Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Avenged Sevenfold talks about 'The Stage' and the band's future


Avenged Sevenfold is touring in support of its new album, "The Stage," which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Rock, Hard Rock and Alternative Albums charts, No. 4 on the Top 200 and debuted Top 5 on iTunes in over 35 countries. The band's 7th album is a work of immense scope and ambition, featuring 11 panoramic tracks tied together by an Artificial Intelligence theme. Inspired by the writings of Carl Sagan and Elon Musk, the album is the band’s first thematic release. Its epic 15-minute-plus closing track, “Exist,” features a guest appearance by award-winning astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson giving a spoken word performance he penned specifically for the album.The album’s title track hit Top 5 at rock radio and its companion video has amassed over 15.5 million YouTube views to date. Rolling Stone praised the album as “the most aggressively bonkers music of the quintet’s career.” Avenged Sevenfold takes the stage to speak on the album and what else they have planned for the year! Interview at 692 Broadway in NYC for BUILD Series.