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Listen to Five Finger Death Punch cover The Offspring’s Gone Away

Five Finger Death Punch
Five Finger Death Punch

Five Finger Death Punch have released a lyric video for their cover of The Offspring’s 1997 track Gone Away.

It’s one of two new songs recorded by the band for their compilation album A Decade of Destruction, which launched today (December 1) and follows Trouble, which arrived back in October.

It was also recently announced that Five Finger Death Punch would release their as-yet-untitled seventh studio album in May 2018, via Prospect Park in North America and Eleven Seven Music internationally. It’ll be the follow-up to 2015’s Got Your Six.

Speaking about the recording process, guitarist Jason Hook said: “There is a certain part of finishing something new that is going to make you feel like it’s the best. Because it has a freshness to it, so it has an unfair advantage over the other ones.

“But I think that what’s really important is how the public feels about it. I think it’s a great record. Everything that we do, we put a 110% into it.

“We’re very particular about these records because we’re living in an age where people are so quick to consume that they’ll blow through a record and then throw it over their shoulder. So I think these things are forever. They have to be great. They can’t just be good.”

The band are currently on tour across Europe with In Flames and Of Mice & Men. Find a list of their tour dates below.

Five Finger Death Punch 2017 tour dates with In Flames and Of Mice & Men

Dec 02: Stuttgart HMH Schleyerhalle, Germany
Dec 04: Paris Olympia, France (with Of Mice & Men)
Dec 05: Luxembourg Rockhal, Luxembourg (with Of Mice & Men)
Dec 06: Frankfurt Festhalle, Germany
Dec 08: Vienna Stadthalle, Austria (with Of Mice & Men)
Dec 11: Madrid Wizink Centre, Spain
Dec 12: Barcelona Sant Jordi Club, Spain
Dec 14: Antwerp Lotto, Belgium (with Of Mice & Men)
Dec 15: Amsterdam AFAS Live, Netherlands (with Of Mice & Men)
Dec 17: Birmingham BCA, UK (with Of Mice & Men)
Dec 18: Glasgow Hydro, UK (with Of Mice & Men)
Dec 20: Leeds Arena, UK (with Of Mice & Men)
Dec 21: London Wembley Arena, UK (with Of Mice & Men)

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Scott Munro

News editor for Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog and Louder. He’s been at the news desk since 2014 and when not writing, he can be found watching baseball and visiting whisky distilleries.