Synyster Gates & M. Shadows On Talk Is Jericho. - Avenged Sevenfold

Synyster Gates & M. Shadows On Talk Is Jericho.

It’s Avenged Sevenfold week on Talk Is Jericho and up first are Synyster Gates and M. Shadows talking about deciding this album would be a surprise release, throwing in older songs and unplayed songs into the setlist on the past tour, thinking about the “fan experience” for their upcoming tour(s), how the theme of “The Stage” came to, artificial intelligence, the songwriting process, how the horn section on “Sunny Disposition” came to be, writing a song based on The Big Bang, getting Neil deGrasse Tyson on “Exist,” co-producing the album with Joe Barresi, recording an album together, what they were inspired by, how they decided on “The Stage” being the first single, adding 7 more songs to the album via streaming as time goes on, how M. Shadows is inspired by Kanye West and Beyonce, embracing the digital and streaming age, how they will be taking chances going forward, never seeing Avenged Sevenfold like you’ll see them on their upcoming tour(s), what they would like to play live from “The Stage,” Shadows’ favorite song from the album to sing and his vocals on the album, Syn’s favorite song from the album to play and more.