AVENGED SEVENFOLD Has 'Lots Of Ideas' For Follow-Up To 'The Stage'


Zacky Vengeance says that AVENGED SEVENFOLD has commenced the songwriting course of for the band’s new studio album. The guitarist advised Meltdown of the Detroit radio station WRIF that there are “numerous concepts floating round” for the follow-up to 2016’s “The Stage”. “I feel we’re all fairly anxious to get again to work,” he stated. “None of us anticipated to be sitting on the sidelines for your entire summer season, in order that sort of began this subsequent course of early,” he added, referring to the truth that AVENGED SEVENFOLD was pressured to cancel its summer season tour with PROPHETS OF RAGE and THREE DAYS GRACE after frontman M. Shadows got here down with a viral an infection that rendered him unable to sing. “Because it has been nice being residence, however, to be trustworthy, a band like us, we do not like being on the sidelines for too lengthy — we wish to get again on the market, get again to doing what we like to do, and particularly get on the market and provides some new music and a few new live shows to our followers.”

Late final month, AVENGED SEVENFOLD launched a brand new model of the tune “Mad Hatter” in response to fan complaints over the unique model’s combine. The observe was recorded for the “Call Of Duty: Black Ops four” online game and was first made obtainable on-line September 17. The observe is included on the band’s new EP, “Black Reign”, which was issued on September 21.

“Mad Hatter” was recorded in Los Angeles this previous March and is the primary unique new tune AVENGED SEVENFOLD has launched since final yr’s “Dose”, which initially surfaced within the Gameloft cell recreation “Dungeon Hunter 5”. It later appeared on final yr’s “deluxe version” reissue of “The Stage”.

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Has 'Lots Of Ideas' For Follow-Up To 'The Stage'