August 17th, 2012 by faye
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is an idiot for saying that U.S President Barack Obama is to blame for the Aurora, Colorado shooting, because he is not responsible for it — this according Carli Richards, one of the theater massacre victims who was shot that eventful night.
Media outlet TMZ was able to talk to a woman named Carli Richards, who suffered from several gunshot wounds when James Holmes opened fire during the screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Colorado last month.
After Carli Richards watched the footage of 50-year-old Dave Mustaine during his concert in Singapore, blaming Barack Obama for “staging” the Aurora, Colorado shooting to push through an anti-gun ban, Richards got mad and is now lashing back at the rock star. She said, “Some people think the President is a good scapegoat but he did not shoot me.”
The theater shooting victim added, “It’s obviously kind of absurd and people who make up conspiracies just want attention.”
“Everybody is emotional at this time and needs to blame somebody I guess. I don’t think they realize the consequences of not being responsible for your own actions and James Holmes needs to be held accountable for his, to whatever way the justice system deems fit,” Carli Richards concluded.
Previous reports have stated that Dave Mustaine slammed Barack Obama in between their songs during a recent concert in Singapore. Mustaine told the audience, “Back in my country, my president … he’s trying to pass a gun ban, so he’s staging all of these murders, like the ‘Fast And Furious’ thing down at the border … Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there … and now the beautiful people at the Sikh temple.”
On a video clip taken by a Megadeth fan, the crowd at the Megadeth concert can be heard going quiet as Dave Mustaine continued his speech:
“I don’t know where I’m gonna live if America keeps going the way it’s going because it looks like it’s turning into Nazi America,” Dave Mustaine concluded.
August 16th, 2012 by faye
Dave Mustaine — the lead vocalist of metal band Megadeth — believes that U.S President Barack Obama “staged” the recent mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado in an attempt to pass a gun ban.
According to reports, during an August 7 concert in Singapore, 50-year-old Dave Mustaine went on ranting about Barack Obama in between their songs. The rock star told the crowd “Back in my country, my president … he’s trying to pass a gun ban, so he’s staging all of these murders, like the ‘Fast And Furious’ thing down at the border … Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there … and now the beautiful people at the Sikh temple.”
On a video clip taken by a Megadeth fan, the audience at the concert can be heard going silent as Dave Mustaine continued his speech:
“I don’t know where I’m gonna live if America keeps going the way it’s going because it looks like it’s turning into Nazi America,” added the rock singer.
This is not the first time the heavy metal singer-guitarist took a jab at the Democratic President. Earlier this month, he also slammed Barack Obama during an interview with Alex Jones on the Infowars radio show, saying: “Why hasn’t somebody moved to impeach this man? With all of the proof about his birth certificate being fake. And you see the signs in Kenya that say ‘the birthplace of Barack Obama.’ Hello?! C’mon, guys. How stupid are we right now?”
Dave Mustaine, who once wrote the lyrics to the anti-George H.W Bush administration song “Foreclosure of a Dream,” has shown his animosity towards Barack Obama over the course of this year.
In March, the Megadeth frontman outed himself as a birther when he told a Canadian talk show that he believes President Obama was not really born in the United States.
“[I have] a lot of questions about him, but certainly not where he was born,” Dave Mustaine said on “The Hour.” “I know he was born somewhere else than America.”
Meanwhile, Dave Mustaine has admitted in several interviews over recent years that he already changed many of his opinions since he refrained from doing drugs and drinking alcohol and became a born-again Christian.
February 20th, 2012 by faye
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine dished out his support for Republican party politician, Rick Santorum. In an interview with ‘Music Radar’ earlier this week, the heavy metal band singer quoted, ”I was completely oblivious as to who Rick Santorum was, but when the dude went home to be with his daughter when she was sick, that was commendable.”
Additionally, Dave Mustaine reportedly said, “Also, just watching how he hasn’t gotten into doing the horrible, horrible attack ads like Mitt Romney’s done against Newt Gingrich, and then the volume at which Newt has gone back at Romney… You know, I think Rick Santorum has presidential qualities. I’m hoping that if it does come down to it, we’ll see a Republican in the White House next year … and that it’s Rick Santorum.”
A spokesman for the presidential campaign of Santorum has not given any comment yet regarding the remarks of Mustaine about Rick Santorum.
However, Dave Mustaine might have to say otherwise for Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. The Megadeth frontman said, “Watching Newt Gingrich, I was pretty excited for a while, but now he’s just gone back to being that person that everybody said he was. He’s that angry little man. I still like him, but I don’t think I’d vote for him.”
As for Mitt Romney, Mustaine has some doubts about the politician’s wealth. He told Music Radar, “I was floored the other day to see that Mitt Romney’s five boys have a $100 million trust fund. Where does a guy make that much money?” said Dave Mustaine.
It seems like this is not the first foray of the Megadeth frontman into presidential politics. According to his record label Road Runner Records, Dave Mustaine gave an interview to “Pit” Magazine in October 2004, in which he said, “[John] Kerry is a mistake. He will ruin our country.”
Moreover, Dave Mustaine was once tapped by MTV to cover the 1992 Democratic Convention, where he repeatedly pressed protesters and attendees alike about how the politics “out in the street” didn’t match up with what was going on the hall.