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Dave Mustaine: Why I Won't Share A Stage With 'Satanists'

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J. Bennett of Decibel magazine recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow:

Decibel: A few years ago, you didn't want to play shows with ROTTING CHRIST and DISSECTION. Do you have a standing policy about playing with certain types of bands?

Mustaine: It's not necessarily a policy — I just follow my heart. Before, I used to follow my head, but my heart is closer to my gut. When I saw certain things I didn't agree with, I'd turn my head the other way before. I've never believed in singing about Satan and thinking he's cool, because he's not. When I was 15, I got into witchcraft and black magic, so I've known for over 30 years the power of the dark side, and it took me forever to break those chains. There's no cool way to sing about Satan — you look like a punk. For example, you know MERCYFUL FATE is one of my favorite musical groups, but the lyrics, to me, I can't get behind them. I don't mean to shame them — it's just not my bag. As far as me playing with bands like that, I started thinking, "You know what, Dave? You're a headliner. If you don't wanna play with people that make you uncomfortable, you don't have to." Especially if they're singing about the confessed enemy of someone you believe in… I mean, what idiot gets onstage with their confessed enemy? That'd be like two hip-hop guys who wanna kill each other going out together.

Decibel: King Diamond is definitely an actual Satanist, but Satanism is kind of a put-on for a lot of these other bands.

Mustaine: You think it's a put-on.

Decibel: Yeah, definitely.

Mustaine: You say that stuff, it's real. Words are real. Remember, I was into the one who was into the black side — you weren't. Were you?

Decibel: No, but why should that make a difference?

Mustaine: To say you're a confessed Satanist? I'm not intimidated by them, because I know they're just as misguided as I was at one time. But this is something that's a spiritual war and it doesn't have any place in a MEGADETH interview. A lot of people don't really care about what I believe — they just wanna hear what I play, and I'm fine with that. As far as the situation overseas you're alluding to, as a headliner who's sold as many records as I've sold and played in front of as many tens of millions of people as I've played to over my life — and this is the sunset of my career, where I get to enjoy the remaining years of my life — I don't wanna waste that. The promoter kicked them off and I was furious. It was like, "Well, why'd you put them on in the first place? Now that they're on, don't kick them off. We'll step down; we'll play another night." I'm not ever gonna kick a band off the bill if it's something I don't agree with. If I know about it ahead of time and I agree to it and change my mind, well, that's kind of chickenshit, isn't it?

Decibel: My point was that I think some of these bands are full of shit — that you shouldn't be as concerned about their beliefs, because for some of them, it's an act. And even real Satanists don't spend very much time hating God.

Mustaine: Well, the only other band I had a problem with was from overseas and the singer was a convicted double-murderer [referring to DISSECTION] and they'd been put on the show in Israel. Prior to that, I'd made a couple of things clear to my agent: I don't want tits and ass on my t-shirts, because I think that's kind of juvenile, and as far as the Satanic stuff, I've been there, done that and I found it kind of wanting. You can be so much heavier with stuff like a nuclear bomb than a pentagram. I mean, what's scarier: VX gas or an upside-down cross? So when the information was related to me that they'd been put on the bill, I said, "You know what? We can't play this show." And they'd kicked them off. But I was like, "Oh, my god, why did you do that?" Because that just makes me look like a fanatic and it doesn't really show the love that I have in my heart these days that I'd like to be able to share with these musicians. And this is really a fitting climax to anyone's career, because what do I have left to gain, my friend? A Grammy and getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Everyone thinks it's great to gets your hands stuck in cement in front of Guitar Center [on Sunset Boulevard in L.A.], but those are the things I'm looking for. I've got everything else I want: I've got a beautiful wife and kids — I've got a new puppy, for Chrissakes — everything in my life is looking up. I'm going to Hawaii next month to work on my tan for the next tour and see if I don't turn into a piece of flash paper. Whenever I go to the beach, it smells like pork rinds because I start to burn instantly.

Source: Metal Hammer

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1. metalhead644 writes:

why does he have to be so talented but such an ignorant d***!

first of all, the type of satanism dave's thinking about here is the monotheistic judeo-christian religion with those who worship "the devil", and satanism, like neidviedt's (this and other forms where the religion marks everyone "a god" in there own right)...

I could see being p***ed at the devil worshipping kind, but the one that doesnt have much if anything to do at all with Christian theology... why be mad at it because its just CALLED the same thing?

# May 14, 2007 @ 10:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. SexBloodandMetal writes:

There are plenty of times, especially recently, when Mustaine really should keep his thoughts to himself...He seriously sounds retarded right there...

Nodtveidt's form of Satanism was the Satanism that helps one become his own god. Not the worship of the Judeo-Christian 'Devil'...

And also wasn't Nodtveidt's convictions kinda bullsh** anyway? Wasn't he just doing time since he really only held the guns for someone else?
Also as far as kicking Dissection off the tour, I think Mustaine might have been intimidated by them...

# May 14, 2007 @ 10:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. spearhead writes:

As far as the Rotting Christ incident is concerned, Mustaine just proved that he is the arrogant and ignorant man he most certainly seems to be. R.C. have never been satanists the way Scandinavians prone to violence are or have been. I know cause I'm Greek and have been following them for the last 15 years or so. They are atheists and against religion in general. I'm not the one to say whether their lyrics can misguide the listener as to their actual views and have no idea why they would choose such a controversial approach in their early days, but the bottom line is that it is unethical to deprive a greek band that has little chance to play live in big audiencies from delivering their music. Because, well, if a headliner threatens to pull away, one should be an idiot to believe that a band like R.C. would not be sent down from the stage to watch the concert from the audience...

# May 14, 2007 @ 10:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. spearhead writes:

...But we shouldn't be too shocked that a man who turned to God because he wouldn't pay his AA fees [as he himself confessed in an interview], is incapable of a fair gesture to his fellow musicians...

# May 14, 2007 @ 10:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. BrianSD writes:

I think he's over reacting a little, but he has the right to tour with whoever he wants. Most of the Satanic metal is just a gimmick anyway. An alternative lifestyle, it's fun for them and their fans. Just like Slipknot, Dimmu Borgir, GWAR, etc, wearing costumes and painting thier faces...a gimmick. It's a SHOW, Alice Cooper has been doing it for decades. Lets them stand out of 1000's of rock and metal bands. Good music is good music. I'd rather listen to a band that has some satan references than listen to someone like System of a Down who seems to hate the country they live in and make millions of dollars in.

# May 14, 2007 @ 11:05 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Ofspiritandfire writes:

I don't think Dave was intemidated, SexBloodandMetal. I think you may have read it wrong. Dave said his "promoter" kicked them off and Dave was very upset about that. He was willing to step down and let them play and let Megadeth play another time.

Trying to be objective here. As far as what metalhead644 said about Neidviedt's true practice of Satanism, logically the "devil worshipping kind" and the helping of oneself become his own god would ultimately reach the same goal. If you were THE GREAT DECEIVER (Satan) and you were completely anti-God...wouldn't part of your job be decieving anyone you could through any means possible? Therefore deceiving those who even worship you? Hell, if I were Satan, I would do anything possible to keep anyone from worshiping God...even if it meant helping someone become their own god.

Monotheistic judeo-christian Satan or not, I 've never heard of "The Other Satan." Has anyone else?

# May 14, 2007 @ 11:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BrianSD writes:

"The Other Satan"....is that like the other white meat?
...wait, that's pork.

# May 14, 2007 @ 11:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. psythe writes:

I havn't heard of any specific "other satan", but I do know that there ARE many satans. The concept of the Devil is a concept that is not constant across various religious traditions, whether they be those worshipping a divine or evil being. Different Christian sects interpret Lucifer in different ways, as do different Jewish and Muslim sects, and as do different "Satanic" sects.

This is, of course, because each person has their own unique interpretation of holy scripture. Does this then mean that each person has their own unique interpretation of the Great Deceiver? I would vote 'Yes'. And that further carries the implication that each person has their own unique interpretation of the Almighty (God/Allah/etc).

As for Megadeth, if Mustaine don't wanna play with particular people, he shouldn't be made to. But particular people shouldn't be kicked off bills because of that, either. I think it's fair that Megadeth step down if they're the ones with the problem. Though I hardly see how they could have a problem - playing at the same show as Dissection would be a dream come true to most metalheads.

# May 14, 2007 @ 11:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. The Coroner writes:

Whether he's arrogant or not, the man has earned the right to play with whoever he wants. He has his beliefs, and people should respect that. And last I heard, there's only one Satan...

# May 14, 2007 @ 11:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Crushem writes:

people just need to understand what Satanism actually is before they criticize it. Its not about worshipping the actual biblical Satan- thats what satanic cults do, and there's a difference. Satanists believe in self worship, and "Hail Satan!" is not to Satan himself but what he represents- the "anti" of white religions that thrive on hypocrisy. Thats fine if Mustaine doesnt want to play with "Satanic" bands, thats his thing. Its kinda strange hearing that from him, though, considering the song "Prince of Darkness" from the '99 Risk album...

# May 14, 2007 @ 11:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. psythe writes:

^^my point exactly: that's definitely a valid interpretation (and, in honesty, quite close to my own interpretation).

However, other people interpret Satan differently, and that's fine. I don't care if they believe in the same Satan that I do - chances are they don't believe in the same "God" that I do, anyway. Personally, I don't consider Satan a physical being, but rather a state of being. Such is my belief also of "God".

Whether or not different interpretations are valid or not is not really questionable, because who can know for sure? The majority of arguments against particular interpretations argue against an interpretation of holy scripture from the point of view of an interpretation of holy scripture. It's all so meaningless that you might as well believe whatever makes you happy.

# May 14, 2007 @ 12:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Zero 54 writes:

I agree with post 9, Hes talking about his band's image and does not what it to be involved with any of that satanic sh*t, i agree that most bands are playing an act or show, but they are still projecting a negative image of what metal is, and he does not want to be associated with them, hes beyond that sh*t.

# May 14, 2007 @ 12:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Leprosy writes:

I liked that guy from the moment I first time heard Megadeath...Now I like him even more.He is the King, and if you think too that it is cool to sing about Satan and sh** I should say that you all haven't grow the bit.so people, he, Chuck, Dime and few of them more are not just a musicians, they're real people and real persons.There is no quality on screaming about evil ,with 2 or 3 accords made without a sense with a bass which has no sound and drums are like hip-hop "artificial drums",Most of those bands are that way...So, I think that people who are listening this are...Out of real metal world and are just worthy enough as those Tokio Hotel fans...

# May 14, 2007 @ 2:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Now, I wasn't even going to comment on this, but I think I have to. It pains me that, as a fan of Megadeth, I have to read this ignorant crap coming out of Mustaine's mouth.

Not playing with a band because of their implied religious beliefs is just as bad as not playing with a band because they're black or something. I think Dave Mustaine IS intimidated. He's intimidated and frightened that he's going to have his lanky a$$ blown offstage by Dissection. I understand what he means by he's in the twilight of his career and he wants to play with who he wants to play with...but the whole "promoter" kicking the bands off thing sounds like an excuse. Anyone who is familiar with Megadeth knows that Dave Mustaine tries to call the shots, even when he isn't really in charge, and I think it's an excuse. He knows that some fans that like RC like Megadeth as well, and he thinks he found a clever way to get the blame off of him.

He's born again. That should say enough. Nobody on Earth is more self-righteous and pompous than someone who has been raising hell their entire lives only to suddenly find god and be "saved". He quit heroin and he quit coke and I think it's really sad that he holds god accountable for that. It makes him look entirely too weak by saying god did it for him. He's not the person he used to be, but he doesn't know it. As far as I'm concerned, this is just as annoying and ignorant as when my mom tore up my Slayer poster when I was 13. Absolute horsesh**. I think Dave needs to pack his sh** and move to some secluded island with his "new puppy" and f*** off for the rest of his life. And that's coming from a LONG-TIME FAN.

Another thing. What kind of born again christian says "fer chrissakes" in an interview? Isn't that taking god's name in vain or something?

This is a sad, sad, thing for me to read. If my heroes aren't getting shot to death in the middle of a gig, they're just withering up and turning to dust. *sob*

# May 14, 2007 @ 2:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

...and to post 12. If he cared so much about his band's image, wouldn't he hire musicians who are, at least, talented? He cares about HIS image and wether or not his wifey's gonna be p***ed at him when he comes home. I can hear it now. "Mmmmmhey kidss! Letss go to churchhh." All snarly and badass like he still thinks he is. I bet if God exists, he's embarassed by Dave Mustaine.

# May 14, 2007 @ 2:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Zero 54 writes:

Grow the f**k up Crawford Texas Jingo Jango. You sound so juvenile. Megadeth is untouchable and will be rembered by millions of people who bought their reocrds, Dissection will be another band that will fades away as an Underground band nowone who isn't a part of the metal community will remember, o accept the courts who convicted the singer of double homicde.
Blindly u catogorize christians as being all church going,and non swearing. F**k that Sh*t C**t stain i am Christian. F**k the Church, i hate other Christians, blindly chanting in a building. The Church is a corrupt Business. But the Principles of Faith and the Bible are my own in a personal Relationship with God. Aslo as you grow older you see life in different terms, you look at yourself and lecacy you think about how you are gonna be remembered. Religion and Metal should be able to be seperated with not being critized.
Also, Dave Mustiane is not you hero if you can't accept his opinion of life, not nesscessaryly ageeing with it but accepting it for what he is trying to do, so f**king get over it he has far more wisdom than you do, and wtf do you know about God, you piece of sh*t

# May 14, 2007 @ 4:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. FocusShift writes:

Post 13,

Most bands that sing about Satan that aren't part of a mallcore culture like the ones you are referring to sing about the ideal of Satan and the fall of Christian hypocrisy. Taking it literally is what alot of people mistook about Venom. Metal is highly a fantasy genre, whether its a fantasy about slaying a dragon or slaying a human being, it's not literal (in most cases). Using the grotesque is a method a lot of authors use. Musicians are allowed to use them as well.

Dave is an excellent musician and very political. His statement about the nuclear bomb and the pentagram show that. He is more concerned that politics is major problem in the world, some others, myself included, believe its controlling organized religion.

# May 14, 2007 @ 4:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Zero 54 writes:

i agree with the first part of post 13 and the second part of post 17

# May 14, 2007 @ 4:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. deathmetalrules420 writes:

i dont believe in god...but im not like him as to where i shouldnt be around people who do believe in god...it is pretty stupid of him to say all this crap...people are different...deal with it...

# May 14, 2007 @ 4:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Andrew writes:

Dude, it is his not Dave Mustaine who is kicking people off, its his PROMOTER. Megadeth is a landmark thrash band and Dave Mustaine is a legend.

# May 14, 2007 @ 5:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Zero 54 writes:

I am not suprised the promoter got rid of those bands, they are not very popular i would rather see Megadeth tour with other more mainstream trash bands like Shadows Fall even though they show metalcore influences their new record sounded the most like Trash metal record they were both on the Cover of Revolver Mag., or Trivium they are quite popular, or God forbid they are alot like Shadows Fall trash infuenced metalcore.

# May 14, 2007 @ 5:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. evilcheeba writes:

I don't often agree with CrawfordTexasJingoJango's posts but I agree with some of what he is saying here. I'm not a fan of born-again jagbags. I was raised Catholic and it makes me sick to have these people spouting their beliefs to the world making every other Christian look bad. I no longer attend church or even believe much of what I was told but I have no problem with a person being religious or spiritual (however you want to put it) but keep that sh** to yourself. I have my beliefs and having some idiot start talking about the power ofr Christ isn't going to change a damn thing. It is an interesting take comparing Mustaine's feelings to racism, and I think the point is completely valid. Predjudice against religion is overlooked.

# May 14, 2007 @ 5:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. dmasa writes:

lol dave loves god

# May 14, 2007 @ 5:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. DeathInEye writes:

First off, you have to understand (and don't confuse that with accept) that most (not all) Christians see any other form of belief as Satanism, including the belief that you are your own god, maybe even especially since not only denounces the Christian god, and Jesus (whom we can all agree is a vital figure in Christianity) but also idolitrizes yourself (a gigantic sin according to Christian theology). With all of that said, I'm not a Christian. It's a festering breeding-ground for descrimination and hypocrisy. I'm also not a Satanist. I think it's a breeding-ground for arrogance and ignorance. And if someone starts babbling at me about a rule in Satanism about being informed and humble, you've already filled the ignorant slot because quite frankly if you think every Satanist is going to follow every rule to a T, you're an idiot. What am I? I'm a humanist I think. I believe everyone deserves to live as happy and as free (and free does not mean free-for-all) of a life as possible. How does that happen? I don't know.

And I don't think the promoter story is an excuse. I don't think Dave was intimidated. And I do think a nuclear bomb is more violent and meaningful than an inverted cross or pentagram.

# May 14, 2007 @ 7:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Zero 54 writes:

^Thats a good perspective to take DeathinEye

# May 14, 2007 @ 9:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. RememberMetal? writes:

Mustaine's stability has been in question since I was learning to walk. This interview only cements that.
Is anyone alarmed by how hard it is for him to stay on topic in interviews these days? The guy conducting the interview was goading him but it was pretty gently.
Read his interviews in Decibal, Revolver and Terrorizer....talk about unrelated, self centered tangents.
Look where he starts and stops his rant on the last response. WOW.

My favorite part: Remember, I was into the one who was into the black side — you weren't. Were you?

I about fell out of my chair.

Now Playing: Unlord - Hail Satanas (in honor of Dave's cool, rational and focused world view)

# May 14, 2007 @ 9:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. DeathInEye writes:

In Dave's defense the interviewer answers No. And to be honest, I don't have any way of truly knowing what Dave was into when he was young. He could've been into that stuff. So unless you have proof of his NOT being into it, I think your current opinion is nullified.

# May 14, 2007 @ 10:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. RememberMetal? writes:

Mustaine could have summoned Baphomet for all I care.

I'm not debating whether or not he has practiced "black magic" - I'm stating that he's unable to support his side of an argument without going into tangents that are not related to the discussion.
It's funny and sad. Dave sounds he is absolutely coming unglued in the last response.

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# May 14, 2007 @ 11:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. DeathInEye writes:

I'm curious as to how black magic ISN'T "related" to the Christian ideology of Satanism. I mean, I don't agree with the Christian ideology, but Dave does. So how is it unrelated? The only off-the-rocker comment I see is when he declares he wasn't intimidated. The interviewer (as written) never accuses Dave of being intimidated. I still don't think he was because he claims he would've rather let them play.

# May 14, 2007 @ 11:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. slayerdisciple writes:

agreed with post 14 u dont kick someone off for someones religion, post 16 says "Dissection will be another band that will fades away as an Underground band nowone who isn't a part of the metal community will remember" um no, fans of underground bands are more dedicated to those underground bands and Dissection has one of the larger of those dedicated fanbases

# May 15, 2007 @ 12:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Zero 54 writes:

Slayerdisciple i have nothing personal against that band, i sure they have a strong fan base, but they are nothing that will intimidate Megadeth or what they have done. Underground fans are most certainly more dedicated fans because they are such a small minority. Megadeth has millions of cds sold, all types of fans in almost every country on this planet. 200 years from now will anyone rember Dissection? That was what i was getting at man

# May 15, 2007 @ 12:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. !!Nailgun!! writes:

Oh Geez! Please, why they hell do we have to keep criticizing Dave for his beliefs? All of you who criticize about the hypocrisy in Christianity would do the same in your own belief system...regardless of what it is.

Everyone is going to screw up from time to time whether you're a Satanist or a Christian. It doesn't matter what you believe in or if you believe in anything at all...you're still gonna f*** up. How many of you pricks out there judging Dave say that you're perfect in every way? That's right, YOU'RE NOT! Get off the high horse you rode in on...and get over yourselves.

# May 15, 2007 @ 12:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. RememberMetal? writes:

Decibel states that they think some black metal bands say what they do for shock, not out of firm belief.

Dave got from explaining his belief that black metal band -100% MUST- be Satanists (You say that stuff, it's real. Words are real. ) to "Whenever I go to the beach, it smells like pork rinds because I start to burn instantly."

I can't help but marvel how he got from point a to point z, that rant is so full of unrelated asides. He does this all the time in other interviews, he gets way off track, like he has ADD..It's just odd.

I have no problem with his religion of choice, and while I disagree with his prejudice of other faiths I find his inability to stay on topic humorous.

# May 15, 2007 @ 1:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Cynic writes:

"Mustaine could have summoned Baphomet for all I care. " - Haha!

The "Were you?" comment stumped me too - It strongly points to the fact he's a true believer in miracles, seances etc which is about as irrational as a religious person can get. That said, everyone knows Dave's a c***, (I remember an interview with Kerry King where he said exactly that) but it shouldn't matter, just got United Abominations today and it's some of his best stuff in years.

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# May 15, 2007 @ 1:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. SexBloodandMetal writes:

I also noticed that random tangent Dave went on at the end, that really stumped me...

And yes Cynic, you gotta love Kerry King

# May 15, 2007 @ 5:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. Kerry King writes:

He was possessed by Satan. Satan then told metallica to dump mustaine LoL Yes, really. POSSESSED BY SATAN.


HAIL SATAN LOL!!!!

# May 15, 2007 @ 6:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. BoltThrower writes:

Dave, hhhhhhhh hhhhisssss, I am your father, hhhhhhh hhhhhissss, give in to the dark side, hhhhhhh hhhhisssss. It is your destiny, hhhhhh hhhhisssss, and don't kiss your sister, hhhhh hhhhisssss.

# May 15, 2007 @ 6:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. go to hell fuckers writes:

lol i'm satans mother lol

fukk metal-licas and fukk $layer can go fukk megadead

# May 15, 2007 @ 7:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Allah is Great writes:

If sh** happens, it is the will of Allah!!!

# May 15, 2007 @ 7:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. night writes:

i myself am a satanist, im in 2 bands, sadistic saint, and god failed, and i sing abut Satan, not to scare people but to try and get my point across that what you belive in satan is not what i belive in satan, all you fu*kers that think i fu*ing kill people, lick my d*** a$$ fu*s. dave mustain has his right to not like satanist, but for christ sakes dude keep it to your fu*in self. i will agree that a fu*ing nuke is scarier then a pentagram, but im not trying to scare you, i just want to be able to say im a satanist without people pulling out there fu*ing holy water.

p.s. no matter what dave mustain says, he's still the god of thrash

# May 15, 2007 @ 9:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. Zero 54 writes:

^I as stated before I am a Christian, night you seem to bring up excellent points, people are blind to ignorance as are most people in my religion. I understand the difference between Satanism and luceiferism. People tend lump them together. It is each indivual's right to choose what path in life they want to take, and it should never be forced. If Dave wants to distance himself for Satanism its his right. I guess when people understand each other's differences we realize we are all in essence the same.

# May 15, 2007 @ 10:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Metal Matt writes:

Dave Mustaine is an arrogant, c***y, stupid b****. Megadeth sucks anyway. I dont even consider them Thrash anymore. After hearing bands like Vio-Lence, Sodom, Forbidden, Kreator, Slayer, and Destruction, bands like Megadeth and Metallica are a waste. They should just give up.

# May 15, 2007 @ 11:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. psythe writes:

lol, I think night might be a vampire...


My stance on religion has always been "Believe what you want, but don't ask me to. And if you do, you'd better be able to satisfy all of my questions, whether they come from an intellectual critical analysis of your beliefs, from a spiritual perspective, or from a philosophical point of view." So if you don't think you can satisfy me on my own terms in relation to such questions, believe what you want, but don't ask me to.

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44. psythe writes:

Oh, and my personal belief about Mustaine?

The guy's a douche, but he plays damn well.

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45. www.churchofsatan.com writes:

yo hail satan you metal heads \m/

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46. dustmeister writes:

What's so bad about trying to be closer to God. If God does exist, then there is less of a chance you'll go to hell. If he doesn't exist, then it doesn't really hurt you. But if you deny God and he is actually real, boy, many people's souls will be in enormous regret, denial and grief down in hell after death. Grow up people and start taking life a little more serious and have some respect for Dave. He's been through a lot and he's a strong guy. Anyone that's been through the whole fame issue and drugs and made it out has to be respected. From what he's been through he could have committed suicide or been murdered or died in a car accident numerous times, but he's better than that. He understands God kept him alive for a reason. P.S. Bands that use Satanic ideas are immature and don't you think that thinking Satan is cool is getting a little old? What's Marilyn Manson doing these days? He's off the map. (watch, people will blast me like crazy for this, but really its just the devil acting inside them.)

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47. Kick Ass Duke writes:

The devil makes me drink and smoke weed. I would never do those things if the DEVIL didn't make me do it. DAMN YOU SATAN!

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48. RAPE-ME!!! writes:

LuV MEG@DETH....hATE pOTAT0ES.....nOn sAT@NisT...lUV GoD....LuV mEtAL Soooooooooooooooooooo MucH!!!! FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! OR...RRRRRAAAAAAAPE MEEEEEEEEEE!!! (YEAH, I PEED IN THE POOL!)

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49. Terminator writes:

dustmeister says -- "If God does exist, then there is less of a chance you'll go to hell. If he doesn't exist, then it doesn't really hurt you. But if you deny God and he is actually real, boy, many people's souls will be in enormous regret, denial and grief down in hell after death."

^that argument just annoys the hell out of me everytime i witness someone make it. according to christian beliefs, you must truely believe (in your heart) in god and christ...etc...etc in order to go to heaven after death. just saying "oh yeah i believe, better safe than sorry, heh heh" isnt going get you in. and if there is a god (hypethetically of course), im willing to bet that the majority of all people are going to hell. christians included. it is also apparent that you know nothing about satanism. and i dont see how writing a song about satan is any different that writing a song about god. its all fiction and fantasy. and i think its pretty immature, selfish and hypocritical to tell someone that their going to burn and suffer for eternity just because they dont believe what you do.

im split on this megadeth article. i can see both sides of it. on the one hand, it is dave mustaine. he has the right to tour with whomever he wants to. but on the other hand, he never should have agreed to do the tour with rotting christ and dissection in the first place if it was going to be an issue. its funny how self-riecheous (sp?) he's gotten now days. and pretty annoying.

kick a$$ duke-- love the name change!

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