MegaFans of the Week
- Cyber Army Username:Irina28Location:Oakville, CanadaBirthdate:December 28, 1970Status:MarriedCurrent occupation:Software developer, team lead
Irina BarychevaFemale of the WeekMonday, May 2, 2016
We asked Irina...How long have you been a Megadeth fan?
Since 1990What was the first Megadeth song you ever heard?
Hard to remember but that was "So Far, So Good...So What!" albumWas there a certain song that made you a Megadeth fan?
Sweating BulletsWhat are your three favorite Megadeth songs?
Hard to pick only three favorite... Hangar 18, In My Darkest Hour, Poisonous ShadowsWhat is your favorite Megadeth album?
Rust in PeaceHow many times have you seen Megadeth live?
Just once. Can't wait to see them again.What is your favorite Megadeth lyric?
"What you don't know" the legend goes "can't hurt you"
If you only want to live and die in fearWho do you think Vic Rattlehead was when he was alive?
Did I miss his funeral? lolWhat's your favorite Megadeth album cover?
DystopiaWhat is your favorite piece of Megadeth merch?
Poster signed by Dave Mustaine, Kiko Loureiro, David Ellefson and Chris Adler
Irina explains...How long you have been coming to the Megadeth forums?
About a yearHave you met the band? If so, what did you say?
Yes, I met them once. I was excited to finally meet the band and ask them few question, but when I saw them all my smart and serious questions just disappeared from my head…lol! I said that meeting them is one of my dreams come true. Also I said some silly staff too.What's the furthest you've traveled to see Megadeth?
From Canada to USAIf you had a chance to chat with any one of the band members, who would you talk to and what would you want to discuss?
I would love to chat with all. Music, politics.Do you have a favorite Megadeth guitar solo?
Hangar 18To you, are Megadeth songs more feeling or more thinking?
You hear music and it starts with feeling. Then you hear lyrics and thinking part kicks in. It is a perfect combination.Have you introduced anyone else to Megadeth?
Of course! I introduce anyone who never listen to Megadeth.Which Megadeth song means the most to you and why?
In My Darkest Hour. I had situations in my life that I can relate to this song.What do you like best about being in the Cyber Army?
To be up to date with news and opinions about Megadeth.When did you join the club and what is your Cyber Army member number?
21461What do you admire most in Dave Mustaine?
His ability to overcome life’s challenges.What does being a true Megafan mean to you?
It is listen to Megadeth music, appreciate talent of musicians, learn about band, introduce people to Megadeth and have your own opinion about Megadeth music.Have you got any interesting Megadeth stories for us?
When I was crossing Canada/USA border on my way to the concert, border services officer couldn’t believe that someone like me would drive alone and have meet and greet pass with Megadeth. I had to show him my ticket to convince him. I think he was just jealous...lol
NotablesIn a band:
If I had one, that would be Metal.Instrument played:
Piano, guitar (beginner)Irina spends her free time:
Reading, listening to music, going to concerts, yoga, travelingWhere she would like to be right now:
At the live rock concert.The one thing she would change about the world:
Apathy. There is so much inequality, pain and suffering in the world.Favorite place to vacation:
Rome, ItalyThree favorite websites:What makes her laugh:
Good comedyFirst concert ever seen:
Russian rock band in 1983Song stuck in her head right now:
The Vengeful One (Disturbed)Pet peeves/irritations:
Ignorance. Narrow minded people.Biggest fear:
ChristmasFavorite cartoon character:
Bender Bending Rodríguez (Futurama)Favorite movie:
The Blues BrothersLast TV show watched:
Breaking BadFavorite color:
Emerald greenFavorite automobile:
Dark aleFavorite saying/line:
The best is yet to comeHer best advice to give:
Live life at your fullest today! Be yourself, believe in your abilities. Don't dwell on bad things that happened to you, learn from your mistakes and love life.
- Cyber Army Username:reedjaLocation:Crowborough, UKBirthdate:22 April 1969Status:Married, two childrenCurrent occupation:Management AccountantTwitter:
John ReedMale of the WeekMonday, May 2, 2016
We asked John...How long have you been a Megadeth fan?
since around 1984, so over 30 yearsWhat was the first Megadeth song you ever heard?
Peace SellsWas there a certain song that made you a Megadeth fan?
Devils Island and Peace Sells (equal as heard the same day and at first didn't know they were the same band as a mate had made me a mix tape)What are your three favorite Megadeth songs?
Holy Wars, Mary Jane, Tornado of SoulsWhat is your favorite Megadeth album?
Rust in PeaceHow many times have you seen Megadeth live?
23What is your favorite Megadeth lyric?
"killing for religion is something I don't understand" - Holy Wars.......Who do you think Vic Rattlehead was when he was alive?
SoldierWhat's your favorite Megadeth album cover?
Peace SellsWhat is your favorite piece of Megadeth merch?
signed Dave Mustaine book and WarChest CD set
John explains...How long have you been coming to the Megadeth forums?
since 2013, not often enough sadly over timeHave you met the band? If so, what did you say?
sadly not, and so many questions I could think ofWhat's the furthest you have travelled to see Megadeth?
Megadeth: 250 milesIf you had a chance to chat with any one of the band members, who would you choose and what would you discuss?
Dave Mustaine and life the universe and everythingDo you have a favorite Megadeth guitar solo?
Tornado of Souls (so many to choose from)To you, are Megadeth songs morefeeling or more thinking?
thinkingHave you introduced anyone else to Megadeth?
yes, 8 and counting (working on my kids....)Which Megadeth song means the most to you and Why?
Holy Wars, loved it first time I heard it and still do, lyrically still as relevant today as then, just sums up so much of the world and how much things change yet so many things stay the sameWhat do you like best about being in the Cyber Army?
hearing about news early, the forum and exclusive merchWhen did you join the club and what is your Cyber Army member number?
2012 and 12304What do you admire most in Dave Mustaine?
never gives up and his honestyWhat does being a true Megafan mean to you?
honoured to be recognised and to share with fellow megafansHave you got any interesting Megadeth stories for us?
only one that vividly springs to mind, seeing Pantera as support, and thinking Megadeth had to up their game to follow what I thought was one of the best support slots I've seen, and boy did they !!!!! blew the roof off the Hammersmith Odeon, one of the most memorable gigs and in my top ten.