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Avenged Sevenfold’s fifth studio album is their first without drummer James “The Reverend” Sullivan, who died in 2009. Dream Theatre’s Mike Portnoy makes for a stellar replacement both musically and sentimentally as Sullivan was largely inspired by the talented Sullivan. Though some fans believe Nightmare to be conceptual, it plays more like a tribute album as the lyrics often touch on the subject of the band’s fallen brother — they also recorded a few of Sullivan’s songs for this project. The title-track opens with M. Shadows belting out fevered vocals like a young James Hetfield by way of the late Layne Staley from Alice In Chains. Synyster Gates’ dexterous guitar leads import the fretboard-shredding harmonic style that was forged in the fires of early-‘80s British metal, especially during the soaring melodies in the chorus of “Welcome to the Family” and all over the powerful “Danger Line.” The wistful “Buried Alive” proves that ballads can still sound tough. The bookending 11-minute epic “Save Me” goes out like a 21-gun salute to Sullivan.

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This album is just absolutely perfect in every way, 10/10. R.I.P the rev <3

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Avenged Sevenfold are a great metal band and they are coming strong on this album

Another A7x Masterpiece

Wow! Just WOW! This album is definately one of their best. Who better to have fill in for the departed Rev than his idol, Dreamtheater's Mike Portnoy. His skills on the drums are insane!! Combined with the godly talented guitarists Brian (Synyster Gates) Haner and Zach (Zacky Vengance) Baker, great rhythm on bass by Jonathan (Johnny Christ) Seward and perhaps the most influencial and best voice in metal today, Matt (M shadows) Sanders, Avenged just keeps getting better and better. Here's a rundown of the tracks in my opinion: Nightmare 9.5/10 Welcome to the Family 10/10 Danger Line 9.5/10 Buried Alive 10/10 Natural Born Killer 8/10 So Far Away 8.5/10 God Hates Us (My personal fav on the album) 10/10 Victim 10/10 Tonight the World Dies 7/10 Ficton 7.5/10 Save Me 10/10 R.I.P. James (The Rev) Sullivan!!! Always in our hearts buddy!!


Formed: 1999 in Huntington Beach, CA

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

One of the more successful and accessible metalcore outfits to come out of the early 2000s, Avenged Sevenfold endured changes both stylistic and internal during their rise from teenage troublemakers to mainstream success story. The members of Avenged Sevenfold (or A7X) were still attending high school in Huntington Beach, California when they formed their band in 1999. Nevertheless, it didn't take long for M. Shadows (vocals), Zacky Vengeance (guitar), Synyster Gates (guitar), the Reverend (drums),...
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