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Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Avenged Sevenfold drummer dead at 28
The drummer of the heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold was found dead in his Huntington Beach, CA, home Monday.
Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan, 28 (far right, above), was found unresponsive when authorities were called to his southern California home yesterday. "It appeared to be natural causes," said Lt. John Domingo of the Huntington Beach Police Department in a statement.
An autopsy and coroner's investigation are currently underway to determine the specific cause of death - "natural causes" is the description authorities use when no obvious external force is apparent, and further investigation is necessary...
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Paul Gargano is the National Music Examiner for eXaminer.com.
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