Gwar Frontman Bashes New Megadeth Single: 'Boy, That's F--king Horrible'

"The song isn't that awful until Dave opens his mouth," says Oderus Urungus.

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GWAR mainman Oderus Urungus recently gave new Megadeth single "Super Collider" a listen, and he wasn't pleased. In his signature raging style, the frontman thrashed the song calling it "f--king horrible," just to add a follow-up tweet regarding the previously previewed track "Don't Turn Your Back." And once again, he wasn't pleased.

"Boy. I just listened to the title track of 'Supercollider.' Boy, that's f--ing horrible," Oderus said, just to top it with another comment, saying, "The other song isn't that awful... until he opens his mouth... which is always the problem with Dave."

While in the mood for ranting about fellow metal musicians, Urungus decided to turn towards Rob Zombie and his wife Sheri Moon Zombie, even going far enough to suggest a collaboration afterwards.

"And while I am bitching, is anybody else completely sick of Rob Zombie's wife?"

"How many people think Rob Zombie should be in the new GWAR show? He could try to get his wife in it too!"

Finally, Oderus decided to conclude his daily dose of ranting with the following words: "Today's sh-t - slinging session courtesy of Oderus Urungus, the nastiest monster in show business."

Meanwhile, new Megadeth single was officially streamed via band's YouTube channel after leaking online a few days ago. As the new album title track, "Super Collider" was indeed met with mixed reactions from the fans, with some praising it and others utterly disliking the new sound.

As for the full album, the record is scheduled to drop on June 4 via Mustaine's own Universal-powered label Tradecraft. The title track single was digitally released on April 23 and is available for purchase over at iTunes.

Boy. I just listened to the title track of "Supercollider". Boy, thats fucking horrible.

Oderus Urungus (@TheRealOderus) April 24, 2013

The other song isn't that awful...until he opens his mouth...which is always the problem with Dave.

Oderus Urungus (@TheRealOderus) April 24, 2013

And while I am bitching, is any body else completely sick of Rob Zombie's wife?

Oderus Urungus (@TheRealOderus) April 24, 2013

How many people think Zob Rombie should be in the new GWAR show? He could try to get his wife in it too!

Oderus Urungus (@TheRealOderus) April 24, 2013

Today's shit-slinging session courtesy of Oderus Urungus, the nastiest monster in show business.

Oderus Urungus (@TheRealOderus) April 24, 2013

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    I'm impressed he can make tweets with hands like that.
    "The other song isn't that awful...until he opens his mouth...which is always the problem with Dave."
    Were I in a band, I wouldn't feel I had "made it" until GWAR lampooned me. 'Cause seriously, GWAR!
    "Super Collider" sounds like it would be one of the generic songs that you can choose from for the background music on your "MY FIRST SKYDIVE" video tape. Or from some dorky company strategy powerpoint presentation.
    I'm with him on all account, unfortunately. I was hoping Mustaine would bring something interesting to the table. Zombie: your movies typically suck as-is, but your wife brings the acting level to a new low.
    Side note: Megadeth is now a pop band? Sure sounds like it.
    I know the song is not good but only stupid metal hipsters believe if something sounds like hard rock is automatically pop.
    I personally think the need for more and more heaviness and brutality has gotten to the point of ridiculousness, all those imposing dissonant evil sounds freaked people the hell out when they where first tried in the 70s but now we've all been desensitized since then and the response for the most part is let's just what we where doing except more so, Metal is in the same state now Rock was in in the late 70s. Someone is going to have to do something completely different to revitalize the genre and I hope it will freak out metal heads as much as it freaks out the general public.
    I think that as long as the songwriting is strong, it doesn't matter at all how heavy a band is or not. I definitely think there are plenty of great metal bands going right now--some ridiculously heavy and some relatively not heavy at all. Sure the metal bands topping the charts are almost always stale and uninteresting, but I don't feel that the genre is in great need of revitalization. Whether some dramatic sweeping change comes or not, there are plenty of bands out there doing different, interesting things.
    Metalheads are consistently as close mind as they were in the early times as today. Then again, taste is subjective. Shit remains shit though.
    It sounds like Bon Jovi decided to do another 80s track after chainsmoking 500 packs of cigarettes overcoated with extra tar. I don't know if I like it yet.
    You should try playing the same genre of music for 30 years and not get bored. I understand why they changed up their sound. I can't go a month without some variation. With that said, for a hard rock song, it's nothing special.
    DONE. Look up this little band named "Exodus". AKA the best Thrash band from the 80's, and BY FAR the best 80's Thrash band to release albums in the 2000's. A great Thrash band that actually got BETTER, while still being Thrash.
    On a side-note, why does UG censor the quotes in the article yet post the original tweets below it?
    I never understood how anyone could like Mustaine's voice. Personally, I think he should "Put a plug in it"
    You censor '****ing' and 'shit' in the article, and then post the uncensored tweets right below? smh
    Okay, am I the only one who noticed that the vocal rhythm and melody (and even some of the words) in the verses is totally stolen from "In The Light" by Zeppelin?
    I just tore his ass up on twitter. I'm sick of hearing him talk crap. His band is worthless. He actually argued back at me. Funny stuff.
    I'm not a massive Megadeth fan which is why I think the song is alright. I can see why it would piss die hard fans off though
    it's not a bad song, it's just super forgettable. strum-and-hold, a solo that pretty much goes nowhere and this phaser effect over dave's voice...if this is the way the whole album sounds like, I lost a lot of interest in it...
    Josh Reubenking
    For once I agree with this guy. Although I think GWAR sucks, in my opinion. "Super Collider" is one of the worst songs I've heard by Megadeth. I haven't heard anything that bad from them since 'Risk'. And that's saying something. Dave Mustaine created so much hype for THAT?!?!?! The rest of the album better be ****ing GREAT then!
    Holy hell, how many pages does dave mustaine need to take out of bon jovi's book before he's taken it all?
    Dear Chris Broderick: Better get out while the getting is good. Signed, Respectability
    This is the first time I've listened to it, it's a good song and would be a massive hit IF it wasn't a MEGADETH song. I mean... wtf Megadeth? C'mon!
    I don't think this would be a hit for a pop artist. This songs fails most due to poor songwriting to my ear.
    The song is a bit boring, but it's really cool that the bass is actually audible. And the bassline is the best of the song in my humble opinion. Looking forward to some classic Junior basslines on this record. I will Oderus take serious if his band can put out anything half as good as the worst Megadeth album (which would be The World Needs a Hero - and I like that too...)
    The World Needs A Hero is far from their worst album. That album is PURE Dave Mustaine. Everything. That's kinda why i love it.
    Then what's the worst album? I really like Risk and the old stuff is awesome, too. The albums after the arm injury are really cool too. The World Needs A Hero is a good album with Good Songs (Warhorse, Dread and the Fugitive Mind,....). But I like the other one's more.
    Wow... that song is pretty freakin' bad. So much for "fast" and "dark" like Mustaine had claimed the album would be. This sounds like something off of 'Cryptic Writings' or 'Risk'. Hopefully, the rest will be better.
    I used to be a huge Megadeth fan. Fuck, it's even my username. But they just do not write good songs anymore. This just sounds like a very average song any hard rock band today might release.
    Shut up Oderus...listen to your own f*cking music. If you don't like it then don't say anything.
    F**k GWAR. Every thumb down I get proves the s***y taste in music most posters have on this website.
    Coming from a man which wears a costume to do music, this sounds like shit. Seriously, this guy just trash-talks people randomly for no reason. That was funny when it was about Dave the 5 first times, but then it is becoming annoying.
    OH COME ON, MAN. Kiss wears a costume and they are Kiss. Stop talking shit.
    True. Because when they leave the costume, their is still music. Which is not the case for Gwar =)
    albeit Bland mediocre stadium rock but you still gotta respect their ability to put on an exciting show. Their great entertainers and business men just don't try and tell me how amazing of musicians they are, There no blink 182 but come on, I bet at least half the people on this site have been in bands that are tighter sounding live than kiss.
    Mustaine needs to do a cover of Maria Carey's Obsessed as a tribute to Oderus.
    Michael Stewart
    okay, it may be shit, haven't listened to it yet but I have heard Gwar. That dude can't sing worth the shit. I don't think he's qualified to talk about another guys music.
    Is this guy in a band or does he just trash talk actual musicians, I know it's a joke and is meant to to get a reaction from people but it gets annoying after a while.
    But after all, he's quite right this time.
    Super Collider wasn't really terrible, but after the thrashiness we saw on Endgame and parts of 13, I want more of that. The other song sounds WAY better though
    Not really seen as I like the song and so do many other people.
    nobody cares who likes the song, just compare that song with songs like "tornado of souls". we are talking about megadeth, not avenged sevenfold or five fingers death punch. That song would be a good song if it came from a band like that, but we are talking about FUCKIN MEGADETH, A MEMBER OF THE BIG FOUR, now stop being a fanboy and admit the song is shit coming from a band like megadeth.(sorry my bad english)
    link no1
    Countdown to extinction wasn't as good as Rust in piece, does that make it a bad album? According to the, as always, bulletproof logic of the genius members that use UG yes, Countdown was a bad album. Get over yourselves.
    "Nobody cares who likes the song..." So you don't judge a song on whether you like it or not? You can absolutely love a song, it can be your favorite song ever, but it's still a piece of crap? Interesting.
    Yet it's far much better than lately any other members of the Big Four have released.
    Agent 00Awesome
    @Sakke Are you kidding? I'd take World Painted Blood or Worship Music any day over this pile. And that's coming from a huge Megadeth fan. Disappointed doesn't even describe this track.
    @Agent Worship Music was one of my favorite albums of 2011. So much better than this bullshit.
    @Agent Definitely. Worship Music was one of my favorite albums of 2011. So much better than this bullshit.
    I disagree. Its soo catchy I love it, and Daves voice at its best. I think its meant to sound big and open. You can't compare everything to Rust In Peace era because how the hell do you top or write songs as good as that collection.
    By being the guys who WROTE those songs. All Dave had to do to bring back the Rust in Peace sound, would be to listen to the songs and get an idea for where that musical inspiration came from. Dave just doesn't have that musical inspiration anymore. He was close with stuff like Sleepwalker, but he really could go back to Rust in Peace era at any time if he REALLY wanted to. I honestly think he just doesn't want to.
    O boy.. what sscaner said is quiet true. I'm no fanboy here but, I didn't expect this from Megadeth at all. I mean, they can do better?
    Doesn't matter if he is right or not. One of the things that differs rock from other gendres is evebody respect everybody in the rock industry. One of the reasons that makes rock better than other genre.
    "One of the reasons that makes rock better than other genre" Oh boy... *rolls eyes*
    Second Rate
    "Doesn't matter if he is right or not. One of the things that differs rock from other gendres is evebody respect everybody in the rock industry." Something tells me that OJ12 has never been in a band. The music scene is not some big, happy, brainwashed, single party state where everyone thinks alike and gets along all the time. There are rivalries... there are guys who are just going to hate your guts.... there are other bands that you will hate. Everyone most certainly does not respect everyone else unconditionally as you seem to imply. Furthermore, becoming a musician does not waive you your right to an opinion. Understand? Just because Gwar are semi famous, professional musicians does not mean that Dave Brockie has to stop speaking his opinion of bands he is (or was) a fan of.
    Took the words right out of my mouth (or fingers, if you prefer). He just tries too hard to be funny, and after a while, I just can't look at that pathetic alien costume without wanting to take that mask off from his face and slap him as hard as I can. Regardless, I agree with him. That new Megadeth song is mediocre at best.
    Why did you get +10 votes but I got downvoted to hell? The community on this site is just retarded.
    I'm actually kind of confused here too, since Gwar is usually one of those bands you can't badmouth without getting a holycrapton of downvotes... maybe because I agreed with him on the Megadeth subject, I dunno. But the thing about comments saying the same thing getting voted as -30, -180, +95 and + 115, respectively, happens every day around here. No big surprise.
    Nasty Nate 69
    Well,I have always loved Dave and Megadeth and never really been a GWAR fan, but even I must admit that Super collider is pretty damn weak. Sorry Dave, still think you are bad ass and a phenomenal musician, but what the hell happened ? Oh well,I guess I will just have to go listen to the Rust in Peace album for the millionth time, since it never gets old and certainly does not suck.
    A couple more notes. Gwar fans are 'Fat, Dumbass, Ignorant F--ks' And by the way, just because you use a "monster-imagery gimmick" dosnt necessarily mean you have to sound like shit and write the worst music ever. Lordi is a far better band than these ****ing imbeciles.
    This brings me back when people bashed Charlie Benante like hell because he said that "metalheads are close minded" He was stills and will be so ****ing right... I can't believe how people don't see this comming from megadeth after Youthanasia and Cryptic Writings, or even more, knowing the Musical taste of Dave Mustaine, which is wide. And here we have a man who is in a band that only makes songs like "Gor Gor" talking about Megadeth. I mean srsly, why doesn't he worry about his music instead of other's
    The biggest irony here is that you proved extreme close-mindedness by claiming that Gwar is "only songs like 'gor gor", which is disproven by simply listening to just about any song of theirs. You're close minded, and talking crap on people for being close minded. Here's the open minded approach - Let's pretend that Megadeth doesn't exist. And let's pretend that this song does exist, but it wasn't made by Megadeth, but it sounds exactly the same - it still sucks to me. I think it sucks because it's bad music. I don't like the vocals, I don't like the lyrics, I don't like any single aspect about this song. If the album is amazing then this song will be a bad song on an amazing album, just like how there are some bad songs on "Youthanasia", and some great songs. It would be close minded to claim that you either have to like all or none of a band. What that means is that it would be close minded to tell someone that they're wrong for not liking this song, or that there's a reason why they should like it despite them not liking it. If someone does not like Super Collider, they don't like it because they think it's bad, or disappointing. And they're free to do that. This song didn't surprise me, it's bad like lots of Megadeth songs are bad. I'll stick with Rust in Peace, because that's a good album.
    The twelve-year-old metal hipsters really get on my nerves sometimes. "Durr Dave make Rust In Peace ageein!" People change over the years, their musical taste evolves, and their inspiration moves on to something else. They're not going to make the same album over and over again, unless of course you're Five Finger Death Punch. He had a message then, he got it out there, he moved on. That being said, this isn't my favorite song from recent Megadeth. Does that make it bad? No. I'm glad groups like Megadeth are still making music. Gives me something to look forward to besides radio's flavor of the month.