• July 26, 2010
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10 Interesting Facts About Avenged Sevenfold

In celebration of their fifth studio album, Nightmare, which is scheduled for release this week, we’ve decided to give you just a bit more information on the tattooed California rockers known as Avenged Sevenfold.

1. Guitarist Zacky Vengeance is left-handed.

2. Bassist Johnny Christ is the youngest member of the band. He is 25 years old.

3. Synyster Gates’ father is Brian Haner, also known as the Guitar Guy from Jeff Dunham’s comedy shows.

4. Vocalist M. Shadows’ wife, Valary DiBenedetto, is A7X’s former tour manager and has contributed vocals/screams on a few of the band’s tracks.

5. Synyster Gates only contributed to one song, ‘To End the Rapture’, on the band’s first album Sounding the Seventh Trumpet.

6. In the music video for ‘Beast and the Harlot’, the role of the Harlot is played by actress Elizabeth Melendez.

7. M. Shadows’ real name is Matthew Sanders.

8. City of Evil has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

9. Even though drummer “The Rev” Jimmy Sullivan passed away before the actual recording of Nightmare, his vocals can still be heard on various tracks.

10. Johnny Christ’s real name is Jonathan Seward.

Written by Sergio Pereira

  • Tracy

    i so badly want A7X to come to SA!!!! btw zacky V is ambidextrous

  • Dylan Mahan

    Please come to Odessa Texas please!!

  • Spencer Wannemacher

    Can you please come to Delphos, Ohio. Their is nothing ever interesting here. It would mean a lot to me. Avenged Sevenfold is my favorite band.

  • TheBassistA7XFan

    My one wish is that you guys come to Colorado Johnny Christ is my idol and i would give anything to see you guys in concert you guys are the best band of all time.


    Come to Tennessee, not just for me, but for everyone in Tennessee who likes your music. Think about it.

  • andrew

    avenged sevenfold rocks hi matt sadows

  • andrew

    come to Indianapolis hail to the king

  • spencer

    I think that A7X is AWE+SOME because they really are popular and people dont think there that good so I would say ” you haven’t lived life if you haven’t heard A7X” A7X ROCKS !!!!!!!!!