Avenged Sevenfold Premiere Video For Single, ‘So Far Away’
Worldwide On MTV On Tuesday, May 10th
Avenged Sevenfold will be releasing the second single from their Gold album “Nightmare” (which earned A7X it’s highest ever debut on the Billboard album chart when it took the No. 1 spot.) on June 6th 2011. The album also charted at No. 5 in the UK. Entitled “So Far Away”, frontman M.Shadows commented “This is our most personal song to date and was written for our best friend and drummer Jimmy Sullivan. Syn wrote the words as a last goodbye for our best friend of 18 years.” The band have made a new video for the song which will be premiered worldwide on Tuesday May 10th on MTV, MTV2, MTVu, and MTV.com. Fans in the UK can see the video on MTV Rocks and at www.mtv.co.uk/avenged.
Avenged Sevenfold are currently on their "Welcome to the Family" Tour in the U.S., which continues through to May 21st. Their next visit to the UK is as one of the main acts at this year’s Download Festival on Saturday June 11th.
Avenged Sevenfold have just been nominated for 3 Kerrang Magazine awards; Best album, Best live band and Best International band. In the US, they took home three awards at Revolver Magazine's 2011 Golden Gods award show, "Album of the Year" for Nightmare, "Best Vocalist" for M. Shadows and "Best Guitarists" for Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance.
The band have also just released 'Not Ready to Die,' a new song featured in 'Call of Duty@Black Ops:Escalation. ' The track was released on May 3.
Check out the band on www.avengedsevenfold.com
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