Deluxe two CD edition featuring a bonus CD containing additional tracks. The Stage is the seventh studio album from heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold, released on October 28, 2016. It's the first Avenged Sevenfold album to feature Brooks Wackerman on drums, who joined the band in late 2014. The Stage is also the band's first album to be released through Capitol Records. Avenged Sevenfold has achieved worldwide success with a string of best-selling albums, achieving Diamond, Platinum and Gold awards for album sales in nearly a dozen countries with over eight million albums sold worldwide. Two #1 albums, ten #1 Rock Radio singles.