Avenged Sevenfold

a7xAvenged Sevenfold are a American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, USA. Avenged Sevenfold is a band with 5 members : Matthew Charles Sanders (stage name M. Shadows)(lead vocals), Zacky Vengeance(rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Synyster Gates (lead guitar, backing vocals), Johnny Christ (bass), Arin Ilejay (drums).

They have 6 studio albums. Their music is similar to goth modern hard rock new school. Avenged Sevenfold s band who improvises with sounds,they were first clasified as a heavy metal band,but after some time they started using sounds which evolved their music into hard rock/heavy metal music. They had a tragedy in the band their drummer died, but besides his death the band is active till the present day.

 

>> Genre: Melodic Metalcore,Goth,Modern Hard Rock

>> Country: USA

>> Active: 1999-present

 

History

The band was formed in 1999 and since their formation they released five albums: “Sounding the Seventh Trumpet” (2001), “Waking the Fallen” (2003), “City of Evil” (2005), “Avenged Sevenfold” (2007) and “Nightmare” (2010). Their first album, Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, released with the label Good Life Recording was recorded when the band members were eighteen years old. After lead guitarist Synyster Gates 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“, after its release, Avenged Sevenfold were signed to Warner Bros. Records.“City of Evil“, was released on June 2005.

 

Band members

M. Shadows – lead vocals (1999 present)

Zacky Vengeance – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (1999 present)

Synyster Gates – lead guitar, backing vocals (2001 present)

Johnny Christ – bass, backing vocals (2003 present)

 

Music

  • „Sounding The Seventh Trumpet“ (2001)
  • „Waking The Fallen“ (2003)
  • „City Of Evil“ (2005)
  • Avenged Sevenfold“ (2007)
  • „Nightmare“ (2010)
  • „Hail to the King“ (2013)

Famous for:  Unholy Confession, Seize The Day, Afterlife, Dear God, So Far Away, Hail to the King

 

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Influenced by

Bad Religion (Punk/New Wave/Punk Rock)

Dream Theater (Progressive Metal)

Guns n‘ Roses (Hard Rock/Heavy Metal)

Iron Maiden (Heavy Metal/Brithish Metal)

Pantera (Thrash Metal/Speed Metal)

Metallica (Thrash Metal/Heavy Metal)

 

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Sources:

http://www.avengedsevenfold.com/radio  – official webstie

http://hopelessrecords.com/artists/avenged-sevenfold/  – Record Label

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arch_Enemy   – Wiki

http://www.last.fm/music/Avenged+Sevenfold  – Last.fm