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Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold

Background information
Origin Huntington Beach, California, USA
Genre(s) Hard Rock
Heavy Metal
Years active 1999—present
Label(s) Hopeless Records
Good Life Recordings
Warner Music Group
Associated acts Three Days Grace
Pinkly Smooth
Suburban Legends
Brian Haner
Bleeding Through
Dream Theater
Burn Halo
Website Website
M. Shadows
Zacky Vengeance
Synyster Gates
Johnny Christ
Former members
The Rev
Dameon Ash
Justin Sane
Matt Wendt

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Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Jimmy Sullivan Dies Aged 28

December 29, 2009
Avenged Sevenfold Drummer Jimmy Sullivan Dies Aged 28Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy Sullivan has died at the age of 28.

Sullivan, who was also known as The Rev, passed away at his home in Huntington Beach, southern California on Monday (December 28).

Reuters news agency reports the drummer died of natural causes.

Sullivan’s death was confirmed in a statement on Avenged Sevenfold’s official website.

“It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan,” the statement said.

“Jimmy was not only one of the world's best drummers, but more importantly he was our best friend and brother.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jimmy's family and we hope that you will respect their privacy during this difficult time.”

Orange County Coroner's Office has launched an investigation into Sullivan’s death.

(by Jason Gregory)

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