As Megadeth geared up for their appearance at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tenn. this weekend (May 5), Dave Mustaine grabbed the microphone backstage to talk about the upcoming co-headlining tour with Rob Zombie and the 20th anniversary of the band’s classic disc ‘Countdown to Extinction.’
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has been very outspoken on politics in recent weeks, which has put him at odds with some of his fans. Perhaps no one is more at odds with his beliefs than GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus, who said, 'Keep your f---ing mouth shut Dave Mustaine. Play your f---ing guitar."
Ex-Metallica Bassist Ron McGovney just took a verbal swing at his former bandmate Dave Mustaine, after the Megadeth guitarist completely cut McGovney out of Metallica's history during a recent interview. McGovney feels that Mustaine has continued to show him a lack of respect by “minimizing” his involvement during Metallica's early stages.
In a recent interview with the self-proclaimed libertarian Alex Jones on Infowars.com, Megadeth's Dave Mustaine opened up about some of his past controversial political comments in addition to a wide array of topics from his thoughts on playing with Satanic bands and how it felt to play with Metallica again.
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has said some interesting stuff lately, such as supporting Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum only to rebuke that support, opposing gay marriage, telling women in Africa to "put a plug in it" regarding birth control, but now he has said something even more interesting. In a recent radio interview with Minneapolis radio station 93X, Mustaine spoke about the proposed supergroup with Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Metallica's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich that he spoke about last year.
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine dropped more controversial quotes during a recent interview with LA Weekly. Having already gained attention from supporting Presidential candidate Rick Santorum, rebuking his support and speaking out against gay marriage, Mustaine now goes into his religious beliefs and how starving women in Africa shouldn't be having kids.