Although, I do think the challenge came off as a bit immature.
Thanks ever so for placing all of us in that position without our knowledge. "Let us not forget my final gig with your outfit [at] the Monsters of Rock - Castle Donington [England]. 'Countdown to Extreme Bullshit' is a title I would like to submit for your consideration. "The few little bits I've shared to date are just tip of the iceberg — the measly stuff. Finally, there will be no hiding behind other people's talent for you. I'm friends with Chris Poland, Glen Drover, Nick Menza and David Ellefson. Hell, Ill even take So Far So Good over Rust in Peace when Im in the mood for some thrash.
We were supposed to play several more shows on that tour and AGAIN, we canceled for your next trip to rehab. "All the fans you have left want is for you to shut the fuck up and use some of that toxic energy you waste spewing bullshit across the globe, turn it into something remotely positive and make an album that's half as good as 'Peace Sells But Who's Buying?! If the fool wants to keep going, I now sit at the ready to respond in like to his banal verbal attacks. Maybe Eddie Trunk will even let us do it on [VH1 Classic's] 'That Metal Show' so everyone can see what's real? "In closing, I want to respond briefly to the few that are concerned that I might be posting these blogs to drum up sales for my new album. "I don't need the money, I'm fully engaged in my new project, the YMT guitar trio and have no immediate plans to tour in support of my album. And although I've yet to meet Marty [Friedman] and the others, I respect each of their talent immensely. You're entitled to your opinion, but I'd suggest you were on something if you think So Far is better than Ri P.
Rust has its moments, but often times just becomes Malmstein-esq wank fest. The only reason most people give a shit about Rust is becaue of the super technical solos, which is party.
Holy Wars, Five Magics, Take No Prisoners, and Hanger are all great. Rust is technically the better album with better musicianship. Megadeths earlier works, all him riding Poland's coat tails. I'll put up with it from Dave since he has proven himself to be a musical genius, but someone needs to tell Jeff that the only album he played on is a piece of shit compared to the rest of Megadeth's output up until Youthanasia. Megadeth is all Dave riding the coat tails of others, be it Chris Poland, Marty Friedman, etc. On top of that, So Far So Good is a great fucking album, and youre on something if you think its worse then Countdown.
This is what the article says: Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has responded to Dave Mustaine's allegation that the band's 1988 Australian tour was cancelled because of Young's heroin addiction. When we did come back here, we had a different promoter.
Jeff, who made headlines on December 18 for accusing the MEGADETH mainman of, among other things, "dissing, exaggerating and just plain lying on some level about nearly every talented musician that has passed through his dysfunctional little ensemble," has taken to his official My Space blog once again to address Mustaine's claim in a recent interview that Young's drug problem led to MEGADETH's 1988 Australian tour being called off and the group being "banned" from performing in the country. We started to make amends to the Australian audience for what had happened. 'Cause it was like the dust that accumulates makes mountains and this thing became like Mount Everest; it got to the point where it was like, 'No more.' 'Cause he opened up my suitcase one time and he found this love letter from Doro [Pesch] that she sent me.Nevertheless, I think most people appreciate Ri P for a lot more than just 'the super technical solos', but it's hardly worth arguing over. They should be reserved only for truly exceptional and rare and special and important bands, bands like Blind Guardian and... I'm interested to see if any other former Megadeth members respond to this. I like Dave, respect him as a musician but I'm inclined to believe this other gentleman because..put so much into that response, it would be a lot of work if he were lying.I like Megadeth's music but I've always known that Mustaine is a complete fucking asshole. It's great that shit like this is getting thrown at him, even if it is 21 years late. Although, I do think the challenge came off as a bit immature.Friedman is an amazing soloist but had little to nothing to do with the composition of most of Megadeth's songs, particularly during what would be considered their golden era.In fact, Ct E was only the second album he even played on, and you've pretty much just disparaged it - so which is it? I'll put up with it from Dave since he has proven himself to be a musical genius, but someone needs to tell Jeff that the only album he played on is a piece of shit compared to the rest of Megadeth's output up until Youthanasia. Megadeth is all Dave riding the coat tails of others, be it Chris Poland, Marty Friedman, etc. On top of that, So Far So Good is a great fucking album, and youre on something if you think its worse then Countdown.I'm interested to see if any other former Megadeth members respond to this. If he had just left it as "You know what Dave, I'm tired of you and I will no longer comment because that would give you too much credit" blah blah blah, he would have looked like the better man, but the challenge thing I felt was totally immature and unnecessary.