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Huntington Beach, California, United States (1999 – present)

Avenged Sevenfold (often abbreviated to A7X) are a band which formed in 1999 in Huntington Beach, California, United States. The band consists of M. Shadows (vocals), Synyster Gates (guitar), Zacky Vengeance (guitar) and Johnny Christ (bass). The band’s drummer James “The Rev” Sullivan died in 2009, and the band has not named a permanent replacement. Currently, the band tours with former Confide drummer Arin Ilejay.

The band has released five albums since their formation: “Sounding the Seventh Trumpet” (2001), “Waking the Fallen” (2003), “City of Evil” (2005), “Avenged Sevenfold” (2007) and “Nightmare” (2010).

The band was formed in 1999. Avenged Sevenfold’s first album, Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, was recorded when the band members were eighteen years old. It was originally released on their first label, Good Life Recordings. After lead guitarist Synyster Gates (also known by Brian Haner Jr.) joined the band, the introductory track “To End The Rapture” was re-recorded with Gates playing, and the album was re-released on Hopeless Records. Their follow-up album, entitled Waking the Fallen, was also released on Hopeless Records and was awarded a positive rating in Rolling Stone magazine. Shortly after its release, Avenged Sevenfold were signed to Warner Bros. Records.

City of Evil, the third album which was released on June 7 2005, strayed from , and instead headed more towards and adds a harder rock sound with influences ranging from various bands. During the recording of City of Evil, M.


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  • kiiller_

    29 Jul 7:31am Reply
  • LeaveYouBehind

    RIP Arin Ilejay

    26 Jul 9:42pm Reply
  • LisVlas

    ending-theme, I'm agree with you and guessing who will be their next drummer.

    24 Jul 9:36am Reply
  • ending-theme

    sad about arin leaving the band ):

    23 Jul 7:49pm Reply
  • JeanLoco

    fuck the haters, this is a good band, deal with it (I was a hater)

    10 Jul 12:48am Reply
  • Alfasix

    Avenged Sevenfold ♥♥♥ [2]

    8 Jul 9:43am Reply
  • Igor_old

    ae krl

    7 Jul 3:27am Reply
  • MarcelooMotaa

    Avenged Sevenfold ♥♥♥

    4 Jul 6:39am Reply
  • d-baka

    Cheio de BR aqui lol

    1 Jul 11:01pm Reply
  • Schm00tz

    esse povo que vem em página de de determinado artista pra fazer más críticas merece uma rola bem metida no bumbum ahaahahahahaha Avenged Sevenfold ♥♥♥

    24 Jun 11:48pm Reply
  • PinklySmooth7

    I used to love them, now I don't listen to the band that much, but they will always be special to me. foREVer ♥

    23 Jun 6:12pm Reply
  • KaueOdin

    Me lembra meus 12 anos

    23 Jun 1:18am Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    V Speak the truth. Also I'm not a fan of Hail to the King. It just doesn't really click. Shepard of Fire is the only good song off the album. I may give it another spin though.

    20 Jun 5:18am Reply
  • spineshank155

    People who spend time hating on bands need to get a hobby. Sometimes though, a few trolls get creative and can be a bit humorous at times. I'm not a huge fan of AC/DC or Motley Crue but i don't hate them enough to really do anything about it. Yeah Justin Bieber, Blood on the Dancefloor and Soulja Boy are awful but it's just easier to ignore what you don't like and praise what you do like.

    17 Jun 4:05pm Reply
  • Seelentau

    Then that's okay. Being indifferent about a band because you don't like their music is fine. Actually HATING them for what they're doing is utmost retarded. It's not like they're harming you with their music or anything. But that goes for every artist, even Justin Bieber and alike.

    14 Jun 1:32pm Reply
  • PetitSagittaire

    Yeah, there is a lot of cringe worthy stuff in Metal. I wasn't necessarly talking about the lyrics tho. But nevermind. AC/DC & Slayer bore me to death so I guess I'm not a trve metalhead.

    14 Jun 11:06am Reply
  • ThrashWork

    Avenged Sevenfold > Big Four

    13 Jun 4:05pm Reply
  • TDcore

    @PetitSagittaire: That's just your opinion. Doesn't really sound that much different than AC/DC or Slayer's lyricism to me. And it's a heckuvalot better than some Doom Metal band singing about the "black wings of satan flying them gracefully to hell" or something.

    11 Jun 7:57pm Reply
  • PetitSagittaire

    @Seelentau What if "trve metalheads" dislike them simply because their music sounds immature and cheesy?

    10 Jun 4:28am Reply
  • DarkMessengerVI

    10 years ago City of Evil was released!! wow...that's when I got into them. I still love this album.

    8 Jun 10:45am Reply
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