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Kevin RC Wilson, Loudwire

Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates on Newborn Son: I Didn’t Cry When He Came Out, I Cried When I Had to F—king Leave

The shredder just welcomed a baby boy into the world, but had to leave right after to make Avenged Sevenfold's New Jersey performance opening for Metallica.

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Amy Harris, TheFirst3Songs.com

Avenged Sevenfold to Miss Metallica Show as Synyster Gates Welcomes Birth of First Child [Update]

Avenged Sevenfold will reconnect with the Metallica tour on May 14, missing the May 12 date as their guitarist and his wife welcome their first child.

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Rafa Alcantara, TWENTYFOURCORE
Rafa Alcantara, TWENTYFOURCORE

10 Unforgettable Synyster Gates Avenged Sevenfold Moments

We continue our weeklong tribute to Avenged Sevenfold with 10 Unforgettable Synyster Gates Moments.

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Micah Gummel

Arin Ilejay: I Was ‘Shocked and Scared’ When Synyster Gates Called to Let Me Go From Avenged Sevenfold

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Arin Ilejay reveals he felt 'shocked and scared' after being fired from Avenged Sevenfold by Synyster Gates.

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Charles Epting for Loudwire
Charles Epting for Loudwire

Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates Shreds for Guitar Center Master Class [Watch]

Gates didn't only cover the rock and metal styles. The guitarist also went back to vintage country, which Gates' father plays, and gypsy jazz music.

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Zakk Wylde / Synyster Gates
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Zakk Wylde: Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates Is the New Torchbearer for Kids to Play Solos

Who has Zakk Wylde appointed as today's most influential soloist? The answer is Avenged Sevenfold's Synyster Gates.

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Charles Epting for Loudwire
Charles Epting for Loudwire

Avenged Sevenfold Guitarist Synyster Gates Dazzles Fans at Master Class [Exclusive Interview]

Avenged Sevenfold's Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance just took home the award for Best Guitarists at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards, but a few weeks ago Gates took the stage for a much different kind of gathering. In an event co-sponsored by Schecter Guitar Research and Guitar Center, Gates hand-selected 10 guitarists from an online contest to take part in an hour-and-a-half master class.

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WBR

Avenged Sevenfold Win Multiple Honors in the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards

It was a huge year for Avenged Sevenfold and that's reflected by the voting in the 3rd Annual Loudwire Music Awards, where there group earned three honors. The band walked away with Best Rock Song of 2013 for 'Hail to the King,' while Synyster Gates won Best Guitarist of 2013 and the group as a whole won the Best Rock Band of 2013 trophy.

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Synyster Gates vs. Jeff Hanneman
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Synyster Gates vs. Jeff Hanneman – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Quarterfinals

In what has likely been the biggest upset so far in this competition, Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi was defeated by Avenged Sevenfold's Synyster Gates...

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Tony Iommi / Synyster Gates
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Tony Iommi vs. Synyster Gates – Greatest Metal Guitarist, Round 2

Black Sabbath guitarist and master of the riff Tony Iommi ran away with his victory against Morbid Angel's Trey Azagthoth in Round 1 of our Greatest Metal Guitarist competition...

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