10 Facts about Avenged Sevenfold

Friday, April 24th 2015. | Music

Facts about Avenged sevenfold tell you about one of the famous American heavy metals bands. In 1999, this band was established in Huntington Beach, California. It is often abbreviated as A7X. There are five members in Avenged Sevenfold. Those include the bass guitarist Johnny Christ, lead vocalist M. Shadows, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Synyster Gates, drummer Arin Ilejay and the rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Zacky Vengeance. Here are some interesting facts about Avenged sevenfold for you:

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 1: the musical style

If you check their debut Sounding the Seven Trumpet, you can hear the metalcore sound.  However, you can hear the rock and heavy metal sound in their third album, City of Evil. Find out a DJ in facts about Avicci here.

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 2:  the death of the drummer

In 2009, James the Rev, the drummer of Avenged Sevenfold died. Before the death of this man, Avenged Sevenfold tried to explore different kinds of sound.

Avenged Sevenfold Band

Avenged Sevenfold Band

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 3: Mike Portnoy

Mike Portnoy was the former Dream Theater drummer who helped Avenged Sevenfold as to release their fifth Album, Nightmare. This album was very impressive and popular. It was released in 2010 and picked the top place in Billboard 200.

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 4: Arin Ilejay

Arin Ilejay was the new drummer of Avenged Sevenfold. He has been the drummer since 2013. The debut of Arin was in Hail to the King. In US Billboard 200, it was ranked in the first place.

Avenged Sevenfold facts

Avenged Sevenfold facts

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 5: the album

Avenged sevenfold is considered as one of the successful bands in the world. In United States, it has sold more than 3 million albums.

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 6: the releases

Until this present day, Avenged sevenfold has released one live album, 18 singles and 6 studio albums. Find out a soloist in Facts about Avril Lavigne.

Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 7: the original members

In 1999, the band was formed. M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, the Rev and Matt Wendt. M Shadows were the original members of the band.

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 8: the name

The name Avenged Sevenfold was taken from the Bible in the story of Cain and Abel.  Even though it is referred to the Bible, they state that they are not religious band.

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 9: two demos

In 1999 and 2000, Avenged Sevenfold created two demos before they released the first album.

Facts about Avenged Sevenfold 10: albums

There are six albums released by Avenged Sevenfold. Those are Hail to the King, Nightmare, Avenged Sevenfold, City of Evil, Waking the Fallen and Sounding the Seventh Trumpet.

Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold

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