The former drummer with the US thrash metal band Megadeth, Nick Menza, has died after collapsing on stage at a gig in California.
According to TMZ, Menza suffered a heart attack when performing at the Baked Potato jazz club in Studio City, CA with his band OHM when he appeared to become lifeless. Menza’s management issued a statement confirming the news. “Nick collapsed during the third song into a set with his band OHM. Earliest reports indicate he suffered a massive heart attack and was pronounced dead upon arrival at hospital.”
Nick was a drummer for Megadeth between 1989 and 1998. He was only 51. RIP.