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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Responds to Machine Head Frontman’s ‘Blatant Jackery’ Claim

Charles Epting, Loudwire
Charles Epting, Loudwire

Earlier this week, Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn slammed Avenged Sevenfold and their new album 'Hail to the King.' Calling 'Hail to the King' a "covers album," Flynn channeled his inner David Letterman to construct a Top 10 list of jokes about Avenged Sevenfold's latest record, in the process accusing A7X of "blatant jackery" of Metallica, Megadeth and Guns N' Roses songs. Having seen the list, Avenged vocalist M. Shadows has offered a retort in Flynn's direction.

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Avenged Sevenfold Unveil Trailer for Animated Series, Announce Upcoming Mobile Game

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Avenged Sevenfold’s new disc ‘Hail to the King’ is due out on Aug. 27, with the first single of the same name already making quite an impact. From the sounds of it though, that is only the beginning of what the band has in store for fans in the coming months.

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David Draiman’s Device Secure Geezer Butler, Serj Tankian, M. Shadows + More for Debut Album

David Draiman
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

There's been a lot of anticipation for Device, the new project from Disturbed's David Draiman, over the past year. But now the biggest update yet comes with Draiman confirming an all-star lineup of guest musicians for the album, as well as details on the disc's first single and a tentative release date.

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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Squashes Rumor of The Rev Cameo in ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’

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Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Avenged Sevenfold turn up as performing characters in the new 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' video game, but there have been a few people suggesting that late drummer The Rev also makes a guest appearance as a grainy figure in the balcony. However, singer M. Shadows says that any likeness to their drummer was purely unintentional and was not something they signed off on.

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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows: ‘We Have About Six Songs’ for New Album

Avenged Sevenfold
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

There may have been questions at one point as to whether or not Avenged Sevenfold would continue after supporting the 'Nightmare' disc as a tribute to late drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan, but the band is definitely progressing toward a new album.

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Valary Sanders – Hottest Rockstar Wives

Facebook / Publicity Still / Getty Images
Facebook / Publicity Still / Getty Images

Another model?! We can't really complain. This particular young lady, Valary Sanders, credited as Valary DiBenedetto in prior modeling and acting gigs, is the wife of Avenged Sevenfold singer M. Shadows.

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Fozzy Joined by Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows in L.A. for Surprise ‘Sandpaper’ Performance

Chris Jericho of Fozzy and M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold
Jason Merritt / Adam Bettcher, Getty Images

Fozzy treated Los Angeles fans to a show at the Roxy last night (Sept. 27). Right before the band began to play the single 'Sandpaper' from their latest album, 'Sin & Bones,' the crowd was surprised by Avenged Sevenfold singer M. Shadows, as he took the stage with Fozzy to perform guest vocals (watch below).

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Fozzy Join Forces With Avenged Sevenfold Singer M. Shadows for New Single ‘Sandpaper’

Chris Jericho of Fozzy and M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold
Jason Merritt / Adam Bettcher, Getty Images

Fozzy have joined forces with Avenged Sevenfold frontman M. Shadows for the song ‘Sandpaper,’ the first single off the band’s fifth studio album ‘Sin and Bones.’

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Avenged Sevenfold Members – Stage Name Origins

Avenged Sevenfold
Warner

Avenged Sevenfold all acquired their own from nicknames they possessed from high school. Frontman M. Shadows (born Matthew Charles Sanders), chose the alias because he thought of himself as "the darker character in the group" and did not like the way the name Matthew sounded. Guitarist Zacky Vengeance (b. Zachary James Baker) wanted to get back at those who doubted his potential growing up. He also gifted bassist Johnny Christ (b. Jonathan Lewis Seward) with his nickname, saying that it suited him well.

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Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Hopes for Collaboration With Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows + Others

Lzzy Hale of Halestorm
Official Halestorm Site

We recently conducted an in-depth interview with Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale about the band's upcoming album ‘The Strange Case Of...’, touring, side projects and much more. But we also asked her who she would like to collaborate with and Hale mentioned a number of interesting choices.

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