Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold Announce New Album “Life Is But A Dream…” & Live Shows, Debut “Nobody” Music Video


Multi-platinum progressive metal outfit Avenged Sevenfold have premiered their brand new single “Nobody” online. That song is the first to emerge from the outfit’s long-awaited follow-up to 2016’s “The Stage“, which they finally wrapped up last fall.

That album has been titled “Life Is But A Dream…” and will be out on June 02nd. The group recorded it with producer Joe Barresi (Tool, Queens Of The Stone) and had Andy Wallace (Faith No More, Slayer) mix it.

According to the band’s camp, ‘The album is a journey through an existential crisis; a very personal exploration into the meaning, purpose and value of human existence with the anxiety of death always looming.’

The aforementioned single was preceded by an elaborate teasing campaign that included a faked social media hack, external websites and more. The band announced this new album via a livestreamed career retrospective shared online today, March 14th. A video for “Nobody” was also revealed and can be found below.

Life Is But A Dream…” track listing:

01 – “Game Over
02 – “Mattel
03 – “Nobody
04 – “We Love You
05 – “Cosmic
06 – “Beautiful Morning
07 – “Easier
08 – “G
09 – “(O)rdinary
10 – “(D)eath
11 – “Life Is But A Dream…

Some elaborate pre-order offerings have been made available, including an ‘toy box’ set and more. You can delve into that here. In addition to that, the group have announced a pair of of new live performances to signal their return. Those dates include:

06/09 Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum (feat. Falling In Reverse & Pussy Riot)
06/23 New York City, NY – Madison Square Garden (feat. Falling In Reverse & Pussy Riot)

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