Five Finger Death Punch just released a video for “Coming Down”, which comes off their latest album American Capitalist (review). The video shows two teens, horribly bullied (both in real life and in the cyber world), who fight the urge to take their own lives. You can watch the video below.
Guitarist Zoltan Bathory (interview) explains, “Through support and awareness, suicide can be prevented. Five Finger Death Punch is promoting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to build awareness that there is support out there for those in need through the Lifeline’s service, and others. This is an important initiative we have taken on to place it on the consciousness of the public that you are not alone when in need.”
The band will also be embarking on the Trespass America tour with Killswitch Engage, Trivium, Pop Evil, Emmure, God Forbid, and Battlecross. One dollar from every ticket sold will be donated to provide for the National Suicide Hotline crisis call centers. Tour dates are below.
Dr. John Draper, Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline offered, “By sharing the message with their fans that suicide is preventable, the members of Five Finger Death Punch will undoubtedly save lives. We are thrilled that they are helping get the word out about this valuable 24/7 service.”
If you or someone you know is in a crisis, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or go to suicidepreventionlifeline.org. There is help out there for you and you are worth it.
Trespass America tour dates:
7/13 Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center
7/15 Billings, MT MetraPark Arena
7/16 Bismarck, ND Bismarck Civic Center
7/17 Sioux Falls, SD Sioux Falls Arena
7/19 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom
7/21 Fort Wayne, IN Allen County Expo Center
7/22 Waterloo, IA McElroy Auditorium
7/24 Lubbock, TX Lonestar Amphitheatre
7/25 Belton, TX Bell County Expo Center
7/27 San Antonio, TX Freeman Coliseum
7/28 Beaumont, TX Ford Pavilion
7/30 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
7/31 Evansville, IN Ford Center
8/01 Cincinnati, OH NC Pavilion at Riverbend
8/03 Battle Creek, MI Kellogg Arena
8/04 Rochester Hills, MI Meadowbrook Amph
8/05 Cleveland, OH Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
8/07 Oswego, NY Oswego Speedway
8/08 Glens Falls, NY Glens Falls Civic Center
8/10 Scarborough, ME Scarborough Downs
8/14 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
8/15 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre
8/17 Worchester, MA DCU Center
8/18 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
8/19 Philadelphia, PA Penn’s Landing – Festival Pier
8/21 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Amph
8/22 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Civic Coliseum
8/24 Oklahoma City, OK Zoo Amph
8/25 Rio Rancho, NM Santa Ana Star Center
8/26 Phoenix, AZ Comercia Theatre
8/28 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium
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