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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK On 'Super Collider': 'Its Direction Was In The Wrong Place'

Shredload.com recently conducted an interview with former MEGADETH and current ACT OF DEFIANCE guitarist Chris Broderick. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his decision to leave MEGADETH in November 2014: Broderick: "Well, I think the decision had been… It ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Feat. Ex-MEGADETH Members: Entire Debut Album Streaming; First North American Tour Announced

"Birth And The Burial", the debut album from ACT OF DEFIANCE, the band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CD will be released on ...

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CHRIS BRODERICK On His Decision To Leave MEGADETH: 'I Was Constantly Weighing The Positives Against The Negatives'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Broderick spoke to Guitar World magazine about his decision to leave the band last fall, explaining that he "was constantly weighing the positives against the negatives" during his tenure with the Dave Mustaine-led group. Only hours after drummer Shawn Drover announced his exit from MEGADETH on November 25, 2014 ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER: 'Everybody's Looking For The Negative Story, But There Isn't One'

Ex-MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has denied having any bad blood with his former bandmates, insisting that he has "nothing but good things to say about the whole [MEGADETH] experience." Drover quit MEGADETH last November "to pursue [his] own musical interests." Guitarist Chris Broderick announced his departure from MEGADETH a few hours later, saying that he ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Feat. Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: 'Refrain And Re-Fracture' Song

"Refrain And Re-Fracture", a brand new song from ACT OF DEFIANCE, the band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from ACT OF DEFIANCE's debut ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Feat. Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: 'Throwback' Song To Debut Next Week

"Throwback", a new song from ACT OF DEFIANCE, the band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), will receive its broadcast debut on June 23, exclusively on SiriusXM's Liquid Metal. Speaking about how the ACT OF DEFIANCE ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Featuring Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: Two Videos Shot

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the new band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), has just finished filming videos for two songs from its forthcoming debut album. Tentatively due this summer via Metal Blade, the CD was recorded ...

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MUDVAYNE Members' AUDIOTOPSY Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

AUDIOTOPSY, the new band featuring guitarist Greg Tribbett (MUDVAYNE, HELLYEAH), drummer Matt McDonough (MUDVAYNE), vocalist Billy Keeton (SKRAPE) and bassist Perry Stern, has signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The group's debut album is scheduled for release in the fall. "AUDIOTOPSY is the band that has been waiting to happen," says Greg. "All the ...

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THE HAUNTED To Release New Studio Album This Year

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2014's "Exit Wounds" album. Guitarist Patrik Jensen states: "Not known as a band that likes to rest on our laurels, we're pushing ahead with the follow-up to last year's 'Exit Wounds' album! We have most of the stuff written already, [and are] ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Featuring Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: Mixing To Begin On Monday

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the new band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), will begin mixing its debut album on Monday, April 13 with world-renowned producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL). A tentative summer ...

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ACT OF DEFIANCE Featuring Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members: Debut Album Update

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the new band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), recently entered the studio with world-renowned producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIE, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) to begin recording its debut album for a tentative ...

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Video: Ex-MEGADETH Drummer SHAWN DROVER Performs SABBATH, PRIEST Classics With Contest Winners

Two lucky guitarists had a "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to perform with former MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover on March 28 as part of the "Shawn Drover Drum Madness" concert at The Retro Theatre in Glendive, Montana. One of the contest winners, 35-year-old Shane Luckie, played BLACK SABBATH's "Paranoid" with Drover, while a 16-year-old guitarist from Montana, Drake ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK On ACT OF DEFIANCE: 'We Aren't Worried About Any Amount Of Fame Or Income'

Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Broderick talked to Revolver magazine about ACT OF DEFIANCE, the new band he formed with fellow ex-MEGADETH member Shawn Drover (drums), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass). Speaking about how the ACT OF DEFIANCE material stacks up when compared to all ...

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Video: U.K. Band TESSERACT Performs On Gigantic Igloo

Cast your mind back to the coolest gig you've ever been to. Does it come anywhere close to a band playing on a gigantic igloo the length of three and a half double decker buses? Thought not. Progressive rock band TESSERACT has landed back in the U.K., having performed the world's first "Gigloo" — a ...

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MUDVAYNE Members Launch AUDIOTOPSY

Guitarist Greg Tribbett (MUDVAYNE, HELLYEAH), drummer Matt McDonough (MUDVAYNE), vocalist Billy Keeton (SKRAPE) and bassist Perry Stern have joined forced in a new band called AUDIOTOPSY. The group recently completed recording its debut album for a summer release. The album is currently being mixed. "I'm extremely excited about AUDIOTOPSY," says Greg. "The music has everything ...

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Ex-MEGADETH, SHADOWS FALL, SCAR THE MARTYR Members Join Forces In ACT OF DEFIANCE, Sign With METAL BLADE

ACT OF DEFIANCE, the new band featuring former MEGADETH members Shawn Drover (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), alongside ex-SCAR THE MARTYR singer Henry Derek Bonner, and SHADOWS FALL's Matt Bachand (bass), has inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. ACT OF DEFIANCE is currently recording its debut offering with world-renowned producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ...

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