Is synyster gates still dating
Synyster Gates married Michelle Di Benedetto on May 7, 2010. Schecter Guitar Research has been sponsoring him and he has signature Avenger models.The couple have one son, Nicolangelo "Nicci" Saint James Haner, born May 12, 2017. He has also been using Gibson Guitars when Avenged Sevenfold was recording Waking the Fallen and City of Evil.
Gates studied at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, California, as part of the Guitar Institute of Music program, studying jazz and classical guitar. Besides metal music, Synyster Gates is a big fan of jazz, gypsy jazz, classical and avant-garde.The band released one album, Unfortunate Snort on Bucktan Records, which features a crossover sound of mostly punk, ska and progressive metal.Former Avenged Sevenfold bassist Justin Sane played keyboards and piano on the album.He cites Dimebag Darrell, Steve Vai, John Petrucci, Slash, Marty Friedman, Zakk Wylde, Allan Holdsworth, Mr.Bungle, Frank Gambale, and Oingo Boingo as his artistic influences.