The Rev

The Rev
1981 - 2009
The Rev  American Musician

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The Rev was previously married to Leana MacFadden.


American Musician The Rev was born James Owen Sullivan on 9th February, 1981 in Huntington Beach, CA and passed away on 28th Dec 2009 Huntington Beach, CA aged 28. He is most remembered for Avenged Sevenfold. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

The Rev is a member of the following lists: American heavy metal drummers, American Roman Catholics and 1981 births.


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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, The Knife Master
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), 1998–2009
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

James "Jimmy" Owen Sullivan (February 9, 1981 – December 28, 2009), also known by his stage name The Rev (shortened version of The Reverend Tholomew Plague), was an American musician. He is best known as the drummer, songwriter, backing vocalist, and founding member of American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold. The Rev was widely regarded and critically acclaimed for his work on the band's albums, and contributed entire songs composed by himself, such as "Afterlife", "A Little Piece of Heaven", and "Almost Easy".

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The Rev28 AquariusMusician
Leana MacFadden41 AquariusPornstar


Avenged Sevenfold: Dear God2008The RevMusic Video
Avenged Sevenfold: Afterlife2008The RevMusic Video
Avenged Sevenfold: Almost Easy2007The RevMusic Video
Avenged Sevenfold: Seize the Day2006The RevMusic Video
Avenged Sevenfold: Burn It Down2005The RevMusic Video
Avenged Sevenfold: Unholy Confessions2004The RevMusic Video
Avenged Sevenfold: Unholy Confessions (First Version)2004The RevMusic Video
Avenged Sevenfold: Warmness on the Soul2001The RevMusic Video


Posted commentsView all comments (13)

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

BlackRose07BlackRose07Feb 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 =(

jonandjenna96jonandjenna96Jan 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

NollyNollyDec 30, 2009

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

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