Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat tour coming to Arena
By: Deanna Allen
Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
DULUTH — The Arena at Gwinnett Center has announced the bands Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat will be co-headlining a fall show at the Duluth venue.
Five Finger Death Punch’s 2013 releases “The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell — Volume 1” and “The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell — Volume 2” both debuted on the U.S. Billboard album chart at No. 2. The two albums feature two No. 1 radio hit singles, “Lift Me Up” featuring Rob Halford of Judas Priest, and “Battle Born,” and have combined sales of more than 600,000 units to date.
The American rock band Five Finger Death Punch is Ivan Moody on vocals, Zoltan Bathory on guitar, Jeremy Spencer on guitar, Jason Hook on guitar and Chris Kael on bass.
The Danish band Volbeat’s “Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies” has sold more than 300,000 copies in the U.S. according to Soundscan, alongside hundreds of thousands of digital singles. The quartet received its first Grammy Nomination in the “Best Metal Performance” category for “Room 24” and won Germany’s Echo Award for “Best International Alternative Act.”
Volbeat is Michael Poulsen on vocals and guitar, Anders Kjølholm on bass and Jon Larsen on drums, joined by former Anthrax/The Damned Things guitarist Rob Caggiano, who produced the new album with longtime Volbeat co-producer Jacob Hansen.
Tickets for the Oct. 11 concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, and are $39.75 to $45. Tickets can be purchased at GwinnettCenter.com, the Arena at Gwinnett Center Box Office or by calling 1-888-9-AXS-TIX.
The concert will feature special guest Hellyeah and opener Nothing More.