.

Megadeth Icon Nick Menza Dead At 51 2016 In Review

12/30/2016
.
Megadeth

(Classic Rock) Megadeth Icon Nick Menza Dead At 51 was a top 16 story of May 2016: Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza has died aged 51. The sticksman reportedly died from a heart failure while performing onstage with his band Ohm at The Baked Potato in Los Angeles.

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine said (via Twitter): "Tell me this isn't true. I woke at 4am to hear Nick Menza passed away on May 21 playing his drums with Ohm at the Baked Potato. #nickmenzarip."

His death was confirmed in a post written by his friend Allen Hall, which was shared on Menza's official Facebook page. It says: "We lost an amazing talent and fantastic person yesterday. Nick Menza was the nicest and most sincere guy you should ever hope to meet.

"He would take the shirt off his back to help you if you needed it. He had a passion for artwork, not just metal music." Read the original report here.

Classic Rock Magazine is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Classic Rock Magazine- Excerpted here with permission.

advertisement

Megadeth Music, DVDs, Books and more

Megadeth T-shirts and Posters

More Megadeth News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


New Megadeth Album Is Almost Done Says Ellefson

Dave Mustaine Excited About Cover Song On Megadeth's New Album

Dave Mustaine Inks Megadeal With Gibson

Megadeth Icon Marty Friedman Releases 'Makenaide' Video

Megadeth Star Not Optimistic About Live Music Returning This Year

Dave Mustaine Recording Vocals For New Megadeth Album

Megadeth May Delay New Album Release Due To Covid

Megadeth and Lamb Of God Supergroup Firstborne Stream New Song

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Pays Tribute To Alexi Laiho

Megadeth's New Album Is 'Up There' With Classic Albums Says Ellefson