Glen Drover

Glen Drover

Canadian guitarist
Date of Birth: 25.05.1969
Country: Canada

  1. Biography of Glenn Drover
  2. Early Life and Musical Influences
  3. Eidolon
  4. King Diamond
  5. Megadeth
  6. Solo Work
  7. Departure from Megadeth and Other Ventures

Biography of Glenn Drover

Canadian guitarist Glenn Drover is currently residing in Toronto. He is well known as the former lead guitarist of Megadeth and King Diamond, as well as one of the founding members and guitarist of Eidolon from 1993 to 2007.

Early Life and Musical Influences

Drover began playing the guitar as a child and was heavily influenced by musicians such as Tony MacAlpine, Al Di Meola, Randy Rhoads, Greg Howe, Michael Romeo, George Lynch, Warren DeMartini, and David Gilmour.


In 1996, Drover and his brother formed the thrash/power metal band Eidolon. They released several albums and gained recognition in the metal scene.

King Diamond

In 1998, Drover joined the band King Diamond and participated in the recording of their studio album, "House of God."


In 2004, Drover joined the thrash metal band Megadeth, along with his brother Shawn Drover. He contributed to the recording of the album "United Abominations," co-writing a song with the band.

Solo Work

Despite his involvement with Megadeth, Drover also found time for solo projects. He recorded a guitar solo for the song "Emotional Coma" by the Swedish metal band Lion's Share.

Departure from Megadeth and Other Ventures

In January 2008, Drover left Megadeth to focus more on his family. His last concert with the band took place in Brisbane, Australia on November 18, 2007. Later, he temporarily replaced guitarist Alex Skolnick during Testament's tour in Mexico, as Skolnick was occupied with Trans-Siberian Orchestra.