AM   #35 
     - I would still take Metallica over Megadeath any day  Downtown Hound   Jul-26-04 01:25 AM   #36 
  - My respones to Davie  kwolf68   Jul-26-04 01:07 AM   #34 
 

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