Tré Cool and 5 Other Awesome Rock Stage Names

What’s in a name?  No offense to William Shakespeare, but in rock and roll, it’s everything! Many rock stars have taken on a stage name for various reasons, but one thing’s for sure:  Calling these musicians by anything but their stage name would just be weird.

A7X’s Synyster Gates On His Influences, Love Of Jazz Fusion

Everyone has idols and different people they look to for inspiration.  For Avenged Sevenfold lead guitarist Synyster Gates, his influences are quite diverse. In a recent interview with Meltdown from Detroit’s 101 WRIF, Gates outlined his top five guitar heroes: “If I had to pick five, well Zakk (Wylde) would definitely be on that list.…

A7X’s Gates Talks Mayhem Fest, Giving Fans Their Money’s Worth

A week and a half of this year’s Rockstar Mayhem Festival is already in the books and features yet another stacked lineup that includes Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria and plenty more.  However if you’re torn on whether or not you should buy a ticket to an upcoming stop, perhaps A7X’s Synyster Gates might persude…