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Avenged Sevenfold

One of the more successful and accessible metalcore outfits to come out of the early 2000s, Avenged Sevenfold endured changes both stylistic and internal during their rise from teenage troublemakers to mainstream success story. The members of Avenged Sevenfold (or A7X) were still attending high school in Huntington Beach, California, when they formed their band in 1999. Nevertheless, it didn't take long for M. Shadows (vocals), Zacky Vengeance (guitar), Synyster Gates (guitar), the Reverend (drums), and Johnny Christ (bass) to make an impression with their aggressive hybrid of metal, hard rock, and punk-pop. The band made its official debut in July 2001, releasing Sounding the Seventh Trumpet on the Goodlife label before moving to the Hopeless roster for 2003's Waking the Fallen. Warner Bros. took interest in the band's aggressive sound and issued its breakthrough release, City of Evil, in June 2005. The album reached number 30 on Billboard's Top 200, propelled in part by the Top Ten success of the single "Bat Country." The accompany music video was heavily rotated on MTV and Fuse, where live appearances also helped boost Avenged's growing profile, and the band ultimately won the Best New Artist Award (though they were hardly newcomers) at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards. As demand for their music increased, Avenged Sevenfold canceled their tour dates for fall 2006 and set to work on a fourth studio album. Boasting a grittier sound than previous releases, the self-titled/self-produced disc appeared in October 2007, debuting at number four on the Billboard Top 200 and spinning off the radio single "Almost Easy." The album also fared well in England, where three songs cracked the Top Five of the U.K. rock charts, and Avenged Sevenfold helped support the release by touring North America on the Taste of Chaos tour. Released in September 2008, the CD/DVD package Live in the LBC and Diamonds in the Rough captured the band during a tour stop in Long Beach. In 2009 the band announced plans to begin work on its third studio release. That same year, drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan passed away at the age of 28, and in 2010 the band released Nightmare with replacement drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater). In 2011, they recorded the song "Carry On" for the Call of Duty Arms: Black Ops II video game, before releasing 2013's Hail to the King, which featured new drummer Arin Ilejay of Confide and reached the number one spot on the Billboard 200. ~ Christina Fuoco
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Stations Featuring
Avenged Sevenfold

    Hard Rock

    Hard Rock
    10 songs

    Xtreme Alt Rock

    Xtreme Alt Rock
    6 songs

    Metal Mosh Pit

    Metal Mosh Pit
    8 songs


    3 songs

    Power Metal

    1 song

Albums by
Avenged Sevenfold

Top Songs by
Avenged Sevenfold

  1.   Song
  2.   Bat Country
  3.   Almost Easy
  4.   Hail to the King
  5.   Nightmare
  6.   Welcome to the Family
  7.   So Far Away
  8.   Scream
  9.   Beast and the Harlot
  10.   This Means War
  11.   Afterlife
  12.   Carry On
  13.   Shepherd of Fire
  14.   Walk
  15.   Buried Alive
  16.   Unholy Confessions
  17.   Dear God
  18.   Paranoid
  19.   Seize the Day
  20.   Crimson Day
  21.   Gunslinger
  22.   Desecrate Through Reverence
  23.   An Epic of Time Wasted
  24.   A Little Piece of Heaven
  25.   Not Ready to Die
  26.   Critical Acclaim
  27.   Save Me
  28.   Doing Time
  29.   Coming Home
  30.   Danger Line
  31.   Unbound (The Wild Ride)
  32.   I Won't See You Tonight, Pt. 1
  33.   M.I.A.
  34.   God Hates Us
  35.   Victim
  36.   Requiem
  37.   Warmness on the Soul
  38.   Lost
  39.   Chapter Four
  40.   Natural Born Killer
  41.   Sidewinder
  42.   Fiction
  43.   Heretic
  44.   Second Heartbeat
  45.   And All Things Will End
  46.   Acid Rain
  47.   Tonight the World Dies
  48.   Clairvoyant Disease
  49.   Strength of the World
  50.   Brompton Cocktail
  51.   Waking the Fallen: Resurrected
  52.   To End the Rapture
  53.   Betrayed
  54.   The Wicked End
  55.   Blinded in Chains
  56.   Eternal Rest
  57.   Waking the Fallen
  58.   Planets
  59.   Radiant Eclipse
  60.   4:00 AM
  61.   Burn It Down
  62.   Shattered By Broken Dreams
  63.   Crossroads
  64.   Trashed and Scattered
  65.   Turn the Other Way
  66.   I Won't See You Tonight, Pt. 2
  67.   We Come Out at Night
  68.   Darkness Surrounding
  69.   The Art of Subconscious Illusion
  70.   Flash of the Blade
  71.   Remenissions
  72.   Streets
  73.   Remissions
  74.   Lips of Deceit
  75.   Intro/Chapter Four
  76.   Breaking Their Hold
  77.   Forgotten Faces
  78.   Thick and Thin
  79.   30 Second Spot
  80.   [Bonus Material]
  81.   Avenged Sevenfold
  82.   Demons
  83.   Girl I Know
  84.   Until the End
  85.   Tension
  86.   The Fight
  87.   Dancing Dead
  88.   Etched Deathbat (No Audio)
  89.   Afterlife - Live Enhanced Video
  90.   Bat County
  91.   Burn Ot Down
  92.   Syn's Solo
  93.   Beast and Harlot
  94.   All Hail Avenged Sevenfold
  95.   An Honour
  96.   We Wear Our Influences on Our Sleeves
  97.   Magic Mike
  98.   Rock 'n' Roll
  99.   Surviving the Road
  100.   How Do You Replace the Rev?
  101.   Computer Geek
  102.   R.I.P. James
  103.   Band Life
  104.   The Sound of Sabbath
  105.   Waking the Fallen: Resurrected Documentary
  106.   Intro

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