Avenged Sevenfold Jonathan Weiner September 2018
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Avenged Sevenfold Reveal Their Favourite Albums Of 2019

The members of Avenged Sevenfold have revealed the albums they loved most last year – featuring Billie Eilish, Bring Me The Horizon and Tool.

As is tradition when the year comes to a close, music fans have been weighing in on the best music they heard across the previous 12 months – and Huntington Beach metallers Avenged Sevenfold have also gotten involved.

The band – who have always professed to having eclectic taste, as also demonstrated across their brilliant back-catalogue – have revealed their personal top five albums of 2019, with all members bar guitarist Zacky Vengeance including Billie Ellish’s smash debut When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? in the list. Also big contenders across the board are Tools Fear Inoculum and Bring Me The Horizons amo – both of which featured extremely high up in Kerrang!‘s Best Albums Of 2019.

Of Fear Inoculum, we said at the time of the album’s release: Appearing complex is actually easy. But to explore and find something worth listening to in a fiddly idea, and then craft something that feels naturally grand from it without becoming conceited, is a talent and a skill of which Tool are true masters.” (Read the full review here.)

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And of Bring Me The Horizon’s effort, Kerrang! wrote: amo’s ability to be so many things to so many people is what truly impresses throughout. In less skilled hands, this hopping between genres and experiments with style could have come across as an attempt to fit into worlds beyond rock, magpie-ing outside elements into a populist whole. Nothing could be further from the truth.” (Read the full review here.)

Check out each of Avenged Sevenfold’s picks below:

M. Shadows
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Kanye West – Jesus Is King
Bring Me The Horizon – amo
Billie Elilsh – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Synster Gates
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Kanye West – Jesus Is King
Billie Ellish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Dirty Heads – Super Moon
Weezer – Teal Record

Zacky Vengeance
Bring Me The Horizon – amo
Machine Gun Kelly – Hotel Diablo
Volbeat – Rewind, Replay, Rebound
Post Malone – Hollywood Is Bleeding
Gary Clark Jr. – This Land

Johnny Christ
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Dirty Heads – Super Moon
Billie Ellish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Weezer – Black Album
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You

Brooks Wackerman
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Billie Ellish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
The Raconteurs – Help Us Stranger
The Fearless Flyers – The Fearless Flyers II
The National – I Am Easy To Find

Posted on January 2nd 2020, 11:26a.m.
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