"Unholy Confessions" is a song by Avenged Sevenfold, from their second album, Waking the Fallen. It was the first single by the band to receive mainstream exposure and was heavily rotated on MTV2's Headbangers Ball. It was the only single to feature M. Shadows screamed vocal style before he changed to a cleaner style on their next album, City of Evil.
The song was first performed live on January 21, 2004. and has remained a permanent staple of the band's live set (Though there have been a few occasions where it was omitted) as of May 2015, it has been performed live a total of 657 times, and is Avenged Sevenfold's most played live song. Beating the runner up "Bat Country" which has been played a total of 591 times. It is also the only song from "Waking the Fallen" to have remained a staple of their live set.
The video for the song features clips of fans and a live performance with the studio version playing over. To coincide with the re-release of the album, Waking the Fallen: Resurrected, The original first cut was released onto YouTube on August 25, 2014. The video features the band performing in an abandoned warehouse.