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Avenged Sevenfold
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Background information
Origin Huntington Beach, California, USA
Years active 1999 (1999)–present
Labels Good Life, Hopeless, Warner Bros.
Associated acts Pinkly Smooth, Suburban Legends, Brian Haner, Sr., Confide
Members M. Shadows
Zacky Vengeance
Synyster Gates
Johnny Christ
Past members The Rev
Matt Wendt
Justin Sane
Dameon Ash

Avenged Sevenfold (or A7X) is an American hard rock band. The band started in Huntington Beach, California in 1999. The band is sometimes called "A7X", which is a title started by the band's guitarist, Zacky Vengeance. They have a song called "Beast and ***" which is used in the video game Guitar Hero II and Guitar Hero: Smash Hits. Their song "Almost Easy" is used in Rock Band 2.

Band members

  • Brooks Wackerman (Drums)
  • M.Shadows (Vocals)
  • Zacky Vengeance (Guitar)
  • Synyster Gates (Guitar)
  • Johnny Christ (Bass)

Former members

  • The Rev (shortened from The Reverend Tholomew Plague) (died 2009)
  • Mike Portnoy (Spring 2010- December 2010)
  • Arin Ilejay – drums (2011–2015)
  • Justin Sane – bass guitar (2000–2001)
  • Dameon Ash – bass guitar (2001–2002)
  • Matt Wendt – bass guitar (1999–2000)


  • Warmness on the Soul, 2001
  • Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, 2001
  • Waking the Fallen, 2003
  • City of Evil, 2005
  • Avenged Sevenfold, 2007
  • Nightmare, 2010
  • Hail to the King, 2013
  • The Stage, 2016

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