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The Rev’s Death Ruled An “Accidental Overdose”

He is still surely missed

Avenged Sevenfold Recruit New Drummer

Avenged Sevenfold have announced that they will record their upcoming album with Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy. The band were forced to look for a replacement following the unexpected death of James “The Rev” Sullivan in December, and they turned to Sullivan’s “all-time favorite drummer.” The band released this statement: “Mike [Portnoy] said it would […]

M. Shadows talks about passing of fellow A7X member

Courtesy of Alt.Press: Avenged Sevenfold frontman M. Shadows has released a statement on the death of drummer James “the Rev” Sullivan. Sullivan, who was found dead on Dec. 28, was one of A7X’s three original members. Shadows released this statement: “I don’t know how to start this or know where to begin. First I would […]

The Rev passes

Courtesy of Details are still unfolding, but we have received word that Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Owen Sullivan, better known as “The Rev,” was found dead in his Huntington Beach, California, home this morning. According to the OC Register, Sullivan’s body was discovered by firefighters who were called to his house around 1 p.m. […]