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Tag Archives: Shawn Drover

Act of Defiance hits the road with Shattered Sun

Posted by on February 2, 2018

Act of Defiance dropped Old Scars, New Wounds back in September and have now announced a tour in support of the album. The band will spend the majority of March hitting up the west coast with thrashers Shattered Sun. Guitarist, Chris Broderick expressed his excitement for the tour: “Act of Defiance is extremely excited to be […]

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Anthrax, Mayhem, Khemmis, Richard Christy & more reflect on Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’ at 25

Posted by on February 24, 2017

On February 25th, 1992, Pantera released their fifth album, Vulgar Display of Power. From it’s album cover of an unfortunate dude getting clocked in the face to the eleven tracks on the album, it was instantly an iconic album. In addition to arguably being the high point of the band’s career, it was influential to countless metal […]

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Remember When: Megadeth made a Christmas album for Jimmy Kimmel? Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover do! [Exclusive]

Posted by on July 12, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Best of 2015 from Anthrax, Act of Defiance, Unleash the Archers

Posted by on December 7, 2015

As December continues on, we’ll be bringing you our year-end coverage. In addition to our lists, which will start appearing later this week, we’ve reached out to a pool of artists to ask what music defined their 2015. We’ve already run lists from the likes of Toothgrinder, If These Trees Could Talk and more. In […]

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Act of Defiance (post-Megadeth/Scar the Martyr/Shadows Fall) unveil new song

Posted by on July 14, 2015

The metal world was thrown for a loop last year when Megadeth’s guitarist, Chris Broderick and drummer, Shawn Drover, abruptly left the band. It was then revealed that the two would be joining former Scar the Martyr singer Henry Derek and Shadows Fall bassist Matt Bachand for a new band Act of Defiance. With the […]

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Is Chris Adler recording drums for Megadeth’s new album?

Posted by on March 15, 2015

Well, guess we can rule out the Rust In Peace era of Megadeth reuniting anytime soon. A new rumor has been making its way around the web that Megadeth has tapped drummer Chris Adler to play drums on its forthcoming album. The same rumor also suggests that Kiko Loureiro of Brazilian metal band Angra has […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Do we care who else is in Megadeth?

Posted by on January 30, 2015

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. By now everyone’s caught up to date regarding Megadeth’s recent shakeup in its lineup, all the while rumors continue to escalate that the beloved […]

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Dave Mustaine not making radio songs, says other members weren’t what fans want

Posted by on January 30, 2015

Megadeth master-mind Dave Mustaine gave some details to Full Metal Jackie about the recording process for a new album, and it sounds like good news for die-hard ‘Deth fans. Video of the interview can be seen above, but here’s some of what Mustaine had to say: “I’m going in the studio March 2 no matter what. And the […]

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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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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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