R.I.P. Nick Menza

2016-05-22 by Toondude | 79 Comments
Nick Menza, former drummer for thrash/heavy metal band Megadeth, has passed away at the age of 51. Initial reports say that heart failure is to blame for his death.

Menza played drums and percussion for Megadeth from 1989-1998, as well as recording for some of their most well known albums such as Rust in Peace and Countdown to Extinction.



Tagged: Megadeth

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Toondude10
May 22nd 2016
14319 Comments


2016: the year music literally died

R.I.P. hard

furyroad97
May 22nd 2016
551 Comments


Ok, this one got to me. RIP, for what looks like the 50th damn time this year...

parksungjoon
May 22nd 2016
22890 Comments


when will 2016 end

Digging: Slauter Xstroyes - Free the Beast

KILL
May 22nd 2016
81241 Comments


one of the best metal drummers ever, megadeth aint been the same since he was axed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lShTMrFVco

the energy just ugh rip brother

Friday13th
May 22nd 2016
7145 Comments


May Menza R.I.P.
May we all jam RIP

2InchDethWish
May 22nd 2016
241 Comments


R.I.P

Time to jam rust in peace to honor him

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
May 22nd 2016
8923 Comments


Terrible news... RIP

Gonna jam Countdown to Extinction in memory.

Digging: Pandrador - Ov Rituals, ov Ancestors, ov Destiny

50iL
May 22nd 2016
5398 Comments


There goes another legend. RIP.

Ovrot
May 22nd 2016
13304 Comments


RIP

ChaoticVortex
May 22nd 2016
1070 Comments


2016 can go fuck itself with a cactus.
Godawful news, Youthanasia was one of the first metal albums I've jammed to. R.I.P.

parksungjoon
May 22nd 2016
22890 Comments


youthanasia is pretty overlooked

necropig
May 22nd 2016
6115 Comments


Rip

Digging: Omegavortex - Black Abomination Spawn

Sabrutin
May 22nd 2016
7218 Comments


RIP

SharkTooth
May 22nd 2016
14170 Comments


fuck RIP has some of my favorite drumming ever

Shoteru
May 22nd 2016
518 Comments


Was watching a video of him playing through Holy Wars last night, wow. Rip, thank you for everything Nick

YUJOS
May 22nd 2016
1018 Comments


Terrible news. RIP hard.

rockandmetaljunkie
May 22nd 2016
9397 Comments


HOLY FUCK 0_0 !!!

RIP ;(

judasgoat
May 22nd 2016
311 Comments


Fuck. Me. Running.

R.I.P.

elliootsmeuth
May 22nd 2016
4007 Comments


what the shit 2016. i swear to god.

R.I.P.

MoosechriS
May 22nd 2016
6353 Comments


Fucking shit news, rip hard dude.

ExtinguishingTheSun
May 22nd 2016
335 Comments


This sucks. I haven't heard much Megadeth but Rust In Peace is one of my favorite albums. Great drummer. R.I.P.

TheCrocodile
May 22nd 2016
2925 Comments


rip

ScuroFantasma
Staff Reviewer
May 22nd 2016
11790 Comments


RIP

Digging: Ariana Grande - positions

TheMrAlexK
May 22nd 2016
12049 Comments


Still remember playing along to "Sweating Bullets" a crap ton when I first started drumming, RIP hard

SitruK6
May 22nd 2016
1388 Comments


RIP

Shemson
May 22nd 2016
1415 Comments


Was only saying last night for the umpteenth time how Rust In Peace is the greatest thrash record of all time. R.I.P.

onionbubs
May 22nd 2016
12723 Comments


rip

Digging: Palm Reader - Braille

TalonsOfFire
Staff Reviewer
May 22nd 2016
19085 Comments


One of the best metal drummers ever [2]

I've played drums to nearly every song on Rust in Peace countless times, R.I.P.

EvoHavok
May 22nd 2016
7849 Comments


R.I.P.

Digging: Dark Tranquillity - Moment

chipperjones
May 22nd 2016
79 Comments


Sad news for sure. I got to see Megadeth live with Nick on the kit when I was in high school. Good times

Alastor
May 22nd 2016
2147 Comments


R.I.P. & RIP



sonictheplumber
May 22nd 2016
11138 Comments


Horrible news

BlackLlama
May 22nd 2016
2178 Comments


Fucking shit. It's 90's Megadeth all day in tribute. Rust in peace man.

ThatDude
May 22nd 2016
66 Comments


Damn this year.

Snide
May 22nd 2016
7050 Comments


RIP

JesseMechanix
May 22nd 2016
89 Comments


This is terrible. My favorite drummer of all time. So fucking sad.

Alastor
May 22nd 2016
2147 Comments


2004 was worse.

TheNotrap
Contributing Reviewer
May 22nd 2016
15271 Comments


Too young to die. RIP Nick.

Digging: Akhlys - MelinoŽ

Lasseg
May 22nd 2016
41 Comments


R.I.P.

Spec
May 22nd 2016
36026 Comments


Damn RIP. 2016 needs a seperate section for deaths at this point.

ShakeSoda
May 22nd 2016
153 Comments


Fuck man, 51 is too damn young.

R.I.P. Nick.

BlazinBlitzer
May 22nd 2016
1654 Comments


Way too many great musicians have died so far this year. Rust In Peace Nick.

DoofusWainwright
May 22nd 2016
19991 Comments


Rust in Peace

DoctorDoom
May 22nd 2016
2987 Comments


Younger than my dad. Scary stuff. RIP

Ebola
May 22nd 2016
3884 Comments


51. Holy shit. RIP

GmemberKills
May 22nd 2016
3724 Comments


This is awful.... I don't even have the heart to tell my mom yet because i know she will cry.

ksoflas
May 22nd 2016
1321 Comments


Damn energetic drummer.
RIP hard.

Davil667
May 22nd 2016
3881 Comments


This is incredibly sad :[ Damn... This is terrible. He was such a talented drummer, my favorite Megadeth drummer and one of the best in general. R.I.P. Nick.

Tyler.
May 22nd 2016
18183 Comments


Wow rip hard

MathMetal09
May 22nd 2016
87 Comments


No way. Fuck this

christhjian
May 22nd 2016
705 Comments


Ugh no god damn He was such a great drummer, perfect fit for Megadeth

ultimatethrasher
May 22nd 2016
614 Comments


I absolutely hate this year, it sucks so much balls. Menza was one of the best drummers of all time

betray
May 22nd 2016
9392 Comments


damn dude

DoofusWainwright
May 22nd 2016
19991 Comments


I hate to break it to everyone but this year will not prove to be unique - in fact I see the trend speeding up, think of all those artists from the 60's and 70's...

GmemberKills
May 22nd 2016
3724 Comments


I agree to a certain extent but i still think it is a little shocking to see Nick and Prince go with them still being in their 50's

DominionMM1
May 22nd 2016
19255 Comments


fffffuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuucccccccccccccccckkkkkkkkkkk

chug73
May 22nd 2016
4650 Comments


Really 2016? Menza?
Rust in peace.

Muisc4Life26
May 22nd 2016
3468 Comments


RIP so sad

facupm
May 22nd 2016
11673 Comments


RIP nick

facupm
May 22nd 2016
11673 Comments


RIP nick

Puckoff
May 22nd 2016
116 Comments


RIP. Will be listening to alot of Megadeth.

Deez
May 22nd 2016
6997 Comments


Yeah really bad news. Early Megadeth was a constant growing up. RIP

sputnik1
May 22nd 2016
356 Comments


RIP Nick Menza. Will be missed.

ExplosiveOranges
May 23rd 2016
4408 Comments


Gonna jam Rust In Peace and Countdown to Extinction tomorrow in his honor. R.I.P. Nick.

TheMagicalBlender
May 23rd 2016
2345 Comments


R.I.P. His drumming on Hangar 18 is amazing.

PortalofPerfection
May 23rd 2016
2366 Comments


Yeah, wtf 51!? That's fuckin bullshit.

Rust in Peace is playing in about 5 million different location simultaneously right now.

Digging: Dvne - Omega Severer

ryansand3182
May 23rd 2016
6 Comments


Literally, one of my favorite drummers. I started playing drums after listening to Countdown. Im so shocked and saddened by this. He will truly be missed. RIP Nick.

Piripichotes
May 23rd 2016
573 Comments


This is sad as fuck, RIP hard Nick, you'll always be remembered.

Tunaboy45
May 23rd 2016
17237 Comments


Terrible terrible terrible news, RIP hard

Tunaboy45
May 23rd 2016
17237 Comments


Terrible terrible terrible news, RIP hard

Aftertheascension
May 23rd 2016
3564 Comments


RIP. Gonna jam rust in peace super hard.

BHAR
May 23rd 2016
231 Comments


2016: the worst year in the decade. Rust in Peace Nick.

tigersbrokefree
May 23rd 2016
280 Comments


Fuuuuuck you 2016. Just saw Megadeth on Friday. Dave had a RiP guitar.

FirstStrikeIsDeadly
May 23rd 2016
1146 Comments


Damn it, no...

miketunneyiscool123
May 24th 2016
5523 Comments


Fuckin' RIP man....



CrazyDiamond7
May 24th 2016
260 Comments


Will the deaths ever end?

R.I.P. And I just saw them on Friday too. I'm also gonna jam Rust and Countdown in his honor.

Ruminations
May 24th 2016
146 Comments


Literally fuck my life

RIP

Storm In A Teacup
May 25th 2016
30797 Comments


Rust In Peace is one of my favorite albums ever. RIP thank you for that album.

Titan
May 25th 2016
21476 Comments


just now realizing that he passed.....FUCK

Digging: Fates Warning - Long Day Good Night



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