Avenged Sevenfold frontman M. Shadow share ideas about their album’s sound so just like Metallica. The album “Hail To The King,” additionally will get numerous income in keeping with promoting numbers.
“Hail To The King” album debuted in 2013 as Avenged Sevenfold‘s sixth album. The album additionally will get licensed Platinum by the RIAA for gross sales of over 1,000,000 copies world wide.
In actuality, Hail to the King debuted within the first week of its launch on the prime of the UK Albums Chart, Official Finnish Albums Chart, Quantity 2, Quantity 5, and US Billboard 200 Chart with 159,000 copies bought.
However the album at all times criticized for holding songs that sound too just like Metallica. Beforehand Shadow already acknowledged in an interview that the brand new album will sound extra like traditional rock and traditional metallic within the spirit of Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, with extra of a blues rock affect.
This additionally began when one of many AX7 band followers defend the album and wrote it on Twitter:
“Scorching take: The ‘Hail to the King’ album by @TheOfficialA7X is wonderful and deserves respect. So many individuals chaff on the ‘easy riffs’ and traditional onerous rock sound, however the album has unimaginable complexity below the floor, in the event you actually hear.”
M. Shadow responded to the reactions:
“‘Hail to the King’ (the track) streams greater than double every other tracks we now have weekly. The album is on observe to out-sell all of the others… But a portion of the fan base acts prefer it was a failure by all accounts. Liked the report. Nonetheless do. Though I have to know one factor, was ‘Unhappy However True’ and ‘Enter Sandman’ operating via your minds when recording ‘Shepherd of Fireplace’ and ‘This Means Battle’? Sure, in hindsight we reduce a little bit too shut. However all you are able to do is be taught and transfer on.”
“There isn’t any have to defend music. It’s simply not that necessary and clearly subjective. Simply stating that the album everybody likes to hate sells and streams probably the most. However that reality alone doesn’t imply that its both good or unhealthy.”
Because it seems, A7X has benefited from following the instance of probably the most commercially profitable metallic album of all time. One fan tweeted that they thought the album was underestimated, and Shadows responded by saying that their album had by far probably the most streams. From there, your complete Twitter dialog developed.
Sure, in hindsight we reduce a little bit too shut. However all you are able to do is be taught and transfer on.
— M. Shadows (@shadows_eth) October 13, 2022
Hail to the King tracklist:
- Shepherd of Fireplace
- Hail to the King
- Doing Time
- This Means Battle
- Crimson Day
- Coming House
- Acid Rain
Watch the Avenged Sevenfold – ‘Hail to the King’ reside efficiency beneath!