Syn Gates Wants To Remaster Music From His Pre-Avenged Sevenfold Band

The Avenged Sevenfold guitarist wants to remaster the music of Pinkly Smooth – his band with late drummer The Rev.

Syn Gates Wants To Remaster Music From His Pre-Avenged Sevenfold Band

While things are relatively quiet from the Avenged Sevenfold camp at the moment (we're hoping they're secretly chipping away at a new album…), guitarist Synyster Gates has expressed an interest in remastering old music from his pre-A7X band, Pinkly Smooth.

The group – formed by late Avenged Sevenfold drummer The Rev back in 2001 – were a short-lived project, however they did release one album, Unfortunate Snort. And now, in a new livestream with Rick Beato, Syn says he'd love to give fans proper versions of the music.

"It was just this crazy, clown-goblin metal, Danny Elfman-influenced stuff and it was so fun," he says. "I can't find the masters. I hear that there's actually an ugly rumour that some have surfaced, and if I can find those then I'm going to remaster it and give it to you guys."

Check out the interview below.

In other A7X news, frontman M. Shadows will lend his vocals to a track on System Of A Down drummer John Dolmayan's new project These Grey Men, which is set to be released "within the next four months".

Shadows also told Kerrang! back in September that the band are pushing forward thoughts towards a follow-up to 2016's The Stage. “Yeah, I think we will start sooner now," he said. "We really can’t promise anything, because a record won’t come out until we are satisfied with the songs – and with that the time always varies.”

Avenged Sevenfold photo: Chris Casey

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