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Megadeth's Nick Menza Dies Onstage at 51

Megadeth's Nick Menza Dies Onstage at 51
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Nick Menza, who was the drummer for metal band Megadeth from 1989 to 1998, collapsed and died onstage Saturday night in L.A.

Entertainment Weekly reports Menza was doing a set with his band OHM at the Baked Potato when he suddenly passed away.

Megadeth's lead singer, Dave Mustaine, reacted in disbelief on Twitter:

Former bandmate Marty Friedman wrote of Menza that he was "a trustworthy friend, a hilarious bandmate, as well as a very loving dad" on top of being "a great and unique drummer."

A rep for the Menza family wrote on Facebook, "He died last night doing what he loved."

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