The Rev

The Rev
1981 - 2009

The Rev  American Musician


James Owen Sullivan (February 9, 1981 – December 28, 2009), more commonly known by his stage name The Rev (shortened version of The Reverend Tholomew Plague), was an American musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer and founding member for ...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship4 yrs
Shortest Relationship4 yrs
Average Relationship Length4 yrs
First Name The
Last Name Rev
Full Name at Birth James Owen Sullivan
Alternative Name The Reverend Tholomew Plague, The Reverend, Jimmy, The Rev, Rathead, Fiction
Age 28 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th February, 1981
Birthplace Huntington Beach, CA
Died 28th December, 2009
Place of Death Huntington Beach, CA
Cause of Death [A]cute polydrug intoxication due to combined effects of oxycodone, oxymorphone, diazepam, nordiazepam and ethanol.
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Dyed Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Drummer
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Avenged Sevenfold
Music Genre (Text) Heavy metal, alternative metal, hard rock, metalcore, progressive metal, avant-garde metal, ska punk
Year(s) Active 1998-2009, 1998 (1998)-2009 (2009)
Instrument (text) Drums, vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards
Record Label Warner Bros., Good Life, Hopeless, Bucktan
Associated Acts Avenged Sevenfold, Pinkly Smooth, Brian Haner, Suburban Legends
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TaylorNov 29, 2012

He was dating Leeana Mcfadden before he died... Why isn't she listed?

a7x_talentJan 2, 2011

The Best metal drummer ever, his speed is unmatched by any other man in the plant

AlineAug 5, 2010

The best drummer, forever!

DevinMay 29, 2010

The Rev amazing and talented drummer and musician we will always remeber you and the stuff you brought us R.I.P James Owen The Rev Sullivan

MissZackyVengeanceApr 4, 2010

Jimmy The Rev Sullivan! You`re beast! We miss you so much!! You`re the best that is and ever will be!! R.I.P. <333

BlackRose07Feb 7, 2010

I miss you,Jimmy <3.` R.I.P.

itsMeKenniiFeb 6, 2010

R.I.P the Rev the best drummer in the world...I truely miss you.<3 =(

jonandjenna96Jan 25, 2010

i miss u uncle jimmy i hope u wait for everybody else to make a7x again

meJan 14, 2010

May your afterlife be awesome in your little piece of heaven, rat head... all of your fans will never forget you!

Unholy ConfessionsJan 3, 2010

R.I.P. The Rev. He was such an amazing drummer and an inspiration to many. If only he could see just how many people love and miss him. May he find his own little piece of heaven. Keep chasin` those Stallion Ducks in the Afterlife. m/

KatJan 1, 2010

We lost someone special in life. A drummer. A brother. The Rev - we all love you R.I.P Jimmy I love you

NollyDec 30, 2009

R.I.P. ;( he was the best drummer ever...

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