Dave Mustaine Funding Haiti Soup Kitchen

Dave Mustaine

As much as I can’t stand Dave Mustaine’s conservative opinions and, for that matter, any of the music he’s released over the last ten years, I can’t knock a dude for helping people.

Dave Mustaine helps people. This, I learned through a self-less post on Dave’s Facebook page.

“I just wanted to take this time on a peaceful Sunday to stop and thank you for your tremendous support,” writes Mustaine.

“I know not everyone here is a fan, but that’s OK too; this message will be waiting for you when you change your opinion of me/us. Until then, I want to sincerely thank those of you for something you have no idea that you’ve done, but that is really a righteous and unbelievable thing to do,” he writes.

“You see, all faults aside, I really am trying to live my life differently today, and part of that was in finding something to believe in. One of the things that has happened since I started this transformation is getting involved with helping widows and orphans, and helping the homeless. Now, here’s what you’ve done…

“I was approached with an opportunity, and thanks to your unwavering support, my family and I have been able to fund a soup kitchen in Haiti with a ministry called Outside The Bowl, and you will be proud to know that when it is started (which will be very soon), we will be feeding up to 8,000 meals a day to the less fortunate.

“I am so very grateful, and I love you all so very much (yes, even you haters), because even when I am being vilified and having my character assassinated, I can find comfort knowing up to 8,000 meals will be served each day, along with a healthy serving of love and some spiritual nourishment as well.

“Again, I cannot thank you enough.

“Love and bruises…”

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About Chris Harris

Chris Harris is an internationally-published music journalist and writer whose work has appeared on the pages of Rolling Stone, IFC, Revolver, Alternative Press, and Radar. The former news editor for Noisecreep, Harris also served as co-host for the site’s weekly podcast, “Creep Show." Before that, he spent four years writing for MTV News.