Aziz died suddenly on August 5th, 2011 at age 22. He was found in a sauna in Bangkok, Thailand. His autopsy revealed that he had suffered from an undiagnosed congenital heart defect. Reflecting his online popularity, news of his death appeared on several Australian news sites including The Telegraph Australia  , 9News  , and the Sydney Morning Herald  , as well as  and 4chan.  On August 22nd, The Daily Telegraph  writer Katherine Danks revealed that she was harassed on Twitter for covering Zyzz’s death. Following Zyzz’s death, his brother Said Shavershian (. “Chestbrah”) served as his replacement in the National Road Trip reality show.
On 5 August 2011, Shavershian suffered a heart attack in a sauna , while on holiday in Pattaya .  He was taken to a hospital, where doctors were unable to revive him.    His family and friends placed news of his death on Facebook. His death was confirmed on 9 August 2011 by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).  An autopsy revealed a previously undiagnosed congenital heart defect .  His family stated he had shown several minor symptoms in the few months leading up to August, including high blood pressure and occasional shortness of breath. He had a family history of heart problems. 
Steroid use is on the rise in Australia. Recent figures from the Australian Crime Commission show that the number of steroid-linked arrests and seizures hit a record high in 2011-12. Data from the latest Australian Needle Syringe Program survey showed almost three-quarters of new needle drug users in NSW took image and performance enhancing drugs, predominantly steroids. In November last year, youth workers in Melbourne were reported as saying the number of illegal steroid users obtaining free injecting equipment is increasing, particularly among young men using late-night mobile services.