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Avenged SevenfoldKameron Pollock

Avenged Sevenfold Earn New Gold & Platinum Records In The United States


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Avenged Sevenfold‘s early material has netted them some more gold and platinum plaques. The band’s 2003 sophomore album “Waking The Fallen” was newly certified platinum in the United States by the RIAA on March 17th, 2021. It had previously obtained gold status on July 17th, 2009.

Also newly certified is the track “Unholy Confessions“, which served as the lone official single from that record. It has newly gone gold, having been certified as such by the RIAA on March 17th as well.

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A platinum album/single in the United States represents 1,000,000 units, while gold signifies 500,000 units. Outside of traditional physical/digital sales, the certifications factor in digital streams/downloads with 10 permanent track downloads counting as 1 unit and 1500 on-demand audio/video streams from a particular album also counting as as a unit.

The band are already well into recording their eighth studio album though release details for it have yet to be disclosed.

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