Metal Hammer (UK)
“WE NEED A REVOLUTION!”
Such were the words plastered over Metal Hammer when we first put Five Finger Death Punch on our cover just a little under 10 years ago. Even way back then it was clear that they were a band destined for huge things, and as this decade comes to a close, they lived up to those expectations and then some. Chances are you’ll certainly have an opinion on this most combustible of bands by now, but the fact is that no one has smashed through metal’s glass ceiling in recent times like they have: loudly, proudly and with a steadfast refusal to compromise on a single, goddamn motherfucking thing.
As they gear up for a seriously heavyweight tour with Megadeth and prepare to step into a bold new era, we catch up with the heavy metal juggernaut to find out why their next chapter might surprise you just a little bit more than you imagine.
Want more this issue? How about a fascinating look inside Slayer’s very first conquest of the UK, or a celebration of 30 years of Sepultura’s classic Beneath
The Remains? Throw in everything from Diamond Head and Amon Amarth to Schammasch and Dawn Ray’d and you’ve got a veritable smorgasbord of heavy to feast on. Enjoy, and…