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Tag Archives: Nick Menza

Late Megadeth drummer’s son seeking stolen bike

Posted by on January 14, 2017

While the sudden death of former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza last year hit the metal community hard, it obviously hit his family even harder. His 15 year-old son Nick Menza Jr. hadn’t lived with him regularly, only getting to see him several weeks out of the year. The two were just starting to get to […]

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End of an era? Slayer, Megadeth contemplate retirement

Posted by on August 8, 2016

We all know how terrible 2016 has been for the rock and metal community and, aside from the losses of notable musicians like David Bowie, Prince, Rainbow’s Jimmy Bain, the Eagles’ Glenn Frey or former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza, there’s also other aspect that many other artists are facing, and that’s retirement. As hasbeen the case with some […]

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Nick Menza’s cause of death revealed

Posted by on May 26, 2016

When former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza collapsed onstage this past Saturday in Los Angeles three songs into his set with Ohm (a band also featuring former Megadeth guitarist Chris Poland), some had assumed that he’d suffered a heart attack. Yesterday, news came out that the drummer’s death wasn’t drug related, and today his official cause […]

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Benefit show for Nick Menza’s family to take place

Posted by on May 24, 2016

It must have been awful to be at the Baked Potato on Saturday when former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza collapsed three songs into his set with Ohm. News of his death quickly spread around the metal community, and Dave Mustaine was one of the first people to mention it on social media. Later on Sunday, he […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Megadeth songs featuring Nick Menza

Posted by on May 23, 2016

This year has been rough for the music community with the loss of many magnificent artists who created some of the most iconic pieces of music in history. Over the weekend we lost former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza and, while we may not have him with us anymore, his input with Dave Mustaine and company […]

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Megadeth closes concert with onstage tribute to Nick Menza

Posted by on May 23, 2016

This weekend, we reportes on the tragic news of former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza’s passing while performing onstage with Ohm. Naturally, this has created a wave of tributes and messages by those close to him or inspired by his professional life, but one of the most relevant ones must be the one Megadeth did last […]

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Dave Mustaine pays tribute to Nick Menza

Posted by on May 22, 2016

2016 took another one of the greats last night when former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza collapsed onstage three songs into a set with the band Ohm in Los Angeles last night. As the rock and metal community continues to come to terms with the loss of a member of the Big 4, the band’s leader […]

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Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza dead at 51

Posted by on May 22, 2016

While details are still scarce, multiple reports are claiming that former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza has died at the age of 51 after suffering a heart attack last night onstage while performing with his band Ohm at Los Angeles club The Baked Potato. Allegedly, he died in an ambulance while on his way to the […]

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Now Dave Mustaine is saying ‘Rust In Peace’ reunion wasn’t his idea

Posted by on November 12, 2015

One thing that had a lot of Megadeth fans very excited earlier this year was the prospect of a reunion from the band’s Rust In Peace era, including drummer Nick Menza and guitarist Marty Friedman. While the lineup that recorded their forthcoming Dystopia is a solid one, for nostalgia and guitar geeks sake, many were hoping it would be […]

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Dave Mustaine talks new Megadeth album, latest lineup changes

Posted by on May 14, 2015

In a recent and lengthy interview for Rolling Stone, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine goes in depth about the new upcoming album and the direction he’s targeting to take the band all along: Over the years we’ve always said, “We’re going back to our roots.” But the naysayers, they just want Rust in Peace 20 times, which […]

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