11.10.14
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QuestionHi, I was watching a video of the song The Right To Go Insane. I suppose it is about Shawn Nelson, is that true??? And what are that graves on the beginning of the video (there is inscription "beloved father and beloved mother" on it) and on the end of the video (with inscription "vic rattlehead 1952-1995")??? Thanks!!! AnswerHello, yes this is true, the "The Right To Go Insane" video...
10.20.14
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QuestionHey Scorpion ! Megadeth is my favorite band since I was just 3 years old, thanks to my dad a great metalhead, I'm 14 now and I'm still trying to know what's "MD.45" .... I searched in some places one the internet, but they have different information! So I asked my dad what's "MD.45", he said that it was a solo band of Dave Mustaine. Can you explain me what was that ?? Thanks and...
10.13.14
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QuestionScorpioN, will the Blood of Heroes wine be available to non club members? I really want a bottle but unfortunately cannot renew my Cyber Army membership at this time. :( Steve from Tennessee AnswerHello Steve, the new Limited Edition "Blood Of Heroes" Syrah 2011 is being sold to club members only for 48 hours starting Monday, October 13 @ 9 a.m. PDT. The wine will be sold on a...
10.6.14
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QuestionTo David I ask... What would your Favorite Bass be? As you play a lot on your Jackson range but do you have a FAVORITE bass? Thanks again The Scorpion, You rock! Sincerely, Orian, AKA Zac "The Stripper" Solomon AnswerHello Orian, David was happy to provide an answer for you question! "My Jacksons are the perfect fit for Megadeth live shows and certain recordings. But I also have some...
09.22.14
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QuestionDear ScorpioN I have a question about the intro to 'Blackmail the Universe'. Can you tell me who the female voice reading the news broadcast belongs to? Jack from England AnswerHello Jack, Celeste Amber Montague is the female voice you hear reading the news broadcast at the beginning of the song "Blackmail The Universe". Celeste is a professional newscaster in Phoenix, Arizona and was...
09.15.14
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QuestionScorpion, could you tell me what TV shows Megadeth music has been played on? I can think of a few times I have heard Megadeth in the background for shows, but I really wonder how many times Megadeth has actually been played musically on a show ... or movie. Ken from Ontario, Canada AnswerHi Ken, Megadeth's music has indeed made its way in to many TV shows, movies, soundtracks and even...
09.8.14
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QuestionIn the Holy Wars... The Punishment Due (Casey McMackin demo), who exactly is Casey McMackin? AnswerHello there, Casey McMackin is a music engineer/producer who has worked since the early 80?s on many albums including Megadeth, Motorhead, Exodus and more. He is credited as the audio engineer on Megadeth?s 1986 release, ?Peace Sells? But Who?s Buying? on which he is also credited for...
09.1.14
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QuestionHey there ScorpioN, it's Orian again. I have a question about Shawn. What was his first kit? Cause I am a multi-musician as I play drums, guitar, bass, sing and most other stringed instruments. I am writing a 40 page S.A. about Megadeth and I have two weeks to finish it. I have written about the several times i have seen Megadeth, twice here in New Zealand, 4 times at Sound Wave in...
08.25.14
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QuestionDear "The Scorpion" I have had a question about Megadeth (Rather about Dave Mustaine) for I'd say about Several years now. Being 17 and all Music has a more "Expensive" take on me. What was Dave Mustaine's First Electric Guitar, cause his Biography's never said anything about his "First Electric Guitar"! If you could tell me or if Dave could tell me HIMSELF, that would be...
08.18.14
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QuestionHi,I always wondered, in the chorus of Tornado of Souls (best chorus ever!) Dave sings "eye of THE tornado" or just "of tornado", I'm pretty sure he said "the" but he said it really quickly. Hopefully I'm right and ill win my 10 bucks bet! Thanks for reading Idan from Israel. AnswerHello Idan, looks like you are going to win that bet! Dave does sing the word "the" in that line. But,...
08.11.14
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QuestionDear ScorpioN, Who does that laugh at the beginning of Lucretia, coz everytime my mates dog hears it she goes absolutely nuts, barking and foaming at the mouth, now we always have to skip the intro to avoid severed limbs. Its not Marge Simpson is it? Stu AnswerNo kind sir, it is not Marge Simpson. Rather, it is a woman named Sandra Rabin, and if my knackered memory serves me correctly...
08.4.14
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QuestionScorpioN, I was wondering about the Hangar 18 video. What is that footage from? A sci fi movie? I have tried to find it but have probably looked in the wrong places. The only other answer I can come up with is that its film created by Megadeth specifically for that video. AnswerYou are right, the footage was created by Megadeth and director Paul Boyington. You can hear comments from...
07.28.14
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QuestionHello, I'm very interested, is there any video material where Mr. Ellefson plays Jackson JS3 Kelly or his signature Jackson Kelly models all the lives I've ever seen he uses Concert models lately only Concert V quicksilver I would appreciate to see a video where he plays Kelly bass live. Thanks Sincerely Acho Junior. AnswerHello Acho Junior, most of the time David only plays the Kelly...
07.21.14
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QuestionScorpioN, What album does the song "One thing" come from? I cant find it any where. Coronado, CA AnswerHello, the song "One Thing" is considered a "non-album single". It was recorded in 1997, and appeared as a bonus track on the Japanese version of Cryptic Writings.
07.14.14
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QuestionHey Scorp, Is there a particular reason why your name is ScorpioN? You remind me my favorite Megadeth song, The Scorpion. (: Is there any connection? Busra, Turkey AnswerAs I climb onto your back, I will promise not to sting I will tell you what you want to hear, and not mean anything Then I treat you like a dog as I shoot my venom in You pretend you didn't know that I am a scorpion,...