Looks like Ted Nugent has found himself a hunting companion.
During an Aug. 7 Megadeath concert in Singapore, frontman Dave Mustaine went on an anti-President Barack Obama rant, saying the commander in chief is turning the United States into "Nazi America" and that he staged recent mass shootings to push a pro-gun control agenda.
"Back in my country, my president, he's trying to pass a gun ban, so he's staging all of these murders, like the 'Fast and Furious' thing down at the border; Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there; and now the beautiful people at the Sikh temple," Mustaine said during a four-minute sidebar turned diatribe posted by Blabbermouth.net.
"I was talking to J.D., our promoter here tonight," the 50-year-old heavy-metal singer continued. "What a great guy. I was saying, 'I don't know where I'm gonna live if America keeps going the way it's going because it looks like it's turning into Nazi America. And he said, 'Move down here to Singapore.'"
Not that Mustaine, who reported from the 1992 Democratic Convention for MTV News in 1992 but changed his views after becoming a born-again Christian, had been keeping his feelings a secret beforehand.
"I'm disgusted with this guy," he said in a recent radio interview in which he also questioned Obama's American birth certificate. "He's my president, I respect the office of the presidency, but I think as a person and the things that he says, I've never heard anything this offensive ever come out of the mouth of a president. And I'm 50—I've heard a lot of presidents talk in my life."