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Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates Calls ‘Nightmare’ an ‘Absolute Masterpiece,’ Critical of ‘City of Evil’ Choruses

In a chat with Talk Is Jericho host Chris Jericho, Avenged Sevenfold's Synyster Gates gave a frank assessment of the band's albums.

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Kevin RC Wilson, Loudwire
Kevin RC Wilson, Loudwire

Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates: ‘It Seems Pretty Obvious’ Newborn Will Be a Rocker

The Avenged Sevenfold guitarist has no doubts that his newborn son will follow in his footsteps.

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YouTube: Avenged Sevenfold
YouTube: Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates Has Voice Transformed in Wild Onstage Prank in Sweden

After pranking each other throughout their European tour, Johnny Christ may have had the last laugh against Synyster Gates.

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Kevin RC Wilson, Loudwire
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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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

Our series of Avenged Sevenfold Unforgettable Moments continues with a look at shredder Synyster Gates.

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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: 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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