Friday, May 30, 2014

Synyster Gates: "Then we'd be out of our minds at seven o' clock in..."

Below you will find an excerpt from the article of Metal Hammer about the secrets of Avenged Sevenfold:

They also talked about the Waking The Fallen and City Of Evil, Beast And The Harlot video and Bat Country.

"It was really fun," Johnny enthuses. "It was the natural evolution of the band at the time; we were ready to party and we were gonna do it in our songwriting, too!"

"It was a lot of fun!" agrees Syn. "It was the glory days, where metal transcended metal radio. There was a much larger audience and the major labels were willing to dish out a lot more money for crazy videos and crazier tours. The parties were absolutely nuts. On the the Beast and the Harlot video, we just got whisky-drunk all fucking day.
We had a bunch of people packed in the fucking limo, popped open the champagne and just had a fucking party."

"We were constantly reining each other in, but there was nobody to lead by example," Syn adds by way od admission. "If someone told me not to do cocaine, and I got drunk enough, I'd go get some. Then we'd be out of our minds at seven o' clock in the fucking morning. Like I said, no one was leading!"

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