Five Finger Death Punch’s Cover of “Blue on Black” Used to Raise $150K for Charity

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, Brian May, Brantley Gilbert and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Share New Cover of “Blue On Black’

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

Five Finger Death Punch Finishes New Album

Five Finger Death Punch on ShipRocked, by Rick Triana

Five Finger Death Punch have completed their new album, based on a post by guitarist Jason Hook. Produced by their longtime partner Kevin Churko (In This Moment, Papa Roach). Continue reading

Hear Part Of A Brand New Five Finger Death Punch Song

Five Finger Death Punch on ShipRocked, by Rick Triana

Five Finger Death Punch on ShipRocked, by Rick Triana

It has no doubt been a tough week in the Five Finger Death Punch camp with drama surrounding their current tour and singer Ivan Moody’s mental health and well being being called into question. Meanwhile guitarist has shared a snippet of new music with fans on his social media accounts: Continue reading

Video: Skillet – Feel Invincible, New Album Due In August

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Modern rock band Skillet have released a new video for their track ‘Feel Invincible’ from their forthcoming album Unleashed, due out on August 5th. You can watch the video at this link or below:

 

Frontman John Cooper commented on Unleashed:

I wanted to make an album that could make people feel the music. I always aim to write songs to which people can relate, but this time I wanted to see not only how the songs would connect lyrically, but also how they’d connect musically.”

Unleashed will be the follow-up to 2013’s Rise album which earned the band a Grammy nomination. Along with the band teamwork of husband and wife John (lead vocals, bass) and Korey Cooper (rhythm guitar, keyboards, programming, backing vocals), Seth Morrison (lead guitar) and Jen Ledger (drums, vocals), they worked with a production team of Brian Howes, (Daughtry, Halestorm, Nickelback), Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Five Finger Death Punch), Neal Avron (Twenty One Pilots, Walk The Moon, Fall Out Boy, Linkin Park) and Seth Mosley (Newsboys, TobyMac) on Unleashed. Pre-orders for the album are now live:

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Unleashed track listing:

Feel Invincible

Back From The Dead

Stars

I Want To Live

Undefeated

Famous

Lions

Out Of Hell

Burn It Down

Watching For Comets

Saviors Of The World

The Resistance

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Teaser: Five Finger Death Punch – Ain’t My Last Dance (Sample)

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Five Finger Death Punch has posted an audio sample of “Ain’t My Last Dance,” off of their forthcoming album titled Got Your Six, due out later this year. The CD was produced by Kevin Churko at his private studio The Hideout Recording Studio.

A message from Ivan: There were a lot of technical problems last night that were seemingly unsolvable. We had to make…

Posted by Five Finger Death Punch on Saturday, May 2, 2015