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Avenged Sevenfold Close Search For New Drummer

Over the summer (15), the musicians began searching for a percussionist to fill the slot left vacant by Arin Ilejay. He exited in July (15), four years after joining the group to...

Drummer Leaves Avenged Sevenfold

The rock star has been with the band since 2011, when he replaced the late James Sullivan. Announcing the split news in a statement, the band writes: "We are writing this to...

Our 10 Favourite Download Festival 2014 Moments

Download Festival 2014 has come and gone in a dizzying blast of metal riffage, moshpits frenzies and surprisingly kind weather. The weekend was packed with memorable moments and stand-out performances but we decided to pick...

Iron Maiden Among Winners Of Metal Hammer Awards

Iron Maiden and Steel Panther were among the winners at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods last night (16.06.14). The ceremony, in association with World of Tanks, was held at London's IndigO2 and Of Mice and...

Iron Maiden Lead Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards In London

Iron Maiden, Killswitch Engage and Avenged Sevenfold were among the big winners at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London on Monday night (16Jun14).Singer Bruce DICkinson's group was named Best U.K. Band, while Avenged...

Rock Band 'Avenged Sevenfold' Blamed For Teen's Suicide. Not This Again!

So, people have begun blaming music for suicide again. 16 year old Oliver King tragically took his life in February of last year, after allegedly struggling to cope with schoolwork, being teased at school and...

Avenged Sevenfold Are Triple Winners At Revolver Golden Gods Awards

Heavy rockers Avenged Sevenfold were triple winners at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards on Wednesday night (23Apr14).The band's stars Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance were jointly awarded the Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist prize, while Arin...

Aerosmith To Close Download

Aerosmith will close Download Festival 2014.The 'Crazy' rockers have been announced as the final headliners for next year's event - which takes place in Donnington Park, Leicestershire, East Midlands on 13-15 June - in what...

Download 2014 Lineup Taking Shape: Linkin Park To Headline, 'Hybrid Theory' Played In Full

It won’t kick off until June 13th next year, but metal rock fans heading to 2014’s Download already have an idea how their weekend will sound: Linkin Park will be headlining, and will play their...

Avenged Sevenfold Top Billboard 200 Chart, But How Much Are They Worth?

The American heavy metal rockers Avenged Sevenfold topped the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, fending off strong competition in the form of Big Sean and Juicy J.The band's sixth studio album Hail to the...

Lady Gaga Wants A Live Cockroach Hat

Lady Gaga wants a hat made out of live cockroaches.The 'Marry The Night' singer - whose real name is Stefani Germanotta - is famed for her outrageous costumes, including a dress made out of meat...

Arctic Monkeys Are 'Heavy Metal In Disguise'

Metallica think Arctic Monkeys are a ''heavy metal band disguised as an indie band.''The 'Enter Sandman' group have signed the British rockers to appear at their Orion festival in the US, and while some think...

Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica want to headline Glastonbury. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal group would love to headline the British festival - one of the biggest in Europe - but have never been invited by organisers Michael and...

Matt Shadows Remembers Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan

Avenged Sevenfold frontman Matt Shadows has paid tribute to his late bandmate Jimmy Sullivan on the second anniversary of his death.The drummer, nicknamed The Reverend, died on 28 December, 2009 after suffering an accidental overdose...

Shadows Has Knee Surgery

Avenged Sevenfold frontman M. Shadows has undergone surgery to his knee so he can continue rocking out onstage.The vocalist was frequently forced to wear knee braces and hobble around during concerts because a joint problem...

Avenged Sevenfold Donating Cash To Mark 9/11

Rockers Avenged Sevenfold are showing off their caring side by donating money to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in America.Sunday (11Sep11) will mark 10 years since 3,000 people died after New...

Linkin Park Close Download 2011

Linkin Park closed the UK's Download rock festival last night (12.06.11).The 'Crawling' rockers ended the three day event which also saw performances from metal heavyweights including Rob Zombie, System of a Down, Alice Cooper, The...

Avenged Sevenfold Remember Late Drummer At Download Festival

Rockers Avenged Sevenfold paid tribute to their late drummer Jimmy Sullivan during their set at Britain's Download Festival on Saturday (11Jun11), dedicating the show to "our brother upstairs".Sullivan died from an accidental overdose of prescription...

Avenged Sevenfold Cancel Gig Over Illness

Heavy metal stars Avenged Sevenfold have been forced to cancel a concert in Texas after one of the band members fell ill.The group was due to perform at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, Dallas...

My Chemical Romance Lead Kerrang! Award Nominations

My Chemical Romance has received five nominations for the 2011 Kerrang! Awards fuelled by Relentless Energy Drink.The 'Bulletproof Heart' hitmakers lead the way for this year's honours, finding themselves in the running for Best Album...

Avenged Sevenfold Dominate Golden Gods Awards

Heavy metal stars Avenged Sevenfold were crowned the most talented musicians in rock on Wednesday (20Apr11) after sweeping the board with four prizes at the 2011 Revolver Golden Gods Awards.Frontman M. Shadows beat Ozzy Osbourne...

Avenged Sevenfold Top Heavy Rock Album Poll

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's NIGHTMARE has been named the best heavy rock album of 2010 in music magazine Revolver's end-of-year round-up.The group, who lost drummer Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan at the end of last year (09), beat...

Avenged Sevenfold 'Not Ready' To Find Permanent Replacement Drummer

Rockers AVENGED SEVENFOLD have cast doubt on whether they will ever fill the void left by tragic drummer JIMMY 'THE REV' SULLIVAN, insisting they're "not ready" to face a future with a permanent replacement.The band...

Avenged Sevenfold Steal U.s. Album Top Spot From Eminem

Rockers AVENGED SEVENFOLD have landed their first number one in the U.S. album charts - NIGHTMARE has ended EMINEM's five-week reign and knocked RECOVERY into second place.The battle for the chart crown was a close...

Avenged Sevenfold Show Will Be Tribute To Sullivan

Rockers AVENGED SEVENFOLD have vowed to make their first gig since the death of JIMMY SULLIVAN an emotional tribute to their tragic drummer.Sullivan died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs in December (09), and...

Avenged Sevenfold Star Died From Accidental Drug Overdose

Orange County officials in California have ruled AVENGED SEVENFOLD's drummer JIMMY SULLIVAN died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.The rocker died on 28 December (09). Toxicology reports suggest Sullivan suffered "acute polydrug intoxication due...

Avenged Sevenfold Almost Split After Drummer's Death

The members of rock group AVENGED SEVENFOLD were left so devastated by the death of drummer JIMMY SULLIVAN in December (09), they were sure the band would split in the days after the tragedy.The rocker...

Sullivan's Family 'Heartbroken' By Death

The family of AVENGED SEVENFOLD drummer JAMES OWEN SULLIVAN have thanked fans for their support following the star's untimely death last week (28Dec09), revealing they have been left heartbroken by the tragedy.Sullivan, 28, was found...

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