Megadeth Cut Concert Short Due To Government Censorship?

Megadeth reportedly cut the opening show of their Dystopia tour short on Tuesday night (October 6th) in Beijing, China, according to The Beijinger, who speculates that it may have been done due to government censorship.

The blog reports that the show at the Huiyuan Space only last an hour and was filled with the band performing instrumental versions of songs like "Skin of My Teeth" and extended guitar solos.

The report also says that the band did not play some of the most popular songs of their 32-year-career like "Holy Wars/The Punishment Due" and "Angry Again."

The Beijinger speculates that the show may have been shortened or stopped by government officials because of comments made by frontman Dave Mustaine to the audience after the band's performance of the final song of the set "Peace Sells...But Who's Buying?"

Mustaine reported told the fans, "Thank you for leaving so that we can come back and play again." The audience then left the venue without incident. Read the full report here.

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