After some awesome promoAvenged Sevenfold have shocked fans and surprise dropped their new album, The Stage.

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This comes after the band's new single, also called “The Stage,” released on Oct. 13. The Stage is Avenged Sevenfold's seventh studio album and follow-up to 2013's Hail To The King.

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