M. Shadows has promised in a brand new interview that Avenged Sevenfold‘s upcoming new album “sounds nothing like something we’ve finished” earlier than musically.
The five-piece are at present engaged on the follow-up to their 2016 LP ‘The Stage’, which was their seventh studio album.
Talking to Kerrang!, Shadows mentioned that the band’s new materials has gone in “a totally new route” in comparison with their earlier work.
“It’s a totally new route, and it sounds nothing like something we’ve finished,” the vocalist mentioned. “That’s all I’ll say about it: it’s excessive, and it’s very eclectic and wild!”
Shadows confirmed that he and his bandmates are “nonetheless within the center” of writing and recording the album, nonetheless, saying that they “nonetheless have all this stuff that we are able to’t do”.
“We’re nonetheless making an attempt to get string sections collectively, and our mixer is older and I do know that they don’t need him to journey proper now due to COVID, so even when we bought it finished proper now, we couldn’t get it combined,” he mentioned in regards to the progress of the album. “So we’re simply not worrying about it, you already know? It’s like: ‘Once we can, we are able to.’ However proper now, we are able to’t.”
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Shadows additionally mentioned that Avenged Sevenfold aren’t eager on “placing out the file if we are able to’t tour it” because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“The fact is – and no-one needs to listen to this – nowadays, rock’n’roll simply takes too lengthy to make: you already know, it’s going to be a three-year file to make,” he mentioned. “And if we put that file out after which we’re locked down for an additional 12 months, as a lot as individuals don’t need to consider this, they aren’t going to provide a shit a few file that got here out a 12 months prior when it’s time to tour.”
“And so if it’s going to take us two or three years to write down a file, we’re not going to place it out if we are able to’t go play it stay,” he added.
Shadows previously spoke back in October about how Avenged Sevenfold had been “meticulously” working on new music in the course of the coronavirus lockdown.