There is something intimate about an acoustic song. It is that comforting feeling of home after returning from vacation. Whatever it is, acoustic music plants a feeling within a person that lights them up inside. It is as if that artist is playing their music just for you. For those music fans who feel the same way, get out your Christmas lists. Christmas is coming early for you.
A special acoustic album by Avenged Sevenfold is set to come out this Friday entitled “Live At The Grammy Museum.” The performance was recorded on October 19th held at the Clive Davis Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.
News regarding the surprise album broke via the band’s Twitter and Facebook accounts earlier this morning. Fans who buy the digital-only release will be happy to know that a portion of the proceeds will help benefit the educated initiatives of the Grammy Museum, which seek to inspire youth to the enduring qualities and cultural significance of music. The tracklist for the new album is set to include live, acoustic renditions of “So Far Away,” “Roman Sky,” “As Tears Go By,” “Hail To The King” and “Exist.”
“Live At The Grammy Museum” track listing:
02. Introduction To ‘As Tears Go By’
03. As Tears Go By
04. Introduction To ‘Hail To The King’
05. Hail To The King
06. Introduction To ‘Roman Sky’
07. Roman Sky
08. Introduction To ‘Exist’
10. Introduction To ‘So Far Away’
11. So Far Away
The Stage, the band’s seventh studio album which was released late last year will be re-released as a “deluxe edition” on December 15th. The perfect Christmas presents for music fans everywhere.
The Southern California-based band has received their first-ever Grammy nomination for “Best Rock Song” for their track “The Stage.” Avenged Sevenfold comprises of singer M. Shadows, guitarists Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman.
Also competing in the “Best Rock Song” category are Metallica’s “Atlas, Rise!”, K.Flay’s “Blood In The Cut,” Nothing More’s “Go To War” and Foo Fighters’ “Run.” The winners will be announced during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards taking place June 28th in New York.
Avenged Sevenfold will kick off their 2018 North American arena headlining tour January 12th at the Bridgestone Arean in Nashville. Joining the group are special guests Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine.
Photo credit by Mauricio Alvarado