Five Fin­ger Death Punch

And Jus­tice For None

Classic Rock - - Albums - Mal­colm Dome

Pain and power com­bined in one pack­age.

If things had gone to plan, And Jus­tice For None would have been out two years ago. But a dis­pute with their la­bel left both band and fans hav­ing to im­pa­tiently cool their heels. Un­til now.

So has the wait been worth­while? Def­i­nitely. This is not only the most co­he­sive al­bum yet from FFDP, but lyri­cally it’s the most per­sonal. Front­man Ivan Moody lays bare his bat­tle with ad­dic­tion through I Refuse, Rock Bot­tom and Will The Sun Ever Rise, while un­con­trolled anger at the bat­tal­ion of naysay­ers pours through Sham Pain.

The mu­sic is equally as in­tense. Gui­tarists Jason Hook and Zoltan Bathory move con­fi­dently from darkly air­tight riffs to starkly vul­ner­a­ble melodies. The re­sult is that on this sev­enth al­bum, the band more than re­in­force their sta­tus as mod­ern me­tal he­roes.

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