Q: What are your thoughts on headling on this years Vans Warped
Zacky: Were going to try to take over warped this
year so were very excited.
Q: How did the band
get invited to play on the Warped Tour?
Zacky: I think the
invitation was something to the effect of "We have alot of beer and we need your help drinking it". Naturally we said
Q: A stranger comes up to you and asks you to describe Avenged Sevenfold's music.
What would you tell them?
Zacky: I dont talk to strangers.
Q: Your latest album is "Waking the Fallen" what are your thoughts on this album?
I like it. we put alot of hard work into it and are very proud.
Q: Who designed the really cool looking logo
on the album?
Zacky: The death bat was drawn by a small norwegian man.
How long did it take to produce the video for Unholy Confessions?
Zacky: Its all taped from one show...We
just left it up to the kids to make it shine and they came through.
Q: Can fans still request it on Fuse? If
Zacky: Ya swing on over to Fuse.tv and email them or something.
Q: Avenged Sevenfold has developed
a reputation for putting on an incredible live show. Does the band have any plans to release a Live CD
or Live DVD?
Zacky: Probably sometime in the future. Check out the vans 2003 warped tour dvd.
You can catch us rocking on that.
Q: Does the band have any Idea when your next album will be out?
Zacky: Sometime around spring of next year is my guess.
Speaking of concerts. Does the band have any pre-show rituals to get amped up for their shows?
Zacky: We work out haha then we might have a small jam sesh and drink a few beers.
Q: What's the best and the worst thing about touring?
Zacky: The best thing is the fans and the stories we bring home. The worst thing is the weather outside southern
California usually sucks.
Q: How often does the band read their message board and respond
Zacky: I check it any chance I get. I rarely respond though.
How can a fan join the Avenged Sevenfold Street team?
Zacky: Head on over to our website www.avengedsevenfold.com.
Q: Record Labels have been very vocal about their dislike of online downloading of music.
As musicians, I'd like to get your opinion on this subject?
Im not worried about it. Our fans are fucking dedicated to the core. If I was in some other bands I would be concerned.
When kids are getting your logo tattooed on them they will probably go buy the cd.
Q: How helpful do you feel online sites like Florida Entertainment Scene are in promoting
bands like Avenged Sevenfold?
Zacky: Anyone willing to help spread the word
is amazing to me and extremely helpful. Whether its a website or a kid showing there friends.
Q: What do you think the future holds in store for Avenged Sevenfold?
Zacky: Us and our fans taking over.
Do you have anything you would like to say to the fans of Avenged Sevenfold?
Best motherfucking fans in the world. Like I said before together we're taking over.