Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dies After Fatal Collapse on Stage

Rest in Peace, Menza.

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.