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Avenged Sevenfold Drummer James "The Rev" Sullivan Found Dead

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James Sullivan, the drummer for Orange County, California based rock band Avenged Sevenfold and better known to his fans as "The Rev," was found dead in his home yesterday (December 28th.) A local examination claims that he passed away from natural causes. His bandmates from Avenged Sevenfold has posted the following message online:

"It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan. 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.

"Jimmy you are forever in our hearts. We love you."

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1. ExRaided writes:

Rest in Peace Rev. f*** all the haters.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. murder667 writes:

i hope this dont turn into a hate fest. im not the biggest fan of these guys either but this is sad.

R.I.P Rev

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. inhatredofme writes:

hate that band but he was prob the most talented of the bunch.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. MetalBro4Life writes:

Definitely NOT an A7X fan, but.... well, that's it!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

Agreed with Murder667, best thing to do is keep it civil, whether you're a fan or not. R.I.P.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. psychshuee writes:

Cant believe he just died..just like that..c'mon dang authorities, tell us the truth, give us the juicy details!
an healthy happy 28year old drummer dont just drop dead in his peaceful house like that.. its ridiculous! ='( The Rev, best drummer ever.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Simon writes:

Not a fan of the band but R.I.P. Jimmy

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. DeathCrush writes:

I like city of evil, and how can someone who is 28 die of "natural causes?" Someone who dies that young is the furthest thing from natural.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Diamond Oz writes:

That's what the authorities have said. I believe it's still being investigated though. I'll post more info as soon as it becomes available.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. weasel321 writes:

28.... "natural causes" ? I agree with y'all something is not adding up. Sad story indeed. WAY too young

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. psythe writes:

Ouch. I feel for his family and friends. That's tragic.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Sophii writes:

Poor dude.. I can't actually believe how many people have died this year. 2009 has really sucked ass.

RIP Jimmy <;3

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. ARIOCH writes:

HAHAHA, Hopefully the band breaks up. f***in A!
Kid was not a good drummer. Hundreds of Thousands of drummers better than him. fa**ot...And whats A7x doing on Metal Underground? They're commercial as f***.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. AutumnsEyes writes:

He was heavily into drugs for quite some time. He robbed his family, friends, and a legion of devoted fans due to his own addictions and selfishness. Nobody touring in a rock band, addicted to drugs, and 28 years of age dies of "natural causes". The only good to come of this is possibly a wake up call to anyone in the same situation.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. macky writes:

Damn man!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. in hell you will know me writes:

Google how many rock stars died at age 28 or 29 and it's a who's who of the Hall of Fame. If it happened today Jimi Hendrix and John Bonham would have been declared natural causes by some PR agent. YES R.I.P. "Rev". I don't like all their music but they had fans and they are devoted. Hopefully they can bounce back and learn what it took Nikki Sixx so long to get.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 8:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. ChaosJedi writes:

Wow, 2009 really has sucked. Not a fan, but still way too much death. Wonder if this will make it onto my (New Zealand) news...

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 8:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. kid_on_a_bike writes:

f***ing tragic.. glad i saw him live a yr ago

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 8:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. n0thinghead writes:

wow, i'm just speechless. i can't believe it and "natural causes", wtf? well, RIP rev \m/

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 8:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. dane writes:

rip rev

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 8:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

Wow, how shocking. Natural causes? I wonder if that was really the case. Im not the biggest fan in the world, but I do have to say, he was avenged's better musician. Rest in Peace man. Way too many deaths this year. I hope 2010 will treat us better.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. hater_guy writes:

natural causes of drug/booze overdose

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. WOLF7 writes:

That´s so sad. Rest In Peace, dude.
I wasn´t a fan, didnt hate AS either, but this is just sad.


Btw, Hey guys, even 10year olds can die of "natural causes". Sure, it´s not that common, which is the only good news here, but there´s unfortunately a good bunch of heart diseases that you´ll only find out after... well, after your heart stops. A broken/blocked vein in critical areas of the brain can take out anyone any time. These things do happen.
A friend of mine died at the age of 22 some 10 years ago of a heart failure, and he wasn´t a druggie, nor drank or smoked excessively. We all knew there was a minor extra "beat" or something in his heart rate/pulse, but according to the Dr it was nothing to worry about. And how wrong he was.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Gary writes:

whether one liked the band or not , James was a fellow human being !! so sad that someone so young has passed away !! my condolences and sympathies to his family and friends :( !!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Vraid writes:

Arioch, you sad, sad motherf****r. How can you possibly say something like that about a man who was widely recognised as one of the greatest metal drummers in the world. Not only that, but he was a musical genius. I hope Synyster doesn't decide to leave the band because of this, because that would suck so much. I hope the Rev's fiancee is alright as well.
R.I.P The Reverend Tholomew Plague, you'll be missed mate.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. mudvayne13 writes:

this is unbelievable...give us an explanation. so young to die...what s matter with rockstars anyway.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Al writes:

Who cares if they ain't ur favourite band? He was a good drummer and even if he wasn't it's still sad news to hear.

RIP dude.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. JEff langille writes:

R.I.P one of the history best drummers! We will miss you!AX7 FOR LIFE!!!!! Don't give up guys us fans are still here R.I.P my friend

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 10:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. RTB writes:

Most of the MU likes crackin on this band everytime their s band news on them including myself....but not today, life goes by so fast and at anytime your number could be up, while im a little weary on the natural causes claim 1 day after his death, i ll wait for the tox reports before i give him a RIP...bottom line is family, friends, the band and fans lost somebody special in there lives yesterday....
Alot of the MU guys have class, so this wont turn into a hate fest....good luck to the band, thoughts and prayers to his family

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 10:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Blindgreed1 writes:

I will second post #3. Can't stand these guys or what they were doing to metal as a whole, but Sullivan was a pretty damned good drummer (definately NOT one of the best in the world, but pretty damned good just the same). RIP JS.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 10:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. zMETALlica writes:

why are all these young people in bands dying?! sure i didn't like A7X, but yeah. messed up.

someone from my HS died of natural causes had heart go out on him. but with so many deaths lately, i am starting to believe that there's something the public isn't hearing. sometimes i think it's for the better.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 10:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. warlockzero writes:

Thats too young to die. R.I.P.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 10:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. StabbingTheDrama writes:

R.I.P. Very sad.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 10:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Dimebag6sic6 writes:

unlike most of you im a huge fan of A7x. RIP Rev. You will be missed.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 10:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Vraid writes:

I think he might have died from an epileptic seizure, as he had them in the past.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. comatoast writes:

sad day.....great band....great drummer :(

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Death\m/ writes:

Hmm entire page is listed up with dead people....no matter if you are a fan or hater you gotta admit this is f***ed up.I hope 2010 wont be such a pain.Happy New Year motherf***ers \m/

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. comatoast writes:

Arioch......you suck dude!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. spiral_architect writes:

i think avenged sevenfold is pretty cool. they changed quite a bit over their brief years, going from extemely heavy to really poppy........RIP to the rev......

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. thadeus writes:

r.i.p metal friend.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. Pingu writes:

I think I second most of these posts, was never a huge fan of A7X, I saw them when they supported Metallica years ago in Ireland and wether or not I enjoyed them myself, they knew how to get the crowd going. Its sad that the guy had to die so young, had his whole life ahead of him, guess that is just how the dice rolls. I'm sure this has put a knife in the heart of every A7X fan. He will, no doubt, be missed.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 12:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. darkA.T.M writes:

wow way young... RIP this has been a sad year for deaths in metal :(

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 12:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. Caveman1 writes:

Dont like A7F but dont want people to drop dead either. R.I.P. f*** he dies of "natural causes" @ 28, Brittany Murphy dies of "natural causes" @ 31... SOMETHING IS GOING ON.... H1N1?

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 12:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. KickAssDuke writes:

I like Post 24 - Gary

"..James was a fellow human being !!"

Hitler was a "fellow human being" and so were a lot of other a-holes. Just because a person is a "fellow human" doesn't mean I should feel compassion or regret for their death.
Never met this guy, never liked the music, couldn't say much more then that. Don't give a rat's a$$ about the majority of the "fellow humans" polluting this planet.

NP - Opeth - The Grand Conjuration

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 12:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. SlIpKnOt_fAn_2010 writes:

One of the best... love the band, hope they can find a new drummer. No one can ever replace Jimmy....
R.I.P., Jimmy.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 12:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. Cr4wf0rdTxJ1ng0J4ng0 writes:

Well, I AM a fan, and I'm bummed. I don't care who says what. RIP Jimmy. A7X on the iPod for the rest of the day...maybe the week.

Now Playing? I Won't See You Tonight Pt. 1 Yeah I know, a blatant ripoff of Pantera's Suicide Note, but still...

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

Post 44, I think it's quite easy to understand a big diffrence between Adolf Hitler and James Sullivan. We all know how this band has been recieved on this site. But, it's great to see how the metal community respects other people's thoughts when it comes to matters like this. It's easy to say crap about someone that's famous. They are just some person on a photo in some magazine half the time. But, to the people around him, that was someone they loved. I applaud everyone here for the way they have acted. You kickassduke though, grow up.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. A7XIS#1!! writes:

I swear to God ARIOCH You are so f***ing ignorant. what is your problem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I will kick your ficking ass. Rev may not be the best drummer but her on of the best. go f*** your self. R.I.P. Jimmy "the Rev' Sullivan

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. Gary writes:

hey KickAssDuke - why twist part of my comment to suit your own dim view of the world ?? of course there's a big difference between Hitler and a lot of a-holes in the world and Rev . perhaps I should have said " decent human being " a category you don't belong in .

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. deathfreak writes:

I f***ing hate the band but 28 is way to young to die.
RIP dude
I wanna know how he really died though not this natrual causes BS

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. dmasa writes:

1 of the best drummers in the world my ass.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

that fvcking sucks. I know how you guys feel 'cause Vitold Viteck from Decapitated died 2007 and he was only 23 or something. RIP dude

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. Derek writes:

He shall be missed...

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. Jack the Ripper writes:

...just not by me

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. Kef writes:

Seriously, Arioch and Kickassduke should grow the f*** up. Not because "Err, dont be mad becuz I hab differunt opinionz!!" but because you don't have the f***ing mental capacity to be quiet if you have nothing better to pass on than the ignorant sh** you sh** just said at this mans passing.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 1:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. KickAssDuke writes:

I was just saying that I thought it was funny that someone would float the theory that I should have compassion for someones death simply because they were a "fellow human". I found that humorous. Who crapped in your cornflakes?

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 2:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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57. Monk writes:

One of my favorite bands. This is really sad. R.I.P Jimmy. O and arioch and kickassduke go f*** urself. Just because u don't like a band doesn't mean u need to leave ur childish comments about something like this. How bout u grow up and keep ur comments to urself.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 2:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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58. PESTILENCE writes:

Coca-Cola and Armageddon.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 2:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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59. 6(sic)6 writes:

It's just sad that someone so young is gone too soon, yet again. I wasn't a fan of A7X, but I had a great respect for the Rev.

Rest in peace, man.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 2:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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60. Blindgreed1 writes:

Kickassduke: How dare you form your own opinion and follow your own beliefs!!! Be a real man... You obviously didn't know him persoally like some other people on this thread. Grow up! I crapped in their corn flakes. I'm a professional, so don't try it at home.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 2:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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61. KORNDOGG writes:

I like some of their stuff, not a huge fan. But that really doesnt matter. He died, so RIP. I feel for family and friends. Death is bigger than music, loving or hating a band. I will jam some A7X on the old ipod today!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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62. KORNDOGG writes:

And i agree with blindgreed, A fellow human is a fellow human. I dont wish death on nobody, not even my worst enemy. So nice one kickassduke, way to be a d-bag!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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63. Blindgreed1 writes:

KD: As usual... I'm full of sh!t. lolz.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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64. pinto_beans writes:

Bg1: Oh you!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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65. pulseofthemaggots writes:

Look, guys, whether you like the band or not, the man DIED. He wasn't someone who deserves to be mocked and ridiculed after his death. So you don't agree that he's one of the best drummers in the world. Cool, I can respect your opinions. What I cannot respect is people like kickassduke and arioch who think its funny or badass to insult a deceased individual. I'm pretty sure the world of metal music is a FAMILY. Even if we don't like the band, we respect our fallen brothers and sisters. If you can't respect a fallen metalhead who has done NOTHING to deserve ridicule, you are certainly not a metalhead. So, to kickassduke and arioch, go f**k yourselves. You are no metalheads.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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66. KickAssDuke writes:

Wow, now I just feel bad about all the terrible things I've said. How uncool and lame am I?. What makes me feel the worst is that The Rev died of natural causes. I doubt the man ever even LOOKED at an illegal drug in his life. My bad on this one guys. I think I'll go listen to some Michael Jackson songs while I pine over Britney Murphy. Color me sad.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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67. Demise writes:

not a big fan of these guys anymore but i'm sad to see him go RIP Jimmy

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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68. Gary writes:

re:KickAssDuke aka Duke Howlett from Pennsylvania - better watch out SFB or you might just get your a$$ kicked you ignorant chunk of sh*t !! you have messed with the wrong person fuc*head !!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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69. xlilr0b2x writes:

u will be missed the rev u was a good drummer and to all the a7x fans out play nuthin but a7x today show ur respect we miss u rev r.i.p. see u in the afterlife

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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70. deathfreak writes:

Gary insults or threats online is as useless bowl with no weed. Or acid with out the trip.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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71. KickAssDuke writes:

Sorry Gary, never heard of Duke Howlett. My name is Chris and I'm from New Jersey. I do however think you might be off your meds and should relax before you travel to PA to beat up on some poor innocent guy. If Duke Howlett is reading this, GET TO THE CHOPPER!!! Gary is coming for you!

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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72. MetalFodder writes:

"Natural Causes" simply means they don't think he was murdered. Not simply something natural like a heart attack out of nowhere . After the autopsy is when they get specific and will involve drugs use etc..

Anyways, like most people here in no way or shape an A7X fan...But hate to see someone so young go down.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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73. God_Of_Wrath writes:

Yes, the band sucks. We all know that. The point is that someone who hasn't even seen 3 decades is dead for no apparent reason. R.I.P.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 3:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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74. Pete writes:

RIP man...feel sorry for the family

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75. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

Blindgreed, I dont know if you were referring to me? But, if you were, no where did I say anything about knowing anyone personally. I simply said people and they, being 3rd person, the ones being spoken of and the pronoun for which it is conjunctioned to. So saying that is well kinda retarded, but yet again you poop in cornflakes :) If you werent referring to me then ignore me being a smarta** haha.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 4:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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76. Nihilist writes:

Don't give a flying f*** about his music or about his death, but feel sorry for his family and friends, cuz it sucks to lose someone you loved.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 4:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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77. gewbah writes:

haters must be shot

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 4:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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78. wilco writes:

DONT GIVE A RAT a$$ ON WHAT HAPPENS TO THIS sh** BAND
BUT FEEL SAD FOR THE DUDE THAT HEW DIED SO YOUNG NO MATTER DRUGS OR WHAT SO EVER
STILL SAD THAT HE DIED

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 4:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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79. Nihilist writes:

f*** you gewbah! I don't need a f***ing fanboy on my ass. I haven't insulted nor deadman nor his friends. Read my post again c***sucker.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 4:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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80. Unchained writes:

It's so sad. I've been a fan of a7x for a year now and I've watched every movie about 'em and I was looking forward to see them live the nextcoming year and then this!

R.I.P Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan

"Unbreak me, unchain me, I need another chance to live"

A7X - Afterlife, written by The Rev and he sings that part himself.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 4:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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81. long_dong_silver writes:

people die. its a fact of life. sorry if im not extremely compastionate for a total stranger, but his work did nothing for me. My condolences to his family

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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82. PuckettJp2 writes:

i saw him and A7X live one day on that tour w/ coheed and cambria opening for them.

this is a great loss to us all, r.i.p. jimmy, we love u bro

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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83. Monk writes:

No wonder duke Is such a piece of sh**, he's from new jersey

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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84. HAHAHA writes:

band sucks drummer sucked. maybe all the little emo kids that follow the band will kill themselves to now

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 5:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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85. monk24 writes:

O yea because they have such a huge emo following and no offense to all jersey kids for my comment earlier

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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86. celtichate writes:

oh come-on you guys! he was a sh**ty drummer in a sh**ty band when he was alive and hes still a sh**ty drummer and his band is still sh**ty now that he's dead. dont go all musshuy on me MU. he sucked, his band sucked, f*** him.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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87. Amai writes:

R.I.P..The Rev..You will forever in our hearts.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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88. RTB writes:

44 i believe youve been fist pumping with the guidos to people=sh!t on that post......
That was my anthem for a while as well but i grew up.....have a heart huh.....
Btw i know a guy name dushon mand*** in ohio

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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"I'm being controversial for personal shock value gain! Hyuk, hyuk, hyuk!"

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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90. xDecapitation writes:

This is yet another blow to the metal community in the now dreaded year of 2009. I personally didn't like all of their sh**, but City of Evil and the first ST album we're some good music if you haven't checked them out yet, and go off of their other stuff. Got the privilege to see them live last year, and he is one of their biggest assets, amazing drummer and at the same time he has an unmistakable voice backup singing.

For the most part there has been a very respectable response by the MU community, but some of you who are straight up ripping on the guy and his band, need to learn when to keep your mouths shut.


RIP

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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91. Rysis writes:

Some sort of AV7 fan, shame that talented drummer had to be taken from us. Rest in peace brother.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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92. HeadBangersReviewer writes:

Not a fan of their music but i pay respects to a fallen brother of metal.

And to say he was or wasnt a good drummer is a matter of personal opinion, so guys just be sensible and pay respects.

RIP

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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93. Mr. Cool Ice writes:

Fan or not, good drummer or not, I can't help but feel that this is going too far, too soon:

http://www.facebook.com/#/group.php?gid=226366507453&ref=nf

It's ridiculous and you didn't see it happen to any of the other and better musicians that died this year.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 6:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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94. A7X 4ever writes:

I'm a big fan of these guys and to know that there was nothing wrong with Jimmy and then for him to just die out of theblue there's no way that this is caused by natural causes

R.I.P Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan we will miss you dearly. You will always be in our hearts.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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95. jimmy j. writes:

mother f*** too meny have died in the world of rock music this year. RIP bro.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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96. AGENT47 writes:

hey guys listen... you hearthat? its the silence of A7x! now thats real music. as long as that singer keeps his mouth shut for a while we can experience the harmony of real music. \m/ \m/ for the silence of A7x and nirvana! some bands are finaly golden once they shut up.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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97. JessicaRhynalds writes:

it's so sad, why would you come on here and make fun of a7x? if you don't like em keep your snide & immature comments to yourself. RIP Rev. You will be missed. <;3

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 7:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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98. deadstorm writes:

Well A7X wasn't that great great of a band but he was one hell of a drummer!!!! RIP Rev.

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99. MeTaLmAdIc writes:

wow to many death's, but im not a fan

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 8:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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100. pstevo123 writes:

Was not a big fan of the band had some good songs but still R.I.P may his music live on for many years to come

Now Playing: These Fighting Words - Devildriver

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 8:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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101. 15MrPoof writes:

f***... i love this band and that drummer was f***ing amazing sad to see him go

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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102. Cynic writes:

"Jimmy was not only one of the world's best drummers"... *PHPHWWSS spits out tea*

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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103. DarkXmaster writes:

One more celebrity(well atleast a well 'sorta' known person) to slip in on the death rate before the decade is over.

Too bad he wasn't 27 though, I mean he could of joined the 27 Club.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 9:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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104. ZT* writes:

It's too bad Mick c***'s thread doesn't
have this many posts, but whatever...

strange news, this.

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 10:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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105. Yourdaddy writes:

Personally I think Jimmy was a pretty good drummer the best......No.......but pretty damn good, man it's pretty f***ing lame somebody has to be a d*** about somebody who has just passed weather or not you liked the band or not or him or not it's death it's not good and it's going to affect alot of people

R.I.P bro

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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106. EcstasyLove writes:

Been a fan for a long time. i love you guys my heart is out to you guys and jimmys family. Im so sorry for yer lost. Rev You were the best drummer alive. The world will never be the same. May You Rest In Peace. R.I.p The Rev

# Dec 29, 2009 @ 11:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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107. A7X_WILL_NEVER_DIE writes:

dude f*** all of the haters avenged svenfold f***ing rocks and if ur hating on a7x u can suck a d***

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108. A7X_WILL_NEVER_DIE writes:

and for comment 96 made by AGENT47 ya suck one bro tthere is no silence everyone still listens to A7X and i dnt care if u like them or not you shouldnt talk sh** about them their amazing artists u should respect what they do

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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109. jcksklngtn writes:

NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THE REV f***ING DIED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
fml.....

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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110. harsh!!! writes:

will always miss ur drummin james...seize the day!!!!!

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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111. KORNDOGG writes:

No wonder so many metal fans get bad reps. Look at some of these useless rants on this thread. f***ing pathetic. I feel sorry for some of you. I dont even really like the band at all, but as i stated earlier this is bigger than music! It amazes me how some of you have so little respect for life or someone elses! Im done on this thread!

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 2:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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112. iEATbabies writes:

natural causes is just a term used to explain that foul play is not suspected. He pretty much could have died from anything. as long as it wasn't homicide or manslaughter or something that could be held up in court, its going to be labeled natural causes until further work is done. I hate to judge but it was probably drugs. Hendrix, Morrison, Joplin all died at 27 from the same sh**. Mind you i'm not putting this guy anywhere near the same level as those named above and at the same time I'm not trying to discredit A7X either. whether he is a good drummer or not it doesnt matter, those people changed the world and music as we know it, but i digress. another musician dies before 30, like him or not, this sucks for alot of people... even if some of you could care less.

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113. Kane writes:

R.I.P rev

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 4:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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114. niggerbeater writes:

good he was fa**ot and a very over rated drummer, now if we can just get rid of Joey Joridson, that would be epic

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 6:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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115. WOLF7 writes:

Well, it took 114 posts till someone mentioned Joey Jordison. I knew it was coming though. No Lars Ulrich yet though... (ahh.. now I said it)

All I wish to say is I think it´s a tragedy that we have lost another talented young musician, and as far as I know a good human being.

I don´t go around wishing death for anyone (apart from Osama Bin Laden and the coach of my hockey team). And yes, that includes even Ulrich.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 7:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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116. hater_guy writes:

Remember on "This is Spinal Tap"? When all the drummers kept exploding? Maybe that'll happen to Lars. He's complaining on ears ringing, could be the creeping death. or just the real sound of their new music.

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117. blad writes:

r.i.p.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 9:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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118. MetalGuitarist18 writes:

I'm not a fan of these guys, but this f***ing sucks.
they're a rising band, I hope they can go on with their music and find somebody worthy of Jimmy's talent.
Rest In Peace Jimmy.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 10:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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119. Blindgreed1 writes:

-Metal_Rapture-: Nah it wasn't directed at you. I just enjoy stirring the pot.

Pinto: You know it buddy!

A7X fanboi's and grills: A LOT (two words) of people don't like this band. Many for valid reasons, some not so valid. Regardless of the validity, you all need to adjust your mind set to understand that good, bad or indifferent, people are going to make their comments and express their opinions. Some will be in bad taste, but I must admit that the majority of comments made here were respectful of this young man's passing. This even surprised ME. I expected many, many more hate posts than what has been exhibited here. Most of you are exclaiming that other posters need to "grow up". Most of the retalitory posts here (by all of you who love them) are adolescent at best. Making comments like "if you don't like them shut the fvck up", or "if you can't say something nice don't say anything at all". This is metal. Grow a spine and quit b****ing about what other people say. Go down to Hot Topic and pick a fight or something if you so desire. Either way, you are going to have to get used to the fact that not everyone is going to agree with you and respect your feelings. Besides, this is metal... You're not supposed to HAVE feelings left. Not long ago, a LEGEND of the metal community died (RIP Dime). After his murder, many people had some "not so nice" things to say about him. Out of respect for him (and as form of retaliation), I wrote a song (as did many other musicians who knew him including Machine Fvcking Head \m/). The point here is: don't just sit behind your computer and cry about it. Do something. Now... I'm going down to Hot Topic to hang out with AGENT47 and see if any of you whimps will pick a fight with us. Let's blow this popsicle stand AGENT.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 10:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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120. Ccratn311 writes:

R.I.P. Rev \m/ \m/

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 10:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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121. Monicajean aka *fluffy one* writes:

SO sorry to hear about Jimmy , My heart goes out to you all. Love you guys , Bri and Shell I left you both offlines(private) I would love to send flowers Please let me know,

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 11:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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122. duncan hills writes:

usually hate the band, but... i can only wish them the best. RIP.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 11:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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123. cruor writes:

"Hitler was a "fellow human being" and so were a lot of other a-holes. Just because a person is a "fellow human" doesn't mean I should feel compassion or regret for their death."

I agree 100% with this statement. There are some people you should have no regret for if they died. That doesn't mean they deserve to die necessarily but I felt nothing when the DC sniper was put to death and will feel nothing when Charles Manson dies.

However back to the topic at hand this guy was not Hitler, the sniper, or Manson. I have never of this guy causing harm to another human being and that alone he gets my sympathy. I will also jump on the wagon of the ones who usually hate and say f*** a7x but this guy had some talent. Not adding anything new here when I say 28 is way too young either. My sympathies to James and to his family.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 11:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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124. fluffyonemonica writes:

My deepest sorrow for Jimmy and his wife , family (including bandmemebers of course), May God go with Jimmy and may he rest in peace. May God grant Jimmy eternal rest. Love you guys, Monicajean
P.S. Bri and shell I left you both offlines. I would like to send flowers

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 11:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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125. fluffyonemonica writes:

Bri and Shell I am on here twice(now three times) 2 diff screenames didnt think the first one took. oh well.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 11:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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126. Tom writes:

R.I.P. Rev f*** feels like yesterday i saw these cuz live in lowell haha have fun finding a better drummer than him not gonna be easy...

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 11:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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127. AGENT47 writes:

hell yeah BG well fvckin put bro! \m/ \m/. for the record i did not say anything about the drummer just the lame a$$ singer. even christian bale would be a better front man than that pussie looking whiny voiced fother mucker! and the world is better off without cobain! yeah i am still hating on nirvana- so what! any of you people going ot do anything besides cry about it? cheers to the silence of A7x for the time being.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 11:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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128. the messenger writes:

hardly the place and time to be critical of this bands music or the guys drumming - waaay too many deaths this year - no matter the causes . let these departed musicians be a testimony to us as a reminder that we are frail and life is short - and often cut waaay to short for many. in the final analyses - death is a SURE reality for all of us and shouldnt be taken lightly. let this serve as a wakeup call to get right with God before our time runs out.

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129. Blindgreed1 writes:

^^^And by god you mean your 17 inch black dildo with the suction cup on the bottom right?

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 12:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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130. AGENT47 writes:

DEATH IS THE ONLY LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL. WHY DOES EVERYONE THINK THAT DEATH IS A BAD THING. IT IS SO ONLY TO THE FRIENDS AND FAMILY STILL ALIVE OF THE DEPARTED. OTHER THAN THAT THIS IS WHY WE LIVE, TO GET THROUGH TO DEATH.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 12:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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131. negativeone936 writes:

not a fan of them, but rip man, waaay too young to go \m/

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 12:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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132. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

Agent, I welcome any Nirvana bashing. So continue whenever you want :) And besides that dumba** took his own life and pulled the trigger.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 12:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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133. Blindgreed1 writes:

Is it just me or does "the messeger" do more harm than good in trying to spread the word of his god?

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 12:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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134. AGENT47 writes:

i am not completely convinced he did. i do lean more toward courtney doing it but either way its all good. forthose of you mourning this band go check out The Agonist. A7x tryed so hard to be like them but could never get their balls to push it like they do. The Agonist is everythign A7x wishes they were.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 12:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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135. AGENT47 writes:

oh yeah and The Agonist front man is a chick!! lmao!
BG i tend to agree, i look forward to my passing and realize what comes next is 100% better than living in a country ran by obama.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 12:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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136. KickAssDuke writes:

It would actually be "a country RUN by Obama." considering he is still currently "running" the country. Also, on a separate note, if the lead singer from The Agonist is female then she would be a "frontwoman" or you could go with the gender ambiguous "lead singer" title. Just doing my part to stir the pot. Thank you.

NP - Dimmu Borgir - Lepers Among Us

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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137. AGENT47 writes:

well she has way bigger balls than the twat frontman for A7x so a correction is not needed. and if i replaced running in place of ran it would not sound right, it was used correctly. you do realize words a merely vocal sounds created to communicate ideas and if one gets the point of said toipic then it does not matter about being "correct" as far as what some schmuck said it should be and we all follow suit. because some a$$hole said this is the way it should be does not mean it has to be so.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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138. AGENT47 writes:

if you want ot stir the pot dont attack how one expresses themselves based on the facade of society to apear smart.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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139. DEVILDRIVER FAN writes:

not a big fan of Avenge. But R.I.P man.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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140. Blindgreed1 writes:

AGENT: Don't you tell me what to do! You're not my real dad. My real daddy was a race car driver!

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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141. Rychemn writes:

As a drummer myself.........this is truly sad news to hear...not much of a fan, but he was a damn good drummer!!!!! R.I.P....."Rev".....\M/ \M/

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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142. SuckADiCk! writes:

You know what pisses me off is that there is so many acclaimed "metal heads" out there and yet they are the rudest and most vulgar guys who say they are better then you because they listen to the Underground haha that doesn't f***in make you a metal head, metal is music you should believe in and love and not give a f*** about what people think of you, live the music don't say your any better then anybody else this is the f***ing metal family and that's why we are unique.

So even though i myself am not a A7X fan RIP my brother!

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 1:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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143. AGENT47 writes:

BG sorry your moms lied to you. your dad was actualy an assistant to the pit crew. he got them sammiches and chips. but at least he got to sit in a race car when he washed them. he made pretty cool engine sounds too when make believing he was driving.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 2:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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144. Diamond Oz writes:

Sorry, I'm not about to decide what it is to be metal from someone ordering me to engage in homosexuality.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 2:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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145. AGENT47 writes:

lol i was just coming back to say that was a stupid statement from someone with a name suckad***. take your own advice and go stuff yourself dude!

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 2:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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146. Blindgreed1 writes:

His screen name sounds better if you lisp the "S". In fact, lisp his entire post - laugh your a$$ off and get back to me...

AGENT: That is NOT true. He was a race car driver and he won the Superbowl race.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 2:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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147. killernofiller writes:

I'm no AX7 fan, though I have to confess that I liked a couple of songs from Waking The Fallen....but I think that rather than mourn the passing, we should all be happy that some lucky mother f*cker got to live "The Dream" before he died. Most of us never get the opportunity to do what we want before we take a dirt nap. Dude got to make a living making music, touring the world, banging groupies and all the good sh!t that goes with being a rock star. Mourn? HELL NO! If spineless f*cks can't stand opinions that do less than glorify The Rev, tough sh!t. Grow up and get with the f*cking program. This is METAL, mother f*ckers. Strong opinions are the only ones welcome.
R.I.P. Rev, all the same. If there is a Hell, save me a seat and few nasty b*tches!!!!!

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 3:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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148. -Metal_Rapture- writes:

The Agonist are sick Agent \m/ Im glad you listen to them too.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 3:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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149. AGENT47 writes:

yeah i am tryign to trick get these fvckers into a real band.
killernofiller- \m/ well put man. he lived the dream and did his thing we should all be so fortunate. i liked your whole statement \m/
BG- you cantell yourself any thing you want does not change a thing your pops was a sammich gpfor! but he lived gloriously in his mind. ever asked him why he only had 4 fingers on one hand?

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 4:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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150. kyle8832823 writes:

he definitely died from a drug overdose...they won't release what actually caused his death for a week or so...RIP Jimmy

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 4:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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151. AGENT47 writes:

i think the problem is too much fast food. that stuff is not meant to be put in our bodies. they call it natural causes but that stuff is totaly artificial!

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 5:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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152. Blindgreed1 writes:

Apparently, the drugs used to control his epilepsy didn't mix well with the cocaine in his system. I'm not talkin smack, it's some insider info I got my hands on today.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 5:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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153. killernofiller writes:

I can't say for certain if the Revolver magazine is reliable or not, but they did a special a couple o' years ago about A7x, wherein the Coke use of the band (The Rev mostly) was highly prominate. I'm not casting stones, as I've had PLENTY of experience in that particular field. Just sayin' that's the first thing that popped into my little mind. And thanks, Agent47, for not being a closed minded sh!t like so many "fans". Hope The Rev's family and friends can pull through this tragedy and celebrate (rather than mourn) his legacy. HORNS UP, MOTHER F*CKERS!

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154. Blindgreed1 writes:

Killer: I don't think AGENT is a fan. He's my retarded mongoloid little brother.

BTW: from the same source "Heath Ledger's death had a lot to do with the ammount of heroin in his system at the time of death".

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 5:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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155. AGENT47 writes:

LOL yeah i am not a fan i just liked what you said.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 5:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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156. AGENT47 writes:

and BG my dad was not race car driver. my dad was a hitman for hire hence: AGENT47! i am a clone of him therefore i do not have a mom either. mother fvcking cold blooded killer is my legacy.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 5:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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157. Blindgreed1 writes:

AGENT: Put the kittie down and go eat your chicken!

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158. Blindgreed1 writes:

AGENT: Put your helmet on killer. The short bus is on its way.

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159. AGENT47 writes:

mmm i love deep fryed cats! just throw on a little chipotle sauce and i am a happy camper.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 6:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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160. Rubyred writes:

Much heartfelt condolences to the bandmates & Family of Jimmy "the Rev" Sullivan AVENGED SEVENFOLD: so "sorry" to hear that this young Drummer has past away before his time. How terriblely sad.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 7:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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161. Slayerfan666 writes:

Oh well, another wanna be drummer is dead. He probably killed himself trying to play some black metal blast beats. Hopefully the band will call it quits and end all the needless suffering. R.I.P.

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 8:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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162. Niborchick writes:

It really doesn't matter what caused the death of "The Rev" Jimmy Sullivan, what matters is paying respect to one of the greatest heavy metal drummers of all times!!
Even if you don't care for the band, give the man, his family, his friends and his loyal fans the respect they deserve.

ROCK ON REV!

Saw you in Hershey, PA in March 2009, first concert ever for my teenage son. It was awesome!

RIP

# Dec 30, 2009 @ 9:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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163. Bildo writes:

I dig some of their songs and some of their songs I find to be absolutely horrible. That being said, I don't think that many true metal fans can deny that The Rev was one of the most skilled/creative drummers on the planet. You can think that their music is like nails on a chalkboard, but seriously, if you say that the Rev was anything less than a fantastic drummer then you are kidding yourself.

RIP Rev

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164. Andrewdmfc writes:

Ultimate-guitar didn't cover this topic on their news, That doesn't make sense to me. The rev was versatile, okay he wasn't derek roddy but he started by playing ska and still did blast beats early on in a7x. Micheal Jackson died with all his best music behind him, Avenged Sevenfold with the rev could've made better music. I'm really interested in seeing the future of a7x, this might be it for them.

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165. Diamond Oz writes:

I'm sorry, it's a tragedy he died so young and everything, but he definitely was not one of the best drummers of all time. Igor Cavalera, Dave Lombardo, Paul Bostaph, Charlie Benante, Mike Smith, Scott Travis, Mick Harris, Danny Herrera and Vinnie Paul are just some of the names off the top of my head that deserve that title. A person being dead does not automatically make him one of the best drummers ever.

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166. Blindgreed1 writes:

^^^This. Thanks Oz... I was about to lose my temper and say really mean things. Best and most skilled/creative are titles that should be reserved for those who have garnered that sort of appriciation. He was a good drummer. That's it.

# Dec 31, 2009 @ 10:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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167. the messenger writes:

blindgreed - post 129 and 133 - maybe you should leave the computer once in awhile and try getting out more often ;-)

# Dec 31, 2009 @ 10:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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168. decapitator94 writes:

I agree with 12... RIP the rev

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169. BrunoHockalugie writes:

The Messenger- LOL

168 posts for AVENGED SEVENFOLD!
You double posters should be ashamed!
Stop picking on the pre-pubescent fanbase of Avenged Sevenfold and start celebrating the New Year!

jee-bus...............

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170. BrunoHockalugie writes:

and to be a hypocrite, here comes my double-post....


RIP "The R..

I tried, but I cannot write "Rev" since I am straight....


RIP Sullivan, you were one sexy broad, I mean good drummer!

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171. a7xtherev12 writes:

@Diamond Oz: That is true, I mean those are some great drummers, but for a modern drummer he was one of the best out there. Insane guy the Rev was and he used alot of out of the Norm techniques which is why I would assume the title of best drummer. Hes always been my favorite drummer and I will consider him the best just because of his inventive ways of making music. Just remember there are alot of ways at being the "best" at drumming.

# Dec 31, 2009 @ 11:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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172. dsc writes:

i have only just started really getin into a7x this is the worst news iv heard all year man this is bull sh** rip man u made music into art

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173. Blindgreed1 writes:

the messenger: I'm flattered you would ask me out on a date (really I am), but i'm already in a relationship and I don't think you're my type. "I laugh at your god as he's passing through".

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174. Ace666 writes:

Wow, as soon as i read this my day was ruined, Havnt got a change to see them live but ive seen plenty of live videos and The Rev was awesome.

R.I.P

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175. OBEDIENZ writes:

autumn eyes..you deserve the worst that fate has to offer. how could you talk about a talented human being in such a way. not all rockstars have addictions. people die young due to natural way of life. its tragic but its the way of the world. respect him as the person and musician he is not disrespect him cause of some POSSIBLE personal problems. all the support to the rest of the band and be wise in your decision to find a drummer to continue on the music for rev. no matter he is up jammin a mad beat with god himself.

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176. glca7x writes:

I can't understand why things like this happen, he was just too young to die. But, 'everybody's gotta die sometime'. So, the only thing we can do is pray for him to be in a good place.
He was funckin' awesome, and I'm sure he will always be alive in our memories.

we'll miss you very much. Rest In Peace, dear <;3

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177. Blindgreed1 writes:

^^^He WAS on coke you stupid fvck. You ARE the worst the world has to offer.

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178. glca7x writes:

As the fist guy said: F*CK all the haters ¬¬ you should at least respect this sad moment 'blindgreed1'.

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179. Blindgreed1 writes:

^^^That wasn't actually meant for you glca7x it was meant for the post above yours. You obviously haven't read the entire thread so don't judge me until you read what I've written. Pay special attention to post # 119 because that one has your name all over it.

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180. glca7x writes:

Well, different minds, different opnions. I won't judge you anymore. I've just got bored because you've said all the time 'oh, he was a drug addicted' at your posts.
Anyways, you're not so stupid. But you're not a fan either. And I believe the fan's point is: 'It doesn't matter why he died, or if he enjoyed drugs or not. What matter is that we lost a great drummer, and it will be hard to replace him'. That's only :) no fights, okay?

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181. Blindgreed1 writes:

It's all good. I also commented that he was a good drummer and in my opinion the only talented one in the band and in my first post (30 something) I wished him to RIP. For someone like me that's about as kind as it gets. Go in peace little one. *kisses glca7x on the top of her head*

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182. blindgreed loves snoodle juice writes:

name says it all

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183. Bildo writes:

Blindgreed- I understand there are plenty of great drummers that are more deserving of being called creative/most skilled. However, I think he's being underrated. He was a very skilled drummer and a very creative drummer. Lombardo is one of the originals, i would never call The Rev a better drummer than he. I just got carried away.

I don't like overrating people after they die, but he does deserve to be recognized. Sure he may have been a junkie in a band that is for teenagers to listen to, but the guy could flat out play.

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184. glca7x writes:

you're kind of cute blindgreed1 :) kisses on your cheek.

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185. xDecapitation writes:

Possibly Travis Smith of Trivium will replace him?

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186. Greyback writes:

A7x sucks IMO, but the fact remains that Blindgreed is right, he's the talented one. May he rest in peace and pound on the Kit of Heaven.

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187. tolerant writes:

***************look what happens when blindgreed stays up past his bedtime**************

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188. waynesworld writes:

rip james sullivan im no really in2 avenged 7fold but its a sad time 4 his family friends and fans

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189. Hammerheart writes:

I know I'm way late on this thread, but RIP man.

Not an A7X fan, but it's sad that he died so young. Also, definitely not "one of the world's greatest drummers." He wasn't terrible, but there are so many drummers out there with so much more talent.

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190. Satanist writes:

tho i'm not a fan of this band but that guy sure had lots of talent.Really feeling bad for his family & fans.
RIP :"(

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191. SAMB1994 writes:

RIP, f*** the haters u rocked hard man rest peacefuly

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192. MetallicaKingsOfMetal writes:

Ok..for some ppl up here dissing someone about them and their death like Apicoh or whatever you are and kickassdouche bag from his mothers womb are pieces of dirt on the bottom of the devils soles and shouldn't be even up here commenting if you do not have anything nice to say. I am a big fan of A7X and metal music in general. I agree with some ppl up here making it clear that metal heads think they know so much but really they don't. If you love metal music that is great. I hate the fact some smuck a$$ fake a$$ Bones and CSI: Miami wannabe's want to speculate The Revs death. Ya'll should be ashamed of yourselves. I personally think The Rev is a great drummer and a great backup vocalist. I am upset because A7X's new album is in production now but probably will be set back. If nobody has anything nice to say..stop beatin your meats and get tha f*** off the computer and make yourself worth something to human society. Rest In Peace Rev.

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193. GinaSammyLouis writes:

We got to see them in Asbury Park, NJ... the Taste of Chaos Tour and I am a 40 year old woman & I was there for my kids. We had to sit through 6 hours of other groups just to hear A7X, but let me tell you that it was worth the wait. They were great! The "Rev" was so talented and we were looking forward to them coming back to NJ.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and other A7X fans. Rest in Peace. :(

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194. RAMONES writes:

Seen em a few times and never dissapointed, he will be missed. RIP

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195. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

it makes me sad that there are more posts on this thread than when Vitold Vitek of Decapitated died(and Vitek was only 23)

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196. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

(and he was a better drummer)

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197. KORNDOGG writes:

^^Its because A7X is alot more popular than decapitated! But who f***en cares, who is a better drummer or who has more posts!

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198. HeavyMetal666Man writes:

f*** as if :(

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199. your555im666 writes:

I am one of their craziest fans... i will never forget him... RIP Jimmy, you will always be in our hearts... you all have to respect him whether you like him or not... f*** you haters i hope i see you in hell so i can beat the crap outta you.. motherf***ers

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200. Crushem writes:

was never a big fan but a7x was just starting to grow on me, gotta admit they're talented, especially Jimmy, but how does one die of natural causes at 28? When your 100 everything's natural causes, but 28? Fan or not, this is a loss to metal. R.I.P.

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201. AvengedBodom44 writes:

great drummer...enough said

R.I.P Jimmy "The Rev" SUllivan

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202. wilco writes:

well enough said on this
forget it the dude is dead time to move on
and have to agree with diamond oz there are much beter drummers out there than that rev dude

sorry that the dude is dead but he was not that special and the band is just a avarage band

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203. ??? writes:

thinks haters should die themselves espesh arioch

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204. A7X FTW! writes:

Gutted! Best drummer, best band, new album, :'(

R.I.P!

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205. tassoss writes:

Rest in Peace!!!....Rev....Goodbye!!!......We love you......!!!!
You are a legend into my hearts....

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206. 9661 writes:

rest in peace rev u were one of ma favourite drummer

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207. kallah writes:

A loss to metal? Hell no. But still a loss. R.I.P.

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208. RTB writes:

LMFAO at WOLF wishing death on his/her hockey coach, wolf you play in a jr hockey league or in a beer league?..my dead pool consists of bin laden, nancy pelosi, alexander ovechkin, flyers fans, and jeramiah wright....
Bg your going straight to hell for that black dildo scud, my god man....you ought to give church a try...especially the triple rock church, you know the one jake and elwood went to? You ll see the light and be doing summersaults down the aisle just like jake if you go...or atleast visit a penguin if u can
OZ good list of drummers, i would add john bonham and keith moon as well....
Somebody up there dissed joey jordison and my question is why?..ya he s in a sh!tty band but the guy is an azzkicker on drums...he just needs to be in a band that can keep up with him, slipknot especially their last lp is slowing him down....

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209. Blindgreed1 writes:

glca7x: Thanks, mind if I slide my tongue down your throat? :-)

Bildo: I'd go along with that.

RTB: I'll pass on god but thanks for the thought. Keith Moon was a fvcking animal. Quite possibly my favorite drummer from that era (especially his double bass techniques), but then again, i'm a total Who junkie.

blindgreed loves snoodle juice: You're so funny! How long did it take you to come up with a snappy reply like that?

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210. KanadianKoRn writes:

this may sound insesnitive. but i dont give 2 sh**s about this death....

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211. KanadianKoRn writes:

lol insensitive*

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212. AGENT47 writes:

i think one of the saddest days in our beloved world was when a7x was considered metal. they are pop/rock!! WTF! all you fans out there crying over the haters are fake. no one liked these guys that much to cry over and we kow you are trolls. go back to your bubble gum rock bullsh!t and find a real band. i will admit he was a better drummer than me and it is time to move on and let the fvcker be. no more wasted time on this band.

# Jan 4, 2010 @ 11:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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213. The G-Mann writes:

I liked some of their older stuff, but was never a huge fan. Regardless, he was an amazing drummer. It's too bad...

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214. Andre3000 writes:

I cannot comprehend how in the last 2 years we have lost some of the greatest figures of the last 4 decades. And to lose a guy like Rev is just sad.
Steve Irwin
Anna Nicole Smith
Heath Ledger (only 28)
Bernie Mac
Billy Mays
David Carradine
Michael Jackson
Brittany Murphy
James "The Rev" Sullivan

Just half the losses of this decade. 2000's was the decade of Death. RIP Idols and Kngs... We'll never forget you.

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215. Calo writes:

ARIOCH dude there was no need for that the guy has died show a bit of respect.......R.I.P rev you are in all of our hearts

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216. KickAssDuke writes:

OH......MY.....GOD. Are you f***ing serious Andree3000?

Anna Nicole Smith?
Brittany Murphy?
Heath Ledger?
Billy Mays?

These are some of the "greatest figures" in the last 4 decades? Jesus man. You can't be serious, that was a joke that I didn't get right? It must be. Billy Mays....damn thats funny .

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217. Blindgreed1 writes:

^^^He forgot the king of pop.

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218. Fuck_A_Name writes:

Losses of the decade?

chuck schuldiner
Dimebag Darrel
Michael Jackson
Bob Ross
Patrick Swayze
Christopher Reeves
Steve Irwin
George Carlin
Ray Charles
Layne Staley


f*** Avenged Sevenfold, we lost Dimebag.

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219. Andre3000 writes:

I just meant they were famous and of their time. not everyone has to like them. I am just pointing out the facts that it has been a decade of losses and death and ultimately war. Just because I mention them, it doesn't mean I personally liked them. but they were famous and their deaths were unexpected. So what I say is true, and I hope I clarify anything that might confuse someone

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220. Andre3000 writes:

Blindgreed1 - btw, i didn't forget michael jackson. How could i? that's a must. Incase you were speaking about me, just saying..
And again, the point is not that these people were our favorites. but to others they were, so we should respect that. Rev of course was one of a kind, and young. He should have had more time... =(

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221. Mr. Logic writes:

Name a decade that isn't full of death and war.

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222. Andre3000 writes:

Mr. Logic- true. you can't argue the logic that this 2000s decade has been cursed with more unexpected deaths of artists of any kind, than ever before. there isn't a year without death. But do you not see how tragic this is? alot of these people who have died in the last 2 years, from 2008-2010, have died unexpectedly, making it all the more tragic.
"Unfortunately, from 2000 to present there has been approximately 24442 so-called 'famous deaths'." - Quote found at
http://hubpages.com/hub/Famous-Deaths-Of-The-21st-Century

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223. Andre3000 writes:

I wrote a message but it didnt go through. Thats good because I have much more reliable sources for the info i am going to talk about. more than 5 thousand famous deaths have occurred in this decade, more than any decade in the last 50 years from what I know.
That's all I wanted to say. Decade of Deaths,.
As I said before RIP James "The Rev" Sullivan.

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224. Diane the muralist in Toronto writes:

I LOVE you guys, I am sad, so sad. For fam and band. My family (13, and 14 yr old and hubby) respect you all so much, I can't say how I was just so amazed at his talents and contribution to such a great band. Rest In peace. xoxo

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225. disturbedalterego writes:

R.I.P james sullivan.... hope you rock on above.... :(

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226. AGENT47 writes:

ledger was a loss so was the croc hunter but ultimately the only one that affects me is dimebag. as time goes on more that ever i must say. the rest on your lists i could care less. and this sllivan character was nothing to lose sleep over. sh** happens life goes on and more music will be made so what.

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227. Southern_Bastard writes:

R.I.P.

I always liked his style.... I would have to agree that this guy didn't die of natural causes. thats crazy.

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228. Metal_fiend writes:

Excuse me what is a pop band doing on a metal website?

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229. KanadianKoRn writes:

^^^dying lol! read the article!

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230. AGENT47 writes:

KANADIANKIRN- LMFAO THATS FUNNY sh** MAN!!! \m/ \m/

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231. Blindgreed1 writes:

KK: Zzzzzzzzzzzzzziiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnnnnnnnnngggggggggggg!!!

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232. KanadianKoRn writes:

LOL well seriously....

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233. Spellbinder writes:

R. I. P. James!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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234. Hammerheart writes:

R.I.P. Bob Ross.. I still miss him, his hair, and the happy trees.

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235. alice123 writes:

wtf? how can you die from natural causes at 28????????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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236. Brent Lysaght writes:

R.I.P James Sullivan YOU WERE TAKEN SO YOUNG FROM US FANS WE WILL MISS YOU ON THE DRUMS MATE LOVE FROM Avenged Sevenfold FANS

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237. MirandaMetalHeads writes:

Diamond Oz, you crack me up. Lmfao.

As for The Rev, rest in peace.
Not a fan of the band but it really is rather sad.

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238. xDecapitation writes:

@222

That site is realllly misleading. Half of the deaths listed are from celebrities who were big in the 40's or 50's. They mostly died of old age, or age related illness. There were fewer celebrities in years before that mostly because society wasn't so eager to crown a celebrity like we are today it's crazy.

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239. a7x 4 life!!!!! writes:

dam i cant beleve that the rev is gon but r.i.p but i remain a die hard fan f*** all u c*** sucking haters or any one that talks sh** about a7x thare the best band on earth

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240. 1nhuman1ty writes:

Rest In Peace Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan,

You shall live on in our hearts and always be the best there was.. D:

# Jan 7, 2010 @ 10:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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241. Dan Williams writes:

Huge fan of the band and hate the loss. It's sad we have so many disrespectable idiots in the world. If u don't like the band stay off the page and don't share your stupidity.

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242. KanadianKoRn writes:

^^phhh......now ur disrespting right back danny boy, take ur own advice and go have a seat on the bench son, u have not provided any support on ur failed attempt of greatness. im sorry man i dont think u have what it takes to play in the show.

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243. Diamond Oz writes:

To the next Avenged Sevenfold fan who posts in this thread: We respect that you've lost a musician who you looked upto, but practically every A7X fan has commented "if u dnt like them then shut up" and it hasn't done you any good so far. So to avoid your own embarassment, might be an idea if you all stop saying that.

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244. just another metal head writes:

wow thats crazy

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245. Blindgreed1 writes:

Oz: Or read post #119 and grow a pair. I haven't seen anything outside the Hot Topic worth beating on since I posted that.

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246. a7x 4 life!!!!! writes:

hey #96 and all the other a7x haters f*** u and i hop that all u die next hahahahahahah!!!!!!!

# Jan 7, 2010 @ 11:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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247. vicmonster writes:

A friend and i happened to be on our way home from a vacation when “rip rev” popped up on the screen of her blackberry at 6am. She asked me who it could be and i could only think of one possibility, i was trying to think of anybody else and hoped i was wrong….
unfortunately i wasnt and avenged sevenfold will never be completely the same i will always remember seeing them live at ODU and the truly amazing concert they put on.

To the people that are posting disrespectful and tasteless comments at a time like this, no one is asking you to magically become a fan of jimmy or the band… if you dont like them its whatever it isnt about liking them infact, if you really dont like them that much why did you care to read the news that he had died? Besides how would you feel if someone close to you died and all somebody did was say well they were talentless anyway so f*** um... you would be p***ed think before you speak. And as for anyone who cares to comment on the cause being a natural one or not who cares! the term its self simply means no fowl play was involved sure there is still the possibility it could be drugs but it could also be heart problems and several other common health problems that occur in young people. Regardless, the bottom line is someone has DIED, there are friends, family and fans all grieving how about you show them the decency and respect everyone in this situation deserves and allow them to mourn in peace

RIP jimmy sullivan you will be missed

# Jan 8, 2010 @ 12:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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248. DeathCrush writes:

does anyone know if a7x is going to immediately find a replacement or let this tragedy soak in. The reason I say this is because when something like this happens a lot of bands act quickly like Metallica with Cliff Burton's death

# Jan 8, 2010 @ 4:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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249. ITM-Adam-A7X writes:

im sorry but y do all u peeps hav to put i dont like the band who gives a sh**. A very talented drummer has passed away R.I.P The Rev.

# Jan 8, 2010 @ 11:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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250. Blindgreed1 writes:

Why are most A7X fans so fvcking stupid? That's all I want to know. Is it because they are all pimple popping teenagers or is it a genetic thing?

# Jan 8, 2010 @ 12:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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251. KickAssDuke writes:

The English language is dead, "vicmonster" just set it in stone. Nice to have one long incoherent rambling thought. How about sitting down and thinking about what you want to write, then type it slowly and with proper punctuation. I know this is not English class but the way a person presents a thought or feeling says a lot about them. Learn, read, learn to read. Then go f*** yourself.

# Jan 8, 2010 @ 1:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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252. Twitch_HateCrew writes:

Not the biggest fan of A7X however deaths in the metal community are always an awful and unwanted occurance.

Rest in peace Rev.

# Jan 9, 2010 @ 11:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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253. Tammy_Vengence writes:

Rev will be missed forever!
I love A7X and other bands like them and I'm not ashamed of it! All you are stupid when you don't pay respect to someone who just died! Whether you liked him or not. You're jerks, and when you die I'm sure people will be just as disrespectful to your death as you were to "one of the best drummers"... R.I.P Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan.

# Jan 9, 2010 @ 9:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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254. pinto_beans writes:

This section is just filled with cancer, thanks to these middle/high school teeny-bopper tumors that keep appearing. Chemo anyone?

# Jan 9, 2010 @ 9:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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255. annie.sevenfold writes:

some of you f***ing douchebags need to show some f***ing respect.

iloveyoujimmy<;33

# Jan 9, 2010 @ 10:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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256. Pingu writes:

255.

OH, so to show respect I've got to type like this >;"iloveyoujimmy<;33"

No worries, I'm sure I can learn *Drinks just enough bathroom cleaner to give self brain damage*

# Jan 10, 2010 @ 8:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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257. Timo writes:

Too fast to live,too young to die

R.I.P REV

# Jan 11, 2010 @ 5:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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258. JeniB writes:

RIP Rev. I saw S7X perform quite a few times and loved their shows, it's not going to be the same anymore. How does a healthy 28 year old male just die of "natural causes"? Really? I don't think so, there's something not being released. Best of luck to the band, I hope you all can recover from this terrible event.

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259. Blindgreed1 writes:

Tammy_Vengance: I sure hope so. BTW, i'll be dead so I won't care. Stoooooopid!

# Jan 11, 2010 @ 12:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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260. ekdaman13 writes:

Great band! Great drummer! Sorry to hear of the loss...Good luck in the future A7X

# Jan 11, 2010 @ 3:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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261. Master_Randomizer writes:

How exactly do you die of natural causes in your late 20s ?

BTW, I don't think he was "one of the world's best drummers", but R.I.P. any way James.

# Jan 11, 2010 @ 9:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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262. rockstarinside writes:

sala that kuta might have died of banging off his own head instead of drums...........another benchod ala ko pyaara ho ga ya

# Jan 11, 2010 @ 9:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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263. tokenchoke420 writes:

I just read this whole thread, and I'm convinced I lost brain cells along the way... f***in ratards

# Jan 12, 2010 @ 5:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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264. GORECUNT writes:

Okay, so I guess this won't be a chat thread?

264

# Jan 13, 2010 @ 10:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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265. KanadianKoRn writes:

tokenchoke420- its propably cause u forgot to exhale after u inhale...thatll do it. but just to stay on topic ima give a big HAHAHAHA (nelson voice)

# Jan 14, 2010 @ 10:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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266. tokenchoke420 writes:

ahhhhh... thanks man, i was starting to turn blue

# Jan 14, 2010 @ 2:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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267. loves_martyr writes:

Wow. One of the greatest drummers in history is gone. May he rest in peace.

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