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Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold in Bangkok, Thailand in 2007 (from left to right: M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, Synyster Gates, The Rev and Johnny Christ). Background information

Avenged Sevenfold in Bangkok, Thailand in 2007 (from left to right: M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, Synyster Gates, The Rev and Johnny Christ). Background information

Avenged Sevenfold is an American rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999. The band has achieved mainstream success with their 2005 album City of Evil, which included singles such as “Burn It Down”, “Bat Country,” “Beast and the Harlot” and “Seize the Day.” The band’s success followed with their self-titled album, with singles such as “Critical Acclaim”, “Almost Easy”, “Afterlife”, “Scream” and “Dear God”.

Current members

M. Shadows lead vocals, keyboards, guitars, synth, organ (since 1999)
Synyster Gates lead guitar, backing vocals, piano, keys, synth, organ (since 2000)
Zacky Vengeance rhythm guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitars, piano (since 1999)
Johnny Christ bass, backing vocals (since 2002)
The Rev drums, percussion, backing vocals, piano (since 1999)

Former members

Dameon Ash bass (2001 – 2002)
Justin Sane bass, piano (2000 – 2001)
Matt Wendt bass (1999 – 2000)
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