Matt Shadows

Metal Singer

Birthday July 31, 1981

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Huntington Beach, CA

Age 42 years old

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Known by the stage name of M. Shadows, he serves as lead singer of the heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold

Before Fame

He attended Huntington Beach High School. One of his first bands was called Successful Failure. 


He was featured on a track by The Dirty Heads. 

Family Life

He grew up with a sister named Amy. He married Valary Dibenedetto in 2009. The couple welcomed a son, River Sanders, in July of 2012. They welcomed another son named Cash Sanders. 

Associated With

He was influenced by the music and fashion of Ozzy Osbourne