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Megadeth Issues Statement Thanking Australian Fans

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Megadeth front man Dave Mustaine has issued the following statement thanking his Australian fans:


"I wanted to take the time this morning to thank all of our wonderful Australian Droogies; I have seen so many familiar faces and friends down here and that it is such an enjoyable time this time. I was looking for Emily (didn't see her), and I was at the beach yesterday with Shawn Drover and Skippy (from Perth), and the many, many fan club members that won the meet and greet passes that we got to meet and have fun with.

"A huge thank you to Roadrunner Australia; to Ben Ralph, and his staff: Bob and Darren, and all of the great press and radio/TV people and their crews (what a great job you all did). I'd like to thank all of the staff and crew for our band, my manager Mark Adelman and my agent Mike Dewdney of ITB, the promoter Chris Moses of Blue Murder and our promoter rep Charney (she is f'ing awesome), and all of the internal travel people we worked with on this leg of the tour.

"I especially wanted to thank Slayer, their crew, and their manager Rick Sales. I am sorry that Tom lost his voice, and he is such a dymanic singer that there is not really anyone who can join them and do what Mr. Araya does. I did hope that Kerry would have be able to do a song when we were in Adelaide, but I guess I will just have to settle on how good things are for now and be happy with that. Most importantly I need to thank my family for letting me follow my dreams, because they are all coming true.

"I love you all."

Megadeth's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

10/17 Makuhari Messe Chiba
10/19 Namba Hatch Osaka
10/20 Diamond Hall Nagoya
11/8 Moncton Coliseum Moncton, New Brunswick
11/9 Halifax Metro Centre Halifax, Nova Scotia
11/11 Bell Centre Montreal, Quebec
11/12 Colisee Pepsi Arena Quebec City, Quebec
11/13 Air Canada Centre Toronto, Ontario
11/14 Orbit Room Grand Rapids, Michigan
11/15 Civic Center Peoria, Illinois
11/17 Eagles Auditorium Milwaukee, Wisconsin
11/18 Lifestyle Pavilion Columbus, Ohio
11/20 Madison Theater Cincy, Ohio
11/21 The National Richmond, Virginia
11/22 The Valarium Knoxville, Tennessee
11/23 Fillmore Charlotte, North Carolina
11/25 Revolution Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
11/27 Hard Rock Live Orlando, Florida
11/28 House Of Blues Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
11/30 Concrete Pavilion Corpus Christi, Texas
12/1 Sunken Gardens San Antonio, Texas
12/2 Palladium Ballroom Dallas, Texas
12/3 Bricktown Event Center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
12/5 Beaumont Kansas City, Missouri
12/6 Pop’s St. Louis, Missouri
12/7 River Centre Great Hall Davenport, Iowa
12/8 Civic Center Fargo, North Dakota
12/10 Shrine Billings, Montana
12/12 Reno Events Center Reno, Nevada
12/13 House Of Blues Las Vegas, Nevada

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1. dontclose_youreyes writes:

droogies? wtf is that?

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2. psythe writes:

^Clockwork Orange.

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3. tallica_fan writes:

man melbourne concert was f***en sick, broderick was rippin friedman's solos out of his ass..thats the 3rd time ive seen megadeth but the by the the most ferocius ive seen them play..pplus they played the old sh** was off its head..as for slayer, they did a f***en job too concidering araya had lost his voice, lombardo is a freak of nature.

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4. wilco writes:

nice of uncle dave
and yes friedman he is long gone the new dude is wicked on his ax

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