Glen Drover started playing the guitar at the age of 10 and quickly realize rock and metal was his genre of choice. He went on to start the band Eidolon with his brother Shawn and also played for acts including Megadeth, Testament, Queensr├┐che and King Diamond.

Glen's Contributions to JamPlay.com

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Glen Drover Artist Series

Former guitarist for Megadeth and Testament, thrasher Glen Drover presents his Artist Series and will touch on subjects such as speed, rhythm, and solo creation.

Lesson 1

Series Introduction

JamPlay.Com would like to welcome former guitarist for Megadeth and Testament, Glen Drover....

Length: 1:57
Lesson 2

3 Note Per String Legato

Glen takes a quick look at a diminished solo idea that utilizes 3 notes per string as...

Length: 3:25
Lesson 3

Legato Solo Idea in...

Staying within the legato technique, Glen utilizes another backing track to help demonstrate...

Length: 4:50
Lesson 4

Free Form Melodic Soloing

It's all about feeling the music, and Glen demonstrates ideas he may come up with when...

Length: 4:45
Lesson 5

Melodic Solo Idea #2

Glen utilizes a new backing track to help demonstrate another legato style melodic solo.

Length: 3:11
Lesson 6

Heavy 3 Note Per String...

Glen utilizes a heavy backing track to demonstrate a great 3 note per string lick that...

Length: 4:50
Lesson 7

2 Note Per String Classical...

Utilizing another fast and heavy backing track, Glen demonstrates a 2 note per string...

Length: 3:51
Lesson 8

Ascending Legato Multi-octave...

How about another quick little exercise offering a multi-octave ascending run followed...

Length: 2:52
Lesson 9

Fast Alternate Speed...

This exercise is meant to help produce speed with the picking hand. Start this exercise...

Length: 2:35
Lesson 10

Left & Right Hand Synchronization...

Glen demonstrates a great walk down exercise that will help synchronize both left and...

Length: 3:47
Lesson 11

Pentatonic & Harmonic...

Combining a pentatonic riff with a harmonic minor riff, Glen introduces an exercise that...

Length: 3:51
Lesson 12

Mysterious Harmonic...

Glen presents a mysterious walk down exercise and explains how it can be used to improve...

Length: 4:34
Lesson 13

Full Fretboard Exercise

Glen will present an exercise that is a walk up utilizing nearly the entire fret board....

Length: 4:50
Lesson 14

F# Walk Up, Walk Down

Glen presents a fast paced walk up and walk down routine that again will utilize a large...

Length: 4:10
Lesson 15

4 Note per String Shapes

Utilizing all 4 fingers on the fret hand, Glen demonstrates a great exercise that can...

Length: 5:20
Lesson 16

Matching a Drummer's...

Heavy metal music offers plenty of opportunity for the guitarist and drummer to work together...

Length: 6:48
Lesson 17

Blues Rock in E

Heavy metal music pulls influences from all different genres of music. Watch as Glen demonstrate...

Length: 5:12
Lesson 18

Supportive Rhythm Melody...

Even though solo and lead techniques rule the rock and heavy metal world, rhythm parts...

Length: 4:42
Lesson 19

Supportive Rhythm Melody...

Glen presents his second exercise within his supportive rhythm segment. This idea uses...

Length: 5:04
Lesson 20

Alternate Tuning - Mysterious...

Glen demonstrates a unique tuning that allows certain special notes to ring out, creating...

Length: 7:59
Lesson 21

Rhythm and Solo Combinations

Utilizing all the techniques taught so far, Glen now presents a simple rhythm exercise...

Length: 7:39
Lesson 22

Rhythm and Solo Combination...

Glen presents another supportive rhythm exercise followed by a nice solo idea that can...

Length: 11:27
Lesson 23

Drop C Tuning Heavy...

It's time to change up the tuning. Glen uses drop C tuning and demonstrates a metal riff...

Length: 9:38
Lesson 24

Drop C Riff Exercise...

Here's another drop C riff. This time, Glen demonstrates fretting hand techniques that...

Length: 8:56
Lesson 25

Building Fret Hand Dexterity

Lesson 25 from Glen presents a detailed exercise that firmly builds up fret hand dexterity...

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Lesson 26

A Complete Melodic Solo

Glen presents an inspiring solo packed full of techniques. This solo is very melodic and...

Length: 16:01
Lesson 27

Heavy Metal Chunk Rhythm

Welcome to a lesson that offers a very chunky rhythm pattern with palm muting!

Length: 9:26