Chuck Behler

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Chuck Behler
Birth name Charles Conrad Behler
Born June 13, 1965 (1965-06-13) (age 52)
Livonia, Michigan, U.S.
Genres Heavy metal, thrash metal, speed metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums
Years active 1987–1989
Labels Capital
Associated acts Megadeth, The Meanies, Sinclair, Massacre

Charles Conrad "Chuck" Behler (/ˈblər/; born June 13, 1965) is an American musician who played drums for the heavy metal band Megadeth[1] from 1987 through 1989, recording the album So Far, So Good… So What! with the group in 1988. He also appeared in the 1988 rockumentary The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years.

Bandleader Dave Mustaine knew Behler because Gar Samuelson, the previous drummer for the band, used Behler as his drum tech. Behler eventually was fired by Mustaine for being a cocaine addict[2] and gave up his place in Megadeth to his own drum tech, Nick Menza.

Before Megadeth, Behler was a member of The Meanies and Sinclair, among other groups.

In an interview with Shawn Drover, Shawn stated that Chuck lives in the Detroit area, and attends Megadeth shows whenever they are in the area.

Currently a member of Motor City Freaks.


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography: Megadeth". Allmusic. Retrieved May 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ HardMusicTV. "Dave Mustaine Explains Why He Fired So Many Megadeth Members Over The Years". YouTube. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
Preceded by
Gar Samuelson
Megadeth Drummer
Succeeded by
Nick Menza

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