MegaFans of the Week

  • Cyber Army Username: 
    Irina28
    Location: 
    Oakville, Canada
    Birthdate: 
    December 28, 1970
    Status: 
    Married
    Current occupation: 
    Software developer, team lead

    Irina Barycheva

    Female of the Week

    We asked Irina...

      How long have you been a Megadeth fan?

      Since 1990

      What was the first Megadeth song you ever heard?

      Hard to remember but that was "So Far, So Good...So What!" album

      Was there a certain song that made you a Megadeth fan?

      Sweating Bullets

      What are your three favorite Megadeth songs?

      Hard to pick only three favorite... Hangar 18, In My Darkest Hour, Poisonous Shadows

      What is your favorite Megadeth album?

      Rust in Peace

      How 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 fear

      Who do you think Vic Rattlehead was when he was alive?

      Did I miss his funeral? lol

      What's your favorite Megadeth album cover?

      Dystopia

      What 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 year

      Have 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 USA

      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?

      I would love to chat with all. Music, politics.

      Do you have a favorite Megadeth guitar solo?

      Hangar 18

      To 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?

      04-01-2016
      21461

      What 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

    Notables

      In a band:

      No

      Genre:

      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, traveling

      Where 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, Italy

      Three favorite websites:

      Youtube.com, ultimateclassicrock.com, ticketmaster.com

      What makes her laugh:

      Good comedy

      First concert ever seen:

      Russian rock band in 1983

      Song stuck in her head right now:

      The Vengeful One (Disturbed)

      Pet peeves/irritations:

      Ignorance. Narrow minded people.

      Biggest fear:

      War

      Strength/Weakness:

      Resourceful/perfectionist

      Favorite holiday:

      Christmas

      Favorite cartoon character:

      Bender Bending Rodríguez (Futurama)

      Favorite movie:

      The Blues Brothers

      Last TV show watched:

      Breaking Bad

      Favorite color:

      Emerald green

      Favorite automobile:

      BMW

      Favorite food/meal:

      Sushi

      Favorite beverage:

      Dark ale

      Favorite saying/line:

      The best is yet to come

      Her 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.

     

    Megafans of the Week are Cyber Army members selected at random.

  • Cyber Army Username: 
    reedja
    Location: 
    Crowborough, UK
    Birthdate: 
    22 April 1969
    Status: 
    Married, two children
    Current occupation: 
    Management Accountant
    Twitter: 

    John Reed

    Male of the Week

    We asked John...

      How long have you been a Megadeth fan?

      since around 1984, so over 30 years

      What was the first Megadeth song you ever heard?

      Peace Sells

      Was 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 Souls

      What is your favorite Megadeth album?

      Rust in Peace

      How many times have you seen Megadeth live?

      23

      What 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?

      Soldier

      What's your favorite Megadeth album cover?

      Peace Sells

      What 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 time

      Have you met the band? If so, what did you say?

      sadly not, and so many questions I could think of

      What's the furthest you have travelled to see Megadeth?

      Megadeth: 250 miles

      If 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 everything

      Do you have a favorite Megadeth guitar solo?

      Tornado of Souls (so many to choose from)

      To you, are Megadeth songs morefeeling or more thinking?

      thinking

      Have 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 same

      What do you like best about being in the Cyber Army?

      hearing about news early, the forum and exclusive merch

      When did you join the club and what is your Cyber Army member number?

      2012 and 12304

      What do you admire most in Dave Mustaine?

      never gives up and his honesty

      What does being a true Megafan mean to you?

      honoured to be recognised and to share with fellow megafans

      Have 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.

     

    Megafans of the Week are Cyber Army members selected at random.