The Rev

1981 - 2009

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James 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, best known as a member of the heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold, where he played drums and provided backing vocals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of The Rev has received more than 2,704,219 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). The Rev is the 1,598th most popular musician (down from 1,444th in 2019), the 8,021st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,930th in 2019) and the 675th most popular American Musician.

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  • 56.42

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  • 37

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  • 5.02

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  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, The Rev ranks 1,598 out of 2,675Before him are Paul Bostaph, Butch Vig, Max Weinberg, George Lynch, Scott Ian, and Buddy Miles. After him are Jack Johnson, Percy Heath, Juan Atkins, Edwin Hawkins, Neal Schon, and Luciano Ligabue.

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Among people born in 1981, The Rev ranks 135Before him are Miyavi, Nenê, Nicky Jam, Charlotte Riley, Johan Elmander, and Caro Emerald. After him are Belladonna, John O'Shea, Owen Hargreaves, Federico Balzaretti, Boyd Holbrook, and Cecelia Ahern. Among people deceased in 2009, The Rev ranks 268Before him are József Sákovics, H. C. Robbins Landon, Frank Vandenbroucke, Lloyd Ruby, Wayne Allwine, and Gangubai Hangal. After him are Gayatri Devi, I. J. Good, Francisco Valdés, John Martyn, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and Ken Henry.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, The Rev ranks 8,021 out of 15,968Before him are ASAP Rocky (1988), Mick Garris (1951), Max Weinberg (1951), George Lynch (1954), Scott Ian (1963), and Buddy Miles (1947). After him are Corinne Griffith (1894), Anne Dudek (1975), Troy Baker (1976), Toni Basil (1943), David Koepp (1963), and Tina Louise (1934).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, The Rev ranks 675Before him are Paul Bostaph (1964), Butch Vig (1955), Max Weinberg (1951), George Lynch (1954), Scott Ian (1963), and Buddy Miles (1947). After him are Jack Johnson (1975), Percy Heath (1923), Juan Atkins (1962), Edwin Hawkins (1943), Neal Schon (1954), and Slim Whitman (1923).