Metal Hammer has listed what they consider to be the 20 best Download sets ever and included Avenged Sevenfold.
20. Avenged Sevenfold – Main Stage, 2011
At the start of the 00s, the metal world wondered who was going to step up and become the next generation of Download headliners. Bullet For My Valentine? Trivium? Bring Me The Horizon? But it was a deal pretty much sealed on Download 2011’s Saturday as a second-on-the-bill Avenged Sevenfold, still hurting from the tragedy of losing drummer The Rev only a year before, stole the show from a reformed System Of A Down. The next time they were in town, they were topping the bill.