If you somehow missed the news, Avenged Sevenfold are currently on tour with heavy metal giants, Metallica. What you may not know is that Avenged had to put their own headlining plans in support of their 2016 album, The Stage, on hold in order to join the Metallica tour. With the package making up one of the largest tours in metal across North America, it might be easy to understand why, but the good news is A7X fans can expect them to return with their new insane stage show for 2018.
Vocalist, M. Shadows, says during a recent interview with Razor 94.7:
We will announce probably after the Metallica tour. That tour was supposed to happen this summer until we got that call from Metallica, so we decided put it on hold.”
“It was actually a little bit of a tough decision, because we had just paid for the whole stage to get built, and that was a lot of money to build that stage set. And we were able to use it in Europe and in the UK, but it is by no means paid off. So the whole idea was to go and take it throughout America, but then we got the call from Lars, and it was, like, ‘We can’t pass that up.’
It’s just too big of a tour, it’ll be too much fun. It’s too good for the rock fan; the rock fans are gonna love that tour. So we basically had to say, ‘Okay, we’re just gonna put the stage in storage for a year and come back to it.’ And hopefully that will all work out for us.”
Here is some fan filmed footage of what you can expect
[via The PRP]