MegaFans of the Week
- Cyber Army Username:JTHLocation:CanadaBirthdate:Sept. 12, 1987Status:Married
Jasmin Hall-HembreeFemale of the WeekMonday, July 27, 2015
We asked Jasmin...How long have you been a Megadeth fan?
Officially 3.5 years. I had heard and liked Megadeth songs before then but wasn’t aware who wrote or performed them until later on.What was the first Megadeth song you ever heard?
It was either Peace Sells or Symphony Of DestructionWas there a certain song that made you a Megadeth fan?
Train Of Consequences (repeat!)What are your three favorite Megadeth songs?
Right now: 1) Reckoning Day 2) Addicted To Chaos 3) Washington Is NextWhat is your favorite Megadeth album?
YouthanasiaHow many times have you seen Megadeth live?
4 timesWhat is your favorite Megadeth lyric?
"A burning candle in-between and at both ends
With all we've learned yet we still pretend
I just wish you could say my name again"
- Forget To Remember from the album Super ColliderWho do you think Vic Rattlehead was when he was alive?
The first true gentleman :)What's your favorite Megadeth album cover?
Endgame and United AbominationsWhat is your favorite piece of Megadeth merch?
The Megadeth albums of course! ...and the Women's Abacus Tee is pretty sweet.
Jasmin explains...How long you have been coming to the Megadeth forums?
I have never been to the Megadeth forums though this is my second time being a "member" on the website... Guess I better check it out, huh?Have you met the band? If so, what did you say?
Yes, four times. Maybe the flies on the walls could tell you - I don't want to risk misquoting myself!What's the furthest you've traveled to see Megadeth?
Ontario, Canada to Phoenix, 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 ask David Ellefson how he has put up with Dave Mustaine all of these years, haha! :)Do you have a favorite Megadeth guitar solo?
1) Hangar 18
2) Holy Wars... The Punishment Due.To you, are Megadeth songs more feeling or more thinking?
To me Megadeth songs are open for interpretation in the feeling and thinking department.Have you introduced anyone else to Megadeth?
Yes - I find people are surprised by how motivating some of the songs can be... It's like, YES! Let's go to war on this!!Which Megadeth song means the most to you and why?
In My Darkest Hour means the most because... insert your darkest hour moment(s) and suddenly you've got background music to those times that needed something other than dead silence or words that had not felt your pain.What do you like best about being in the Cyber Army?
I don't know yet... Ask me later! :)When did you join the club and what is your Cyber Army member number?
03/19/2014 16941What do you admire most in Dave Mustaine?
The fact that this question has unashamedly been put in this questionnaire! :)
More seriously, I admire Dave's intelligence, and that he "sees" people for who they are and not for what they are pretending / trying / expected to be, good or bad.What does being a true Megafan mean to you?
A true blue Megafan will find Megadeth can 1) put you to sleep 2) motivate you to get your butt moving!!!Have you got any interesting Megadeth stories for us?
Megadeth playing at this years Quebec Summer Festival was freaking amazing! It was a one-stop show for Megadeth meaning us Canadians (yeah, eh!) were the first to be introduced live to new band members, Chris Adler and Kiko Loureiro!
I was glad to hear Megadeth was coming to Quebec which is one province over from where I live. It wasn't a question as to whether this show would be missed because Dave Mustaine has always been a kind friend to invite my family backstage. And so, it was this particular time that we experienced in person how pumped Chris and Kiko were to play in their first Megadeth concert as they prepared and warmed up hours before.
I found both Chris and Kiko to be very friendly and fun - that made me appreciate even more how well they played together and alongside Megadeth's ever-present Dave Mustaine & David Ellefson. And the fans loved the new lineup! If you didn't go to the concert this is especially evident when you take a look at some of the YouTube videos leading up to the last song with Dave Mustaine addressing the Canadian crowd about his new team!
It's as if Megadeth was always meant to have Chris and Kiko because there was a new sort of refreshment to the band that I had not noticed or heard up until them joining. I think a lot of that has to do with the fact that these guys just simply make good friends. Naturally, I can't wait to hear Megadeth's upcoming album with this new lineup of amazing people, and see them perform their new songs! I know it's not going to disappoint.
NotablesIn a band:
The clarinet throughout High-School. That counts, right? :P
Practise time equaled shaking pictures and the kids across the street laughing & clapping. Good times! :)Jasmin spends her free time:
Right now most of my time is spent taking care of my new gorgeous son & husband however, I like drawing (doodling), blaring music through headphones, oil painting, writing, western horse-back riding (for fun not for sport), hiking, finding off the map cafes to read in... etc.Where she would like to be right now:
Hmmm, I am imagining sitting at a well dressed table in the middle of a sunny green field while eating a giant plate of spaghetti carbonara. Is that weird or wonderful? Let’s say both!The one thing she would change about the world:
That's a loaded question. The first thing I would change is myself... The heart always has room for improvement.Favorite place to vacation:
Countryside of France, Hawaii, Jamaica.
I've always wanted to check out Bali, Indonesia though. Jakarta and Surabaya were cool but everyone was like, "You HAVE to come back to check out Bali" so maybe I will!Three favorite websites:
That's like asking what my favourite star in the sky is. Depends what I am looking for and why :)What makes her laugh:
Ironic and sometimes awkward situations make me laugh, unexpected classy sarcasm. Not a lot of people can make me laugh so if you can you've struck gold!First concert ever seen:
Jason Mraz with Cristina Perri in Toronto.Song stuck in her head right now:
A mix of two Elton John songs: "Rocket Man" & "Tiny Dancer". A constant struggle though not very metal!!Pet peeves/irritations:
1) When people assume they are smarter than what they feel - as if feelings were beneath them or have nothing to do with being apart of their intelligence.
2) When people pick at their toe nails. Beyond disgusting...
3) An atmosphere of purposelessness and/or unhealthy conformityBiggest fear:
Waking up wondering why I have not been true to who I was made to be.Strength/Weakness:
1) Being inside my head. AKA: Thinking
2) Being hyper aware of other people and their emotions.
-Both can be a blessing and a curse.Favorite holiday:
Christmas always wins!Favorite cartoon character:
Gru from the first "Despicable Me" movie.Favorite movie:
I like many different kinds of movies but "Cool Runnings" will always make my #1!Last TV show watched:
Lie to Me (Season 2)Favorite color:
I am more of a tone person - I can like any colour or shade as long as I appreciate the spectrum it sits in.Favorite automobile:
Lamborghinis from the 90s. BMWs.Favorite food/meal:
Real Italian, Indian, Thai, sushi, traditional North American holiday dinners.
I am addicted to peanut butter.Favorite beverage:
Lattes, champagne, water (must-have!!)Favorite saying/line:
"Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps. But let justice roll on like a river and righteousness like a never-failing stream" (Amos 5: 23,24)...Or any raw
interpretation of that because it's kind of a big middle finger to anything that isn’t true and real.Her best advice to give:
1) Never tell anyone they're not lovable even if you're thinking it.
2) You're not too good to fall or too evil to be lifted up.
- Cyber Army Username:way2bLocation:Austin, TXBirthdate:07-01-1997Current occupation:Student
Addison DobiasMale of the WeekMonday, July 27, 2015
We asked Addison...How long have you been a Megadeth fan?
10 years.What was the first Megadeth song you ever heard?
Looking Down The Cross.Was there a certain song that made you a Megadeth fan?
Yes, many especially Tornado Of Souls, Youthanasia, and Looking Down The Cross.What are your three favorite Megadeth songs?
Tornado Of souls, Youthanasia, and Looking Down The Cross.What is your favorite Megadeth album?
YouthanasiaHow many times have you seen Megadeth live?
I haven’t had the chance, but I would love to.What is your favorite Megadeth lyric?
"I've stepped over lots of bodies on my way.
Thanks for the information don't need no
More anything."Who do you think Vic Rattlehead was when he was alive?
Dave Mustaine.What's your favorite Megadeth album cover?
Rust in Peace. I love Ed RepkaWhat is your favorite piece of Megadeth merch?
My Youthanasia shirt.
Addison explains...How long you have been coming to the Megadeth forums?
I got my membership to the Cyber Army a week ago, however I have been to many other forums for up to 5 years.Have you met the band? If so, what did you say?
No, I would love to.What's the furthest you've travelled to see Megadeth?
I haven’t but I would be willing to go a long distance.If 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?
David Ellefson, I would love to talk to him about writing music and playing bass. (I am a bass player)Do you have a favorite Megadeth guitar solo?
Youthanasia!To you, are Megadeth songs more feeling or more thinking?
A good mixture of both. Depending on the song.Have you introduced anyone else to Megadeth?
Yes, my girlfriend of a year and a half. She loves it!Which Megadeth song means the most to you and why?
Looking Down The Cross, because it's how I discovered Megadeth.What do you like best about being in the Cyber Army?
So far, reading all of the forums.When did you join the club and what is your Cyber Army member number?
A week ago is when I finally joined. 20491What do you admire most in Dave Mustaine?
His writing ability. I love all of the stuff he has wrote.What does being a true Megafan mean to you?
It means being respectful of other fans and admiring of all of the amazing music Megadeth has made.Have you got any interesting Megadeth stories for us?
One day, I chose a direction to drive, and drove that direction until I finished all of the entire Megadeth discography.
NotablesIn a band:
YesName of band:
Speed/Thrash metalInstrument played:
BassAddison spends his free time:
Playing bassWhere he would like to be right now:
Anywhere with my bassThe one thing he would change about the world:
The amount of cruelty and corruptionFavorite place to vacation:
Around the StatesThree favorite websites:What makes him laugh:
Dry humorFirst concert ever seen:
RushSong stuck in his head right now:
Use The ManPet peeves/irritations:
Breaking promisesBiggest fear:
Playing a bad show.Strength/Weakness:
I care for people/Sometimes I care too muchFavorite holiday:
ThanksgivingFavorite cartoon character:
Donald DuckFavorite movie:
JawsLast TV show watched:
1950s Chevy truckFavorite food/meal:
"Altitudes and Attitude"His best advice to give:
Listen to metal.