Zacky Vengeance chatted with The Irish News about Avenged Sevenfold’s festival shows in Europe, playing Belfast for the first time, their Irish roots, the “End of the World Tour,” surprise releasing “The Stage” and how he feels about the album now, Brooks Wackerman joining the band, getting the wheels turning for new material, next year marking 20 years of Avenged Sevenfold, and more.
Next year will mark 20 years of Avenged Sevenfold, do you have any plans to celebrate? If you could go back to 1999 for a day, what advice would you give to the younger versions of yourselves?
I can’t believe how the time has passed. I would like to do something special with our fans, maybe poke some fun at ourselves for turning into old men.
If I could go back, I wouldn’t change much except offer this advice: “Some day, you will have a son who will see pictures of you wearing that.