Famous as :Rock band
Birth Date :1999
Birth Place :Huntington Beach, California, USA
Claim to fame :Single "Bat Country" (2005)
Their 'City of Evil' (2005) was ranked #63 on the October 2006 issue of Guitar World magazine's list of the 100 greatest guitar albums of all time.
Rhythm guitarist Zacky Vengeance plays the guitar left handed.
Each member has a spiritual element in their stage names, M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, Synyster Gates, The Reverend and Johnny Christ.
Use biblical references in many of their songs such as 'Chapter Four' and 'The Wicked End' although denying that they are religious.
The band name is a reference to the book of Genesis in the Bible where Cain murdered his brother but anyone who wants to kill Cain will be 'avenged sevenfold'.