The former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza is deceased, writes The Guardian.
According to the newspaper, he would have collapsed on stage due to a heart attack.
He was 51 years old.
Nick Menza is dead.
According to The Guardian should he would have collapsed on stage due to a heart attack on Saturday night when he played with his band Ohm at a small jazz club in Los Angeles, United States.
on Sunday morning entered the club on Facebook, according to the Guardian:
“Rest in peace Nick Menza.”
Nick Menza mourned by Megadeth colleagues
Now mourned the former Megadeth drummer of his former colleagues. Dave Mustaine, who co-founded the band writes on Twitter that he woke up four in the morning of the death announcement.
“Say it’s not true,” he writes.
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Marty Friedman: “More than sorry”
Marty Friedman has previously played guitar in metal group.
“We all know what a great and unique drummer Nick Menza was, but he was also a friend you could trust, a fun band member, and a loving father. I am more than sorry, I did not see this coming. Rest in peace brother, “he wrote on Facebook.
should have collapsed on stage
A fan who claims to have been on the show said, according to the Guardian Nick Menza collapsed before Ohm could begin his third song on stage, and that the medics should have said that it looked like a heart attack.
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Nick Menza previously played drums in Megadeth
Nick Menza played in Megadeth from 1989 to 1997 and starred among others on the album “Rust in peace”, “Countdown to Extinction” and “Youthanasia”. He left the band when he needed to undergo knee surgery during a tour.
Ohm was established in 2002 and has released three albums, the last in 2008: “Circus of Sound”.
Nick Menza was 51 years old.
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