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Single by Avenged Sevenfold
from the album Avenged Sevenfold
ReleasedFebruary 10, 2009[1]
Recorded2007 at Sunset Sound Recorders in Los Angeles, California, Eldorado Recording Studios, and Burbank & Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California
GenreAlternative metal
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Avenged Sevenfold
Producer(s)Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold singles chronology
"Dear God"

"Scream" is a promotional single from Avenged Sevenfold's self-titled album. It has reached number nine on the U.S. Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and number 26 on the U.S. Alternative Songs chart.[2] It is the second of five singles by Avenged Sevenfold written by M. Shadows. This is also the last single to feature The Rev on drums.

"Scream" was released on July 27, 2010 as a downloadable track in Rock Band 2 along with "Nightmare" and "Seize the Day".

Music video

On October 31, 2008, Avenged Sevenfold mentioned that fans of the band were eligible to make their own music video for the song. The video had to be submitted to YouTube before November 30, 2008. The winner and five runners-up of the contest were announced on December 15, 2008. The winner received a new MacBook Air computer that came with Avenged Sevenfold videos, music, and other items from the band. The winning video was also featured on the Avenged Sevenfold website, MySpace page, YouTube account, and Facebook account. The five runners-up in this contest received a copy of the DVD and CD Live in the LBC & Diamonds in the Rough, signed by the members of the band; in addition, a merchandise pack was also rewarded to these runners-up.[3]


Avenged Sevenfold
Additional musicians


  1. ^ "FMQB Airplay Archive: Modern Rock". Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report, Incorporated. Archived from the original on March 22, 2013. Retrieved July 7, 2021.
  2. ^ – Artist Chart History – Avenged Sevenfold,, Retrieved December 14, 2008.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 18, 2010. Retrieved March 1, 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)