Fans of Five Finger Death Punch got a special treat this week. While performing in Birmingham this week, 5FDP was joined on stage by legendary metal front man Rob Halford. The Judas Priest front man joined the band on-stage in Birmingham, England for a performance of the ‘Lift Me Up.’ ‘Lift Me Up’ comes from the band’s recently released album The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Volume 1. It went on to reach #1 on the U.S. Active Radio Chart after its release this year.
Audiences can check out a clip of Halford performing with 5FDP online now via YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCPXbLj-QgQ&feature=youtu.be. Included with the clip is an interview with 5FDP guitarist Zoltan Bathory. Bathory explains in the interview how the collaboration with the legendary vocalist came to be and the importance of Halford joining the band on-stage.
Five Finger Death Punch recently released The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Volume 2 to the masses. Since its release, the album has reached #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. Its lead single, ‘Battle Born’ has been at #1 on the Active Rock Radio Chart for two weeks straight. The song’s video premiered online at USAToday.com on October 1st. It is available online now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyA1GL1touw. The video for the near four-minute song is comprised primarily of footage of the band on tour. The band is currently wrapping its European tour. It will be in Ukraine tonight before moving on to Russia tomorrow and next Tuesday and Wednesday. After next Wednesday’s show, the band will take some much needed time off before heading on the high seas for the annual week-long “Shiprocked” cruise from January 26th – 30th. 5FDP’s fans can get all the latest tour news and more on the band’s official website, http://www.fivefingerdeathpunch.com and its official Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/fivefingerdeathpunch. Fans can also go to the band’s official website to order both Volume 1 & 2 of the band’s new album, The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell. To keep up with the latest sports and entertainment news and reviews, go online to http://www.facebook.com/philspicks and “Like” it. Fans can always keep up with the latest sports and entertainment news and reviews in the Phil’s Picks blog at http://philspicks.wordpress.com.