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Album Review: Five Finger Death Punch – The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Vol 2

ffdp-vol-2It’s time for the second edition of The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Vol 2; Five Finger Death Punch’s second album of 2013.  As you may have read here, my impression of Vol 1 wasn’t exactly that stellar, but I found some redeeming qualities in some of the songs.  I like their groove and level of angst they put into their riffing, but find myself lost on their lyrical content.  It’s strange because usually lyrics are the least important thing to me, but I guess when they are so childish they throw me off preventing me from focusing on everything else I love about metal.  Let’s face it, I am far from being a teenager and to me this is the audience they are appealing to.  I am just not that angst-ridden anymore.  I need more substance in my songs for those situations where lyrical content somehow strikes me.  Just like they articulate in track #2, Weight Beneath My Sin

…It’s the same old fucking story, the same old fucking lies, the same old fucking ending…

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