Avenged Sevenfold is gearing up for the release of their latest album Hail to the King on August 27, and as the band will tell you, making an album is no easy thing.

The band is currently on the cover of Metal Hammer Magazine, and they sat down with the magazine to answer a few questions about the new album including why they felt they "weren't going for it fully," and why they cut so much out of the record. And don't worry you won't have to read much more, all of their interviews are on video, so just sit back, relax and check out the videos below.

And don't forget, we have your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Avenged Sevenfold when they roll thru the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City on October 23. Or if your