Nick Menza


Age: 51

former drummer for the metal band Megadeth who was Megadeth's longest-serving drummer performing on five records over nine years including the 1990 thrash metal landmark Rust in Peace, but who pursued an interest in jazz and became an accomplished woodworker after leaving Megadeth in 1998, whose latest band OHM was three songs into a set at a Los Angeles-area club.

Cause of Death: Suspected heart attack

Born: July 23, 1964

Died: May 21, 2016

Los Angeles, California