Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Megadeth drummer Shawn Drover has left the band.
“After 10 years, I have decided to quit Megadeth to pursue my own musical interests,” said Drover in a released statement. “I want to thank Dave Mustaine and the entire Megadeth family, as well as thanking all the amazing Megadeth fans around the world!!! I truly appreciate all of you. Stay tuned for info on my next musical journey."
Megadeth frontman Dave Musaine had not commented publicly on Drover’s departure at press time.
Drover joined Megadeth in 2004 following the addition of his brother, Glen, and with less than a week before the start of a tour in support of their 10th album, “The System Has Failed.”
Drover last appeared on Megadeth’s 2013 album, “Super Collider.”
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