Drover in 2005
|Birth name||Shawn Drover|
|Born||May 5, 1966|
|Genres||Thrash metal, progressive metal, power metal, heavy metal, death metal, metalcore|
|Instruments||drums, percussion, guitar|
|Associated acts||Megadeth, Eidolon|
Megadeth[change | change source]
Drover joined the band in 2004 five days before "Blackmail The Universe Tour" and replaced Nick Menza who wasn't able to prepare for the physical demands of a full US tour. Drover also plays guitar and he played guitar during the "Blackmail The Universe Tour" in Kawasaki, Japan on April 3, 2005. He also played in the band with his brother Glen Drover and switched instruments with him during the songs "Paranoid" and the second half of "Peace Sells".
After Glen quit the band, Shawn suggested that Chris Broderick replace Glen. Drover showed videos of Broderick playing both the classical and electric guitar to Dave Mustaine and Mustaine got in contact with Broderick. Broderick was named the new guitarist for Megadeth two weeks after.
References[change | change source]
- "History 2004". Megadeth.com. http://www.megadeth.com/history.php#2004. Retrieved 2013-1-27.
- "Drummer Shawn Drover Quits Megadeth". Blabbermouth.com. http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/drummer-shawn-drover-quits-megadeth/. Retrieved 2014-11-26.
- "Guitarist Chris Broderick Quits Megadeth". Blabbermouth.com. http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/guitarist-chris-broderick-quits-megadeth/. Retrieved 2014-11-26.