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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Band of the Week - My personal Pick


Five Finger Death Punch is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2005.

Ivan Moody (vocals)
Zoltan Bathory (guitars)
Jason Hook (guitars)
Matt Snell (bass)
Jeremy Spencer (drums)

The storey behind the name, the band was named "Five Finger Death Punch" as a nod to classic Kung-Fu Cinema.

The Way of the Fist” was released charting into the Billboard 200 on its first week of release, and reaching the #1 position on Billboard's New Artist/Heatseekers chart. Their debut single "The Bleeding", went top ten against all odds and received radio airplay for eight months. The video for the song was voted one of MTV2's Headbangers Ball Top 5 Metal Videos of 2008.

2007: The Way of the Fist
2009: War Is the Answer

Title & Awards

2008 MTV's Headbangers Ball- Top 5 Videos
2009 Metal Hammer Golden God Awards-Best New Band
2009 Kerrang! Awards-Best International Newcomer
FMQB’s 2009 year-end Metal poll-Most Promising Artist
AOL's 2009 top Rock Song poll-Best Rock Songs of 2009
AOL Metal poll-Top 10 Metal Songs of 2009
Guitar Edge Best of 2009 Top 10 guitar Riffs Of 2009-
2010 Metal Hammer Golden God Awards
Best Breakthrough Band
Five Finger Death Punch will be hosting an episode of Headbangers Ball on Monday May 17, 2010 on MTV2

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