Deathbat News & Hopeless Records Contest Winners + Answers! - Avenged Sevenfold

Deathbat News & Hopeless Records Contest Winners + Answers!

Earlier today I went through all of the entries I received for the Deathbat News & Hopeless Records contest where 3 lucky winners would get “Nightmare” on black vinyl and an Avenged Sevenfold t-shirt and there were a ton! 130 to be exact! Once I went through there were 95 entries with the correct answers. I picked a number between 1 and 95 and had two friends pick one as well to determine the winners who have been notified. Congrats to Francesca C, Charles E and Chandler F! And, thank you to all of those that entered! You can find the answers to the questions below:

Hopeless Records released a compilation album in the past featuring two Avenged Sevenfold songs one of which was a demo at the time. What was the name of the compilation? What year was it released? Which two Avenged Sevenfold songs did it feature? And, which song was the demo?
– Hopelessly Devoted To You Vol 4
– 2002
– Second Heartbeat & Darkness Surrounding
– Second Heartbeat

When Avenged Sevenfold recorded “Waking The Fallen” they wanted to have an epic sound, big harmonies and clean-sounding vocals like _____ all while continuing with heavy stuff like _____ – Which two bands did they list?
– Iron Maiden
– Pantera

In 2003 Avenged Sevenfold were featured on a Hopeless Records sponsored tour with one band that they, years later, had a slight fued with. What was the name of the tour? What is the name of the band? What kind of noises did said band make? And, what were the 5 names that said band changed their real names to in retaliation?
– Take Action Tour 2003
– Dillinger Escape Plan
– “Shitty” Noise
– G. Piranha, Blaster Master Weinman, Bullwhip Benoit, Corpsef—er Pennie [and] Leafeater Wilson.

Metal Hammer listed their “Albums Of 2003” and Avenged Sevenfold’s “Waking The Fallen” made the list. Which spot did it get and under what album did it fall?
– #2
– Machine Head’s “Through The Ashes Of Empires”