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DRUMMER NICK MENZA’S DEATH CAUSED BY HEART DISEASE

As previously reported, former Megadeth drummer, Nick Menza, passed away at age 51, after collapsing onstage.

According to the the official report from the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, Menza’s death was due to cardiovascular disease.

The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said Menza died of natural causes. His cause of death was listed as hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

Menza is most remembered for being a part of what was deemed Megadeth’s “classic” lineup. He was in the band for nine years, and appeared on the band’s iconic albums, Rust In Peace and Countdown To Extinction.