In a brand new interview with the Reno Gazette-Journal, Megadeth mainman Dave Mustaine spoke about the opening track on the band’s new “Super Collider” album, ‘Kingmaker’, which is described as a scorching narrative on the scourge of the pharmaceutical industry on society, in particular teenagers.
“When I was growing up, pot was like the real big thing among young guys,” Mustaine said. “I smoked when I was 13. Now, you see lots of young kids doing crack and ecstasy and crystal meth. It’s so sad. And while I don’t deny anybody the right to have an out-of-body experience, music can do that for you. Love can do that for you.
“My concern is we have a new generation of people who really don’t want to experience any emotions, whether it’s themselves or the people around them.