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Avenged Sevenfold's Drummer Died Like Heath Ledger

June 10, 2010 04:55:07 GMT

According to the toxicology report by Orange County officials, Jimmy Sullivan died out of overdose of prescription drugs and possibly enlarged heart.


Avenged Sevenfold's Drummer Died Like Heath Ledger
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Orange County officials in California have ruled Avenged Sevenfold's drummer Jimmy Sullivan died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs. The rocker died on December 28, 2009.

Toxicology reports suggest Sullivan suffered "acute polydrug intoxication due to the combined effects of Oxycodone, Oxymorphone, Diazepam/Nordiazepam and ethanol." The ruling is similar to that linked to the death of actor Heath Ledger.

Orange County Deputy Coroner Mitchell Sigal tells RollingStone.com, Sullivan also had an enlarged heart, which was marked in the coroner's report as a "significant condition" that may have played a role in the drummer's death.

Avenged Sevenfold opted not to split after the tragedy and the group has hired Dream Theater's Mike Portnoy to temporarily replace Sullivan. Portnoy will tour with Avenged Sevenfold later this summer.


 




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posted by mmmm how dat sound on Nov 02, 2010
so hes fine?
posted by desty on Oct 20, 2010
yeah Im realy..totaly..sad about him! and a7x without him it's wasn't a7x! luvv you JIMMY "THE REV" SULLIVAN!
posted by llama231 on Jul 21, 2010
avenged sevenfold can smd
posted by daniel1253 on Jul 21, 2010
No doubt i think everybody agrees with me when i say Jimmy was the greatest drummer to ever walk this earth it gonna be complicated to find someone better to Jimmy P.S. Justin bieber sucks ass!
posted by iin a7x on Jul 12, 2010
omg... u the best of the best drummrz
posted by Jessica<3a7x on Jul 07, 2010
Sooo i totally just found out today about the rev..i have 2 ssay i LOVE a7x but their new sh** kinda sux..i luv them all i started crying..i been a fan since about 2001ish nd i have 2 say i am sad...such a great talent..i can't believe this would happen..i just wish the best for a7x..my dream never came true to see the full band live in concert..i will eventually..much love to a7x..damn im sad though he was amazingingly talented ='(..
posted by Wow on Jul 01, 2010
I just as of late discovered this band... and am in love with Bat Country. My husband is a drummer and says he couldn't play him, so I looked to see who it was... how sad!!!! Such talent!!! Such bad news!!
posted by hrfthf on Jul 01, 2010
I'm just now finding out about this?!?!
posted by massageninja on Jun 29, 2010
i totally agree!!! Justin Bieber yuck!
posted by alyssa on Jun 27, 2010
how come its ok 4 him 2 die but justin bieber is perfectly fine? miss u jimmy....
posted by darren on Jun 27, 2010
do i kno u?????
posted by onyx on Jun 27, 2010
poop..... this is sad
posted by alyssa on Jun 27, 2010
he waz the best drummer ever!!!!
posted by A7Ffan on Jun 22, 2010
it is sad to find this out. Jimmy was a great drummer.
posted by kevin707 on Jun 18, 2010
magerpartys atmy house at 1285 b havenlane
posted by kevin707 on Jun 18, 2010
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