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Zacky Vengeance Quotes :

Everything an artist does is scary, but we do it anyway. If someone tries to steer you off-course, push them outta the way and get back on course. Never giving up – that’s what I truly believe all the greatest bands have done.

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I love listening to Led Zeppelin and classic rock albums from the Seventies. They’re just so brilliant because they breathe.

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We’ve shown everyone we are musicians first and foremost: we’ll produce our own albums and play The 100 Club. We earned people’s respect. We’re not the band on MTV, wearing a bunch of makeup. We’ve proved we’re the real deal.

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There are so many people involved in making an album, and naturally, all you want to do is show it to your friends and family. You just can’t do any of that because all it takes is one morsel of information on the Internet. Within seconds, it’s around the whole world.

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One of our biggest pet peeves is listening to bands that use harmony guitars for the sake of it. If you can’t figure out how do something different than Maiden, UFO, or even Boston, then what’s the point?

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In terms of content and instrumentation, I feel we have been extremely ambitious on every one of our albums going back to high school. We were the first screaming hardcore band to put a big ballad on our record.

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Our first radio single, ‘The Stage,’ was eight-and-a-half minutes long. Unabashedly, we wanted to push the limits musically, lyrically, and instrumentation-wise.

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When you start running out of things to do on a guitar, you have to find other ways of making music with your instrument.

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I absolutely remember when I decided upon playing Ernie Ball strings, and it was right then and there at the guitar store up in Seattle when I picked up my first guitar ever. They said, ‘What kind of strings should we put on it?’ And I just looked at the brightest color package and said, ‘That one!’

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That is one thing about playing with Guns N’ Roses and Metallica: everyone wants to interview you.

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What makes Avenged so exciting to me musically is that people either love us or hate us, but nobody sounds like us.

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My dad played some guitar, and both my parents are fans of music and have huge record collections.

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I remember when I was a kid, every time the Beatles were on the radio, my dad would say he’d give me a dollar if I could tell him what band it was. So by the time I was about nine, I knew to just say ‘The Beatles,’ and I’d get a dollar out of it.

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Basically, everything I’ve learned on guitar, I’ve learned from listening to my favorite albums. I never had any formal training. My teachers were Dimebag Darrell and Slash and the guys in Rancid and Slayer.

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On our first album, ‘Sounding the Seventh Trumpet,’ we were listening to more obscure heavy metal bands and hardcore bands.

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It was a big deal for us to be on Ozzfest, especially as one of the main headliners and being the band that wasn’t announced: the mystery band. We’d never played the second stage at Ozzfest, and all of a sudden we’re on the main stage.

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We wanna go back to Southeast Asia and just do it right for them.

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A great way to get your rhythm playing together is to work with a drummer, preferably someone that has a good groove and plays solidly in time.

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‘Waking the Fallen’ truly encompasses everything that Avenged Sevenfold was at that time. It was us being fearless, us showing our roots in heavy metal, punk, rock n’ roll, and not being afraid to try everything under the sun when it comes to writing music.

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Even when we were at that point when we had very few fans, we never felt like a small band. We always felt like we had a big purpose.

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I’ve always loved big riffs and chunky guitars.

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I like being able to do dueling leads, and it’s fun to be able to shred.

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After ‘City of Evil,’ the world was still kind of apprehensive about Avenged Sevenfold. They didn’t know if we were a serious band or just some kids trying to play really ambitious music with crazy guitar parts that would be here one minute and gone the next.

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Mike Elizondo had an incredible array of guitars in the studio, but they were all right-handed.

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If we were to find a drummer that we were comfortable with and who we felt could really become a part of what we’re about, it’d be great. But would we ever rush to find a guy just get back on the road? No. I think we’d rather go down with the ship.

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Who is Zacky Vengeance ?

The rhythm guitarist for Avenged Sevenfolder is Zachary James Baker or Zacky Revenge. He was born in Olympia, Washington on December 11, 1981 and then moved to Huntington Beach, California.

He had a problem with the people in his high school, and he wanted to come back with them by successfully joining his group. Zacky Vengeance was one of its original band members back in 1999, and got its surname.

Zach is best-known for his clothes and accessories of the University of Vengeance and his guitar, the number of which refers to 1999, “6661.” Zack is a guitarist with the left hand but, when he was younger, he got the right handed guitar.

He practiced guitar playing upside down with the right handed guitar. Tennessee James Baker has Zack’s young son. He and M. He and M. Shadows are the only two remaining original members of the band from its inception in 1999.