A five-minute video in which the members of AVENGED SEVENFOLD talk about the making of their sixth studio album, "Hail To The King", can be seen below."Hail To The King" will be released on August 27. The long-awaited follow-up to 2010's "Nightmare" was once again produced by Mike Elizondo and is the first to be wholly written without drummer and key songwriter James "The Rev" Sullivan, who died in December 2009. Sullivan has since been replaced by Arin Ilejay, a former member of CONFIDE. AVENGED SEVENFOLD has announced the "Hail To The King" tour — a massive headlining U.S. arena tour to take place this October and the band's first full scale American tour since 2011. The run of dates will kick off in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday, October 3 and wrap up on October 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Supporting the band on all dates will be special guests DEFTONES and GHOST B.C. AVENGED SEVENFOLD will celebrate the album release by playing a free show at the Hollywood Palladium on August 26. AVENGED SEVENFOLD's video for the song "Hail To The King" was directed by Syndrome, an award-winning design and live-action directing studio.
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