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Avenged Sevenfold Singer Shrugs Of Metallica Competition

11/20/2016
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Avenged Sevenfold

(Metal Hammer) Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M Shadows says his band aren't daunted with the fact their new album The Stage is going head-to-head with Metallica's Hardwired… To Self-Destruct.

The band sneak released their seventh studio album last month, with Metallica's 10th record was release later this past Friday, November 18. And Shadows says the fact both bands are putting out new material so close together can only be a good thing for rock and metal fans.

He exclusively tells Metal Hammer: "I think it's great for the consumer and it's great for the fans. I think a lot of fans are streaming anyway. We had this plan before Metallica released Hardwired in Minneapolis. Our first plan was to release a song in Minneapolis, with that show we played with them in Viking Stadium. We then decided to drop the record as a surprise and I'm glad we did otherwise we'd really be going head-to-head, single to single."

He adds: "They're vastly different singles, a three-and-a-half minute song compared to an eight-and-a-half minute song, but they're doing what they're doing.

"I told Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich what we were doing and he thought it was awesome. It's going to be a great lead-up to Christmas for rock and metal fans that like our two bands." Read more here.

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