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Album Review: Five Finger Death Punch – The Wrong Side of Heaven and Righteous Side of Hell Volume 1

epgvFive Finger Death Punch is throwing a party and you’re invited.  That’s what it seems like on their new album, get ready for the title – The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell Volume 1.  That’s a long one and if my research serves me right, we should expect Volume 2 later this year.  As for the party comment, the album is loaded with songs featuring someone else such as Rob Halford, Maria Brink, Tech N9ne, Max Cavalera, and Jamey Jasta.  Tech N9ne appears on a cover of Mama Said Knock You Out originally recorded by LL Cool J.  I have to admit, that song is mildly entertaining, but what about the rest of the album?  Has Five Finger Death Punch regained some of the ferocity from The Way of the Fist and War is the Answer or have they just become America’s party band?

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