Despite the success of their latest album, ‘Hail to the King,’ which arrived on Aug. 23, Avenged Sevenfold have had to deal with their fair share of detractors, including some trash talk from their peers in the metal world. Most notably, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn a very public dig at A7X, criticizing the band’s authenticity referring to their latest offering as a “covers album.”
Avenged Sevenfold are taking fans straight to hell and back in their new fiery video for the song ‘Shepherd of Fire.’ The track, from Avenged Sevenfold’s 2013 release ‘Hail to the King,’ was also included in the ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ video game series as part of the DLC ‘Apocalypse,’ giving fans a good idea of the tone and direction of the song and subsequently, the new video.
For two years now, the Red Bull Sound Space at KROQ in Los Angeles has become one of the hottest venues in the city, regularly hosting big-name bands in a pint-sized club setting. Avenged Sevenfold paid a visit on Friday (Nov. 1) to the venue, located right where KROQ-FM is located, and delivered a loose and wild 45-minute set that was broadcast live over the Internet.
Talent shows can go two ways. Either a kid can display how much talent he or she has at something, or a kid can display how much of a lack of talent he or she has. Those in attendance have to take the good with the bad, and here we have a kid who dazzles the crowd.
Offering up one of the most anticipated tours of the fall, Avenged Sevenfold rolled into the TD Garden in Boston last night (Oct. 9) – six-string's blazing. Only adding to the tour’s mass appeal were the addition of opening acts Deftones and Ghost B.C., making for a triple bill of royal proportions.