Chris Broderick



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Chris Broderick

Vital Stats

DOB: March 6
Birthplace: Lakewood, CO
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 185 lbs.
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Brunette
Status: Taken
Siblings: 5 Brothers, 2 Sisters
First Band: Grey Haven
Other Bands: Jag Panzer, Nevermore


Band/Album: Jason Becker - "Perpetual Burn"
Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Meal/Food: Any/All
Book: Dean Koontz "The Bad Place"
Historical Figure:
Holiday: 4th of July (Independence Day)
Megadeth solo: Symphony Of Destruction
Venue: Red Rocks in Colorado
TV shows: Discovery Channel
Hobbies: Wake Boarding, Jet Skiing, Snow Boarding, Computer circuit building.
Cliché: Carpe Diem
Guitar: Jackson
Sport: Wake Bording
Album cover from a band: The Sound of Silence- Nevermore
Season: Summer
Number: Φ
Piece of technology: Phone
Vacation spot: Lake Powell, UT
Christmas/holiday song: Greensleeves
Song from "Super Collider": Kingmaker


Most memorable concert: Pantera at Ozzfest 2000
What do you like to do to relax while touring: Work out
Occupation if not a musician: Electrical Engineer
Musical Influences: Any music that displays, emotion, creativeness and technical ability behind the art.
First concert ever seen: Keel and Loudness '83
Fondest memory: The first Big 4 show in Warsaw, Poland. It was new, the bands all rallied behind the idea of Thrash music, and it was incredibly huge (120,000 fans)!!!! Definitely a great memory.
Advice to other bands/musicians: Just like any other profession, have short and long term goals and make sure that all of your band members are on board with the same ideas. You've spent time with the music, make sure to follow up with promotion and make the most of opportunities to get your self out there.
Most memorable tour story/experience: See fondest memory Ahhahahah.
Most important life lesson: Know your worth.
Who would you want to play you in a movie? The Dude from The Big Lebowski, He was so laid back and I will kill to be able to just relax and enjoy the day.
Morning person or night owl? Night owl
Where/when would you go in a time machine? The future
Who do you think Vic Rattlehead was when he was alive? A classified government operative sent in to clean up the big messes Ahhahahaha.
What 3 items would you want with you on a desert island other than food and water? Electric guitar, Classical guitar, and my Girlfriend is all I would need!
What is the last book you read? The Talent Code
What is your must-have travel item when you’re on tour? Korg Pandora
What is your favorite part of the process when you’re recording or preparing to record an album? Writing


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