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Avenged Sevenfold, welcome to Rock in Rio!

07.12.2012 4 YEARS AGO

Avenged Sevenfold, welcome to Rock in Rio!

It’s official: the band will play in the festival’s 2013 edition.


After monitoring the fans campaigns for attractions, Rock in Rio was set to cater to the desire of the crowd. In their quest, the festival confirms Avenged Sevenfold in its 2013 edition. They play on September 22nd, the same day the Iron Maiden!

Formed by M. Shadows (vocals and keyboard), Zacky Vengeance (guitar and backing vocals), Synyster Gates (guitar and backing vocals), Johnny Christ (bass and backing vocals) and ArinIlejay (drums), the influential American band released their last album in 2010 – Nightmare, reaching the top spot on the charts in the U.S. and other countries.

They gained even more notoriety after production of Carry On, specially composed for the soundtrack of Call of Duty: Black OPS 2, famous game released worldwide in November this year. In a partnership with Activision the band decided to do something unprecedented: members became characters in the game playing the music and interacting with the protagonists of the story.

Avenged sevenfold, also known as A7X, was created in1999 inCalifornia. With five albums on the market, the band has a well-defined musical style with influences from various genres. The performance of the band is so impressive that draws an increasing number of fans worldwide. Their next album will be released in the second semester of 2013 and Avenged Sevenfold promise to surprise their thousands of fans with a unique musical direction.

And on that spirit the band embark to set their footprint inBrazilto debut in Rock inRio!