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General Category => News => : Wire September 03, 2007, 02:32:06 PM

: September 4th 2007
: Wire September 03, 2007, 02:32:06 PM
Game Over are happy to inform you that we are working on a new song - a cover of the Cut Man theme from Mega Man. Wire has rebuilt a 10 m2 cabin into a ghetto studio and uses a mic:ed up Marshall 100 W Valvestate for the recording of the guitars. This marks the beginning of a rawer, heavier yet rockier less-is-more kind of era in Game Over's career. We can't say exactly when you will get to hear this new creation of ours since the lyrics aren't finished yet (we're working on them though), but yeah... we just thought you wanted to know.

Oh, and there's another thing that should be mentioned while we're at it. As NESperado was released Wire decided to lose her "last name", McQuaid. We forgot to mention this officially as we didn't find it very important. But now you know.
McQuaid came from an early episode of the 90's tv series 21 Jump Street where two undercover cops played the roles of annoying gang members. Very funny and inspiring when you're 15, not very relevant today, let alone to Game Over.

: Re: September 4th 2007
: Shyguy September 04, 2007, 02:15:39 AM
That´s great news. The first Mega Man soundtrack is a bit underestimated in my opinion, and I´m very excited about how the new Game Over sound will handle this classic...!

: Re: September 4th 2007
: The Wez September 05, 2007, 03:07:50 AM
Awesome, MegaMan kicks ass  ;D

: Re: September 4th 2007
: cpczk September 06, 2007, 10:01:05 AM
Kickass!  I always loved that song.  I really liked the soundtrack for the first Mega Man actually.

: Re: September 4th 2007
: Battlerager September 10, 2007, 02:25:38 PM
w00t w00t!   :)

: Re: September 4th 2007
: zMETALica September 13, 2007, 01:15:13 PM
cool news!

using the same amp i got/record with. it's decent but if you layer it good it can come out sounding really good. best of luck :)

: Re: September 4th 2007
: The Wez September 18, 2007, 10:43:27 AM
Isn't that dude from 21 Jump Street a Pirate of the Carribean now these days  ;D

: Re: September 4th 2007
: Wire September 18, 2007, 03:24:54 PM
Look, the McQuaid brothers even have a MySpace account: (
Also, there are a few YouTube videos: (

Watching these will make you understand why I was "McQuaid" for 16 years. (Uuuhm, I'd better tell you I'm being ironic.)

: Re: September 4th 2007
: cpczk September 19, 2007, 01:27:49 PM
I remember reading from the site a long time ago that you were in a band called the McQuaids.  And another person from that group played bass for Game Over for a while.  Is this correct?

: Re: September 4th 2007
: Wire September 19, 2007, 04:46:04 PM
I commend you for your excellent memory! This is indeed correct. The McQuaids consisted of two people - myself and Whiz, who is still my best friend. We made a few songs together but for some reason we always fighted, haha.
The McQuaids' philosophy was to mix certain elements of culture together and this is where the idea of nintendo metal initially came from.

: Re: September 4th 2007
: metalbusi November 15, 2007, 04:08:52 AM
Yo great news!!! Hope to listen a new album soon  :) :) :)

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