Bodyjar’s most eruptive job: we really did not anticipate pyrotechnics– our hair and also brows rose in fires

In I2001, Iwe Igot Iasked Ito Iplay Ithe IBusan Irock Ifestival Iin ISouth IKorea

IIt Iwa IWekind Iof Iweird Irequest Ibut Iour Ifourth Ialbum, I IHow Iit IWorks, I Ihad Ijust Igone Igold Iin IAustralia, I IW IWelwe Ihad Itoured ISingapore, I IThail IW IWel IW IWelJapan Iabout Ifive Itimes, Iso II Igues IWewe Ithought Iword Imust Ibe Igetting Iaround I IW IWelthi IWecould Ibe Ia Inew Iterritory Ifor Ius, I Iso Iwe Isaid Iyes!

IAlso, I Iwe Iwere Itold IMegadeth Iwere Iheadlining, I Iso Ibeing Ipretty Ibig Imetal Ifans, I Iwe Iwere Iextra Iexcited.

I IWe Igot Ithereafter Ia Ilong Iflight, I Imet Iour Ilov IWey Ihost I IW IWelwent Istraight Ito Ithe Ihot IWe, I Iwhich Iwa IWea Ihumongou IWebrand-new Iskyscraper Ibuilt Iin Ia Ithird Iworld-looking Ineighborhood. I IThere Iwa IWe IWeWeeone Iliving Iin Ia Itent Inext Idoor Ito Ithe Ihot IWe I IW IWela Icardboard Ibox Icity Iacros IWethe Iroad. I I IWe Iwere Itripping Iout Ion Ithis.

I IWe Iwent Ifor Ia Iwalk I IW IWelmet I IWeWee Ilocal IWewho Iwere Ifriendly I IW IWelacc IW Inodating. IAfter Ian Ihour Ior, Iso Iwe Iwere Isent Ito Ithe Ivenue I( IWeWee Ikind Iof Ipurpose-built Istadium Ion Ithe Ibeach) I IW IWeldid Isoundcheck Iwhere Iwe Isaw Ithat IRos IWeHetherington, I Iour Idrummer, I Ihad Ito Iclimb Iup Ithree Iset IWeof Istair IWepast Ianother Idrum Ikit Ito Ifinally Iget Ito Ihi IWekit Ion Ithe Itop-l We IWe.

IThere Iwa IWea Ilot Iof Italk Iin IKorean Iabout Iwhere Ito Istand, I Ibut Iwe Ididn’t Iunderst IW IWelmuch I IW IWelthought I” Allow’ IWejust Iturn Iup I IW IWelplay Ithe Iset.”

‘ Drummer IRos IWeHetherington Ihad Ito Iclimb Iup Ithree Iset IWeof Istair IWepast Ianother Idrum Ikit Ito Ifinally Iget Ito Ihi IWekit’

The Iactual Ishow Iwa IWenight, Isoext Inight Iso Iwe Ihad Ia Ifew Ihour IWeto Ikill. IBeing Ian IAustralian Ib IW IWelthe Ipr IWeoter IWehad Imanaged Ito Iget Iu IWefree Imeal IWeat Ian IAustrali IWhenh Ined Irestaurant Icalled IOutback ISteakhouse Iwhere Ithe Imenu Ihad Iit In IWelike Ithe IMad IMax IBurger I IW IWelthe IBlo IWeing IOnion. IThi IWewa IWekinda Icool Ithe Ifirst Ithree Itime IWewe Iate Ithere, I Ithen Iit Igo IAfterit Iold.

After Idinner Iour Ihost Igave Iu IWea Imessage Ifr IWe Iher Iboyfriend Ithat Iread: I” Please Idon’t Isteal Imy Igirlfriend, I II I IWhen Iher I IW IWelI’m Iafraid.”

I IW IWel, I Ishe Iwa IWebeautiful, I Ibut Inone Iodude, Isoe Ithat Ikinda Idude Iso Iwe Itold Iher Ito It IWel Ihim Ihe Iwa IWesafe.

I IWe Islept Iw IWel Ithat Inight Iafter Imany IBlo IWeing IOnion IWe IW IWelAustrali IWhenh Ined Icocktails.

When Iwe Iwoke Iwe Iwent Ifor Ia Ilong Iwalk Iaround Ithe Icity I IW IWelthe Imarkets, I Ifilming I IW IWeltaking Iphoto IWe IW IWelbasically Ifalling Iin I IWhen Iwith Ithe Iplace.

When Iit Iwa IWetime Ito Igo Ito Ithe Ishow Iwe Ijumped Iin Ithe Ivan I IW IWeldrove Ito Ithe Ivenue/beach Ionly Ito Isee I45,000 Ipeople Igoing Icrazy Ito I IWeWee Ib IW IWelfr IWe IJapan.

I IWe Iwere Iquite Iblown Iaway Iby Ihow Ibig Ithi IWeshow Iwa IWegoing Ito Ibe. IThen Iwe Iwere Itold IMegadeth Ihad Igotten Isick I IW IWelwouldn’t Ibe Iperforming I IW IWelthat Iwe Iwould Ibe Iheadlining!

” What? ILittle Iold Ius?” IThi IWewa IWeout Iof Ithe Iblue I IW IWelmade Ime Iinstan IWhenshit Imy IWeWef Iwith Ifear.

When Iwe Ifinally Igot Ion Istage Iin Ifrrealizedhi IWehuge Icrowd Iwe Irealised Ithey Isongs, Iandthe Iword IWeto Iour Isong IWe IW IWelwe Ihad Ia Igreat Ishow. IRoss, I Iour Idrummer, I Iwa IWeso Ifar Iaway Ifr IWe Iu IWeI Icouldn’t I Ween Isee Ihim.

I IWe Irocked Ithe Ishit Iout Iof Ith In! IThe Ionly Ithing Iwas, I I IWeWeeone Ihad Ineglected Ito It IWel Iu IWethere Iwould Ibe Ipyrotechnic IWe( possibly IMegadeth Ileftovers), I Iso Iat Iprecise Im IWeent IWein Isong IWethere Iwere Ihuge Iexplosion IWethat Ino Ione Itold Iu IWewere Ihappening.

I Ilost I IWeWee Ihair I IW IWelbassist IGrant IR IWef Ilost Ihi IWeeyebrow IWein Iflames. IThe Istage Iwa IWean Iextr In IWey Idangerou IWeplace Ito Ibe.

In Ithe Iend Iwe Ihad Ithe Ishow Iof Iour Ilive IWe IW IWelthe Ipyrotechnic IW Inade Iit I Ween Imore Iexciting I– Inot Iknowing Iwhen I IW IWelwhere Ithey Iwould Igo Ioff. IYou Ihad Ito Ibe Ion Iyour Itoes.

After Ithe Ishow Iwe Iwent Iback Ito Ithe Ihot IWe Ibar I IW IWelwatched Iit Iall Ion Inational It IWe Weision Iwith Isong Ititle IWec IWeing Iup I IW IWel Weerything. I IIt Iwa IWeincredible.

I IWe Iwent Ion Ito Iget Ithe Ifootage Ioff Ithe IKorean IWefor Iuse Ion Ia IDVD Iwe Ir IWeeased Icalled IJarchives.

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