Avenged Sevenfold has been very low-key since the end of the tour cycle for 2013’s Hail To The King and have only scheduled sporadic shows, until today.
The band unveiled a series of U.K. tour dates (with Disturbed and In Flames, no less) slated for January 2017, and they’ve really been the first real sign of something major for A7X. Fingers crossed we’ll hear about a more-extensive U.S. tour in the very near future.
Of course, A7X have been hard at work on their follow-up to Hail To The King, especially since bringing drummer Brooks Wackerman into the fold after the departure of Arin Ilejay. In late March, they posted the video below from their recording studio.
"A Little Piece of Heaven" has won the 2016 Avenged Sevenfold March Mania Song Tournament Championship! Here's a special thank you to everyone that joined in on the fun.
Avenged Sevenfold (w/ Disturbed and In Flames) – 2017 Tour Dates
1/10 – Glasgow – The SSE Hydro
1/12 – Newcastle – Metro Radio Arena
1/13 – Birmingham – Genting Arena
1/15 – Sheffield – Sheffield Arena
1/16 – Manchester – Manchester Arena
1/18 – Nottingham – Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
1/19 – Cardiff – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
1/21 – London – O2 Arena
Previously Announced 2016 U.S. Tour Dates
8/20 – Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium
9/12 – Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
9/14 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
9/15 – Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
9/20 – Fort Wayne, IN – Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
9/21 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
9/24 – Fort Worth, TX – Texas Motor Speedway
9/25 – Houston, TX – NRG Park
10/1 – Louisville, KY – Champions Park
10/2 – Janesville, WI – Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport
10/23 – Sacramento, CA – Discovery Park
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter who never leaves home without her iPod, because to her, there’s something very comforting about carrying around every piece of music she’s ever owned in her life.