About Avenged Sevenfold
Is a quad-member US rock band formed/based in “Huntington Beach”, “California”, USA. The band was created in 1999. The quad members are “M. Shadows” as the lead vocalist, “Zacky Vengeance” as the rhythmic and back up vocal artist, “Synyster Gates” as the lead guitarist and also back-up vocals, “Johny Christ” as the bass guitarist and “Arin llejay” as the drummer. The band is most popular with expressive and visual enchanting album covers and shirts. The band has sold mega million albums around the globe. The name of the band was inspired from two opposing brothers in the “Book of Genesis”. “Avenged Sevenfold” can be spelled as “A7X”. “Hail To The King” became the king of the North American, European and South American music charts.The band is so amazing when they recorded their very first album ‘Sounding the Seventh Trumpet” because the member’s were only in their teens.
In August, 2003 the band released the second album “Walking th Fallen” under “Hopeless Records” when they had a new bass artist “Johny Christ”. The album was acclaimed with praise for the band’s improvement in terms of their style and musicality.
2004, is the year when the band moved to global music giant “Warner Bros. Records”
On June 7, 2005, the fruition of A7X and “Warner Bros. Records” is the major label album and third for the band is “City of Evil”. The “first child” of their union peaked at #30 on the chart of “Billboard 200”. It was well received with encouraging reviews and response and was even recognized in various magazines and online. It is also responsible for cementing the popularity of the band globally. The album became insanely successful and reached platinum status in summer of 2009.
2006 is the roaring year for A7X when they dish out more popular “R&B” singers for the award “Best New Artist” at the “MTV Music Video Awards”. The band embarked on global tour, performing in “North America”, “Europe” and “Australasia”.
July 17, 2007 witnessed the released of first DVD for the band entitled “All Excess” and soon followed by two tribute albums “Strung Out on Avenged Sevenfold: Bat Wings and Broken String, The String Tribute”. The band releases more follow up albums and went to become commercially and critically successful and at present, “The Hail The King” album proved to be the most successful when it topped most music charts around the globe.