Avenged Sevenfold Announce Sidewaves, Melbourne Date Changed.

And Five Finger Death Punch are coming along for the ride...

Avenged Sevenfold achieved worldwide success with a string of best-selling albums — including their 2005 platinum breakthrough City Of Evil, 2007’s Avenged Sevenfold, which topped the Billboard Alternative, Hard, and Rock Charts, and two consecutive No 1’s on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, Nightmare (2010) and their latest Hail To The King — achieving Diamond, Platinum and Gold awards for album sales in nearly a dozen countries. They have also scored a series of Top 10 singles at multiple formats, including Bat Country, Almost Easy, Scream, Nightmare, Welcome To The Family, So Far Away, and Hail To The King, and their latest, Shepherd of Fire.

The band, which hails from Huntington Beach, Calif., has become known for their spectacular live shows, routinely selling out arenas worldwide and headlining some of the biggest and most prestigious music festivals. This summer they are scheduled to perform shows at the Soundwave Festival in Australia, as well as Rock Im Park and Rock Am Ring in Germany, the PinkPop Festival in Holland, Donington Park in the U.K., and two nights at Summersonic in Japan, along with several others. In November 2012, they made an unprecedented appearance as characters in Call of Duty Black Ops 2 — the biggest-selling video game of all time, which featured the band’s performance of Carry On, written specifically for the game. 

Confirmed to join the band onstage for both shows will be none other than UK metalcore heavyweights, Asking Alexandria

Five Finger Death Punch consistently remain one of the most explosive live bands on the planet. With primal roars punctuated by the bombastic, the effect is brutal; The band didn't take the easy road on their fourth and fifth albums, The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 1 & Vol 2 and these 2 albums contain their most their most enigmatic, engaging, and empowering salvos yet.

 

ON-SALE: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6TH @ 9am AEDT

 

TUESDAY 25 FEBRUARY

SYDNEY, BIG TOP – Licensed All Ages www.ticketek.com.au / www.oztix.com.au

 

Wednesday 26 FEBRUARY (note NEW date)

 

MELBOURNE, FESTIVAL HALL– Licensed All Ages www.ticketmaster.com.au