R.I.P. Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza

Nick MenzaFormer Megadeth drummer Nick Menza has died at the age of 51 after suffering heart failure onstage Saturday night while performing with his band OHM at Los Angeles club The Baked Potato. The venue itself has confirmed it and Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine tweeted about it.

Dave Mustaine said via Twitter: “Tell me this isn’t true. I woke at 4am to hear Nick Menza passed away on May 21 playing his drums with Ohm at the Baked Potato. #nickmenzarip.”

Menza was best known for his work with Megadeth between 1989-1998. He recorded drums on four Megadeth albums, including the legendary Rust in Peace album in 1990.