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Dave Mustaine Explains Why Megadeth's Israeli Show Was Cut Short

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Megadeth frontman, Dave Mustaine, has posted the following message on the band's official forum to explain why the concert in Israel was cut short:

Droogies!

What happened from my point of view, and I was center stage, was we started playing Blackmail The Universe and after that song was about half way through, the barricade broke and kids fell on top of each other. Security tried to get them stood back up, the barricade got stood back up, they brought in logs and more barricades to reinforce it. And the police said it wasn't good enough.

After the 4th song I got a note to "please stop", and Shawn had already counted into the 5th song. So we played 5 songs and at the end of the 5th song it was implied that "we have to fix the barricade for your safety".

They determined, the police who had approved the barricade before the show, after the barricade got broken that they were cancelling the show, "please leave now".

None of the blame needs to be assigned to anyone. Other than just the fans being great fans and being excited as hell, and the barricade not being able to handle the pressure.

You are wonderful fans and I hope to see you all again.

Source: Megadeth

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1. dec1970 writes:

f***! Dave sh**staine. punk! p***y! rip off!

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2. EDWARD writes:

just how jealous can you be? you obviously don't know the man.

# Jun 24, 2005 @ 10:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. God_of_Emptiness writes:

Wtf does that have to do with jealousy? Get your head out of your a$$ because you dont know him either, and from his actions as of late he is a complete clueless old lady. F uck Mustaine.

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4. dinnertableelitest writes:

Hey Mustaine aint no lady, just calm down like you said he doesnt know him so i dought u do. y dont u give dave a break ok i agree that he cant sing but he can shred up the house with his guit boxin skills

Up THE

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5. dinnertableelitest writes:

IRONS!!!!!!!

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6. bleed writes:

is mustaine comin to india

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