Dave Mustaine achieved a win over System of a Down vocalist Serj Tankian in a battle of the diametrically opposed in Round 1 of the President of Heavy Metal election. The Megadeth frontman has a legendary career to push him into the finals, along with some pretty strong political beliefs on the far right. Can one of metal's most iconic and outspoken musicians grab a win in the quarterfinals?
Here's an interesting match for the President of Metal. On the left in the image above but on the right in the political spectrum, we've got Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine, who is one of music's most vocal conservatives. But in the realm of metal, he's the frontman responsible for 13 Megadeth albums. He also played in a little band called Metallica during the band's early stages.
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine celebrated his 51st birthday on Sept. 13 by playing a concert to a packed house in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After playing their last song of the night, Mustaine was surprised with a birthday cake onstage by two lovely ladies, while the crowd sang 'Happy Birthday' to the legendary frontman in both English and Spanish.
News of the next Megadeth album has been slowly trickling out, with not too much detailed information having been released so far. However, frontman Dave Mustaine recently offered fans a scoop regarding the upcoming record, tweeting that producer Johnny K. (Machine Head, Staind) will be working with Megadeth in crafting the new album.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has received some serious backlash from the recent remarks he recently made onstage in Singapore suggesting that the Obama administration “staged” recent tragedies like the one in Aurora, Colo. and the massacre at the Sikh temple in Milwaukee, Wis., in order to promote stricter gun laws.
The outspoken Dave Mustaine is taking a lot of heat for his latest onstage comments claiming President Barack Obama staged the recent shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. The Megadeth frontman now admits his choice of words may not have been the best, yet he's not backing off from his theory.
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has made his share of provocative comments throughout his career when it comes to politics and other hot button issues. However, his latest claim that President Barack Obama “staged” recent shooting massacres on U.S. soil to aid his agenda for an overhaul to current gun control laws has one victim speaking out against the rocker.