Brian Elwin Haner, Jr. (born July 7, 1981), better known by his stage name Synyster Gates or simply Syn, is an American musician, best known for being the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the band Avenged Sevenfold. Wikipedia
Born: 7th July, 1981, Huntington Beach, California, United States
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: Lead Guitarist for Avenged Sevenfold
His father toured with Jeff Dunham as "Guitar Guy".
Is married to the frontman of Avenged Sevenfolds wife's twin sister Michelle.
AVENGED SEVENFOLD To Begin Writing New Album By Next Summer
October 26, 2014
AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows says that the band "should" begin working on material for a new studio by next summer for a tentative 2016 release.
AVENGED SEVENFOLD's latest album, "Hail To The King", was certified gold in July by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America) for shipments in excess of 500,000 copies. Released last year, it was the band's second straight CD to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard chart, following 2010's... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 4 months ago
AVENGED SEVENFOLD's 'Waking The Fallen: Resurrected' Cracks U.S. Top 10
September 3, 2014
The special edition reissue of AVENGED SEVENFOLD's second album, "Waking The Fallen", sold around 22,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 10 on The Billboard 200 chart. The 2003 disc was the first to feature guitarist Synyster Gates and bassist Johnny Christ as full-fledged members, and its last independent release before signing a major deal with Warner Bros. Records. Although the band originally wanted... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 6 months ago
Avenged Sevenfold Eyeing Return to Studio for Next Album
by Chad Childers July 28, 2014 1:07 PM
Avenged Sevenfold are currently touring in support of their highly successful ‘Hail to the King’ album, but the band already has an eye on the future. In a new interview with Billboard, guitarist Zacky Vengeance reports that the band is setting aside some time later this year to start on their follow-up to the popular album.
He explains, “I think once we get home [from touring], the ideas are going to start brewing. I know Syn’s [Gates] been... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 7 months ago
AVENGED SEVENFOLD's 'Hail To The King' Certified Gold In U.S.
July 26, 2014
AVENGED SEVENFOLD's latest album, "Hail To The King", was certified gold on July 16 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America) for shipments in excess of 500,000 copies. Released last year, it was the band's second straight CD to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard chart, following 2010's "Nightmare".
The latest effort was recorded after the AVENGED SEVENFOLD bandmembers immersed themselves in the music of two classic LPs: METALLICA's... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 7 months ago
Avenged Sevenfold Announce 2014 North American Tour With Hellyeah
by Graham 'Gruhamed' Hartmann March 14, 2014 11:08 AM
Avenged Sevenfold have just announced the North American ‘Shepherd of Fire Tour’ for spring 2014. With a trip across the continent that will last just over a month, Avenged will begin their run on April 12 and conclude the tour on May 17 with a headlining set at the Rock on the Range Festival. Hellyeah will provide direct support on A7X’s headlining dates.
Thanks in part to their phenomenally dedicate fan base,... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 11 months ago