Why the hell didn’t you guys play Trapped Under Ice during your Antarctica show?: “We forgot! We talked about it the week before but in all the momentary excitement, we literally forgot.”
    Lars, have you ever downloaded illegally a song from the internet? “Yes. When Death Magnetic leaked 10 days early, one of the HQ guys was over at my house, drinking wine, and we played around with bit torrent and downloaded our own songs, which we figured we were somewhat entitled to do. The scariest part was how easy it was.”
    What’s your favorite Megadeth song? “My Last Words”
    On if he has any regrets about the Napster situation: “No way he’s touching this question”…oooh here we go… A couple thoughts: I wish we had been better prepared for the shit storm that we found ourselves in. I don’t regret taking on Napster, but I do find it odd how big of a part of our legacy it has become to so many people, because to me it’s more like a footnote. I was also stunned that people thought it was about money. People used the word, “greed” all the time, which was so bizarre. The whole thing was about one thing and one thing only - control. Not about the internet, not about money, not about file sharing, not about giving shit away for free or not, but about whose choice it was. If I wanna give my shit away for free, I’ll give it away for free. That choice was taken away from me.”
Why the hell didn’t you guys play Trapped Under Ice during your Antarctica show?: “We forgot! We talked about it the week before but in all the momentary excitement, we literally forgot.”
    Lars, have you ever downloaded illegally a song from the internet? “Yes. When Death Magnetic leaked 10 days early, one of the HQ guys was over at my house, drinking wine, and we played around with bit torrent and downloaded our own songs, which we figured we were somewhat entitled to do. The scariest part was how easy it was.”
    What’s your favorite Megadeth song? “My Last Words”
    On if he has any regrets about the Napster situation: “No way he’s touching this question”…oooh here we go… A couple thoughts: I wish we had been better prepared for the shit storm that we found ourselves in. I don’t regret taking on Napster, but I do find it odd how big of a part of our legacy it has become to so many people, because to me it’s more like a footnote. I was also stunned that people thought it was about money. People used the word, “greed” all the time, which was so bizarre. The whole thing was about one thing and one thing only - control. Not about the internet, not about money, not about file sharing, not about giving shit away for free or not, but about whose choice it was. If I wanna give my shit away for free, I’ll give it away for free. That choice was taken away from me.”