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A7X’s Gates Displays Skills On Guitar Center Master Class


Fun fact:  Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates LOVES jazz!

That’s at least what viewers will take away from his two clips of Guitar Center’s Master Class series.  In the clip above, Gates details how he loves to listen to jazz in his spare time, and he also touches on how just practicing and noodling around on his guitar at home helps bring his playing to another level.

By far, my favorite moment was from the clip below, where Gates plays some “Gypsy Jazz.”  Just watch how fast his hand moves up and down the neck of his guitar and along the frets.  Simply unbelievable!

While a jazz-themed A7X album is highly unlikely, fans can at least see them play their hits this summer when the band heads out for their summer U.S. tour.  To see if they’re playing a town near you, go to