FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has set November 19 as the release date for “The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2″, the second half of the Las Vegas band’s two-album set. Pre-orders for the new disc will start on Tuesday (September 10), while the first single from the CD, “Battle Born”, has just arrived at rock radio stations. The song’s official video will arrive next week.
“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2″ track listing:
01. Here To Die
02. Weight Beneath My Sin
03. Wrecking Ball
04. Battle Born
05. Cradle To the Grave
06. Matter Of Time
07. The Agony Of Regret
09. Let This Go
10. My Heart Lied
11. A Day In My Life
12. House Of The Rising Sun
Even though the band recorded two albums worth of material this time around, singer Ivan Moody told The Pulse Of Radio he’s not a fan of working in the studio. “No, I don’t spend a lot of time in the studio, man,” he said. “I truly don’t. I’ll be in there when I have to. I hate the containment, I can’t stand the schedule crap. The monotony drives me frickin’ crazy, you know, ‘Do it again, do it again, let’s try that again,’ and it’s just, it’s so frustrating to me. Sitting in the booth and feeling like, basically it’s just a cold, dead coffin, and a lot of the time people want to know why my lyrics are so angry — that has a lot to do with it.”
The first half of “The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell” came out on July 30 and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard album chart, selling 113,000 copies in its first week of release.
The first single from “Volume 1″, “Lift Me Up”, featured JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford and hit the top of the rock radio chart.
“Volume 1″ has sold more than 210,000 copies to date. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH‘s three previous albums have all gone gold for sales of 500,000 copies or more.
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will kick off a North American fall tour at the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California on September 15.