FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH & PAPA ROACH JOIN FORCES FOR CO-HEADLINE WEMBLEY ARENA SHOW
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH TO DROP NEW ALBUM “GOT YOUR SIX” ON AUGUST 28th
PAPA ROACH RELEASE NEW SINGLE “GRAVITY”
FRIDAY 10TH JUNE 2015, LONDON – With 10 #1 singles, 25 Top 10 singles and millions of video streams between them, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and PAPA ROACH have been heralded by fans and press alike as being at the top of their game in the live arena. Now they have come together for the first time to co-headline Europe’s biggest rock tour with support from special guest DEVIL YOU KNOW (featuring Howard Jones, ex-Killswitch Engage). The tour kicks off in Helsinki, Finland on Nov. 2 and end in London, UK on Nov. 28 at Wembley Arena. More shows and special guests will be announced at a later date.
Zoltan Bathory, guitarist of Five Finger Death Punch notes: “By the time this tour takes off, our new album “Got Your Six” will be out already. This is our best record so far, really just a solid brick of heavy metal, so we can’t wait to play some of these songs to the European fans. This whole tour is going to be just balls to the wall night after night”. Adds Jacoby Shaddix, vocalist for Papa Roach: “We are stoked to rip up the stages in Europe with our brothers in FFDP!!!! Don’t miss it! Papa Roach is gonna be on fire”.
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and PAPA ROACH recently gave their European fans the opportunity to request the tour visit their city via a “demand campaign” housed at housed at http://demand.fivefingerdeathpunch.com/ and http://demand.paparoach.com/. Several hundred thousand people from 19 countries all over Europe responded to the call to action and made their voices heard.
Exclusive 5FDP/PR ticket & VIP pre-sale start Monday 6/15, 10am local time
Local venue pre-sale start Tuesday, 6/16, 10am local time (if applicable)
General Public Onsale Wednesday, 6/17, 10am local time
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will play the main stage at Download Festival tonight. The band is set to drop their much-anticipated forthcoming sixth full-length studio album, Got Your Six on August 28, 2015, preceded by a new single, “Jekyll and Hyde”. Their previous albums THE WRONG SIDE OF HEAVEN AND THE RIGHTEOUS SIDE OF HELL, VOLUME 1 and VOLUME 2 both debuted on the U.S. Billboard album chart at #2 within a four-month period in 2013, as well as in the top ten mainstream charts all around the world. Volume 1 has since gone gold in the U.S. and Canada, and between them, the two albums feature three #1 radio hit singles – “Lift Me Up” featuring Rob Halford of Judas Priest, “Battle Born” and “Wrong Side Of Heaven”, whose video has almost 30 million views to date.
Multi-platinum, Grammy and MTV award nominees PAPA ROACH’s brand of melodic hard rock has influenced many of today’s big names in the metal scene. The band released their 8th studio album F.E.A.R. earlier this year which charted at 13 in the UK charts followed by storming appearances at the Reading and Leeds festivals and a sold out headline UK tour. PAPA ROACH are set to release their second single “Gravity,” featuring In This Moment’s Maria Brink. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/tIgtaM7OV4g. 2015 also marks the 15th Anniversary of Infest the band’s 2000 breakthrough album, which has sold over 8 million albums globally to date.
Devil You Know’s highly acclaimed debut album, The Beauty of Destruction, earned them the “Best New Band” award at Metal Hammer 2014 Golden Gods Awards and high profile, main-stage performances at Sonisphere the same year.. They are currently recording their sophomore release with Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, All That Remains).
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH & PAPA ROACH – EUROPE 2015
+ DEVIL YOU KNOW
2nd Helsinki, Finland Ice Hall Black Box*
4th Stockholm, Sweden Hovet*
5th Oslo, Norway Sentrum
6th Copenhagen, Denmark Tap1
6th Hannover, Germany Swiss Life Hall
9th Leipzig, Germany Arena
11th Stuttgart, Germany Porsche Arena
13th Frankfurt, Germany Jahhunderthalle
17th Amsterdam, Netherlands Zenith
21st Vienna, Austria Gasometer
25th Dusseldorf, Germany MEH
26th Brussels, Belgium Forest National Club
28th London, UK Wembley Arena***
(*) No Papa Roach
(***) With Special Guests