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Dave Mustaine Is Uncertain About the Future of Megadeth

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Launch Radio Networks reports: Dave Mustaine will keep MEGADETH alive for this summer's Gigantour and a couple of archival projects, but the band's future is up in the air after that. Mustaine originally planned MEGADETH's 2004 album, "The System Has Failed", as a solo outing, but used the band name for contractual reasons. Now, he told Launch, he has to decide what to do next. "I still was convinced that this was gonna be the last MEGADETH record," he said. "But, you know, after going out and touring and having these new, wonderful people I'm playing with and this whole new administration that I'm part of, it's just given me a huge, very uncomfortable question mark. Do I go out on top — because MEGADETH certainly is at the top of its form right now — or do I throw the dice again?"

Mustaine says he'll make a decision after Gigantour, a traveling festival that kicks off July 21 in Fresno, California. It also features DREAM THEATER, FEAR FACTORY, and others.

MEGADETH will release "Greatest Hits: Back To The Start" on June 28 as both a CD and a CD/DVD set. A separate DVD, "Arsenal of Megadeth", will be released in the fall.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. metal writes:

roll the dice!

# Jun 4, 2005 @ 6:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. BLACKDOG writes:

Tough call.

# Jun 4, 2005 @ 8:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. rcdtdyvr writes:

good. i hate megadeth. they suck!!!

# Jun 6, 2005 @ 8:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. blah writes:

Megadeth is the worsed band ever to have been put together. I would not say such harsh insults if their lead singer was not such a pathetic christian fa**ot dunbass. They suck bigtime.

# Jun 7, 2005 @ 10:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. blah writes:

opps, I meant dumbass.

# Jun 7, 2005 @ 10:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. a writes:

mustaine may be a bastard sometimes but he has probably done more in his life then some of you people. his band is not as successful or as good as metallica but it is better than other sh**ty bands out there. but i hate to see megadeth stop now when a lot of old acts are coming back so maybe this time is not yet the right time to stop.

# Jun 9, 2005 @ 9:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Iowa6sic6Forever writes:

I don't know, on one hand Megadeth owns, but then you don't want what happened to Metallica to reoccur in Megadeth, and yes I'm refering to Saint Anger. And then there will be the dumbasses saying he's just doing it for money, or to "go with the flow" as every other classic/retired band reforms. Honestly, I hope Megadeth produces another album but I doubt it.

# Jun 9, 2005 @ 10:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. J R writes:

Metallica sucks!!!!...... Hey Dave f***´em all dude!!!! you are the f***in´ king of Metal!!!!
Your frind from Grnada Spain

# Jun 11, 2005 @ 11:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. jr_lozano85@hotmail.com writes:

Please somebody could send me a message about Megadeth¿¿? Searchin`fro fans like me of Megadeth!!!!yeahhh!!! see u dudes!!

# Jun 11, 2005 @ 11:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Nez writes:

Gigantour is gonna rule this summer! I did not hesitate to get my ticket the minute it went on sale. Mustaine will make the right choice either way. He said in a recent post at the megadeth forums that he is keeping the same lineup if he uses the name Megadeth or not...either way he will be making music, but he is just gonna retire the name Megadeth and start a solo career..again using the same lineup he has now for the tour. Dave did alot for the metal community and as much as many people hate him or love him, you can't take that away from him. MEGADETH RULES THE WORLD!

# Jun 11, 2005 @ 4:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Mustiane fan writes:

It may be the saddest day of my life when they break up but i reckon dave will carry on a solo career which will be most likely the same as megadeth which would be awesome. whoever calls them crap has either never seen or heard them or has no real idea of telent while they listen to crap death metal thinkin they listen to some heavy sh**. Megadeth is Metal

# Jun 11, 2005 @ 5:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. DAVE MUSTAINE writes:

THANKS GUYS,AND FOR ALL YOU OTHER F****RS OUT THERE, CHOKE ON sh** AND DIE!!!!!

# Jun 13, 2005 @ 8:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. DAVE MUSTAINE writes:

KEEP KICKIN ASS!!!! MEGADETH!!! MEGADETH!!! MEGADETH!!!

# Jun 13, 2005 @ 8:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. bonn writes:

if dave will go 4 a megadeth reunion then the band can f*** the entire world but as a solo their is a doubt

# Jun 14, 2005 @ 9:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. RememberMetal? writes:

I'm not a big megadeth fan but the part they've played in metal history is impossible to argue with. If they were to call it a day it would make sense at this point but then again the next megadeth album "COULD" be their best....

While Mustaine hasn't put out material to match his strongest work out in a little bit, he never completely derailed, collapsed and began rotting in slow motion the way Metallica are now.

so more power to dave if he keeps the Megadeth thing going or lays it to rest.

# Jun 14, 2005 @ 11:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. dec1970 writes:

f*** dave mustaine! f*** megadeth! And f*** megadeth fans! f*** them in their stupid asses! mustaine is a pathetic crybaby!

# Jun 14, 2005 @ 9:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Charlie writes:

Just caught em at Download an Donnington. F*cking Awesome. Back to there best. Dave promised to be back so I'll hold im to that.

# Jun 16, 2005 @ 11:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. april 73 writes:

Dave has more talent than all the rest,to rcdtdyvr(June06)and blah(June07),maybe instead of trying to sound witty you two homos can learn to spell. Dave,you should stop back in Vancouver again soon.Saw the show at the Commadore and it was excellent,I think this is your best album yet!!

# Jun 20, 2005 @ 6:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. antinu writes:

Any metal fan who rips Megadeth's music is just an idiot. I think you need to go back and give it another listen because that is just foolish.

# Jun 20, 2005 @ 8:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. blah writes:

mustaine is a fag, all he does is bash bands that are 100 times better than his band is. f***ing bible thumper!! and f*** you april, I can spell idiot. and I have a way better taste in music. Only fa**ot christian queers listen to megadeth.

# Jun 30, 2005 @ 4:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. april 73 writes:

Hey Blah, your taste is truly in your ass! Maybe you should check out some gayfag sites since you clearly have an interest in the lifestyle

# Jun 30, 2005 @ 8:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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