Megadeth Featured as Answer on ‘Jeopardy’
If you watch the long-running quiz show Jeopardy, you got at least one answer right the other night... well, at least we hope you did.
When one contestant asked for the $1,600 question in the "Celebrating 35 Years" category, host Alex Trebek read, "Though Dave Mustaine says he didn't even anticipate living to be 35, this band of his is celebrating that anniversary." Of course, we all know the answer is Megadeth — sorry, "What is Megadeth?" — which was correctly answered by the contestant.
Megadeth's David Ellefson captured the video clip and shared it for all to see on his Instagram page, which can be viewed below.
It wasn't the first time Mustaine and Megadeth got a nod on Jeopardy. In 2014, Trebek prompted contestants to respond with the correct answer to, “In 2014, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine sat in with the S.D. Symphony to play ‘Winter’ from ‘The Four Seasons’ by this man.”
Slayer were even the answer to a Big 4 question in October of last year and the Foo Fighters once got a full category dedication the year before that. The funniest moment though came in 2015 when Trebek had to read off some lyrics to Motley Crue's "Girls Girls Girls."
Megadeth are expected to release a new album next year and Mustaine posted a short teaser, the first clip of new music, earlier this month. The thrash legends will also hit the road in 2019, supporting Ozzy Osbourne on another North American leg of his farewell tour. See those dates below.
05/31 - Sunrise, Fla. @ BB&T Center
06/02 - Tampa, Fla. @ Midflorida Credit Union Arena
06/04 - Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
06/06 - Cincinnati, Ohio @ Riverbend Music Center
06/08 - Hershey, Pa. @ Hershey Concerts
06/11 - New York, N.Y. @ Madison Square Garden
06/13 - Burgettstown, Pa. @ KeyBan Pavilion
06/15 - Bangor, Maine @ Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
06/20 - Hamilton, Ontario @ FirstOntario Centre
06/22 - Uncasville, Conn. @ Mohegan Sun
06/26 - Maryland Heights, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
06/28 - Kansas City, Mo. @ Spirit Center
06/30 - Des Moines, Iowa @ Wells Fargo Arena
07/04 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ Summerfest / American Family Insurance Amphitheatre
07/06 - Saint Paul, Minn. @ Xcel Energy Center
07/09 - Edmonton, Alberta @ Rogers Place
07/11 - Vancouver, British Columbia @ Rogers Arena
07/13 - Tacoma, Wash. @ Tacoma Dome
07/16 - Portland, Ore. @ Moda Center
07/18 - Sacramento, Calif. @ Golden 1 Center
07/20 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
07/23 - Chula Vista, Calif. @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
07/25 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
07/27 - Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/29 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Hollywood Bowl
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