FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Planning 'Big Co-Headlining Tour' For The Fall

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Planning 'Big Co-Headlining Tour' For The Fall

At the end of an interview with RockMusicStar focusing primarily on his involvement in the "Hired Gun" documentary film, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Jason Hook offered the following update on the band's current and upcoming activities: "We're at the end of a bit of a break right now, and in mid-April we are heading to Australia to tour with BLACK SABBATH. [We are playing] lots of festivals, headlining rock festivals throughout the summer. And there will be a big co-headlining tour for the fall, which has not been announced yet, so I won't say with who, but it will be the biggest one we've ever done. So I'm excited."

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will team up with SHINEDOWN for a series of co-headlining shows this May, in conjunction with all of their performances at the biggest U.S. festivals of the year.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's latest album, "Got Your Six", entered the Billboard 200 album chart at No. 2, selling 119,000 copies in its first week of release. This was the band's third straight No. 2 debut, following both volumes of "The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell" in 2013. "Got Your Six", however, did rack up the band's best single sales week ever, surpassing the 112,000 copies sold of "The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell, Volume 1", in its first week.

Each of FIVE FINGER's previous albums has been certified gold in the U.S. for sales of 500,000 copies or more.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Zoltan Bathory told about "Got Your Six": "We always do pretty diverse records, and we believe that if you have just one color throughout the whole record, it's not really that interesting. So we usually have a ballad and then super-heavy songs and everything in between, so that's usually how we operate. And [on this record], everything got a little bit more focused, so nothing is really that light, and nothing is really that heavy. So it's everything… Yet it's still diverse enough. So I think we kind of found a tone we wanted where it's just one solid record of heavy metal and hard rock and doesn't really venture into weird places, so to speak. Songwriting is… We always develop, it's always… Things are getting better… and lyrics as well. Most bands usually run out of juice by record five or six, and it's pretty amazing that we actually… I think this is our best record."


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