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Late Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan to appear in band’s video game

Posted by on June 19, 2014

While Avenged Sevenfold will be spreading their wings on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival this summer, their mascot, the deathbat, will also be doing the same. While we’ve known the  band were collaborating on a video game, Hail to the King: Deathbat, since last year, a recent interview with Revolver has revealed that the band’s late […]

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Avenged Sevenfold Stream Snippets Of New Material

Posted by on May 10, 2013

Last month, Avenged Sevenfold revealed an interactive old television/radio image on their website. When you played around with the dials, the radio played snippets of songs throughout the band’s career while the video showed a busy signal. With the band posting the hashtag “#itbeginsa7x” along with the website link, it seemed pretty clear that A7X […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Famous Fill-Ins/Temp Members

Posted by on April 15, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. It’s been revealed that Battlecross recruited ex-Black Dahlia Murder drummer Shannon Lucas to record drums on their forthcoming new album. This comes after the group also announced that Kevin Talley (Six Feet Under and formerly of many other great bands) […]

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Avenged Sevenfold Have Six Songs Written For Next Album

Posted by on November 16, 2012

Even though it’s been two years since their last album, this was a pretty big week for Avenged Sevenfold. The video game they contributed a track to, (and appeared in), Call of Duty: Black Ops II, sold over $500 million in its first 24 hours alone. That’s a hell of a lot of exposure for […]

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Video: Revolver Golden God’s “Fallen Heroes” Tribute

Posted by on May 13, 2011

During the Revolver Golden Gods Award Show, the magazine played a video tribute to metal’s “Fallen Heroes.” Though the tribute can be seen during the show’s airing on May 26 on VH1 Classic, Revolver has posted the video online for people to see. The “Fallen Heroes” tribute video honors five metal artists who’ve passed away […]

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Report: Avenged Sevenfold’s Rev Died Of OD

Posted by on June 10, 2010

In an announcement that’s sad but not all that surprising, it’s been revealed that Avenged Sevenfold drummer Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan died of an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol. Rolling Stone reports that Orange County Deputy Coroner Miitchell Sigal revealed that he suffered “acute polydrug intoxication due to combined effects of Oxycodone, Oxymorphone, Diazepam/Nortiazepam […]

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Mike Portnoy Confirmed To Tour With Avenged Sevenfold

Posted by on May 5, 2010

Many were curious as to who will be filling in for the late Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan during Avenged Sevenfold’s upcoming tour commitments. It seemed unlikely that Dream Theater’s Mike Portnoy, who helped record drums on the band’s fifth studio album, would be able to help out. However, Portnoy himself has confirmed that he will […]

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