“Avenged Sevenfold return to stake their claim as heavy metal’s new kings… new album Hail To The King prepares to smash all preconceptions and seat them at the table of metal’s true legends.”
– Metal Hammer
Avenged Sevenfold is bringing their Hail To The King Tour, a headlining U.S. arena tour to take place this October and the band’s first full scale American tour since 2011, to the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Sunday, October 20th. Known for their epic live show, the band will debut exciting new live production on the upcoming run of dates which kicks off in Chicago, IL on October 3rd wraps on October 26th in Las Vegas, NV. Supporting the band on all dates will be special guests Deftones and Ghost B.C.
Avenged Sevenfold recently announced the details of their forthcoming sixth studio album due out on August 27th via Warner Bros. Records. Produced by Mike Elizondo, Hail To The King was proclaimed “the band’s crowning achievement” by Revolver Magazine.
About Avenged Sevenfold
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 the Billboard 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.
Koi No Yokan, Grammy Award winning band Deftone’s seventh studio album, was released November 13th via Warner Bros Records. It debuted at #11 on the Billboard Charts Top 200 chart, with over 65k sold first week, and spawned two top five hits at Rock Radio with “Tempest” (#2) and “Swerve” (#5). Koi No Yokan has also met with critical acclaim. Revolver named it their "Album of the Year" at the magazines Golden God Awards, SPIN selected it as one of it’s Top 50 Albums of 2012 and it’s #5 Metal Album of the Year. The NY Post also hailed it as "one of the best rock albums of the year". The band has been on the road in support of the release since March 1st. Watch the video for “Swerve City” and find out more on the band’s press site.
About Ghost B.C.
Hailing from Linköping, Sweden, Ghost B.C. released their second psalm INFESTISSUMAM on April 16th via Loma Vista Recordings. The offering debuted today at #1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart and SPIN hailed INFESTISSUMAM as "one of the most anticipated heavy metal records of 2013." Ghost B.C. recently wrapped up their Haze Over North America tour, selling out venues across the country. Loudwire described the sold-out Webster Hall date as "...unlike anything you've ever experienced", while San Francisco Weekly declared, "If you get a chance to see this band, we highly recommend it." Watch their new music video for “Monstrance Clock” HERE.