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Avenged Sevenfold Want Out Of 'Teeny Magazines' And To Be Considered A Heavy Metal Band

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MTV.com reports: M. Shadows wants to set the record straight so there's no confusion: Avenged Sevenfold are a heavy metal band.

The platinum-grilled frontman said that although topping the "TRL" countdown drove sales of the band's 2005 album, City of Evil, past the 560,000-sold mark, he wants to make sure "the perception of Avenged Sevenfold doesn't get twisted in the wrong light."

"When you go to our live show, it's a full-on heavy metal show, and we don't need — I mean, no offense to 10-year-old and 11-year-old little girls, [but] they're not going to understand the experience," he said.

The clip for the first single, "Bat Country," spent more than a week as the "TRL" audience's top pick. "We want our shows to be respectable heavy metal shows. We're a rock and roll band, and we want kids to know that."

So when it came time to release the record's second single, the band went with the more acerbic "Beast and the Harlot" to separate the wheat from the chafe.

"With 'Beast and the Harlot,' we wanted kids to know that this record isn't driven towards 'TRL,' " Shadows said. "It's a rock record. This is what Avenged Sevenfold is about. It's not a radio-driven band. This next single's more for the fans, more for the kids that get the record, and get the whole record — not just the poppy chorus and the Hunter S. Thompson thing, and that's all we care about this band for. The quicker you can get rid of those people, the better. I think going with 'Beast' was more of us trying to solidify our career and not throw it down the drain by being in a bunch of teeny magazines. We don't belong there. That kind of scared us a bit, and I think it's smart to push back and deliver a real rock single next."

Avenged, who launched a 26-date co-headlining tour with Coheed and Cambria on Friday night in Poughkeepsie, New York, will look to augment their metal cred this summer with a little help from Metallica and Guns N' Roses.

On opening for Metallica and Guns N' Roses, M. Shadows commented: "I'm not nervous at all [about opening for both bands]. I feel we're the ones that are going to come up and take those bands' place when they're not doing it anymore. I'm so confident with our live show that I think it's going to be great. I don't expect all those fans to be like, 'Oh my God! We love this.' I know what happens when you open for bands like this. If you open for a band like Slayer, everyone's going to chant 'Slayer, Slayer' during your set."

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1. WhylordWhy writes:

"MTV.com reports: M. Shadows wants to set the record straight so there's no confusion: Avenged Sevenfold are a heavy metal band."!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

MTV.com reports: M. Shadows wants to set the record straight so there's no confusion: Avenged Sevenfold is GAY.

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 8:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. skribb writes:

They would be considered heavy metal if they actually WERE heavy metal. Fags.

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 8:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. sevenchurches writes:

they are pop punk. they are not metal not for a second. avenged sevenfold are pop punk, emo, queercore, and teencore.

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 8:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. sevenchurches writes:

they are the biggest joke ever. they are full of retarded c***sucking p***ies! they are by no means metal.

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 8:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. metalcore writes:

if what sevenchurches is saying and if that is true,then I think that people should realy listen to heavy metal.

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 9:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. deathbringer writes:

I knew y'all would love that one.

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 10:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. RollMonkey writes:

"I feel we're the ones that are going to come up and take those bands' place when they're not doing it anymore. "

Deathbringer, please tell me this is a late April Fools gag.

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 10:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. charest writes:

well he is right about the slayer comment

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 11:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. metalthekid writes:

i think that A7X are realizing that they made a sh**ty album. waking the fallen was 10 times better than city of evil. and they are probably realizing that they did make an album for the masses and the better part of their musicianship is getting to them and they want to play metal. i am very interested to hear what their next album will sound like. im guessing it will be more like waking the fallen

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 11:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. rising end writes:

well if youre going to attempt "replacing" the place a band held at least speak of bands who are worth even mentioning. G and R always sucked, and Metallica is way past their glory. theres is no need to take their place in metal, they dont have one.

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 11:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. fight the enemies of metal writes:

SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER! SLAYER!

# Apr 13, 2006 @ 11:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. JT writes:

Sorry guys...when you dress like Good Charlotte and sing whiny songs...you are gonna end up in TeenBeat and every other mag out there for 12 year-old girls...there I said it...now every aspiring metal band knows the rules...game on.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 12:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Zos Kia Cultus writes:

"The platinum-grilled frontman said that although topping the "TRL" countdown drove sales of the band's 2005 album, City of Evil, past the 560,000-sold mark, he wants to make sure the perception of Avenged Sevenfold doesn't get twisted in the wrong light."

HA HAHA H AHAHAHA HAHAH HAHA HAHAH HAHAH AHAH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Avenged Sevenfold are the biggest joke in metal and suck so hard its not funny!!!

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 12:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. deathbringer writes:

Ha, I couldn't write stuff that good :-)

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 1:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. inhatredofme writes:

yea they are a "heavy metal band" and are trying to avoid being seen as anything else but who are they on tour with? f***ing coheed and cambria...fags

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 1:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. chaosphere187 writes:

if they are on MTV then they should be in f***ing teen magazines...what the f*** are they complaining about??? oh well we don't wanna be a trend even though like 10000 f***ing emo,nu-metal bullsh** artists own our damn records......who the hell cares?

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 3:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. this band sux writes:

this band sux, there a bunch of emo posers, no 1 will ever consider them
metal wen they dress up like good charlotte lol

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 7:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. jim writes:

i think 10 and 11 year old fans are the only ones who don't realize they're getting ripped off.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 7:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. pitchfork writes:

i keep on seeing people talking about how they dress thats funny you guys are like the joan rivers of music, awkien the fallen was a good album and true the new album is horrid but making fun of how they dress thats hilarious,i mean look at some of the metal bands f*** half the death metal scene looks like retards,but i dont judge by looks just by the music.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 8:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. metalmayhem writes:

if you are gonna go so far over top and so blatantly do anything that you can to make money in the music industry than just be honest w/ yourselves....i dont like this band at all. Their music is weak at best....if anything they are a pop band that plays hard rock.......not only that, but they are only playing music to make money and get publicity, and then they b**** about it.........they are such a joke

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 9:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. JT writes:

In my defense...I said that they dressed like Good Charlotte AND sang whiny songs...so I think I got it covered.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 10:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Shadow Soldier writes:

if a band is on mtv at all they are not heavy metal the last "metal band" on mtv was like 10 years ago. they aint f***ing metal f*** them

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 12:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. arggghghh writes:

i ussually hate sh** like this but if you have actually heard their latest cd you cant say it isnt good, the vocals are lacking but i havent heard guitar work that well in a long time.

And i ussually listen to sh** fromdeicide, to gorgoroth, immortal, 1349, kreator, etc.

YOu can say they dress crappy, they could use some better vocals, but you can't say their guitar players suck because they have more talent then ALOT of bands, most to be perfectly honest.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 1:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. relentless austin writes:

agreed. their image sucks, and vocals are very pop, but it is some of the best guitar work since the 80's.
as for the teen magazine thing, well guys, that's the road you chose to take, now your stuck with it.
that's part of the deal if you're the new big thing on mtv and choose to create such a gimmicky kind of image, you become teen idols. if you want out, all you have to do is make an album like st. anger that both metalheads and mtv hate.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 1:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. no one writes:

avenged sevenfold a real heavy metal band? if they were a heavy metal band then i think we should let saddam hussein be the president of the United States

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 2:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. sevenchurches writes:

if avenged sevenfold are metal then adolf hitler was a humanitariun.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 3:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Ms. Jackson if You're Nasty writes:

i agree, and have been saying this for a while now, the vocals suck but the guitarists are the sh**. There are bad a$$ harmonies between those two guys and as much as I hate the song "Bat Country" the little dueling guitar solo is awesome. And thier live show isn't all bad. I went to see cKy and stuck around for the first two A7X songs and it looked like it might be a good show, i just didnt feel like stcking around. They had lotsa props and had a lot of energy but if I heard bat country one more time i'd probably blow my brains out, and of course the lead singer ga ga ga grill irritates me. fag. basic summary - A7X music good - singer bad.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 3:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Opeth Suck!!! writes:

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is so f***ing funny! lol oh wow I've been laughing for a couple minutes here. They said they're going to take Metallica's place when they're not doing it anymore!?!? that's f***ing hilarious!

And "it's a full-on heavy metal show, and we don't need — I mean, no offense to 10-year-old and 11-year-old little girls, [but] they're not going to understand the experience" LMAO!!! There age group of fans are between the ages of f***ing 8 and 16! Man if they lost the little girls there fan base is basically gone! Man, what funny a$$ thing to say.

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29. rulin kmadd writes:

Hahaha those fags brought it on themselves. TRL garbage.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 5:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. relentless austin writes:

dude, i've had this arguement before. their fan base really is a lot bigger than the trl crowd.
i'd say only about 1/4 of the audience were teenagers or younger. the rest were straight up f***ing
metalheads. many a slayer shirt at that show. they are f***ing heavy live whether you like them or not. if you don't like them, cool, but after seeing everybody from cannibal corpse to f***ing bob dylan in concert, a7x is gonna definitely be big. i do think it's a little presumptuous for them to put themselves on metallica's level, though. it is a smart career move to play the game long enough to build a name and a fan base. then you have money...and creative freedom! as a musician, that's the ultimate dream of a career.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 5:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. WhylordWhy writes:

OH my since they wear Slayer shirts they are "METAL"? LOL Kelly Clarkson once wore a Metallica shirt so does that mean she is "METAL" mental more like it but anyways.

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 7:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. old skool thrash writes:

yeah.. avenged is a pile of wankk.. bu some of you.. are actually f***ing fa**ots.... WHO GIVES A f*** HOW U DRESS!! metal is about.. going out there and having a good time.. and THRASHING THE f***ING PLACE DOWN WITH SOME 80s f***ING THRASH METAL!!

obviously .. alot of you dont get it.. what .. all u know is slayer? lol.. there are many brutaller thrash bands then slayer lol!

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 8:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. old skool thrash writes:

cannibal corpse.. slayer , slayer, slayer.. lol.. thats all you guys know!!! u dont know f*** ALL!!
hmm let me see..
forbidden?
vio-lence?
Wargasm?
Whipslash?
Fallen angel?
thought so!. so dont think slayer is some ruler of metal! lol..

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 8:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. hahaha writes:

maybe they shouldn't dig themselves a whole they can't get out of!!! Nice Micheal Jackson hat in the video by the way...when he does that half assed solo!! oh...you can find Avenged Sevenfold in Target...in the make-up isle!

# Apr 14, 2006 @ 8:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. sevenchurches writes:

i know all thoes band but slayer is still my favorite band. i know this off topic but i p***ed off at rob flynn of vio-lence and machine head because of machine head. i loved the first mh record but the rest sucked hairy nuts. they went mallcore after that.

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36. Cynic writes:

Yeah Voi-lence were average. Dark Angel - Now there's a f***ing under-rated thrash band. Watchtower anyone? Exodus were pretty big but I have yet to meet some-one who truly recognises the brilliance of "Bonded By Blood".

"Get in our way and we're going to take your life
Kick in your face and rape and murder your wife
Plunder your town your homes they'll burn to the ground
You won't hear a sound until my knife's in your back

The exodus attack!"


... Oh and Avenged Sevenfold, haha - f***ing unbelievable.

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37. sevenchurches writes:

dark angel kicks ass. every metalhead should know them. they were f***ing brutal.

# Apr 15, 2006 @ 8:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. sevenchurches writes:

avenged 7fold fits perfectly in the thoes magazines. they are not a metal band, they need to quit saying they are.

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39. rulin kmadd writes:

true sevenchurches Barry Manilow is more metal than those jizzlobbers.

# Apr 15, 2006 @ 4:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. sevenchurches writes:

yeah these guys are are just as heavy as lit and good charlotte. bryan adams is more metal then these c*** scabs.

# Apr 15, 2006 @ 4:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. rulin kmadd writes:

at least Lit wears less make-up and their songs are kind of catchy in pop kind of way not
to say im crazy about them or anything just it's decent bar music.

# Apr 15, 2006 @ 4:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. charest writes:

old skool thrash........ how can you say that, they had 2 albums before whiplash and 4 before the others became bands. so i would disagree, and fallen angel, give me a break, slayer rules over these bands no f***ing problem

# Apr 15, 2006 @ 6:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. no one writes:

i bet you guys that slayer fans would kick the sh** out of avenged sevenfold fans in a mosh pit....then kerry king would crucify the so called "heavy metal" band a7x and send them to TRL with a basket full of bats and strawberries....f*** you a7x die,die,die,die,die you f***ing c***s!!!!!!

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44. BLACKDOG writes:

That's because speaking as a SLAYER FAN.WE WOULD BEAT THE sh** OUT OF A7X FAN'S IT WOULD BE HORRIBLE !

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45. sevenchurches writes:

AND FINISH THE JOB WITH A CHAINSAW AND DISMEMBER THOSE QUEERS!

# Apr 15, 2006 @ 8:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. chaosphere187 writes:

if they are on MTV then they should be in f***ing teen magazines...what the f*** are they complaining about??? oh well we don't wanna be a trend even though like 10000 f***ing emo,nu-metal bullsh** artists own our damn records......who the hell cares?
I argee with old skool thrash...a f***ing men brother

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47. sevenchurches writes:

avenged 7fold are a bunch of ball licking p***ies. these guys wouldnt be metal even if they tried. its hard to tell them from good charlotte.

avenged sevenfold bites gooch!

# Apr 15, 2006 @ 11:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. Zos Kia Cultus writes:

Avenged Sevenfold are prog gothic emo-core...

aaawwww! they try so hard to be heavy metal how sad!!!

# Apr 15, 2006 @ 11:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. sevenchurches writes:

i dont understand why a pop punk/emo band is on a metal website.

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50. Zos Kia Cultus writes:

...correction metal "underground" website...

# Apr 16, 2006 @ 12:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. Jeff4hb writes:

f*** all you A7X haters!!!!!! you bunch of f***ing loser's just critize, how about trying to write your own music instead of complaining like little b****es!!!! if you dont like them then dont listen to them and shut the f*** up!! I love Metallica and other heavy metal bands but sometimes you have to try new sh** like A7X. It doesnt matter how they dress or look, that isnt what makes a band, their music is all you have to judge them by and their musics f***in' bad so what the hell r u talking about. If they have enough support to be on tv and make all these top-whatever list then that must prove they have lots of support behind them. Burn in hell haters!!!

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52. Opeth Suck!!! writes:

You need to just SHUT THE f*** UP!!! They made it onto TV because of being in these f***ing magazines dumbass! All the little girls like the pop punk/emo bullsh**. Why don't you get the f*** off the website you're just a waste of time. F U C K Y O U!!!

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53. Jeff4hb writes:

haters

# Apr 16, 2006 @ 6:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. rulin kmadd writes:

fa**ots like Jeff4hb for example. that band is about as metal as air supply.

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55. w00t.ha.KMA. writes:

avenged sevenfold...ha. what a damn joke. well, first of all if they were on trl theyre going to suck anyways. and going on tour with coheed and cambria.. that says alot: you suck a$$.. fags.

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56. BLACKDOG writes:

Jeff4hb I really hate to break it to you but I never saide I did not like A7X.I saide they were highly over rated.There whole sound is a hodge podge of old 80's music rangeing from Van Halen to L.A.GUNNS.Don't have a problem with this myself but like Coheed & Cambria(who I can't stand) they do not have much of a sound of their own.If it was not for the whiney nasally sound of the lead singer's voice you probably would not know who they were when you hear them.And last but not least ........... YES IT'S TRUE ! SLAYER FAN'S WOULD BEAT THE sh** OUT OF A7X FAN'S.That is not a pit you wan't to be in.

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57. -COBHC- writes:

hahahahahah, goddamn avenged sevenfold and metal don't belong in the same F U C K I N G sentence! haha, this sh it is sad, they suck ,period, the end- anyone who likes them doesn't deserve to be associated with metal-

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58. sevenchurches writes:

Jeff4hb loves the c***. a7x are not metal by any means and i have tried new sh** and they are called mastodon and they kick a$$ and kick these p***ies a$$ all the way to the next century. slayer fans would decapitate a7x fans and rape their moms.

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59. BLACKDOG writes:

LOL !!!! SAD BUT TRUE !

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60. Zos Kia Cultus writes:

WAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

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61. Bri@n-Peppers writes:

All ppl who listen to this type of teen pop emo music and read teen magazine should check the teen site out! - www.hai2u.com

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62. Bri@n-Peppers writes:

* this Teen website i mean - www.hai2u.com

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63. sevenchurches writes:

this band is gayer then morbid pickel from the mtv hell message board and pickel if your reading this, go f*** yourself. you cant edit my posts here you f***ing poser. you know your scum.

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64. sevenchurches writes:

and so his your band. get aids pickel you dont "roxkz" you f***ing wigger, sucks a$$ is morle like it.

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65. Zos Kia Cultus writes:

ok so that fa**ot can go to hell!!!!!!!!!!

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66. sevenchurches writes:

yup and so can a7x. he calls himself brad now on the mtv hell message board hope he dies in front of his family.

! FOREVER!!!!!!
BRAD/MORBID PICKEL NEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

avenged sevenfold isnt metal. they are mallcore. they arent even as heavy as linkin park so you know they are not metal.

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67. sevenchurches writes:

avenged sevenfold will fade out soon. give it 5 years, and they will dssapear just like limp bizkit did.

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68. metalhead644 writes:

DARK F UCKING ANGEL!!!!!! yea, they f***ing rule, gene holgan is god.....

anyway, this is funny... "I'm not nervous at all [about opening for both bands]. I feel we're the ones that are going to come up and take those bands' place when they're not doing it anymore."

Give me a f***ing break man, avenged sevenfold suck.... i got their first album a while ago and f***ing threw it in the trash right after i bought it, it was f***ing terrible....

Just because they rip off 80's metal bands and sh** like that doesnt make them good....

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69. BLACKDOG writes:

If they realy wan't to be taken seriously this is what they MUST DO !!! Get rid of the make up.Stop going on TRL.REAL SIMPLE !

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70. psythe writes:

and get a new frontman. and by that i dont mean swap the job with someone else in the band, i mean get the fvck rid of the singer. get a TALENTED singer and they could be one of the most gifted bands of to come out of the new millenium.

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71. psythe writes:

whoops, ignore the 'of' after 'bands'.

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72. Cynic writes:

Whatever BLACKDOG, it doesn't matter if they dressed like GWAR, their music is pathetic.

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73. m.reign writes:

I'll say this: At 29, I'm beginning to get a little sick of washed up metal folk who simply continue to rot like old farts! Athough Avenge are NOT even close to the greats, they're a hell of a lot better than most from this new generation... could certainly do without those vocals, and that flaming pop punk act---but without the whole thing as it is they'd just be another dead-end bar band. What band are you in? The kids are what matters (the older ones anyway, and they eat it up like p***y.) Their guitars, drummer, and songwriting is unique as hell. Watch out, geezers, cuz this might be the future, like it or not!

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 6:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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74. m.reign writes:

Although as far as new music goes, S.O.A.D. is a million times better.

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 6:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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75. living_dead_girl writes:

i love A7X , but lately all this media attention they've been recieving leaves me thinking of them as SELLOUTS!i loved sounding the seventh trumpet.and if they did not want all this sh** to happen then they should have taken city of evil in a more different direction.

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 11:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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76. sevenchurches writes:

ive said it once and ill say it again, if any band can make linkin park look metal its a7x.

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 1:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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77. Cath. writes:

Avenged Sevenfold rocks. What is the f***ing problem with the label..ohh they are not enough "metal" so i cant love their music...bullsh** you're just close minded people. Anyway, they do really good music and are really good musicians ( more than a lot of band that you probalby like because they are "metal") And even if he doen't scream, this can be metal because there's a lot of kind of metal. Anyway, they are good that's it( and do not think that i known them by city of evil, i've known them from sounding the seventh trumpet.)

# Apr 19, 2006 @ 10:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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78. cfhdon writes:

U guys are all skinny little nerds, who cry too much. and think ur metal cuz u grow out ur hair. Stop listening to ur stupide lame a$$ black metal, which sounds like sh** and listen to Chaos A.D and Vulgur. Get ur music genres right, how is Ax7 Emo? linkin park heavier then Ax7 give me a f***ing break, NO p***y their not heavier. Everybody says good charlote this good charlote that, shut the f*** up obviously 90% of u p***ies listened to them, since u know their f***ing lame wardrobe. Just stop whining. f*** u little b****es make me sick. Like i said listen to PANTERA. And f*** u all u f***ing geeks. Go out and party do something. b****es.
R.I.P DIME 666

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 2:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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79. chfdon writes:

agree with sevenchurchf***, slayer fans would rape ax7 fans mothers. u guys know that Tom Arya is Hispanic, so i DAve Lombardo. guess all u hicks and rednecks, republicans, will stop listening to them now.
R.I.P Dime 666

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 2:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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80. Cynic writes:

Chaos AD is raped by Arise.

For some reason cfhdon you aggravate me, so f*** off.

Avenged Sevenfold is unoriginal garbage.

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 4:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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81. Victor Slain writes:

Lets see, if anyone saw the Metal Hammer edition of Avended sevenfold, then you would know they are a bunch of fa**ots. If you have heard ANY song off the last album, you would know they suck a$$ as a band. And you want REAL metal ALL round? vocals, guitars, drums and what not, then Chimaira self titled is the way to go. But Avenged Sevenfold can eat my a$$ with a spoon until they ADMIT they sold out

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 6:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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82. azuramouse writes:

Damn all the stories everyone has commented on in the past 2 days have been pure crap. This sucks. =( I want metal news!

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 6:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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83. cfhdon writes:

cynic u p***y nerd, go f*** urself i never said i liked them u b****, i was commenting on all the b****ing about my fav band is better then urs, so go shoot some jocks at ur school b****. in the memory of ur geek a$$ friends from columbine killing kids.
666

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 8:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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84. flowerPOT writes:

A7X must not be appreciating the fans that they actually have- It's pretty pathetic when you actually have to come out and say that 'little girls would not understand the expirience.' A7X should get a clue-when you're on TRL for a week at #1, then you must have a "radio-driven sound" that appeals to the masses of "10 and 11 year old girls".
I actually hope that A7X and Slayer do a concert together, so in the mosh pit, I can beat A7X's fans.
Of course, I also might be "twisting it in the wrong light."

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 8:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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85. sevenchurches writes:

the older bands are better and heavier then the new bands and atleast those "rednecks" (ya right) are real metalheads. a7x are the new good charolotte.
SLAYER FOREVER!
A7X NEVER!

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 10:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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86. cath. writes:

if you think that a7x sounds like good charlotte, then you don't have any musical ears

# Apr 20, 2006 @ 11:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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87. Thrash99 writes:

I see avenged sevenfold as just another fad. I know that they're five years old or so, but they are destined to die out... either that or break up..

# Apr 21, 2006 @ 12:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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88. Cynic writes:

"I never said you said you liked them!" - You seem like a narrow minded idiot, I'm glad you will never get joy out of listenening to black metal.

PS my favourite band is better than yours.

# Apr 21, 2006 @ 3:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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89. Lock and Load writes:

I'm 55, was on the road when I was 15--been doing jazz about 10 years, vocal and instrument arrangements on the side for 20 years, written three jingles that made network TV. Been on Star Search, Bob Hope, Bill Cosby: I could go on for another hour, but all you little kids probably don't even know any of the names I've mentioned--yes ALL of you little, musically ignorant hypocrites. Zappa has some great quotes about you
kids, who like Metal Metal Metal The real thing! That's because it's exactly the type of emotional noise that you need to pump you up when you start worrying about the size of your p***s. I went to see Avenged at
Atlanta, because I was driving my 15 year old son. He can play alot of Heavy Metal licks, dudes, cause for one thing, the damn chords are so simple and easy to learn. He likes Mettalica and alot of other styles. He likes Avenged, but he can sit down with his dad and point out the actual musical / compositional styles of each band and why he likes this or doesn't care for that.
Here you guys can just say your f------g this, your f***ing that, and call them fags. You know you can always tell if someone is not quite sure if they are a fag, alcoholic, Jesus Freak, whatever---IF YOU ARE CONSTANTLY OBSESSED WITH TALKING ABOUT IT, OBSESSED WITH ACCUSING OTHERS OF IT. You can't just call them lousy musicians, writers, just in it for the money. Frank Zappa was right when
he said on stage one night "Listen, everyone in this place is wearing a uniform--don't kid yourself."
I enjoyed Avenged, for the same reason my 15 year old Strat player did. You could actually HEAR the damn words, every other song didn't have the same drum beat; the same tonic-sub dominant-dominant chord structure; there was actually an attempt to do some decent harmonizing on the vocals; and they have been trying new ideas in their music. It was metal to me, just more arranged, involving more practice time, and OH MY GOD they did a slow song. How "Faggy", right?
I think I understand fully now, why the HI-FI Buys amphitheater made
every body take off any chains--there were plenty. The people who get down on Avenged 7F just because they are disappointed with the image
that A7F is emitting, they are the ones who are bank clerks during the day, and have to wear their "uniforms" at night. Gotta have the right image in case a bunch of your friends happen to see you. Yeah you know. As for the MTV thing, tell me some of your favorite groups who always play free, and I'll conceed that point to you, you image-consious,
homophobic, musically illiterate hypocrits. Maybe A7F has stumbled apon some uncharted little nick in the world of METAL, that is waiting for someone to snatch up! As long as they enjoy what they're doing, and buying new Harleys, who gives a sh** what anybody else feels about it.
OK Time now- not for answering or debating my points, but for yelling F---You and get lost old F-G. I was cussing like a sailer before most of you tattooed creeps were born. i just got bored with it.

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90. BLACKDOG writes:

WELL GOLLY !

# Apr 22, 2006 @ 6:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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91. Cynic writes:

I find it hilarious that you call us "musically ignorant hypocrites" Lock and Load, when you your self have obviously only a basic knowledge of the metal scene.

If you did you would a) See that Avenged Sevenfold play nothing but rehashed metalcore riffs, and melodic cliches stolen from what At The Gates mastered 11 years ago. Their unoriginality is staggering.

and b) Maybe seminal metal bands had the problem of "every other song didn't have the same drum beat; the same tonic-sub dominant-dominant chord structure; " but largely you are ignorant to the technical mastery of most metal bands - Watchtower, Cynic, Necrophagist, latter Emperor and Death, Cryptopsy, Nile, Spiral Architect, Symphony X - The list goes on.

Did I say ignorant? After listing those bands I think it should be extremely f***ing ignorant.

# Apr 22, 2006 @ 6:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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92. Zos Kia Cultus writes:

Lock and Load you have really opened my mind to the bigger picture...naw f*** you you f***in idiot!!!!!!!!

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93. rulin kmadd writes:

anybody who thinks frank zappa is musically talented has no room in this forum in the
first place. Him and Tom Waits are the most boring and overated musicians i ever listened to. I mean come on any dumbass can write a song about dental floss or
eating breakfest and drinking coffee in a f***in diner (i will say this though Waits
play a good role in that dracula movie he should stick to acting) just simply the worse
music on planet earth much like these motley crue wanabees that started off as a remotely decent punk band then turned into 2006's version of Slaughter in a new york minute only these asshats look more like chics than they did and theyre music is far
more lamer they are metal's version of Frankie Goes To Hollywood.

# Apr 23, 2006 @ 4:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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94. cfhdon writes:

cynic learn how to quote properly u f***ing b****,"i never said i liked them u b****," thats copied and pasted. other than that fukin fag fag fag , f***ing
666

# Apr 23, 2006 @ 5:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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95. Satanatron writes:

I'm not a fan of Avenged Sevenfold at all but they sure have some good guitar players in that band.

Lock and Load post have been the most constructive post I have read here in a while. Kudos for that. I have to agree in one thing with the man, I don't care about the image of a band to me personally is bullsh** as long as I FOUND the music plausible.

I can see a death metal band looking like some KISS steroid vikings I might think they look sort of cool (if not funny) but if the music is nothing more than terrible noise with no sort of rhytim I quickly move on to another band or artist. Many peogle get stuck in this image that rock bands or whatever generalization sub division of metal kids keep comin up with, are supposed to have a certain baddass image for them to look up to. Now I'm not saying or naming anybody here.

Oh and Lock and Load dude you are always going to get bash by everyone on the internet anywhere. Every single forum is the same, people saying that something they don't like sucks and they bash you for saying otherwise blah blah is a never ending cycle of dorks trying to feel accepted and force there opinion into other. Like I said I'm not referring to anyone in here in particularly.

Boy, the old days without internet were awesome. Geez and I'm just 24 years old I bet in the 70's the scene must have been kickass.


That's my 2 cents

# Apr 23, 2006 @ 7:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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96. Thrash99 writes:

Gotta agree with santanatron and LnL... Image doesn't do much for me, it's all about the music.. Personally though I don't like avenged sevenfold's music. They sound like typical metal-core, which is my opinion...

# Apr 23, 2006 @ 8:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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97. deathbringer writes:

It's funny to see people jump on their high horse and try support their "message" with reasoning or logic in an age-old argument that is purely opinion, all the while condescending to the "little kids". Some people like A7x, some people hate them for their image, some hate them for their music. Either of the latter can result is "so and so is gay" comments. They've probably thought less about the actual gayness of the band than Mr Lock and Load. Being 55 doesn't get you any respect when talking about metal, and neither does quoting Frank Zappa. That and pointing out the simplicity of metal shows a lack of listening to the radio and what music is like today.

I'm all for constructive discussions, but talking down to metalheads or the readers here like that isn't any better than the rest of the comments, IMO. Condescending to heavy metal bands [or fans of] who's lryics you can't understand or don't harmonize is the same as extreme metal-heads calling A7X gay.

I'm with the last few commenters though - image is not important to me. It could have some influence on a band becoming one of my all time favorites if I can't relate to them at all, but the music is what's really important. Understanding the lyrics sung is pretty low on my list. In fact, to a large segment of metal, I'm sure lyrics/vocals in general are low on the list. That's largely why metal is not on the pop charts where nice singing and crap music reigns.

# Apr 23, 2006 @ 10:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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98. psythe writes:

and that's why bands such as GWAR and Anal c*** can actually get the following they have.

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 3:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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99. psythe writes:

errr...Anal Cvnt, just so's you's know...

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 3:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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100. mountains of might writes:

They haven't opened up for SLAYER for no reason. You think if slayer hated them enough they would not let them play with them correct?

They have GODLY drums, double bass chugs in most of their songs, the solos are amazing, the riffs are thrash as hell. Plus they have been a band for almost 7 years now, they used to be more metalcore but their singer threw his voice out thats why he sings like a sh**head.

They ARE metal, even though it sucks that these guys have to wear girls pants and eye liner...

Musically, if they had long hair and were from sweden, none of you a$$holes would say sh** about them. Case closed.

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 5:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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101. Cynic writes:

Lol cfhdon, I should have guessed you didn't have the intelect to understand what I was getting at. I wasn't quoting you, I was emphasizing what sort of lame a$$ reply I wasn't going to give...

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 7:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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102. Satanatron writes:

*Applauds Deathbringer last comment.*

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 1:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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103. rulin kmadd writes:

nope i would still think they were gay. Look at the hammerfall and dragonforce threads
i cant stand power metal/prog metal either.

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 3:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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104. Wolf Moon writes:

I feel we're the ones that are going to come up and take those bands' place when they're not doing it anymore.

Oh dear god. First of all, why is this sorry excuse for a metal band opening up for Metallica, or even Slayer?? Of course everyone will chant Slayer! Slayer! Because they don't want to see your sorry a$$ brand of teeny bopper music. Sorry losers, you've been branded bubble gum. Nobody likes bubble gum anymore! You guys will never replace Metallica, Slayer, or any other metal band out there. Killswitch Engage could mop the floor with your sorry asses! You guys won't even be around for another 2 years, you'll be doing Spangles commercials or some stupid sh** for the Gap. Losers.

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 5:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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105. KC writes:

i love every a7x album, the band progressed into somehting they like. its THEIR band, if you dont like it, shove it. and yes, by being on TRL you set yourself up for teeny mags and teeny fans. But they're touring with the bands they look/ed up to, whats wrong with that, jesus. maybe they arnt 100% HEAVY EFFING METAL, so what. dont listen to them, stick to your s***.

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 6:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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106. KC writes:

and why would you care so much to bash a band. stfu already

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 6:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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107. mountains of might writes:

im going to have to say these guys kick the sh** out of killswitch engage. NOW thats a band that sells the f*** out, redoing their entire song with p***y vocals just to have it used for a damn movie to make money.

Give me a f***ing break... Immortal is a band that would wipe this sh** up if any band is.

As i said before i'll say it again.

If these guys had long hair, looked like metal heads, and were from sweden you a$$holes dissing them would say they f***ing ruled. Don't even try to pull the poser card on them cuz you know its true, thats more POSER then anything.

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 7:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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108. Cynic writes:

Because KC, they should not be on this site, get it?

# Apr 24, 2006 @ 9:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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109. HUH writes:

Touring with bands that they looked UP to KC..........MY ASSS there touring with Coheed and Cambria...Trivium is the one getting the respect of the bands that they looked up to by touring with Iron Maiden and In Flames and They Even play their shows with Dimes Guitars right now.

# Apr 25, 2006 @ 1:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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110. The Baron writes:

I totally agree with mountains of might. If a musician (got it? MUSICIAN--as in MUSIC?) dresses a certain way, then what in the bloody hell should that have to do with his/her damn music? If they had f***ing long hair, beards, were from Sweden and had names like Anders Von So-and-so, all you "metal purist" losers would be saying sh** like, \m/ "Hull yuh! Thay fukkin OWN! WHOOOOO!!!!!" \m/

Christ. It's hard to tell whose b****ier and whinier these days, the emo-fags or the metal-tards.

Turn the Slayer down and get a life.

# Apr 25, 2006 @ 10:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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111. rulin kmadd writes:

no i say again. Real metal not tiger beat pop bullshiit i can
see these guys in a few years touring with Poison and Dokken.
They are the Wham of the 21st century.

# Apr 25, 2006 @ 2:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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112. Say it to my face wimp writes:

A7X sure gets a lot of rsponse! And half of you hate 'em, half of you love 'em.

Many bands that start out this way tend to ultimately stand the test of time.

Also have to agree with M REIGN, THE BARON, DEATHBRINGER, and SATANATRON

RULIN KMADD IS A fa**ot. I heard he gets off on eating his boyfriend's terds.

# Apr 25, 2006 @ 4:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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113. rulin kmadd writes:

hey you dumb little kunt it's obvious that you need to make another trip to the bookmobile
and improve on your reading skills has deathbringer made any comments about me and if he
did he would get a hold of me. Plus the only fags i know are the girlpant, combover wearing
3 sizes too tight bleeding throught emo-core mallratt pieces of amoeba shiits like you who
are basically in it for style and not substance and if your in the indianapolis area i will gladly
say it to your face ya dumbass transvestite go back to your Alice Dj cds douchetard.

# Apr 25, 2006 @ 5:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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114. A7XRQueers writes:

you know how emo fags are always writing poetry and acting like they wanna die and sh*t, well here's something for all you avenged sevenfold emo queers.

The Emo Song: dear diary,
mood: apathetic
my life is spiraling downward. i couldn't get enough money to go to the Blood Red Romance and Suffocate Me Dry Concert. It sucks cause they play some of my favorite songs like 'Stab My Heart Because I Love You,' and 'Rip Apart My Soul,' and of course, 'Stabby Rip Stab Stab." and it doesn't help that i couldn't get my hair to do that flippy thing either, like that guy from that band could do, some days you know. . .

i'm an emo kid, non-conforming as can be
you'd be non-conforming to if u look just like me
i have paint on my nails and make-up on my face
i'm almost emo enough to start shaving my legs
'cause i feel real deep when i'm dressing in drag
i call it freedom of expression most just call me a fag
'cause their dudes look like chicks, their chicks look like dykes
'cause emo is one step below transvestite

stop my breathing and slit my throat
i must be emo
i don't jump around when i go to shows
i must be emo

i'm dark and sensitive with low self-esteem
the way i dress makes everyday feel like Hallowe'en
i have no real problems but i like to make believe
i stole my sister's mascara now i'm grounded for a week
sulking and writing poetry are my hobbies
i can't get through a Hawthorne Heights album without sobbing
girls keep breaking up with me, it' never any fun
they say they already have a p*ssy, they don't need another one

stop my breathing and slit my throat
i must be emo
i don't jump around when i go to shows
i must be emo
dye in my hair and polish on my toes
i must be emo
i play guitar and write suicide notes
i must be emo

my life is just a black abyss, you know, it's so dark. and it's suffocating me. grabbing ahold of me and tightening it's grip, tighter than a pair of my little sister's jeans . . . which look great on my by the way

when i get depressed i cut my wrists in every direction
hearing songs about getting dumped give me an erection
i write in a live journal and wear thick rimmed glasses
i told my friends i bleed black and cry during classes
i'm just a bad, cheap imitation of goth
you can read me "Catcher in the Rye," and watch me jack off
i wear skin tight clothes while hating my life
if i said i like girls i'd only be half right

i look like i'm dead and dress like a homo
i must be emo
screw XBOX i play old school Nintendo
i must be emo
i like to whine and hate my parentals
i must be emo
me and my friends all look like clones
i must be emo

my parents just don't get me you know. they think i'm gay just because they saw me kiss a guy. well, a couple of guys. but i mean, it's the 2000s. can't 2, or 4 dudes make-out with each other without being gay. i mean, chicks dig that kind of thing anyways. i don't know diary, sometimes i think you're the only one that gets me, you're my best friend. . . . i feel like tacos, gay porn, and slitting my wrist and jacking off to my Avenged Sevenfold cds!

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 1:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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115. A7XRQueers writes:

if ya wanna see the video go to http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2685784

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 1:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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116. cfhdon writes:

that song is hilarious, and cynic u b****, stop posting under that name. U give that band a bad name. Come thru L.A one of these days and ill be glad to kick ur a$$ with my size 10.5 Doc Martens, why dont u use ur higher intelect to comprehend that. 666

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 2:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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117. KC writes:

jesus, what kinda fag are you to post that stupid emo song, douche much?

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 8:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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118. KC writes:

why do you all care so much to call a band gay, YOUR NOT FORCED TO LISTEN just shut upp

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 8:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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119. A7XRQueers writes:

this is true, but i am forced to say that ur a queer who probebly likes these fags and loves the butt sex. with that said, f uck your mother and have a nice day!!

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 11:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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120. A7XRQueers writes:

by the way KC, if you dont like the song post, then DONT F UCKIN READ IT. nobodys gonna force ya...

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 11:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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121. Rulin kmadd writes:

Hahaha that sounds like a typical Victory Records song along with thier faggy a$$ fanbase.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 1:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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122. Opeth Suck!!! writes:

I like the song post!!! lol HILARIOUS and so true! The video is pretty funny too!

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 2:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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123. The Happiest Dancer writes:

Avenged Sevenfold is a stinky little band. They play pansy rock! Hahaha! That's right... pansy rock! It's not heavy metal at all.... it's pansy rock!

They'll go to town with you and I bet they'll try to bend you over in the bathroom, right?

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 3:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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124. ooooooooooooooooook writes:

I wonder if any of you would say this sh** to they're faces. it's not really hard to sit behind a computer screen and talk sh**. So I really hope one of you guys have the guts to say this sh** to they're faces and when you do I really hope I'm there to watch them beat the hell out of you.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 5:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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125. rulin kmadd writes:

if I talked shiit to Breaking Bengaywithmen in Broad Ripple last year. I can do it again with these turdeaters no problem.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 6:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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126. living_dead_girl writes:

can't believe people are still posting a lot of comments about this.if u f***ers don't give a f*** about A7X then why the f*** do u waste time posting comments about the way they dress.but i'm being hypocritical.i was talking sh** on them too.but reading all this just makes me realize how stupid i sound.the guys in A7X are talented musicians that just wanted to do something different.instead of being just one of the million bands out there that all sound the same.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 7:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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127. BLACKDOG writes:

I'm not totally against this band as stated previously(gotta be in the mood for them)I just think they are highly overated.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 7:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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128. rulin kmadd writes:

by what zombie chick? Sounding like a homoerotic version of
Bang Tango? This band is rock's version of Ace Of Base.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 7:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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129. Azazel_Begotten writes:

A7XRQueers, THAT sh** IS FUNNY!!!

YOU HAVE MY ADMIRATION AND RESPECT!!! \m/

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 8:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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130. BLACKDOG writes:

I'm not compareing them to anyone I like the band ,sort of like I saide I gotta be in the mood to listen.It's not like the disc stay's in my CD changer or anything.I just honestly think they should not be this popular because They are not that f***ing good.If it was not for the frigging music industry trying to be on the cutting edge of the new trend's as alway's they probably would not have changed there style.(I believe you were the one that pointed out there previous punk history).The more melodic and possibly HAIR METAL STUFF (god forbid)Is slowly but surely gaining popularity againe.POISON'S GREATEST HIT's is selling so well.Do you really think it's a bunch of 30 something's buying it exclusively ? Hell I relly would not be surprised if BRETT MICHAELS saw the success that A7X is currently enjoying and jumped on the trend immediately because he knew what it meant.Hell that's probably why C.C. is on the Surreal Life.All one huge plan to get that band back in the spotlight againe.sh** I'm surprised Tracey Gunns has not figured it out yet & reformed L.A.GUNS.Let's face it it's not like Axl will be getting his act together anytime soon.

# Apr 26, 2006 @ 9:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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131. A7XRQueers writes:

thanks azazel. i found that sh*t on lime wire and thought it was funny as hell

# Apr 27, 2006 @ 12:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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132. Captain Lowbrow writes:

All I really know is this... I don't think I've EVER seen a band try as hard as they do to appear cool... and yet they FAIL so miserably at it! I mean, just look at their NAMES!!! M. Shandows, Synyster Gates, Zacky Vengeance!!!! Holy sh**... those are the gayest names I HAVE EVER HEARD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If I sat up all night trying to think of the most homosexual names in the world, I couldn't possibly do any better than that!!!! f***!!!

# Apr 27, 2006 @ 10:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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133. Azazel_Begotten writes:

They still suck...

# Apr 27, 2006 @ 3:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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134. rulin kmadd writes:

keeping this thread alive i agree with 133.

# Apr 27, 2006 @ 8:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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135. KAYE writes:

i dont really see then as a "heavy metal band"?????

# Apr 27, 2006 @ 9:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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136. KAYE writes:

them**

# Apr 27, 2006 @ 9:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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137. psythe writes:

Blackdog's got it settled in post 130 there, good work, man. way to say what I couldn't be bothered saying (lol, posts that long are far too much effort).

# Apr 28, 2006 @ 2:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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138. Pisshead writes:

Lowbrow, you are so f*ckin' right, dude. I ain't never seen a band try so f*ckin' hard to look cool. OK, maybe Marilyn Manson, that f*ckin' poser, but that's it. But, these guys are the queerest bunch of losers I've ever seen. They make Linkin Park look tough, for God's sake! And they better think twice before alienating their 12 year old fans... cuz that's pretty much all they're ever gonna get. No self-respecting metal fan is ever gonna buy their p***y sh**.

# Apr 28, 2006 @ 10:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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139. ... writes:

you're wrong, i love metal and i bought all their album because they rock. And they have a lot of fans who are more than 17 so before talking about something be sure you know about that thing.

# May 4, 2006 @ 7:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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140. rulin kmadd writes:

the way you type are you sure that your more
than 13? Gotta let a ho be a ho.

# May 6, 2006 @ 8:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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141. BLACKDOG writes:

AND THERE YOU HAVE IT ! LET A HO BE ... A HO.

# May 6, 2006 @ 8:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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142. rulin kmadd writes:

yea mr dog make that biznitch read yo' Nikeess!
Word is the bird.

# May 6, 2006 @ 8:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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143. BLACKDOG writes:

LOL !

# May 6, 2006 @ 9:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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144. METALLICA4LYF writes:

Just by readying everybodies comments, I have come to the conclusion that none of you know what you are talking about. All of you are the real posers who think they are musicians. You guys dont know sh** about music if you are bashing on A7X. You're a bunch of idiots. Me being a musician myself for 13 years and graduated from San Fransisco's Musical Art School know exactly what im talking about, and i know exactly what Avenged Sevenfold is playing. I know all the musical theories they are playing, the drum time scales, the overlapping harmony voice patterns with a guitar solo at the same time using scales that Gates has created through his passion of an evil sound. You kids don't know what your talking about. Just the fact that you talk about how they dress is hilarious. Most of you can only play their music. My Grandma can cover a song too. 95% of you don't even know which musical theory their using, you dont even know what scales their playing, you dont even know the difficulty level, you dont even understand the talent of this band, so i suggest all you kids shut the f*** up because all the bands you kids listen to are nowhere near as talented as A7X,,,TRUST ME

# May 9, 2006 @ 1:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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145. psythe writes:

yeah, but rants like that are boring.

# May 9, 2006 @ 4:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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146. Happysatan13 writes:

A friend of mine has one of their cd's can't remember which;. All I can really say about this band is TECHNICALLY, yes, they are heavy metal. They break a lot of rules in the way they present themselves, and the pop hooks in their melodies added, they aren't very much in the spirit of metal, but they are metal. They use too much theory to be called either punk or pop punk. The songs are, however, well written. Guitar work is good, very good at times. Their sense of melody is sufficient, not amazing, but they use skips enough to show that they actually thought about them.
Their sense of harmony is much more than sufficient, and that is their strong point. The way they play, I'd say they have a mix of european power metal and american power metal, more european, but using scales more in line with rock (believe it or not, metal is not a type of rock), and pop. Avenged Sevenfold is a blasphemy, but I must admit that it is an intelligent and thought out one.

# May 9, 2006 @ 5:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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147. Azazel_Begotten writes:

They still suck...

# May 9, 2006 @ 10:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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148. BrianSD writes:

They did it to themselves.

# May 9, 2006 @ 12:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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149. The Baron writes:

I totally agree with Happysatan13 on post 146.

# May 9, 2006 @ 2:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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150. BLACKDOG writes:

OKFINEWHATEVERMAN!!!!!!! If they are so good & we don't know what we are talking about.Let me ask you this.How do they compare to say DOKKEN or WHITE SNAKE or even JUDAS PRIEST & IRON MAIDEN.You don't have to be a musician to recognize thing's.I have studied music & I am not as accomplished as you claime to be.This does not mean that knowone hear can atleast recognize certaine thing's.I NEVER SAIDE THEY WERE BAD ! I SAIDE THEY WERE OVER RATED !

# May 9, 2006 @ 4:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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151. iammetal writes:

whylordwhy,

its Avenged Sevenfold A R E gay....not I S gay.
but your right.

# May 9, 2006 @ 5:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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152. metal head writes:

ok you lot can all go and die, saying avenged sevenfold isn't metal is the same as saying guns and roses and maiden arn't, go listen to the songs and look in a dictionary and look up heavy metal.
The two guitarists are totally insane and i doubt a sh**ty emo band could come up with such amazing riffs, so stop complaining and if u dont like it f*** of and listen to some hip hop bollox.

# May 11, 2006 @ 5:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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153. maiden and priest were the gods that we praised writes:

Maiden and priest may be good but have nothing on guitar playing with avenged sevenfold sorry!!!

# May 11, 2006 @ 5:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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154. Opeth Suck!!! writes:

Hey iammetal, I think whylordwhy was just refering to the whole band as a whole. And metal head, why the hell would I want to look up heavy metal in a dictionary!?!? Obviousely you have WAY to much time on your hands.

# May 11, 2006 @ 10:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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155. rulin kmadd writes:

for all you supposed guitarheads up there i would love to see a contest
between those 2 fags and a real metal guitarist in terms of ability.
Trey from Morbid Angel would eat both those guys for lunch or i don't
know Alexi Laiho or maybe Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman could brush
off their nutsacks for one second and have more talent musically than
those frauds that try to pose as metal musicians. Like i said before
they are metal's (and i using that term very loosely) answer to 98 Degrees.

# May 12, 2006 @ 2:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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156. THE YELLOW SEXX writes:

Oh man.

Your such a loser.

Just for writing F U a million times like its cool.

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