Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Avenged Sevenfold (A7X)

Avenged Sevenfold is the American rock band / metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999. The band consists of vocalist M. Shadows, lead guitar Synyster Gates, Zacky Vengeance rhythm guitar, and bassist Johnny Christ.

Avenged Sevenfold emerged with metalcore genre at the beginning of their emergence Sounding the Seventh Trumpet, which contains many vocal scream. The band changed their style on their third album and major label release, City of Evil, featuring melodic vocals and power ballads. The band continues to explore new sounds with the issue, titled Avenged Sevenfold and enjoying mainstream success continued before their drummer, James "The Rev" Sullivan, died of heart disease and the combined impact of drugs and alcohol in his body in 2009. Despite his death, the band went on with the help of then ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy to release and tour in support of Nightmare, their fifth album in 2010 which debuted at the top, the Billboard 200 in the first place. They tend to play aggressively on the nuances of vocals, guitar, and drums (bass remains static.) With the touch of a dynamic, not hard or later, they still use the remarkable harmony and composition regularly. Call it the songs are slightly melow, such as Seize The Day and Dear God, his guitar still in the drop Dm as well as most metals. Then, in addition to composition and his trademark drop, Syn enter nuances sweep picking (arpeggio) in almost all his songs. The beauty of sweep picking, combined with chromatic, slides, and other techniques can we hear in the song The Wicked End. Also, do not forget to bring a touch of acoustic-like atmosphere in Hawaii, can we hear in the song Sidewinder. However, another characteristic that is never separated from them, together guitar Syn and Zacky, wearing the double bass with a tempo that was several times beat her than usual. After the success of his album, Avanged Sevenfold Hopeless Records decided to leave and chose to work with Warner Bros.. Continue to achieve success after success. In 2005, when American society is saturated with the kind of music hip-hop and pop, Avanged Sevenfold kicked off the music scene there.

Their song entitled Bat Country taken from the album "City of Evil" occupied the top position in the international music television. Until the end too, thanks to the album, A7X has been named best new artist in 2006 version of the television station.


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