Schecter Guitars announced the release of the Synyster Gates Custom-S, a guitar that has been in the works for several years. The guitar will be available in January 2012. This new Synyster Gates guitar features all the specs used on his signature model plus something special that has called his "secret weapon” -- the Sustainiac. This unique system resides in place of the neck humbucker (See photos below) and provides controlled feedback-sustain at all levels.
The 48 Hour Festival -- powered by Rockstar Energy Drink -- is hitting Las Vegas next weekend, the 15-16 of October. On top of the two-day passes now on sale, the festival is now offering a special single-day, "lightweight" ticket for either day.
Avenged Sevenfold -- who are also hitting the road this fall with Hollywood Undead and Asking Alexandria -- are offering fans a chance to win a special "survival pack" for the upcoming 48 Hours Festival, powered by Rockstar, which is set to take place on October 15-16 in Las Vegas.
Brutal metalcore riffs, Iron Maiden-inspired guitar harmonies and a healthy dose of punk rock attitude have helped make Avenged Sevenfold one of the largest hard rock acts of the past decade. Hailing from Huntington Beach, California, the band is currently touring the US behind their fifth studio album, Nightmare.