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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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  • caaioaugusto

    Gravem outro álbum pra limpar a merda que foi o Hail To The King!

    9 hours ago Reply
  • drippyz

    Foda-se quem é poser e quem nao é, escutando A7X é o que importa ! ♥

    Yesterday 1:48am Reply
  • Pil4ko_ Good Tarde!

    27 Jul 5:58pm Reply
  • AlexandreMLima

    avengend Sevenfold é muito foda, sim. Primeiro, quem é roqueiro de verdade não fica falando mal de outras bandas só porque não gosta.Da última vez que contei o número de bandas de rock que ouço era mais de 30 e isso foi a 6 meses, começei a ouvir recentemente A7X e achei uma delicia, é também muita ignorância idiotice desses que se acham roqueiros ficar xingando bandas novas, eu considero essas pessoas uns completos idiotas.Roqueiro de verdade não critica bandas que não gosta !!! em inglês: avengend Sevenfold is very cool, yes. First, who is rocker truth is not badmouthing other bands just because not gosta.Da last count the number of rock bands I hear it was over 30 and it was 6 months, I started listening to recently and found A7X one delights, idiocy is also much ignorance of those who are swearing rockers new bands, I consider these people a full idiotas.Roqueiro really not criticizing bands who do not like! P.S. everything is mistranslated, but there it is.

    26 Jul 5:38pm Reply
  • spineshank155

    Fake metal is just a term metalheads use, like nu metal which is either called 'fake metal' or 'mallcore' it's just nothing more than some closet fanboys who have a hard time dealing with diversity in musical styles such as metal in general. Then again i don't consider nu metal metal or rap. It's a blend between the two, including rock. Calling music fake metal such as nu metal does not eliminate or lessen the metal elements any. Nor does listening to nu metal makes you any less of a metalhead if you are familiar and enjoy some of the history of the style or are generally into metal in general. With that being said A7X's recent stuff to me is more hard rock than metal, though there still might be some elements of metal intact.

    24 Jul 5:47pm Reply
  • ringwraith10

    @bobo9390: Please explain to us the difference between fake metal and real metal. I'm very interested to hear your opinions.

    24 Jul 12:58am Reply
  • manosarmento

    Donos do hard rock contemporâneo.

    22 Jul 2:05am Reply
  • Julisboa7x

    I have so much to say but you're so far away.

    18 Jul 1:37am Reply
  • bobo9390

    Why don't people take pride in loving fake metal the same way they do in loving real metal? Why is it only acceptable to be proud of enjoying something with more credibility? I guess thinking for yourself is an obsolete concept for some people.

    17 Jul 11:20pm Reply
  • Miyavi23

    Hail to the King <3 [2]

    14 Jul 10:29pm Reply
  • UmhSpaghetti

    V August 25, but it's just a few demos and live tracks nothing too new.

    14 Jul 7:02pm Reply
  • Rubberbandman16

    So when is the release for Waking The Fallen: Resurrected?

    13 Jul 3:53pm Reply
  • Blue_Fatty

    If I play drums, be in a shitty emocore band and kill myself, can I get famous too?

    13 Jul 11:53am Reply
  • Alfasix

    Hail to the King , hell yeah !

    13 Jul 6:50am Reply
  • PinklySmooth7

    waiting for Waking The Fallen: Resurrected...

    13 Jul 12:48am Reply

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  • DarkMessengerVI

    I think they should bring back "Blinded In Chains" and "Burn It Down" to the set-list.

    12 Jul 3:25am Reply
  • DarkMessengerVI

    They were amazing at Mayhem Fest! ...only one thing was missing, they need to start playing Coming Home!!

    12 Jul 3:22am Reply
  • Olli6

    A7x was better from 2005 to 2008

    11 Jul 7:39pm Reply
  • Metal_mAn_

    Your music taste is awful :)

    11 Jul 4:18pm Reply
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