Avenged Sevenfold set to knock Richard And Adam off Number 1

Avenged Sevenfold are on course for their first ever Number 1 UK album this weekend with Hail ToThe King.

According to the Official Charts Company, the band who released their sixth studio album on Monday (August 26), looks set to endBritain’s Got Talent stars Richard And Adam’s four-week-stand at the top of the Official Albums Chart. It will be A7X’s highest charting UK album to date; its predecessor, 2010’s Nightmare, reached Number 5.  Lead track ‘Hail To The King’ has notched up over 5.5 MILLION views so far

The band played a free show for their fans at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Monday, and will be touring the UK in Nov/Dec. 

November 2013

Saturday                              30           Manchester Arena

December 2013

Sunday                                 1              Wembley Arena, London

Tuesday                               3              02 Dublin, Ireland

Thursday                             5              LG Arena, Birmingham

In other news the band has contributed their track ‘Shepherds on Fire’  to the cinematic video for the new Call of Duty®: Black Ops II game. “Origins.”  

They have also hooked up with MACHINIMA for a six-episode animated series, which tells the fictional story of the Death Bat – the band’s longtime trademark.  It will air later this year on the YouTube.com/HappyHour channel.

About the band: Avenged Sevenfold achieved worldwide success with their platinum 2005 breakthrough City Of Evil, which featured the wildly popular single “Bat Country.” The band quickly became known for their spectacular live shows and continues to sell out arenas worldwide. In 2007, their self-titled album Avenged Sevenfold debuted at #1 on the Billboard Alternative, Hard, and Rock Charts and #4 on theBillboard Top 200 album chart. It spawned the singles "Almost Easy," "Afterlife," and "Scream" and has sold over a million units worldwide. In 2008, the band captured their magnificent stage show on Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough, a live CD/DVD that has since been certified platinum. Over the years, Avenged Sevenfold has built a fanatical fanbase that includes over 14 millions fans on Facebook.   In 2010 their album ‘Nightmare’ reached No 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.

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August 29, 2013 8:27am ET by Mercenary Publicity   Comments (0)

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