The Rev's family issue statement

The family of Avenged Sevenfold drummer The Rev have issued a statement:

“We would like to thank all of Jimmy’s fans for the heartfelt comments that have been posted – it is comforting to know that his genius and antics were appreciated and that he was loved so much. Our hearts are broken – he was much too young to fall.

“Barbara and Joe, Kelly and Katie and the extended Sullivan family”