Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Reported Dead After Collapsing on Stage

Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Reported Dead After Collapsing on Stage

Nick Menza, who played drums in the thrash metal band Megadeth throughout the '90s and for a brief spell in 2004, died Saturday (May 21) evening in Los Angeles after collapsing onstage at a performance with his band OHM. He was 51 years old. 

The drummer's management confirmed on Saturday that Menza had suffered "a massive heart attack" during OHM's set and "was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital." As per The Guardian, we learn that Menza suddenly collapsed during the third song of the performance, according to eyewitness accounts. 

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