Fan-filmed video footage of AVENGED SEVENFOLD performing its new single, "Nightmare", on Friday, July 30 in Wallingford, Connecticut can be viewed below.AVENGED SEVENFOLD performed live for the first time since the death last December of drummer Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan on July 25, when the band played at the Heavy MTL festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Behind the drum kit was DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy, who made his live debut with the group after doing the drum parts on their newly released album, "Nightmare". "Nightmare", AVENGED SEVENFOLD's fifth album, arrived in stores on Tuesday (July 27). It follows up the band's self-titled 2007 effort. The record could debut at No. 1 on next week's Billboard album chart if sales projections are right. Portnoy is committed to playing on all the group's 2010 tour dates. AVENGED SEVENFOLD will co-headline this summer's inaugural Uproar Festival tour with DISTURBED and STONE SOUR, beginning on August 17 in Minneapolis.
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