|Born on: 05.05.1966
Shawn Drover is the drummer with the bands Megadeth & Eidolon. He was born on May 5, 1966, in Montreal, Quebec. After taking up drums at the age of 13, he joined his first band, Eidolon. He uses Sabian cymbals and Pearl Drums mounted on a drum rack reminiscent of the Greg Veolker Rack System.
Shawn also plays guitar. He was playing guitar during MEGADETH's "Blackmail The Universe Tour" in Kawasaki, Japan (April 3, 2005). Shawn and his brother Glen Drover switched instruments playing "Paranoid" and the second half of "Peace Sells". Glen sat at the drums, and Shawn played the guitar.
During Gigantour show in Toronto, Canada (September 3, 2005) Shawn became the third MEGADETH guitarist on stage during "Peace Sells" while Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater) played the drums. Shawn also did one solo of the song.
Shawn Drover is currently endorsed by TAMA drums, Sabian cymbals, and Vic Firth Sticks. The current "MegaKit" was manufactured by Ferguson Fabrication out of Tempe AZ. The structure was revised and redesigned making the cage lighter and easier to assemble.