FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s NEW RELEASE
“GOT YOUR SIX”
DEBUTS AT #1 ON THE SOUNDSCAN ALBUM CHARTS
ALBUM RACKS UP MULTIPLE #1s ON ALBUM / DIGITAL / HARD MUSIC CHARTS AND RACKS UP HUGE NUMBERS WORLDWIDE
The highly-anticipated 6th album from FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH (FFDP), entitled GOT YOUR SIX, hit new heights for the band around the world with its sales debut. Chart-topping debuts in US – #1 on Top Album chart, #1 on Overall Digital Album chart and #1 on the Hard Music Album chart combine with #2 on the Billboard Top 200 for the band’s impressive showing of nearly 115k records sold this week. This is the first #1 Album for the Las Vegas hard-rockers.
GOT YOUR SIX was released through Prospect Park Records in North America and Eleven Seven Music outside North America. Impressive international chart numbers rolled infrom Australia & Canada (#3), Germany & Sweden (#5), UK (#6) Holland (#17), Belgium (#29) and France (#32).
The pre-release stream of GOT YOUR SIX, done with Pandora, finished with 3.8 Million spins. Eighty two minutes of listening per station, puts it at the very top in audience engagement!
“The trust that 5FDP have built with their fans is underscored by this album, the band never lets them down. The growth in album sales and tickets shadow their growth creatively, the #1 debut is a fittingexclamation point, to their strongest album to date,” saysJeremy Summers – President, Prospect Park Records.
GOT YOUR SIX’S debut single, “Jekyll & Hyde” is #3 at US Rock radio, has sold 130K singles and has amassed over 4.8 Million streams on Spotify, outperforming every other current song on the Active Rock chart. The song’s official video (https://youtu.be/HCBPmxiVMKk) has nearly 6.6 million views on YouTube.
The album is the follow-up to the global smash hits THE WRONG SIDE OF HEAVEN AND THE RIGHTEOUS SIDE OF HELL Volumes 1 and 2 (both debuted at #2) and its release coincided with the U.S. kickoff of their fall arena tour with PAPA ROACH, IN THIS MOMENT, and newcomers FROM ASHES TO NEW. A demand campaign assisted in mapping out this tour yielded over 2 million responses from US fans, thus helping to create their biggest tour to date. Tickets available at http://www.
Critics agree with the fans: “FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH’s everyman allure has seldom sounded more focused or ferocious (as on GOT YOUR SIX). Even thewrestling-metal thump of Jekyll & Hyde points to a sharpening of their compositional blade… FFDP’s enthusiasm is as irresistible as their rise to glory,” says THE GUARDIAN (UK). LOUDWIRE (US) adds “5FDP have become a force to be reckoned with and this album will continue their radio and chart reign.”
The Vegas based rockers who have grown exponentially in a breathtakingly short amount of time – including 15consecutive Top 10 Hits, 3 #1 Hits and a stunning 5 Gold albums. With the release of their 2-volumes in 2013, the band had continuous new content with which they outsold the majority ofbands in their genre, selling 1.5 million albums over the past 2 years in North America alone.”Our fans are the greatest in the world, we feel it every night in the arena, and now they have delivered us another incredible gift of a #1 album” commented 5FDP’s Zoltan Bathory