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Avenged Sevenfold have just unleashed a new music video for their song “God Damn.” Watch it below!
The vid premiered exclusively over at Billboard on Wednesday, with A7X vocalist M. Shadows telling the mag of the clip's raucous concert concept merging into a semi-commentary on digital surveillance.
“The main idea was to get fans involved and make sure the kids knew this is a song full of energy, first and foremost—'Hey, this is a record we can wrap our heads around. It's cool live stuff. It's a rockin' song'—but at the same time, we wanted the technological hint in there, so as the video progresses you start seeing things glitching out and all of a sudden the world turns digital. And by the end, there's a little nod to the lyrics; you see an eyeball kind of in there as an Easter egg, which is kind of big brother watching what we do the whole time as the humans turn into a digital world.”
“God Damn” is taken from the band's seventh studio album, The Stage, released in October of 2016.
Earlier this month, A7X released a behind-the-scenes preview clip of the “God Damn” video. Check that out here: