Avenged Sevenfold have earned a Grammy nomination for “Best Rock Song” for The Stage.

It’s the first-ever Grammy nod for the multi-platinum-selling, Southern California-based group comprised of vocalist M. Shadows, guitarists Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman.

The Stage is the title track of Avenged Sevenfold’s newest release, The Stage (Capitol). The companion video for The Stage has amassed over 22 million views and can be viewed below.

On December 22nd, Avenged Sevenfold will release a deluxe version of the critically acclaimed album featuring seven additional studio songs + 4 unreleased live tracks recorded during recent shows at The O2 Arena in London. Among the 7 bonus tracks is the band’s stunning cover of the Pink Floyd classic, Wish You Were Here. Both the digital and physical deluxe versions of The Stage can be pre-ordered here.

The band will be performing fan favorites from The Stage (along with classic hits, of course) during their 2018 North American arena headlining tour, which kicks off January 12th at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville with special guests Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine. The band has partnered with CID Entertainment to offer VIP Tour Experiences, including access to a VIP-only viewing area, an official signed show setlist, an invitation to the pre-show lounge featuring Avenged Sevenfold memorabilia and an exclusive A7X tour book including never-before-seen photos. For full package details, please visit CID Entertainment.

An international tour will kick off June 1st in Germany – for a complete list of overseas dates, please visit avengedsevenfold.com/tour.

Avenged Sevenfold’s tour dates:

January 12 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
January 14 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Van Andel Arena
January 16 – Reading, PA @ Santander Arena
January 17 – University Park, PA @ Bryce Jordan Ctr – Penn State University
January 24 – Green Bay, WI @ Resch Center
January 25 – Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic Center
January 27 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford Premier Center
January 31 – Biloxi, MS @ Mississippi Coast Coliseum***
February 2 – North Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena
February 3 – Evansville, IN @ Ford Center
February 6 – Wichita, KS @ INTRUST Bank Arena
February 8 – Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
February 9 – Cedar Rapids, IA @ US Cellular Center
February 11 – Fargo, ND @ Fargodome

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