Avenged Sevenfold

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Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold in 2016. From left to right: M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, Johnny Christ, Synyster Gates, and Brooks Wackerman
Avenged Sevenfold in 2016. From left to right: M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, Johnny Christ, Synyster Gates, and Brooks Wackerman
Background information
Also known asA7X
OriginHuntington Beach, California, U.S.
Genres
Years active1999–present
Labels
Associated actsPinkly Smooth
Websiteavengedsevenfold.com
Members
Past members
  • Matt Wendt
  • Justin Sane
  • Dameon Ash
  • The Rev
  • Arin Ilejay

Avenged Sevenfold (or A7X) is an American hard rock band. The band started in Huntington Beach, California in 1999. The band is sometimes called "A7X", which is a title started by the band's guitarist, Zacky Vengeance.

Avenged Sevenfold's first few albums were metalcore, before the band became more hard rock/heavy metal. In December 2009, the band's drummer, The Rev, died from a drug overdose. He was 28 years old.

Band members[change | change source]

  • Brooks Wackerman (Drums)
  • M.Shadows (Vocals)
  • Zacky Vengeance (Guitar)
  • Synyster Gates (Guitar)
  • Johnny Christ (Bass)

Former members[change | change source]

  • The Rev (shortened from The Reverend Tholomew Plague) (died 2009)[1]
  • Mike Portnoy (Spring 2010- December 2010)
  • Arin Ilejay – drums (2011–2015)
  • Justin Sane – bass guitar (2000–2001)
  • Dameon Ash – bass guitar (2001–2002)
  • Matt Wendt – bass guitar (1999–2000)

Discography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Avenged Sevenfold Drummer James 'The Rev' Sullivan Dies". Retrieved 2010-01-22.