Avenged Sevenfold Tattoo Designs And Pictures
Avenged Sevenfold (often abbreviated A7X) is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California. Formed in 1999, the group consists of vocalist M. Shadows, lead guitarist Synyster Gates, rhythm guitarist Zacky Vengeance, bassist Johnny Christ.
They are known for their diverse heavy metal sound, dramatic imagery in album covers and t-shirts. Avenged Sevenfold emerged with a metalcore sound on their debut Sounding the Seventh Trumpet but their style had evolved by their third album and first major label release, City of Evil into a hard rock/heavy metal sound. The band continued to explore new sounds with their self-titled release and enjoyed continued mainstream success before their drummer, James “The Rev” Sullivan, died in 2009. Despite his death, the band continued on with help of now-former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy and released and toured in support of their fifth album Nightmare in 2010 which debuted on the top spot of the Billboard 200, their first number one debut.
To date, Avenged Sevenfold has released five studio albums, one live album/compilation/DVD, and eighteen singles and sold more than four million albums worldwide. The band has received much credit for their worldwide mainstream success and were featured as second place on Ultimate Guitar’s Top Ten Bands of the Decade.
Brian’s first tattoo was the number 1 located on his thumb. Because it was his first tattoo he thought the number 1 was fitting. He got the tattoo when he was 15 years old.
“I was just young and had older friends who had them. I thought they were cool and always liked how they looked and your parents aren’t going to let you have them when your 12-13, that age. I hid it from them for a while then they found out. What could they do?”-Synyster Gates-
I wanted alot of tattoos but I never thought I was gonna be this rediculous.”-Synyster Gates-.
Brian’s most recent tattoo is Marlboro spelled across his knuckles done by Artist Grant Cobb. He also has a tattoo located behind his left ear that stands for Sounding the Seventh Trumpet.
Brian’s left arm is a sleeve design, comprised of monsters who are hooked up to a machine. The machine is basically torchering them. The means of torcher are unknown to everyone except Brian.