Over 18 years and nine studio albums, Five Finger Death Punch have cemented themselves as one of metal's biggest acts, winning over fervent Knuckleheads across countless tours, a series of platinum and gold records, and an impressive 14 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts. With a catalog that deep and that popular, where is a curious new listener even to begin?
For them, Revolver is here to help with our "Point of Entry" series, in which we ask artists to pick the best song by their band to play for someone who's never heard their band. Below, 5FDP guitarist Zoltan Bathory does the honors.
I would say that the [2007 single] "The Bleeding" era was a breakthrough era — those are songs that the hardcore fans know — [but] I would say [2013's] The Wrong Side of Heaven is our most popular group of songs.
Even if it's a little slower — it's not an arena banger — [the title track is] a song that hits everyone. [It's] a very impactful and meaningful song for military guys. We did a campaign around it that raised a lot of money for PTSD. That song was a vehicle for good, so to speak.