Avenged Sevenfold Offering Fans Free Merch For Self-Quarantining

With everyone being advised to stay home and practice social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic, Avenged Sevenfold have decided to offer fans incentives for self-quarantining. The group will be giving away free merch to those that make it seven days.

The band said the following:

“Starting tomorrow we will be joining our friends @WarrenLotas in incentivizing people to stay home for a full 7 days and self quarantine. We are developing a “Check-in” webpage where you will upload a selfie at home when prompted by us via our IG STORY at a random time.

Whoever successfully uploads a selfie with the PHRASE OF THE DAY written on a piece of paper within 30 MINUTES of that post, 7 days in a row, will receive a free t-shirt, hoodie or accessory from @A7XWorld. We have a chance to “flatten the curve” and save countless lives. We are all in this together.

DON’T WORRY ABOUT BEING PERFECT: You can start your 7 days at any point so if you miss a check in just start again and you’ll be at 7 before you know it.
In addition we will be CLOSING @A7XWorld for now. We encourage you to support your favorite independent artists, brands, and businesses during this time of uncertainty. #incentivizedquarantine”

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Starting tomorrow we will be joining our friends @WarrenLotas in incentivizing people to stay home for a full 7 days and self quarantine. We are developing a “Check-in” webpage where you will upload a selfie at home when prompted by us via our IG STORY at a random time. Whoever successfully uploads a selfie with the PHRASE OF THE DAY written on a piece of paper within 30 MINUTES of that post, 7 days in a row, will receive a free t-shirt, hoodie or accessory from @A7XWorld. We have a chance to “flatten the curve” and save countless lives.  We are all in this together. DON’T WORRY ABOUT BEING PERFECT: You can start your 7 days at any point so if you miss a check in just start again and you’ll be at 7 before you know it. In addition we will be CLOSING @A7XWorld for now. We encourage you to support your favorite independent artists, brands, and businesses during this time of uncertainty. #incentivizedquarantine

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Avenged Sevenfold’s “Live In The LBC & Diamonds In The Rough” To Be Released Digitally For First Time

Avenged Sevenfold have announced that they will be re-releasing “Live In The LBC & Diamonds In The Rough.” “Diamonds In The Rough” will be available digitally on February 7 and it will feature several bonus tracks including the recently released “Set Me Free.” A vinyl version of that effort is also available for pre-order HERE. “Live In The LBC” will be available digitally on March 6.

“Diamonds In The Rough” Track Listing:

01. “Demons”
02. “Girl I Know”
03. “Crossroads”
04. “Flash Of The Blade” (Iron Maiden Cover)
05. “Until The End”
06. “Tension”
07. “Walk” (Pantera Cover)
08. “The Fight”
09. “Dancing Dead”
10. “Almost Easy” (CLA Mix)
11. “Afterlife” (Alternate Version)

Bonus Tracks:

12. “St. James”
13. “Set Me Free”
14. “4 AM”
15. “Lost It All”
16. “Paranoid” (Black Sabbath cover)

“Live In The LBC” Track Listing:

01. “Critical Acclaim” (Live)
02. “Second Heartbeat” (Live)
03. “Afterlife” (Live)
04. “Beast And The Harlot” (Live)
05. “Scream” (Live)
06. “Seize The Day” (Live)
07. “Walk” (Live)
08. “Bat Country” (Live)
09. “Almost Easy” (Live)
10. “Gunslinger” (Live)
11. “Unholy Confessions” (Live)
12. “A Little Piece Of Heaven” (Live)

Frontman M. Shadows commented:

“It’s very typical of musicians to write 20 to 30 songs for a particular album. Most of the time, they take the best of the bunch and call it a day, discarding the rest. We have never written like that. We don’t usually finish songs unless they are fulfilling a purpose. The one exception to this was during the self-titled era. We were experimenting with our sound, producing ourselves and we had no one to reel us in.

Eventually, the unreleased songs from these sessions were released under the name Diamonds in the Rough. We’ve heard the demand from many fans that want to stream the album and we wanted to make it special. So, we have remastered the album and added some hard to find tracks. We even found an unreleased track from the Hail to the King sessions that we think you will enjoy.”

Avenged Sevenfold Premiere New Song “Set Me Free”

Avenged Sevenfold have premiered a new song titled “Set Me Free.” The track was originally recorded during the “Hail To The King” sessions and it will be featured on the streaming version of “Diamonds In The Rough,” which is set to be released on February 7.

Avenged Sevenfold Discuss “Exist” In Latest Episode Of Their “Breakdown” Video Series

Avenged Sevenfold have shared parts one and two of the 11th episode in their “Breakdown” video series. This one finds the band discussing the writing and recording process for “Exist” off their latest album “The Stage.”

Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Talks About Being A Playable Character In “Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4”

As previously reported, Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows is featured as a playable charter in the new “Operation Apocalypse Z Blackout” DLC for “Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4.” You can check out a new video in which the frontman discusses that below. Avenged Sevenfold previously recorded music for all four games in the “Black Ops” series and have also appeared in “Black Ops 2.”

Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Featured As A Playable Character In New “Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4” DLC

Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows is featured as a playable charter in the new “Operation Apocalypse Z Blackout” DLC for “Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4.” The DLC is already available on PlayStation and it is expected to hit Xbox and PC on July 16. Avenged Sevenfold previously recorded music for all four games in the “Black Ops” series and have also appeared in “Black Ops 2.”

Avenged Sevenfold Continue Discussing “Bat Country” In Part Two Of Their Latest “Breakdown” Episode

Avenged Sevenfold have shared part two of the tenth episode of their “Breakdown” video series. The latest video continues the band’s discussion on “Bat Country” off their 2005 album “City Of Evil.“