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Matt Shadows


Known with the stage name of M. Shadows, he offered as lead vocalist of the rock music group Avenged Sevenfold. He went to Huntington Beach SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. One of is own first rings was called Effective Failing. He was highlighted on a monitor with the Dirty Minds. He was raised using a sister called Amy. He wedded Valary Dibenedetto in ’09 2009; the few welcomed a kid, River Sanders, in July of 2012. They welcomed another kid called Money Sanders. He was inspired with the music and style of Ozzy Osbourne.

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Full Name M. Shadows
Date Of Birth July 31, 1981
Place Of Birth Huntington Beach, CA
Height 1.85 m
Profession Metal Singer
Education Huntington Beach High School
Nationality American
Spouse Valary DiBenedetto
Children River Sanders, Cash Sanders, So Far Away, Hail to the King, Dear God
Parents Kim Sanders, Gary Sanders, So Far Away, Hail to the King, Dear God
Siblings Amy Sanders
Awards So Far Away, Hail to the King, Dear God, MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist, Kerrang! Award for Best Album, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Berlin
Music Groups Avenged Sevenfold
Nominations Kerrang! Hero of the Year Award
Movies Avenged Sevenfold: Live in the LBC, All Excess
Star Sign Leo

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1Has a younger sister, Amy Marie (b. June 5, 1983).
2Is married to Valary DiBenedetto.



EA Sports UFC2014Video Game writer: "Shepherd of Fire"
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock2010Video Game writer: "Bat Country"
Big Momma's House 22006writer: "Bat Country" - as Matthew Charles Sanders



Rock am Ring2014VideoLead vocals



Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 - Celebrity Zombie Auditions2015TV ShortHimself
Die Noobs!2014DocumentaryHimself
That Metal Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Call of Duty: Black Ops II2012Video GameHimself (voice, uncredited)
Avenged Sevenfold: Live in the L.B.C. & Diamonds in the Rough2008Video documentaryHimself
Avenged Sevenfold: All Excess2007Video documentaryHimself
Avenged Sevenfold: Beast and the Harlot2006Video shortHimself
Punk Like Me2006DocumentaryHimself - Interviewee

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Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsPrince of Darkness

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