Avenged Sevenfold's Synyster Gates Reacts To Band's GRAMMY Nomination

Guitarist Synyster Gates reacts to how the band's 'craziest' album of their entire career earned them their first ever GRAMMY nod.

After nearly two decades, seven albums, numerous awards, painful tragedy, and multiple musical evolutions, the members of Avenged Sevenfold have earned their first GRAMMY nomination for Best Rock Song for "The Stage."

"This was definitely a really crazy record to write," says guitarist Synyster Gates. "'The Stage' in particular is a super-long, thematic, building, progressive opening track that excites you as an artist and it excites you to introduce it to your fans, but you don't think GRAMMYs or radio."

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