SOURCE: Warner Brothers Records

May 20, 2010 09:55 ET

Avenged Sevenfold's "Nightmare" Is No. 1 Most Added Track at Active Rock Radio in the US

"Nightmare" Is the No. 1 Digital Rock Song in the United States and the United Kingdom; "Nightmare" Is Title Track to Band's Upcoming Fifth Studio Album Due July 27th, 2010 on Warner Bros. Records

BURBANK, CA--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) -  "Nightmare," the new single from Southern California's Avenged Sevenfold, is the No. 1 Most Added track at Active Rock Radio in the United States this week. It is also the No. 1 Rock Song on iTunes in the United States, selling over 23,666 units in its first day. Additionally, across the pond in the United Kingdom, "Nightmare" is the No. 1 Rock Song on iTunes. On the band's official website, www.avengedsevenfold.com, "Nightmare" premiered via a YouTube "Lyric" Video that received over 275,000 plays in 24 hours.

The song is the title track to the band's upcoming fifth studio album, which will be released by Warner Bros. Records on July 27th, 2010. Nightmare was produced by Mike Elizondo (Dr. Dre, Eminem) and mixed by noted engineer Andy Wallace. www.avengedsevenfold.com