Tag: Waking The Fallen

Riff Police! Pull Over! #118: Vesuvian Vs Avenged Sevenfold!

The number of times Avenged Sevenfold have been in the dock as both the offenders and the offended against is getting stupid at this point, their “Hail To The King” practically a tribute to Metallica from start to finish. But we digress. It’s actually “Waking The Fallen” by Avenged Sevenfold that is an album which

Riff Police! Pull Over! #89: Hazzerd Vs Avenged Sevenfold!

Formed in Huntington Beach California in 1999, it was 2003 that saw Avenged Sevenfold rise to prominence with their critically acclaimed Hopeless Records sophomore album “Waking The Fallen“. Single “Unholy Confessions” ¬†was the first song by the band to crack the mainstream and was heavily rotated on MTV2’s Headbangers Ball, which was at the time

Riff Police! Pull Over! #73: TripleMurder Vs Avenged Sevenfold!

A couple of weeks ago we reviewed the all round good time that is “Pre-Mediated” by Canadian Metallers TripleMurder. They have a nostalgic 90s Metal vibe to them that floats our boat and while it’s nothing new, it is fantastic good fun and that’s something everyone can enjoy. While we were listening to it, a

Riff Police! Pull Over! #42: Underside Vs Avenged Sevenfold!

Avenged Sevenfold lifting *ahem* being influenced by Metallica is pretty common knowledge. Why? Because it’s so blatantly obvious! To be fair, they’ve got a wealth of decent material of their own and they created a decent song around that Metallica riff. “Unholy Confessions” is a fans favourite and has all the trademarks of the classic

Riff Police! Pull Over! #20: Black Veil Brides Vs Avenged Sevenfold!

How often has it been said that Avenged Sevenfold have ripped off Metallica, Pantera or Guns n’ Roses at various points over the last 19 years? The Orange County band may have started out Metalcore but have evolved over that time and with latest offering “The Stage” have shown a far more progressive side, thanks