Avenged Sevenfold Premiere “God Damn” Music Video

Avenged Sevenfold have premiered a new video for their song “God Damn” via Billboard. This song is from the band’s latest album “The Stage,” which is available now.

M. Shadows said the following:

“There’s a bunch of ideas that were thrown into the mixing bowl there, but the main idea was to get fans involved and make sure the kids knew this is a song full of energy first and foremost — ‘hey, this is a record we can wrap our heads around. It’s cool live stuff. It’s a rockin’ song’ — but at the same time, we wanted the technological hint in there, so as the video progresses you start seeing things glitching out and all of a sudden the world turns digital.

And by the end, there’s a little nod to the lyrics; you see an eyeball kind of in there as an Easter egg, which is kind of big brother watching what we do the whole time as the humans turn into a digital world.”

Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, & Volbeat Announce Iowa Benefit Show

Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, and Volbeat have added another date to their summer tour. This one will take place at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa on June 9, and it will benefit The Native Fund.

Avenged Sevenfold Go Behind The Scenes Of Upcoming “God Damn” Music Video

Avenged Sevenfold will soon be releasing a new video for “God Damn” and have shared a behind the scenes look at the clip. You can check that out below. The song is from the band’s latest album “The Stage,” which is available now.

Avenged Sevenfold Announce Summer 2017 U.S. Dates With A Day To Remember & Volbeat

Avenged Sevenfold have announced some headlining dates around their tour with Metallica. A Day To Remember and Volbeat will serve as support on select dates.

Tour Dates:

05/09 Hershey, PA – Giant Center (with Volbeat & Motionless In White)
06/19 Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino Resort (with Volbeat)
07/10 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center (with Volbeat)
07/18 Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion (with Volbeat)
07/28 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre (with A Day To Remember)
07/31 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center (with A Day To Remember)
08/03 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater (with A Day To Remember)
08/11 Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre (with A Day To Remember)
08/12 Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater (with A Day To Remember)

Avenged Sevenfold Cancel Milan, Italy Show Due To M. Shadows’ Laryngitis, Stagehand Dies Following Stuttgart, Germany Show

Avenged Sevenfold have cancelled their show with Disturbed and Chevelle in Milan, Italy tonight (February 21) as a result of M. Shadows coming down with laryngitis. The band reportedly played a shorter set in Stuttgart, Germany yesterday as well.

In other news, a 19-year-old stagehand, reportedly named Marvin P., at the Stuttgart, Germany concert passed away following the show. His death was caused by a 26-year-old co-worker who fell on top of him while trying to take apart the stage production. R.I.P.

We have some very sad news to report. Last night after our show in Stuttgart, Germany, a 26 year old stagehand fell from the rafters while breaking down our stage. He fell a very far distance onto a 19 year old man on the local crew. Tragically, the 19 year old died from his injuries. The other man is now in critical condition at the hospital. This is beyond heartbreaking to everyone in the band and on our crew. We all send our thoughts and prayers to the man in the hospital, both families involved, all of the local Live Nation crew and everyone else whose lives have been affected by this terrible accident. We love our crew so much as well as the many local staff who are essential to our show every night wherever we are around the world. This is such a stark reminder of how quickly an accident can happen and lives shattered in the process. When we hear more we will update you.

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Metallica Announce 2017 North American Tour With Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat, & Gojira

Metallica have announced a headlining North American tour. The band will be joined by special guests Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat on most dates, with Gojira set to perform on select dates.

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The band posted the following:

“Presale tickets will be available to Legacy Fan Club members beginning on Tuesday, February 14 at 9:00 AM local time, with presale tickets available to all Met Club members beginning on Tuesday, February 14 at 11:00 AM local time. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, February 17th at 10:00 AM local time. Each ticket purchased will come with a copy of the Hardwired…To Self-Destruct album, available as a physical CD or a digital download. Visit http://www.metallica.com for complete ticket info.

Citi is the official credit card of the WorldWired 2017 North American Tour. Citi cardmembers can take advantage of a special presale opportunity for all show dates in the U.S. beginning on Tuesday, February 14th at 11:00 AM local time. For additional details, visit http://www.citiprivatepass.com.

Every ticket purchased through official outlets includes your choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. Fans should expect to receive information from Warner Music Artist Services on how to redeem their albums within 14 business days after their purchase. Full details of how you can gift the album, should you have already purchased, will be given on the redemption page.

Metallica has partnered with CID Entertainment to offer four options of special enhanced experiences on this tour, including premium tickets and amenities, including: early access to the venue, a visit to the ‘Memory Remains’ exhibit of memorabilia, and meet and greets. For full package details, visit http://www.cidentertainment.com/events/metallica-tour-2017/.

Additionally, Metallica has announced the formation of their All Within My Hands Foundation, which will raise funds to support a cross-section of national, local and Bay Area charities that the individual band members support, along with continuing to donate to music education programs and local food banks. Through a collaboration with Crowdrise, the band encourages fans to make a donation when purchasing tickets to the upcoming shows. For more information, visit http://www.crowdrise.com/metallica.”

Tour Dates:

05/10 Baltimore, MD – M&T Bank Stadium (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
05/12 Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
05/14 East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
05/17 Uniondale, NY – New Coliseum (with Volbeat)
05/19 Boston, MA – Gillette Stadium (with Volbeat)
05/21 Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range Festival
06/04 St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium (with Volbeat)
06/07 Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
06/11 Houston, TX – NRG Stadium (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
06/14 San Antonio, TX – Alamodome (with Avenged Sevenfold)
06/16 Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium (with Avenged Sevenfold)
06/18 Chicago, IL – Soldier Field (with Avenged Sevenfold)
07/05 Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
07/07 Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
07/09 Atlanta, GA – Suntrust Park (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
07/12 Detroit, MI – Comercia Park (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
07/14 Quebec City, QC- Festival D’Ete
07/16 Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
07/19 Montreal, QB – Parc Jean-Drapeau (with Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat)
07/29 Los Angeles, CA – Rose Bowl (with Avenged Sevenfold & Gojira)
08/04 Phoenix, AZ – University of Phoenix Stadium (with Avenged Sevenfold & Gojira)
08/06 San Diego, CA – Petco Park (with Avenged Sevenfold & Gojira)
08/09 Seattle, WA – Centurylink Field (with Avenged Sevenfold & Gojira)
08/14 Vancouver, BC – BC Place (with Avenged Sevenfold & Gojira)
08/16 Edmonton, AB – Commonwealth Stadium (with Avenged Sevenfold & Gojira)