Avenged Sevenfold Shares New Mix Of “Mad Hatter” Song

Avenged Sevenfold has answered fan complaints of their just released new single ‘Mad Hatter’ from their Black Reign EP, in conjunction with the release of  Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4. Fans clapped back at the band on social media about the new song, and the mixing job on it. Note that the track was only public in the game and the music video and single on DSPs last week, and just released the entire album publicly on Friday, September 21st. The new version will go live today. Frontman M. Shadows took to Reddit to answer fans and explain the new version. Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold – Black Reign EP

Gamers gotta game. It’s as simple as that. The same passion that drives people to obsess over game franchises isn’t too far removed from music fandom. Perhaps it is more intense and dedicated as a fanbase, especially when you consider no one has ever died from 118 hours straight of listening to Code Orange. Before the advent of music-based games had their moment in the culture, music has been an integral part of the gaming experience. As these two worlds collided from noble 8-bit bleeps to full-blown symphony productions, the has been a crossover. For every Castlevania, Final Fantasy, Bioshock Infinite, and Legend of Zelda, there are a lot of duds. However, few bands have had a winning association with a franchise like Avenged Sevenfold has with Call of Duty: Black Ops. With the advent of Black Ops 4, out now, the band has released their corresponding EP, Black Regin with the four tracks that are specially written to be woven into game-play. Continue reading

Avenged Sevenfold Teases New Song, Set To Debut On Monday

Avenged Sevenfold, on a break after canceling their summer/fall tours and festivals, has taken to social media to tease a new song. The track ‘Mad Hatter’ comes from the Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 video game, which releases Monday, September 17th. The track is one of four new A7X songs from their upcoming EP they made for the game. Listen to the snippet of the track below. Continue reading