Avenged Sevenfold drummer James Owen Sullivan has been found dead in his Huntington Beach home.
An autopsy has been scheduled to determine cause of death.
A message posted Monday on the band’s website confirmed his death.
“It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy (The Rev) Sullivan,” the statement said.
“Jimmy was not only one of the world’s best drummers, but more importantly he was our best friend and brother.”
James was only 28 years old. RIP.