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Avenged Sevenfold perform “Nightmare” in an impromptu session at Hard Rock Café

March 15 2017, 8:05 PM EDT By Maggie Dickman


At a recent tour stop in Helsinki, Finland, Avenged Sevenfold took a pit stop at a Hard Rock Café, grabbed some instruments and gave an impromptu performance of “Nightmare.”

Check out the epic performance below!

Read more: Avenged Sevenfold announce headlining shows with A Day To Remember and Volbeat

There’s something about seeing the band a few drinks in on a tiny stage rocking to one of their biggest hits in front of a crowd of a handful of people that we just can’t get enough of.

Check out the video here, and fast forward to 1:17 to see the performance:

Avenged Sevenfold announced yesterday that they will be hosting some special headlining shows with A Day To Remember and Volbeat, in between the band’s stadium tour with Metallica.

In December of last year, frontman M. Shadows revealed that Avenged Sevenfold would be taking the name of their new album, The Stage, to the next level at upcoming shows—partnering with theatrics giant Cirque du Soleil for the production. Here's a peek at the full stage production.

Check out the band’s full tour itinerary below!

And speaking of "Nightmare," back in January one lucky fan got the opportunity of a lifetime when he was invited on stage to perform the song with the band when bassist Johnny Christ's illness was keeping him from singing the backup vocals. Check out the epic performance here.

Tour dates:

April 22 – Las Vegas, NV – Downtown Las Vegas Events Center**
May 5 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater**
May 7 – Concord, NC – Rock City Campground**
May 9 – Hershey, PA – GIANT Center***
May 10 – Baltimore, MD – M&T Bank Stadium^
May 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field^
May 14 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium^
June 7 – Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field^
June 11 – Houston, TX – NRG Stadium^
June 14 – San Antonio, TX – Alamodome 
June 16 – Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium 
June 18 – Chicago, IL - Soldier Field
June 19 – Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino Resort**
July 5 – Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium^
July 7 – Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium^
July 9 – Atlanta, GA – SunTrust Park^
July 10 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center***
July 12 – Detroit, MI – Comercia Park^
July 13 – Oshkosh, WI – Ford Festival Park
July 14 – Cadott, WI – Rock Fest Amphitheater**
July 16 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre^
July 18 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion***
July 19 – Montreal, QB – Parc Jean-Drapeau^
July 28 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre+++
July 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Rose Bowl+
July 31 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center+++
August 3 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater+++
August 4 – Phoenix, AZ - University of Phoenix Stadium+
August 6 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park+
August 9 – Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field+
August 11 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre+++
August 12 – Nampa (Boise), ID – Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater+++
August 14 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place+
August 16 – Edmonton, AB - Commonwealth Stadium+

** A7X headline show or festival date
*** A7X headline show with Volbeat opening
+++A7X headline show with A Day To Remember opening
^With Metallica + Volbeat
+With Metallica + Gojira

What are your thoughts on Avenged Sevenfold's Hard Rock performance? Let us know in the comments below!

Watch more: Trivium's Matt Heafy on how Avenged Sevenfold helped him get his voice back (literally)

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