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Dave Mustaine vs. United Nations
WREG Memphis ^ | August 24, 2006 | World Entertainment News Network

Posted on 08/26/2006 2:39:03 PM PDT by mcg2000

The Megadeth star is so upset with the UN he's named their new album 'United Abominations.'

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is so furious with the United Nations (UN), he has named the metal group's forthcoming album 'United Abominations.'

The rocker has joined critics of the UN, who claim the organization has been too slow to respond to the humanitarian crises in countries, such as Sudan and Rwanda.

Mustaine fumes, "I was watching TV and saw the trucks that said UN on them and said, 'Man, you are so uncool, ineffective, anything.'

"I thought, 'Wow, I've got to run with this. I got it - 'United Abominations,' because it's an abomination what they're doing.'"


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Arizona; US: California
KEYWORDS: corruption; heavymetal; megadave; megadeath; megadeth; mustaine; rock; rwanda; sudan; un; unitednations
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1 posted on 08/26/2006 2:39:04 PM PDT by mcg2000
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To: mcg2000
Shut up and sing.

Or in this case of zero talent, just shut up.

2 posted on 08/26/2006 2:40:32 PM PDT by tallhappy (Juntos Podemos!)
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To: mcg2000
Cool! He rocks!!!

(No more Olmert! No more Kadima! No more Oslo! )

3 posted on 08/26/2006 2:40:43 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: mcg2000

"Hello me; it's me again!"


4 posted on 08/26/2006 2:44:38 PM PDT by NewRomeTacitus (If peace sells, who's buying?)
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To: mcg2000
'United Abominations.'

He's gonna rip em a new one. LOL
5 posted on 08/26/2006 2:47:19 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: mcg2000

Rought row Shaggy, cool kids are getting it.

The UN is france on marshmellows.

What are the socialists going to do when cool kids think for themselves?


6 posted on 08/26/2006 2:49:29 PM PDT by MonroeDNA
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To: mcg2000

7 posted on 08/26/2006 2:49:53 PM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: mcg2000

In order to be upset with the United Nations, you need to have expectations. Anybody who expects anything productive from the sick scumbags at the laughingstock United Nations hasn't been paying attention for the past 40 years.


8 posted on 08/26/2006 2:49:55 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: tallhappy

Huh?


9 posted on 08/26/2006 2:49:56 PM PDT by MonroeDNA
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To: mcg2000

Nothing against Hammett or Hetfield, but the opening riff on Metallica's "Four Horsemen" is serious head-banging stuff. It was also his song, but Metallica changed the lyrics after he left the band.

Or something like that. It's been far too many years. You know, maybe I'll head to iTunes...


10 posted on 08/26/2006 2:50:49 PM PDT by IslandJeff (Artificial Paradise)
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To: IslandJeff

You're right. It was originally called "Mechanix" and it appears on Megadeth's first album.


11 posted on 08/26/2006 2:52:24 PM PDT by MichiganConservative (Government IS the problem.)
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To: MonroeDNA

Maybe we can get some bands together for the "Infidels unleashed in 07" tour.


12 posted on 08/26/2006 2:52:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: mcg2000

\m/>_<\m/


13 posted on 08/26/2006 2:53:43 PM PDT by Gordongekko909 (I know. Let's cut his WHOLE BODY off.)
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To: MichiganConservative

Amazing how old lyrics suddenly come back from dead brain cells:

"Whoever thought you'd do better - at turning a screw than me?"

I like both versions. IMHO, Hetfield has the better singing voice, but they all have/had great chops. This thread has taken me back nearly to high school.


14 posted on 08/26/2006 2:57:29 PM PDT by IslandJeff (Artificial Paradise)
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To: mcg2000
Mustaine fumes, "I was watching TV and saw the trucks that said UN on them and said, 'Man, you are so uncool, ineffective, anything.'

"I thought, 'Wow, I've got to run with this. I got it - 'United Abominations,' because it's an abomination what they're doing.'"

While it's great he sees how irrelevant the U.N. is, I had a hard time reading this and not hearing it in a Keanu Reeves-style voice.

15 posted on 08/26/2006 2:59:32 PM PDT by edpc (Violence is ALWAYS a solution. Maybe not the right one....but a solution nonetheless)
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To: mcg2000
Mustaine fumes, "I was watching TV and saw the trucks that said UN on them and said, 'Man, you are so uncool, ineffective, anything.'

"I thought, 'Wow, I've got to run with this. I got it - 'United Abominations,' because it's an abomination what they're doing.'"

While it's great he sees how irrelevant the U.N. is, I had a hard time reading this and not hearing it in a Keanu Reeves-style voice.

16 posted on 08/26/2006 3:00:08 PM PDT by edpc (Violence is ALWAYS a solution. Maybe not the right one....but a solution nonetheless)
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To: Lancey Howard
I always cut actors and musicians some slack because they're totally surrounded by liberal simps as soon as they start making real money. Dave Mustaine, though, has been consistent with his message of questioning our politicians and "political correctness" in general. If I recall he's been through many tragedies that would crush most folks yet he snaps back stronger than ever.

In short - let's not trample the good guys who dare to speak up just because they're not immediately acceptable.

17 posted on 08/26/2006 3:03:17 PM PDT by NewRomeTacitus (If peace sells, who's buying?)
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To: tallhappy

zero talent? This guy is one hell of a guitar player.


18 posted on 08/26/2006 3:05:47 PM PDT by creeping death
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To: edpc

You would have to hear it in his own voice. He's actually a pretty highly educated guy.


19 posted on 08/26/2006 3:07:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: creeping death

You take a mortal man,
And put him in control
Watch him become a god
Watch peoples heads a'roll
A'roll...


20 posted on 08/26/2006 3:07:39 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: mcg2000

It is better to be dead than to be un-cool.


21 posted on 08/26/2006 3:13:13 PM PDT by markoman (The man with the rubber glove was....surprisingly gentle.)
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To: mcg2000

Personally i always wanted hear Dave/Megadeth do a cover of CCR's "Fotunate Son"--It would be about a minute and half the way Megadeth plays, but the angry tone Dave has in his voice would just make it kick arse.


-Budg

jm2b


22 posted on 08/26/2006 3:17:22 PM PDT by BudgieRamone (I ain't into pain, lady, I ain't no machinist or nothing like that.)
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To: markoman

Here's a great megadeth lyric

"Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury
Have you reached a verdict ?

Yes, we have Your Honour, we find the defendant Guilty!
On all counts for crimes against all humanity

By virtue of the jury's decision and the power
Vested in me by the state I hereby sentence you to be
Incarcerated with no possibility of parole for life

Life? ... Whadda ya mean life? ... I ain't got a life

Boy! ... Your soul better belong to Jesus! ...
Hmmm-mmm cause your ass belongs to me!"


23 posted on 08/26/2006 3:18:30 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: cripplecreek

Just like the pied piper.
Lead rats through the streets.
Dance like marionettes.
Swaying to the Symphony of Destruction.


24 posted on 08/26/2006 3:19:22 PM PDT by creeping death
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To: MonroeDNA
cool kids are getting it

uncool kids have been getting it for generations.

cool is for fools.

25 posted on 08/26/2006 3:22:49 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (hack for liberty.)
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To: creeping death

Back when I was a paint room foreman I ran a heavy metal paint room on second shift. We played Megadeth or Metallica almost exclusively.

On the good days my painters called me the Master of puppets. On bad days I was the Harvester of Sorrows.


26 posted on 08/26/2006 3:23:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: cripplecreek

Now that's funny. Harvester is my favorite Metallica song.


27 posted on 08/26/2006 3:28:16 PM PDT by creeping death
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To: cripplecreek

Pretty good.....although I have to admit I was never much of a heavy metal fan.

Maybe I'm too old.


28 posted on 08/26/2006 3:28:22 PM PDT by markoman (The man with the rubber glove was....surprisingly gentle.)
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To: mcg2000
If I recall correctly; about 10 years, I read an interview with Dave Mustaine in Guitar World.

He was asked about his favorite book and he said "Psalms." He continued, "If someone could come up with a translation that rhymes and put it to music it would blow away everything out there today."

He seemed pretty serious throughout the interview (but it was in print).
29 posted on 08/26/2006 3:31:16 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Grizzled Bear

http://www.ugo.com/channels/music/features/davemustaine/

"The motto of my coat of arms is "Auxilium meum a Domino," which means my health comes from the lord - and that's just it. I can't change that. The psalms - the truth is, when my arm got damaged, I really took a hard, cold look at my whole understanding of things religious in nature and spiritual. Religion is for people who are afraid to go to hell, whereas spirituality is for people like me who have been there. I finally realized that I don't need religion to have a relationship with God, because he has all the answers and I'm just guessing. I turned up the jets on this quest and I've made more commitments to live a peaceful life. That doesn't mean I'm square or I'm a wimp - I still have fun." - Dave Mustaine


30 posted on 08/26/2006 3:36:39 PM PDT by mcg2000 (New Orleans: The city that declared Jihad against The Red Cross.)
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To: mcg2000

Thanks!


31 posted on 08/26/2006 3:39:59 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: cripplecreek
Have not heard this song since I saw it on MTV in the 80's.

Peace Sells

(Music, lyrics: Mustaine)

What do you mean, "I don't believe in God"?
I talk to him everyday.
What do you mean, "I don't support your system"?
I go to court when I have to
What do you mean, "I can't get to work on time"?
I got nothing better to do.
And, what do you mean, "I don't pay my bills"?
Why do you think I'm broke? Huh?

If there's a new way,
I'll be the first in line.
But it better work this time.

What do you mean, "I hurt your feelings"?
I didn't know you had any feelings.
What do you mean, "I ain't kind"?
Just not your kind.
What do you mean, "I couldn't be the President
Of the United States of America"?
Tell me something, it's still "We the people," right?
32 posted on 08/26/2006 3:51:52 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup (Assistant to the traveling secretary.)
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To: tallhappy; All

Wrong. Mustaine is one HELL of a guitar player and has been around for a long time. He's wrestled with his own demons in the past........but on this one? He's dead on.

More power to 'im. Plug in and crank it to '11', Dave.


33 posted on 08/26/2006 3:53:58 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: RightOnline

Love Megadeth... good to hear someone with a louder voice than mine speaketh the truth about the corruption and utter uselessness of the UN.


34 posted on 08/26/2006 3:59:35 PM PDT by JeffreyH ("Est Sularus oth Mithas")
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To: tallhappy
Shut up and sing. Or in this case of zero talent, just shut up.

Hey, I've a great idea. You tell me what's so great about the UN. I'm waiting.............oh, you can't? THEN WHY DON'T YOU SHUT UP?

35 posted on 08/26/2006 4:42:11 PM PDT by Seamus Mc Gillicuddy (Great minds discuss ideas, medium minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.)
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To: cripplecreek
He should kick Ozzie's feeble old A*S for his Hitler statement a couple of years ago.

I don't know where he stands on other issues but I agree with him on this and I think it is cool that he is willing to take a stand for it.

Even though I doubt anyone will buy his album.

And along these same lines of celebrity criticism; I saw the report on Drudge about Jesse James the motor cycle dude talking smack about the prez in our time of war.

I think we can say he is also like the boss's son.
The rebellious son who don't think he can keep up so he acts like he is pissed off all of the time.
Where do they get off with their trash talking.

I suppose I am hypocritical because I like it when I agree with them but it irks me when I don't.

I guess that's just how it is.
36 posted on 08/26/2006 5:10:51 PM PDT by cjmae (Sanity was not equally distributed)
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To: cripplecreek

On the good days my painters called me the Master of puppets

On good days you were like cocaine?


37 posted on 08/26/2006 5:12:34 PM PDT by cjmae (Sanity was not equally distributed)
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To: cripplecreek; Xenalyte; Allegra; pax_et_bonum
MegaDeth Rocks y'all.

Peace sells, but who's buying?

38 posted on 08/26/2006 5:13:04 PM PDT by humblegunner (If you're gonna die, die with your boots on.)
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To: creeping death; cripplecreek
Seems to me that we should form a "Metal Ping List" - those thrilled when the President said "Ozzy, Mom loves your stuff!".

Going on 45 the Headbanger's Ball never died for me.

headbanger

39 posted on 08/26/2006 5:15:16 PM PDT by NewRomeTacitus
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To: IslandJeff

Hetfield's singing on 'Justice for All' made me a Metallica fan for life.' Ulrich's selfish whiny rant on Napster made me less so (yes I still listen to their stuff but I will never pay a dime for another one of their albums - not that I have much cause to).


40 posted on 08/26/2006 5:20:01 PM PDT by SoCal_Republican
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To: humblegunner
Peace sells, but who's buying?

I listened to that tonight. Countdown to extinction is playing noe.
41 posted on 08/26/2006 5:38:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: cripplecreek; Xenalyte; pax_et_bonum; Allegra
I listened to that tonight.

A band I was in did a cover version of Symphony of Destruction
as an opener in a redneck bar in LaPorte, TX.

We were worried, thought folks would hate it and chunk bottles at us.

They loved it. ;-)

42 posted on 08/26/2006 5:47:26 PM PDT by humblegunner (If you're gonna die, die with your boots on.)
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To: SoCal_Republican

Yeah, it's too bad the guy that thought up

http://www.paylars.com

let the domain expire. Oh well. That was so...90's....


43 posted on 08/26/2006 5:50:31 PM PDT by IslandJeff (Artificial Paradise)
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To: NewRomeTacitus

Count me in on the metal ping list.


44 posted on 08/26/2006 6:48:32 PM PDT by creeping death
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To: cjmae
I doubt anyone will buy his album.

It looks like he has several CD and concert ticket sales on this thread alone... A FReeper Megadeth bash... I'm in...

45 posted on 08/26/2006 6:59:28 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: SoCal_Republican

you could always check out www.livemetallica.com. They have free downloads of concerts going back to the 80's. They add new ones every now and then.


46 posted on 08/26/2006 6:59:32 PM PDT by creeping death
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To: cjmae; All

P.S. Megadeth is often found on the Freeper Canteen...


47 posted on 08/26/2006 7:06:05 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (LET'S ROLL!)
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To: MonroeDNA
cool kids are getting it

He hasn't been a kid in ages. He may be a good player, I haven't heard him in years, and frankly, no one else has unless they're stuck on bad 80's metal. The message is fine, but the cool kids aren't listening to his stuff. Believe me, I know, I have to deal with the NEW crap they're listening to every day.

48 posted on 08/27/2006 4:02:38 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Happy Laorb Day! "The Eye" is watching you!)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood
I'll check it out
Is it out yet?
I'm an aging head banger that still likes to crank it up!
Just not as loud as in the day
49 posted on 08/27/2006 9:59:08 AM PDT by cjmae (Sanity was not equally distributed)
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To: Darkwolf377

Bad 80s metal?
That's the best stuff going


50 posted on 08/27/2006 10:02:17 AM PDT by cjmae (Sanity was not equally distributed)
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