Avenged Sevenfold Announce Re-Release

2014-06-25 by River Tam | 42 Comments
Avenged Sevenfold have announced that their second album, Waking The Fallen, will be re-released on August 26th (the album's 11th anniversary). The re-
release will feature 11 previously unreleased demos and live recordings, a 30 minute documentary, behind the scenes footage of the making of the album, exclusive
interviews with the band members, and the original take of the "Unholy Confessions" music video. The album trailer can be watched below:



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BMDrummer
June 25th 2014
10978 Comments


The 11th anniversary seems like a really random choice

ChoccyPhilly
June 25th 2014
8790 Comments


It makes perfect sense when the money calls for it

Mesm277
June 25th 2014
269 Comments


Guess they didn't want two releases practically on the same date?
Should have released Hail to the King a year later, giving them an extra year to come up with something original and good.........

nononsense
June 25th 2014
3440 Comments


I can dig this. They used to be one of the better metalcore bands. CoE was great too. All downhill from there though. An 11th year anniversary is a bit of an odd choice though.

Muisc4Life26
June 25th 2014
3077 Comments


i'm kinda stoked for this actually lol

apokolypz
June 25th 2014
348 Comments


I think I read in an interview that they wanted to do a 10th anniversary but they got sidetracked or some shit so they just put it off.

ReAnimator
June 25th 2014
332 Comments


The demos could be pretty interesting, but a part of me wishes they were unearthing some long-lost "new" songs from that era

SnakeDelilah
June 25th 2014
10199 Comments


how many avenged sevenfold fans know that this album exists?

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Sabrutin
June 25th 2014
1227 Comments


"how many avenged sevenfold fans know that this album exists?"

Yeah this bugs me. Also, almost no one of the new fans knows the debut, and it's a shame.

Anyway, I had hype until I read the "11 never heard demos"... they are basically demos of the current WtF songs and some live versions of them. That's fuckin poor, if you ask me.

I'm a huge fan of WtF but this is really... bah, maybe it will make more people listen to it, let's take it that way.

UnitK2K
June 25th 2014
127 Comments


This album is their 'best' but I don't think they should be re-releasing old material? What reason? They've shifted vocals completely so I guess they'll have their new vocal style instead?

Emyay
June 25th 2014
6061 Comments


lol they're not gonna re-record it bro

TheGreatQ
June 25th 2014
1602 Comments


oops nija'd

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Dancedrewdance
June 25th 2014
1169 Comments


This and city of evil is all I can do

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calgarydude12
June 25th 2014
193 Comments


"how many avenged sevenfold fans know that this album exists?"

Yeah basically. Saw them a few years ago at festival venue, and they ended with Unholy Confessions, but it was almost like the band was forced to.

calgarydude12
June 25th 2014
193 Comments


Probably will check this out though, Waking the Fallen was one of my first "heavy" albums that pushed me into the metal direction.

Sabrutin
June 25th 2014
1227 Comments


Last time I saw them they closed with Chapter Four and Unholy Confessions, and both weren't forced at all. Just keep in mind that he doesn't scream like before.

TheGreatQ
June 25th 2014
1602 Comments


I'm pretty sure they always end with Unholy Confessions

Spec
June 25th 2014
27548 Comments


Aww yeah. Gonna jump on this.

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Cimnele
June 25th 2014
360 Comments


have they also recorded a tune called "haters"

Sabrutin
June 25th 2014
1227 Comments


"I'm pretty sure they always end with Unholy Confessions"

They should really put more variety. For example they should take out This Means War and take in The Fight, it would be an interesting change.

Killerhit
June 25th 2014
5498 Comments


now ur nightmare comes 2 lyfe

tacos N stuff
June 25th 2014
429 Comments


despite being the only album they made that's actually worth the listen, this is still kinda random...


MyNameIsPencil
June 25th 2014
795 Comments


At least they're re-releasing their good album...
But seriously, why celebrate the 11th anniversary?

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Sabrutin
June 25th 2014
1227 Comments


They wanted to do a 10th anniversary, but they had to skip it.

Emyay
June 25th 2014
6061 Comments


if by "celebrate the 11th anniversary" you mean "greedily milking a beloved album for as much money as possible" then yeah

Tunaboy45
June 25th 2014
5255 Comments


10th anniversary is too mainstream.

Digging: Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.

Spec
June 25th 2014
27548 Comments


It's 11 year because if they did a 10 year it would have come out at the same time as that piece of shit album hail to the king.

erizen826
June 25th 2014
626 Comments


They should've just released this instead of Hail to the King.

Tunaboy45
June 25th 2014
5255 Comments


They could have released it with hail to the king as a super deluxe fantastic amazing rare fan club edition or something and then widely release it a year later. But this isn't bad if you're a fan I suppose.

Sabrutin
June 25th 2014
1227 Comments


Well... considering it has nothing new to offer... what should I buy it for? The cover artwork? I'm sorry, but a few lives aren't worth 25 euros (standard price for new albums).

Tunaboy45
June 25th 2014
5255 Comments


I really can't stand this band, obvious cash grab is obvious.

GmemberKills
June 25th 2014
1098 Comments


I'm excited this album is pretty nostalgic to me.

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Kris.
June 25th 2014
12633 Comments


"if by "celebrate the 11th anniversary" you mean "greedily milking a beloved album for as much money as possible" then yeah"

wtf do you mean beloved

Static
June 25th 2014
2656 Comments


0:17 sums up this band pretty well

trackbytrackreviews
June 25th 2014
2075 Comments


Idk man a 3.7 avg ain't that bad Kris

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guitarded_chuck
June 26th 2014
3478 Comments


good album tbh

nostalgic bias probs

botb
June 26th 2014
9857 Comments


9th grade was a weird time

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
June 26th 2014
51134 Comments


Waking The Fallen isn't even good by early 2000s metalcore standards


ExplosiveOranges
Contributing Reviewer
June 26th 2014
4075 Comments


11th Anniversary, because they were too busy making a shitty hard rock album on the 10th Anniversary.

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MegaJake1024
June 27th 2014
784 Comments


Waking the Fallen fucking rules. I'm a little unclear on what this album is going to be though. 11 new songs like the ones on Waking the Fallen? Cause I'm down for that.

Digging: Stick To Your Guns - Disobedient

MegaJake1024
June 27th 2014
784 Comments


gonna be disappointing though I think

Tunaboy45
June 27th 2014
5255 Comments


I agree with Trebor



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