All the way back in April, we got a little taste of what new Avenged Sevenfold music would sound like. Since then, the band have been relatively silent about giving info about what the album would be or when it would be released. The band have been popping up at festival gigs over the summer, but haven't played any new material.
Then, something started happening. Death bats starting appearing all over the world. I first noticed this when Fozzy frontman and WWE superstar Chris Jericho posted that he noticed Avenged Sevenfold's logo on the side of the Rogers Centre in Toronto, their major arena:
After that, I went to see if there were other spottings, and there were all over Europe:
— Allanah Hooper (@AllanahParis) October 3, 2016
A post on the Avenged Sevenfold forum also notes a death bat spotted in Berlin as well:
We tried to reach out to people in Avenged Sevenfold's camp, but they are being very hush-hush about the situation.
All we know is Avenged Sevenfold are certainly in the midst of a viral campaign and they did seem to be almost done with their new album earlier this year, so chances are we are going to hear some new music from the band soon. Or perhaps it could be a worldwide tour. This is obviously all speculation at the moment, nothing is official.
One thing to note is all of these death bats have been appearing outside of the United States. Maybe we'll see one here soon?
What do you think the band is up to?