Blognity have posted the 6 things they’ve found wrong with the LA Times review of Avenged Sevenfold’s “Nightmare. You can read the entire thing here.
2. Lack of research: Kudos to Weiss and the Times for figuring out that Avenged Sevenfold is from Orange County, California (Huntington Beach). That must have taken dozens of seconds of poring through promotional material to uncover. But Weiss betrays his lack of familiarity and unwillingness to research the band when he calls “So Far Away” synthetic, likely because it’s an acoustic track and he’s already written the band off as nu-metal. Unfortunately, plenty of Avenged Sevenfold tracks incorporate, or rely nearly entirely on, acoustic guitar – how about the single “Seize The Day”?