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Bullet For My Valentine - 100% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Music Theme
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This metalcore band was formed in 1998 in Bridgend, Wales, by Matthew Tuck (20 January 1980, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales; guitar/vocals), Michael Paget (b. 12 September 1978, Wales; guitar/vocals), Michael Thomas (b. 4 June 1981, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales; drums) and Nik Crandle (bass). The quartet was originally known as Jeff Killed John and struggled to get by on the live Read more

Trivium - 95% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Spoken Word
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Formed in 1999 by guitarist Brent Young, the original line-up of this Orlando, Florida-based alternative metal band had completely changed by the following year, with Young switching to bass and recruiting teenager Matt Heafy (Matthew Kiichi Heafy, 26 January 1986, Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan; vocals/guitar) and Travis Smith (b. 29 April 1982, Bainbridge, Georgia, USA; drums). Read more

Slipknot - 68% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Music Theme Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries Spoken Word
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This highly provocative, Des Moines, Iowa, USA-based alternative metal outfit, whose shock rock values are masked by their anonymous stage wear of matching jump suits and horror masks, was founded by Shawn Crahan (24 September 1971, USA; percussion) and Paul Gray (b. 8 April 1972, USA; bass). The early line-up of Slipknot released the independently recorded and distributed M Read more

All That Remains - 61% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Disturbed - 60% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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This Chicago, Illinois, USA-based nu metal outfit attracted a great deal of media attention with their March 2000 debut, The Sickness. The band was formed by Dan Donegan (1 August 1968, Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA; guitar), Fuzz (b. Steve Kmak, Covington, Kentucky, USA; bass), Mike Wengren (b. Chicago, Illinois, USA; drums), and the charismatic Dave Draiman (b. David Michael Dra Read more

Five Finger Death Punch - 58% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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Playing vintage style thrash and groove metal, this US band was formed in 2005 by a number of heavy metal veterans. Ivan Moody (USA; vocals) had previously worked with Motograter and Ghost Machine, while guitarists Zoltan Bathory (b. Hungary) and Darrell Roberts were former members of U.P.O. and W.A.S.P. respectively. The latter band also provided drummer Jeremy Spencer, wit Read more

Killswitch Engage - 57% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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This melodic US metalcore band was formed after the demise of two local Massachusetts bands, Aftershock and the underrated Overcast. Combining modern hardcore à la Hatebreed, with the fluid Scandinavian thrash sound of In Flames, Killswitch Engage heralded a new wave of intricate and aggressive American metal. The original line-up of the band featured Rhode Island native Read more

Alter Bridge - 53% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal
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Alter Bridge was born from the ashes of hugely successful US alt rock outfit Creed. When that band called it a day in 2004, Mark Tremonti (18 April 1974, Detroit, Michigan, USA; guitar) and Scott Phillips (b. Thomas Scott Phillips, 22 February 1973, Valdosta, Georgia, USA; drums) cut all ties with messianic vocalist Scott Stapp and joined up with former Creed colleague Brian Read more

Atreyu - 53% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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This US metalcore band was formed in Orange County, California by Alex Varkatzas (17 January 1982, Orange County, California, USA; vocals), Dan Jacobs (b. 30 June 1982, USA; guitar), Travis Miguel (b. 25 March 1979, USA; guitar), Chris Thomson (bass) and Anthony Watson (drums). Brandon Saller (b. 24 June 1983, USA) replaced Watson shortly after the band was formed. The membe Read more

Metallica - 52% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Music Theme Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music & Radio Spoken Word Documentaries
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The most consistently innovative metal band of the late 80s and 90s was formed in 1981 in California, USA, by Lars Ulrich (26 December 1963, Gentofte, Denmark; drums) and James Alan Hetfield (b. 3 August 1963, Downey, California, USA; guitar/vocals) after each separately advertised for fellow musicians in the classified section of American publication The Recycler. They reco Read more

Breaking Benjamin - 51% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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US alt rock band formed in 2000 by Benjamin Burnley (10 March 1978, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA; vocals/guitar), Aaron Fink (b. 22 April 1978, USA; guitar), Marcus James Klepaski (b. 11 September 1975, USA; bass), and Jeremy Hummel (drums). Fink and Klepaski were both previously members of alt metal band Lifer, while Fink had attended high school with Burnley in the band Read more

System Of A Down - 49% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
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This Los Angeles, California, USA-based alternative metal band was formed by three members of Armenian heritage, Serj Tankian (21 August 1967, Beirut, Lebanon; vocals, keyboards, guitar), Daron Malakian (b. 18 July 1975, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar/vocals) and Shavo Odadjian (b. Shavarsh Odadjian, 22 April 1974, Yerevan, Armenia; bass), and John Dolmayan Read more

Parkway Drive - 43% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Pop / Rock Heavy Metal
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Three Days Grace - 42% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
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This Canadian alt metal band was formed in Norwood, Ontario, in 1997 by Adam Gontier (vocals/guitar), Neil Sanderson (drums) and Brad Walst (bass). The members had originally played together in the under-achieving Groundswell before changing their name, relocating to Toronto, and developing a more mainstream sound. A partnership with producer Gavin Brown gave the band’s ca Read more

Motionless In White - 39% match to Avenged Sevenfold

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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