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Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says More Big 4 Shows Could Happen, If Metallica Wants

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Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says if there will be any more Big 4 shows in the U.S. beyond the ones scheduled, it'll be up to Metallica.

Speaking with Metalunderground.com yesterday backstage at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in Boston, Mustaine hinted that more dates could be on tap.

“I'm hoping that after we do the New York trek . . . we'll come back and do some more dates in the states," he said. “It's totally possible. Is it realistic right now? No. I think you'll have to ask the boys in Metallica about that. I think it's pretty obvious for the three of us that it's a good opportunity for us to play with Metallica."

Mustaine raved about the European shows and said he got along great on-stage with his former band, including once being asked by Kirk Hammett to play the solo during a cover of Diamond Head's "Helpless."

“The bands got along really good. Ticket sales were incredible," Mustaine said. “We planted our flag on top of the planet. If anyone doubted the four of us were the biggest bands in the world, we removed all that doubt.”

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1. Pestilentich writes:

WTF how about Canada you a$$holes.

# Jul 23, 2011 @ 2:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. R10 writes:

Im pretty surprised the Metallica mgt team has'nt set up more US and Canada shows by now. Get it while the gettins good! US dollar@economy could sh** tank any time now. No time is better than now for this massive "cash cow" ! Demands certainly there,they wont make this kinda bread any way else.

# Jul 23, 2011 @ 2:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. DixieSkumLord666 writes:

make sure y'all come down to florida soon...can't wait to see megadeth next month at mayhem fest

# Jul 23, 2011 @ 6:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Ulfbrand writes:

Fvck Metallica! Just have Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth tour the US and Canada!

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