Tag Archives: Chris Broderick

Megadeth “moving forward” with new album according to Dave Ellefson

Posted by on January 24, 2015

Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson was recently interviewed by Spotlight Report. In it, he expressed his feelings about the departures of drummer Shawn Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick. “It is obviously going to be different without them,” he tells them. “We spent five years together with them in that lineup; that is a long time. We […]

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Rex Brown, Gary Holt pledge their Metal Allegiance

Posted by on January 13, 2015

After a successful iinauguralrun on Motorhead’s Motorboat, the Metal Allegiance will be taking place next Wednesday (21) at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Essentially, a rebranded “Metal Masters,” its lineup has just grown by two. Pantera/Kill Devil Hill’s Rex Brown and Slayer/Exodus guitarist Gary Holt have been added to the already-stacked lineup. Here’s the […]

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Scar the Martyr/Thrown Into Exile vocalist injured in car accident

Posted by on January 12, 2015

Former Scar the Martyr and current Thrown Into Exile vocalist Henry Derek Bonner was seriously injured in a car accident late on Sunday night. Thrown Into Exile took to their Facebook page, sending a chilling picture of Bonner’s car and a message stating that their singer was injured and that they were cancelling tonight’s show […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: shocking moments of 2014

Posted by on December 22, 2014

2014 was filled with lots of great new albums (as you likely noticed from our Top 10 list). Yet like every year, 2014 had plenty of shocking moments; incidents and events that took the metal community by complete surprise. With that in mind, the Metal Insider crew continues the tradition of listing the top ten […]

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Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover find a singer

Posted by on December 22, 2014

Former Megadeth guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover, who left the band in late November, have started a new project and, according to Blabbermouth, recruited Henry Derek Bonner from Scar the Martyr as their vocalist. Broderick told Jose Mangin on Sirius XM’s Liquid Metal that he was working with Drover on new music. “We had all this […]

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Chris Broderick speaks out about leaving Megadeth, confirms he’s working on new project with Shawn Drover

Posted by on December 18, 2014

Fans were already shocked when drummer Shawn Drover announced his departure from Megadeth. That’s why the amazement was doubled when guitarist Chris Broderick jumped ship roughly a day later. And last night, the guitarist not only spoke out for the first time about why he left Megadeth, but also revealed plans for a new project […]

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Are Megadeth reuniting the ‘Rust in Peace’ lineup?

Posted by on December 1, 2014

Last week was an insane one in the Megadeth camp. While the heartbreaking news that the remains of Dave Mustaine’s mother-in-law were found likely brought some closure to Mustaine’s family, it was announced earlier in the week that both guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover had exited the band. That leaves two prime spots open […]

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Chris Broderick, Shawn Drover leave Megadeth

Posted by on November 26, 2014

Well, that was sudden. While Megadeth was supposedly recording a new album in 2015 to coincide with a tour next year, the four-piece are now a two piece, as guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover left the band separately just hours apart. Drover, who was with Megadeth for the last decade, was the first […]

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All-star Metal Allegiance is coming to Anaheim

Posted by on October 27, 2014

It looks like one time on a boat wasn’t enough for what’s being referred to as the Metal Allegiance. After Megadeth dropped off of Motorhead’s Motorboat, an all-star band popped up to play what was presumably a one-time-only show. Not so fast. Now a landlocked version of the Metal Allegiance has been announced for January […]

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Photos and recap: Motörhead’s Motorboat

Posted by on October 1, 2014

Last week, the first annual Motörhead Motörboat cruise set sail with an all-star lineup. Motörhead, of course, headlined the event, but there were tons of of other bands, including Anthrax, Testament, Down, Zakk Wylde, High on Fire, and the much-talked-about Metal Allegiance, featuring members of Anthrax, Megadeth and Mike Portnoy, among many others. Ralph Sutton and Jay Oakerson […]

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