SIXX:A.M has shared a new single and charity initiative: SIXX:A.M Presents: Artists For Recovery, release “Maybe It’s Time” (feat. Corey Taylor, Joe Elliott, Brantley Gilbert, Ivan Moody, Slash, AWOLNATION, Tommy Vext). The song is the cornerstone of an industry-wide initiative to draw attention to the opioid crisis and raise funds to serve the recovery community and save lives. Timed to launch National Recovery Month in September, this campaign leverages all manners of entertainment to send an important message of hope for recovery, starting on International Overdose Awareness Day 8/31 and continuing through International Recovery Day 9/30. Check it out!
Five Finger Death Punch has used their cover of ‘Blue on Black’ featuring Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Brantley Gilbert, and Dr. Brian May to donate $150k to the Gary Sinise Foundation honoring America’s Defenders, Veterans, First Responders, their families and those in need. The donation of over $150K to the Gary Sinise Foundation consists of a portion of the ticket sales from the band’s 2019 U.S. Fall arena tour, as well as proceeds from their #1 hit single “Blue On Black”. The Gary Sinise Foundation will use the funds to help America’s defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. Mixed by Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Shania Twain, Disturbed), the artists merged country and mainstream rock to re-create the classic song, which was originally recorded and co-written by Kenny Wayne Shepherd. The video for the song has garnered over 37 million views to date. Watch Gary Sinese comment on the donation.Continue reading →
Five Finger Death Punch who had a hit with a cover of Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s first charting song ‘Blue on Black’ has re-recorded the song in a special new Country-fied version. Joining FFDP is Shepherd, Queen legend Dr. Brian May, Country Music star Brantley Gilbert. Mixed by frequent FFDP collaborator Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Shania Twain, Disturbed). You can purchase and stream ‘Blue On Black’ today worldwide via Prospect Park (North America) and Eleven Seven Music (ex. North America). The artists also premiered an official music video for how they made the track, which you can watch now. The artists and their respective labels are donating all proceeds from the collaboration to the Gary Sinise Foundation, which honors America’s defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need. Continue reading →