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Fan-filmed video footage of Las Vegas metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH performing their new single, “Battle Born”, live this past Saturday, September 21 in Post Falls, Idaho can be seen below.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has unleashed a game-play video for its new single, “Battle Born”. The action-packed clip, which was created by Machinima director Jackfrags and based on the popular “Battlefield 4” video game, can be seen below.

“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2”, the second half of a two-record set, is due to arrive on November 19 via via Prospect Park in North America and Eleven Seven in all other territories.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH frontman Ivan Moody explains the meaning behind “Battle Born”: “After getting off the road from two years of touring, I was physically and emotionally drained. It felt like I’d seen almost every inch of the globe and shook every hand there was to shake. I completely lost track of time, the flights, the travel, the shows all seemed to blur together. My family and friends became a distant memory. Even though I was doing what I’d dreamed of doing, it took all the energy that I had… it was exhausting. That made me realize, everything worth fighting for you will actually HAVE TO fight for. Every wish, every dream, every idea comes to existence only through blood, sweat and sacrifice… We are all battle born.”

“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2” track listing:

01. Here To Die
02. Weight Beneath My Sin
03. Wrecking Ball
04. Battle Born
05. Cradle To the Grave
06. Matter Of Time
07. The Agony Of Regret
08. Cold
09. Let This Go
10. My Heart Lied
11. A Day In My Life
12. House Of The Rising Sun

The first half of “The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell” came out on July 30 and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard album chart, selling 113,000 copies in its first week of release.

The first single from “Volume 1”, “Lift Me Up”, featured JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford and hit the top of the rock radio chart.

“Volume 1” has sold more than 233,000 copies to date. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH‘s three previous albums have all gone gold for sales of 500,000 copies or more.

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“The Vinnie Langdon Show” recently conducted an interview with bassist Chris Kael of Las Vegas metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH. You can now watch the chat below.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has unleashed a game-play video for its new single, “Battle Born”. The action-packed clip, which was created by Machinima director Jackfrags and based on the popular “Battlefield 4” video game, can be seen below.

“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2”, the second half of a two-record set, is due to arrive on November 19 via via Prospect Park in North America and Eleven Seven in all other territories.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH frontman Ivan Moody explains the meaning behind “Battle Born”: “After getting off the road from two years of touring, I was physically and emotionally drained. It felt like I’d seen almost every inch of the globe and shook every hand there was to shake. I completely lost track of time, the flights, the travel, the shows all seemed to blur together. My family and friends became a distant memory. Even though I was doing what I’d dreamed of doing, it took all the energy that I had… it was exhausting. That made me realize, everything worth fighting for you will actually HAVE TO fight for. Every wish, every dream, every idea comes to existence only through blood, sweat and sacrifice… We are all battle born.”

“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2” track listing:

01. Here To Die
02. Weight Beneath My Sin
03. Wrecking Ball
04. Battle Born
05. Cradle To the Grave
06. Matter Of Time
07. The Agony Of Regret
08. Cold
09. Let This Go
10. My Heart Lied
11. A Day In My Life
12. House Of The Rising Sun

Even though the band recorded two albums worth of material this time around, singer Ivan Moody told The Pulse Of Radio he’s not a fan of working in the studio. “No, I don’t spend a lot of time in the studio, man,” he said. “I truly don’t. I’ll be in there when I have to. I hate the containment, I can’t stand the schedule crap. The monotony drives me frickin’ crazy, you know, ‘Do it again, do it again, let’s try that again,’ and it’s just, it’s so frustrating to me. Sitting in the booth and feeling like, basically it’s just a cold, dead coffin, and a lot of the time people want to know why my lyrics are so angry — that has a lot to do with it.”

The first half of “The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell” came out on July 30 and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard album chart, selling 113,000 copies in its first week of release.

The first single from “Volume 1”, “Lift Me Up”, featured JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford and hit the top of the rock radio chart.

“Volume 1” has sold more than 224,000 copies to date. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH‘s three previous albums have all gone gold for sales of 500,000 copies or more.

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Watching Machine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Jason Hook of Las Vegas metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has unleashed a game-play video for its new single, “Battle Born”. The action-packed clip, which was created by Machinima director Jackfrags and based on the popular “Battlefield 4” video game, can be seen below.

“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2”, the second half of a two-record set, is due to arrive on November 19 via via Prospect Park in North America and Eleven Seven in all other territories.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH frontman Ivan Moody explains the meaning behind “Battle Born”: “After getting off the road from two years of touring, I was physically and emotionally drained. It felt like I’d seen almost every inch of the globe and shook every hand there was to shake. I completely lost track of time, the flights, the travel, the shows all seemed to blur together. My family and friends became a distant memory. Even though I was doing what I’d dreamed of doing, it took all the energy that I had… it was exhausting. That made me realize, everything worth fighting for you will actually HAVE TO fight for. Every wish, every dream, every idea comes to existence only through blood, sweat and sacrifice… We are all battle born.”

“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2” track listing:

01. Here To Die
02. Weight Beneath My Sin
03. Wrecking Ball
04. Battle Born
05. Cradle To the Grave
06. Matter Of Time
07. The Agony Of Regret
08. Cold
09. Let This Go
10. My Heart Lied
11. A Day In My Life
12. House Of The Rising Sun

Even though the band recorded two albums worth of material this time around, singer Ivan Moody told The Pulse Of Radio he’s not a fan of working in the studio. “No, I don’t spend a lot of time in the studio, man,” he said. “I truly don’t. I’ll be in there when I have to. I hate the containment, I can’t stand the schedule crap. The monotony drives me frickin’ crazy, you know, ‘Do it again, do it again, let’s try that again,’ and it’s just, it’s so frustrating to me. Sitting in the booth and feeling like, basically it’s just a cold, dead coffin, and a lot of the time people want to know why my lyrics are so angry — that has a lot to do with it.”

The first half of “The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell” came out on July 30 and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard album chart, selling 113,000 copies in its first week of release.

The first single from “Volume 1”, “Lift Me Up”, featured JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford and hit the top of the rock radio chart.

“Volume 1” has sold more than 224,000 copies to date. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH‘s three previous albums have all gone gold for sales of 500,000 copies or more.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will kick off a North American fall tour at the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California on September 15.

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Las Vegas metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH have unleashed a game-play video for their new single, “Battle Born”. The action-packed clip, which was created by Machinima director Jackfrags and based on the popular “Battlefield 4” video game, can be seen bleow.

“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2”, the second half of a two-record set, is due to arrive on November 19 via via Prospect Park in North America and Eleven Seven in all other territories.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH frontman Ivan Moody explains the meaning behind “Battle Born”: “After getting off the road from two years of touring, I was physically and emotionally drained. It felt like I’d seen almost every inch of the globe and shook every hand there was to shake. I completely lost track of time, the flights, the travel, the shows all seemed to blur together. My family and friends became a distant memory. Even though I was doing what I’d dreamed of doing, it took all the energy that I had… it was exhausting. That made me realize, everything worth fighting for you will actually HAVE TO fight for. Every wish, every dream, every idea comes to existence only through blood, sweat and sacrifice… We are all battle born.”

“The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume 2” track listing:

01. Here To Die
02. Weight Beneath My Sin
03. Wrecking Ball
04. Battle Born
05. Cradle To the Grave
06. Matter Of Time
07. The Agony Of Regret
08. Cold
09. Let This Go
10. My Heart Lied
11. A Day In My Life
12. House Of The Rising Sun

Even though the band recorded two albums worth of material this time around, singer Ivan Moody told The Pulse Of Radio he’s not a fan of working in the studio. “No, I don’t spend a lot of time in the studio, man,” he said. “I truly don’t. I’ll be in there when I have to. I hate the containment, I can’t stand the schedule crap. The monotony drives me frickin’ crazy, you know, ‘Do it again, do it again, let’s try that again,’ and it’s just, it’s so frustrating to me. Sitting in the booth and feeling like, basically it’s just a cold, dead coffin, and a lot of the time people want to know why my lyrics are so angry — that has a lot to do with it.”

The first half of “The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell” came out on July 30 and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard album chart, selling 113,000 copies in its first week of release.

The first single from “Volume 1”, “Lift Me Up”, featured JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford and hit the top of the rock radio chart.

“Volume 1” has sold more than 224,000 copies to date. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH‘s three previous albums have all gone gold for sales of 500,000 copies or more.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will kick off a North American fall tour at the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, California on September 15.

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FMQB recently conducted an interview with FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.

FMQB: You’re about to kick off your next North American tour with old school British Metal group SAXON. Why did you choose to tour with them, instead of a newer band?

Jericho: SAXON is a legendary, influential band; huge all around the world; sold millions of records all around the world; and this is their first extensive U.S. tour in years. When the opportunity came up for us to go out with them, I thought it was a great mix because the most important thing when you tour with other bands is that you want to gain new fans. I’ve got a lot of respect for SAXON, I’m a big fan of theirs, but most importantly their new album, “Sacrifice”, is one of the best records they’ve done ever. They’re not phoning it in. They’re still putting out great material and they’re still a vibrant, living, breathing rock n roll band. It’s a really cool mix, because there’s going to be a lot of SAXON fans that don’t know FOZZY and a lot of FOZZY fans that don’t know SAXON. We all come from the same place, we both have very heavy but melodic music, and at the end of the night, I think we’re both going to have new fans gained. People that are there that don’t know one of the bands are going to leave as fans of both and that’s the most important thing, so it’s a great mix. Our last U.S. tour, we went out with SHINEDOWN and GODSMACK, and now we’re going out with SAXON, so you get a real diverse, cross section of fans that are seeing us and that’s the way to build our band.

FMQB: One thing that’s really impressive about FOZZY is the lengths you go to with your fans. How do the VIP meet-and-greets work before your shows?

Jericho: We’re very fan-friendly, from everything that we do on social media to the shows themselves. We demand a lot of audience participation from our fans, and we get it. That’s one of the reasons we have such a great reputation as a live band. We started a VIP program a few years ago. I was looking at other bands doing VIPs, but I thought that bands were charging a lot of money and not really delivering a lot. So we came up with a whole VIP meet-and-greet system that’s a little bit different from the norm. We let fans watch the soundcheck. If we’re headlining, we have dinner with the fans, if not, we make sure to spend time with them and take them on the bus, and get to know people a little bit. It’s not just a run-and-gun, and I think we’ve created a whole new society of FOZZY fans that met each other just from our VIP program. People have gotten married from meeting each other as FOZZY VIPs. It’s a cool, underground society that we have cultivated. Especially in Europe, because we’ve toured there so much, and we’re really excited about doing that on this tour as well.

FMQB: What’s next for FOZZY beyond this fall tour?

Jericho: We have this tour with SAXON coming up, then I think we’re going to Australia before the year’s end. We’ve already started writing the new record. We plan to have all the songwriting done by the end of December, and start recording it in January, February and March, and then have it out and ready to for next summer. So that’s the plan and we’re excited, because there’s a lot of great momentum with FOZZY. We’ve done a lot of touring on “Sin And Bones”, I think we’re up to 100 gigs already, and when you get to three digits on one record, that’s success. So we want to keep that going and keep it rolling.

Read the entire interview at FMQB.

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Five Finger Death Punch will release the second part of their massive, two-disc epic The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell on November 18, with the first video from the album, Battleborn, set to land next week!

“After getting off the road from two years of touring I was physically and emotionally drained,” explains FFDP frontman Ivan Moody of the concept behind Battleborn. “It felt like I’d seen almost every inch of the globe and shook every hand there was to shake. I completely lost track of time, the flights, the travel, the shows all seemed to blur together. My family and friends became a distant memory. Even though I was doing what I’d dreamed of doing, it took all the energy that I had…it was exhausting. That made me realise, everything worth fighting for, you will actually have to fight for. Every wish, every dream, every idea comes to existence only through blood, sweat and sacrifice…we are all battle born.”

Watch this space for that new single. Meanwhile, Five Finger Death Punch will return to the UK with Avenged Sevenfold and Device on the following dates:

November 2013

Saturday 30 Manchester Arena

December 2013

Sunday 1 Wembley Arena, London

Thursday 5 LG Arena, Birmingham

The dates will serve as the OC metal heavyweights’ first UK shows since Download 2011, with tickets on sale now, priced at £28.50 (subject to booking fee) and available from this link.

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Jay Nanda of the San Antonio Metal Music Examiner recently conducted an interview with FOZZY singer and WWE wrestling superstar Chris Jericho. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.

San Antonio Metal Music Examiner: You don’t hear of many tour pairings having a classic/current feel like this one does. What are you looking forward to the most about touring with SAXON?

Chris: I think that’s one of the reasons why we like it. It’s one of the reasons why SAXON liked it. It isn’t just your typical, “OK, it’s SAXON, let’s stick ’em with ANVIL or something like that.” I think one of the reasons why you do a big tour like this is to gain new fans. We toured last summer with SHINEDOWN and GODSMACK throughout the States. And now this summer we’re doing it with SAXON. So I think one of the most important things for our band that’s been able to see us grow so much over the last few years is the diversity of what we do and the diversity of who we play with. We always knew we could play with anybody from SHINEDOWN to SLAYER, and we believe that because our music appeals to a lot of different people. So getting back to what you’re saying and how the idea for SAXON came up, obviously we’re huge SAXON fans. Very legendary band, very influential. But the thing that really appealed to me is the fact their last couple of records, more specifically their last record, “Sacrifice”, is one of the best records they’ve ever done. They’re still putting out great material even at this stage of the game. And they’re really a breathing, vibrant rock ‘n’ roll band, which I thought was really, really important. They’re not just phoning it in. They’re still out there to kick ass. And also too, they’ve got something good in the States. They’re still headlining major festivals in Europe and in the U.K., but they haven’t toured the States for awhile. And this is kind of a big return. There’s going to be a lot of SAXON fans that don’t know FOZZY or FOZZY fans that don’t know SAXON. But at the end of the night, those people are going to leave being fans of both bands, and that’s why you do something like this.

San Antonio Metal Music Examiner: “Chasing The Grail” is a great, heavy record virtually throughout the whole album. “Sin And Bones” obviously has its heavy moments as well, but it’s also a more diverse record. Would you agree with that?

Chris: Yeah, we got a lot of momentum from “Chasing The Grail”. A lot of new ears were listening, a lot of new eyes were upon us. And we knew we had the chance to go to the next level with “Sin And Bones”, especially since we had just signed to Century Media, which is the biggest record label we’ve ever been on. So I knew that we could hit a home run with the record and take it to the next level. So Rich [Ward, guitar] and I worked really hard to kind of figure out what it is that we do best, which is very heavy riffs and very melodic choruses. I always say if METALLICA and JOURNEY had a bastard child, it would sound like FOZZY. That was one of the things we do that a lot of other bands don’t do. We use a lot of singing in our songs. We love METALLICA, we love AVENGED SEVENFOLD, but we also love JOURNEY and STYX and FOREIGNER — those bands from the ’70s where everyone in the band sang. And we kind of wanted to utilize that trick in FOZZY. We started doing that when we were working on “Sin And Bones”. It really kind of showed us this is what we need to be, this is who we are. And it is a little bit more diverse, but it still fits that heavy/melodic vibe. It’s our biggest-selling record of all-time, it’s our highest-charting record, most critically acclaimed. It’s far and above and beyond what we were hoping for. It looks like our plan paid off. And I think in the future, it’s going to be kind of what we’ll stick with.

San Antonio Metal Music Examiner: You’ve hosted the [Revolver] Golden Gods Awards several times, and obviously you’re tailor-made for that. This past May, how difficult was it to keep the humor and things going given that Jeff Hanneman [SLAYER] died that day?

Chris: Well actually, it’s obviously a terrible day, but it was probably in retrospect the best day that could’ve happened. Because you had all of his friends gathered together, and instead of a real despondent, horrible time, it was almost like a real big celebration for Jeff. It was a real coincidental thing but in a positive way. If there’s anything positive about that, from him passing away is that, you know, you’d (otherwise) have some guys over here, some guys over there, some guys over here — (but) everybody was there. You had people from the “Big Four” [METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX] gathered together that day. And it was a really cool experience because everyone was there to celebrate Jeff‘s life. Some of his closest friends, guys that he influenced the most and then of course 2,000 of his biggest fans that were in the crowd. It actually ended up being kind of a big, giant wake, and it was actually a positive experience in the middle of a horrible situation.

Read the entire interview at San Antonio Metal Music Examiner.

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David E. Gehlke of DeadRhetoric.com recently conducted an interview with former ICED EARTH and current ASHES OF ARES frontman Matthew Barlow. A few excerpts from the chat follow below.

DeadRhetoric.com: You will not be a full-fledged touring band, and at the end of your time in ICED EARTH, you weren’t able to go out for extended periods of times. So, when you got together with Van [Williams, drums] and Freddie [Vidales, guitar], was that one of the things that was initially agreed upon?

Matthew Barlow: Right. That was our main thing. Freddie is a civil engineer by trade. There’s a lot of things he can do with his laptop, but he still needs to be in proximity. Van‘s a new dad, he’s got that role as well as a graphic artist, and you know my gig, so I definitely have to stay close to home. This is what we want to do as well. With the last ICED EARTH record, I toured more for that than any other record. I was still able to be a police officer and everything, but still, it took a lot away from family time. I have a five- and a seven-year-old, and it’s hard being away from them for periods of time. I don’t think it’s a sacrifice I’m willing to make, although I appreciate anyone that does it if they need to — if that’s their livelihood, and with the way it is today, you have to tour to survive if you want to be a full-time musicians. It’s something I don’t have to do and I think people appreciate that. They appreciate that it’s a decision I’ve made and they’re cool with that. As long as I put out a good product that people want to listen to, that’s okay. We will tour as much as we can so people who haven’t heard the band, so people can come out and see us, but we’re definitely not going to be ICED EARTH — no six months of touring.

DeadRhetoric.com: Correct me if I’m wrong, but this is the first band that is “your” band. ICED EARTH was Jon‘s [Schaffer] band, and you joined PYRAMAZE well into their existence. This has to be a different type of feeling for you, right?

Barlow: That’s the whole thing. I’ve said this before: it really is for the first time being in total creative control of lyrics and vocal melodies. That’s a big deal for me. It’s a big step, but without Freddie writing the music — he wrote 99.9 however much of the music — it would be different. I’m a music writer, but not writer per se. I did write the basis for “Move The Chains”, but my guitar playing sucks [laughs], but Freddie made it sound like actual guitar playing, and I did “The Answer”, which I wrote acoustically. It’s really more… I’m going to take the hits — good or bad — as far as lyrics and melodies because it is all me. Freddie wrote 99.9 [percent], however much of the music, but it’s really this collaborative effort. Van took the ideas we had and wrote these cool drum parts that we didn’t even think of — it changed the dynamic of the songs. It’s a really cool joint collaboration, and we’re really proud.

DeadRhetoric.com: The first time you left ICED EARTH was shortly after 9/11, and you said one of the primary reasons was that you felt the need to serve your country. Were those thoughts around even pre-9/11?

Barlow: I already had that sort of area — every member of my family served in the military, even my mom. My mom and dad met while in the military, and both of my brothers were in the Navy. The only reason why I didn’t go into the military was because both of my brothers were getting out, and they said it’s not a good spot right now, and that happens with our military, sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s bad. I just didn’t go, and by that point I was getting into music, so I thought I’d see how it went. It’s one of those things — they happen for a reason. My brother, when he got out of the military, he went into law enforcement. He has since retired — he got his time in and he’s been retired for a couple of years.

DeadRhetoric.com: Good for him.

Barlow: I know, right? That’s one of the good things about law enforcement — you can retire in 20 years. It’s not the biggest pension in the world, but at least you can collect when you retire. After 9/11, more than the sense of patriotism, which was certainly there — you feel like you want to do something about it, but even more than that, it really put my life into perspective, like how old I was and where I was. I felt I got a limited amount of time to make sure if music doesn’t work, I have something to go back on because I wasn’t making a living with ICED EARTH. I started looking into law enforcement and just one thing led to another and here I am.

Read the entire interview at DeadRhetoric.com.

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John Parks of Legendary Rock Interviews recently conducted an interview with vocalist Biff Byford of British heavy metal veterans SAXON. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.

Legendary Rock Interviews: You have been on a real creative tear lately, with the last couple albums being some of the best-reviewed and -received work you’ve ever done. Is it at all possible that some of that court battle over the band name somehow reinvigorated you or added something, passion-wise or aggression-wise, to your approach these days?

Biff: Ummmm…. I suppose maybe it did before. I suppose we wanted to unleash the beast and be sure that the last album was great and all that. I suppose it does push you a little bit further, but not really now at this point. We just like writing albums and we wanna keep making albums that people like. Our style of music is pretty unique to SAXON; we don’t really sound like anyone else.

Legendary Rock Interviews: “Call To Arms” was a really nice return to form and really rallied the fanbase, including here in the States. Was it hard to set out to top that with “Sacrifice”?

Biff: Yeah, it was actually. “Call To Arms” was a great album, a great collection of songs, but I wanted to come at “Sacrifice” from a little bit of a different angle. I wanted it to be a little heavier and more from the heart rather than the head, so, yeah, it was a task but there’s certainly a lot of passion in these songs. I worked quite hard with our guitarist on the choruses and melodies and the twin-guitar parts. I think because I was producing the album, I was in a little bit more control and felt I could take the band into more of a live direction. We really worked on the songs in terms of how they sound when we’re playing as opposed to just working on them to make them sound good in the studio.

Legendary Rock Interviews: I think you are almost a little unassuming or humble. Lots of bands put out albums as an excuse to tour or fulfill a contract but this is just a complete album of great, no-bullshit songs. Was there anything left on the table other than what made it to the bonus tracks and special editions?

Biff: Yeah, there are a few things that are on my home studio, some songs we didn’t use that might surface on the next album, but nothing really complete or finished in any way. Mostly a lot of ideas, you know. It didn’t take too much time to find the ten songs which made the record. The guys were jamming around and I was playing bass on a few of the sessions and I waited a little to do the melodies and lyrics; I just had some basic ideas about the songtitles. When we’d go to rehearse, I would really work hard with the guys to come up with melodic choruses, which is really what “Sacrifice” is: a lot of heavy riffs with very melodic choruses. That’s really a trademark SAXON thing.

Legendary Rock Interviews: Was it a challenge to work on these re-recordings for the bonus tracks? “Crusader” and “Just Let Me Rock” are pretty well-known songs, but I think this version of “Just Let Me Rock” is much better than the original.

Biff: Yeah. The original version of “Just Let Me Rock” was during a really weird time for the band really. The whole MTV era changed everything, and I think things were a bit lighter then, but the new version proves it’s still a cool song. The lyrics are great and it’s about our old manager ripping us off, so I think it deserves the heavier treatment. [laughs] The original sounded like some kind of groovy rock song and this is much more to the point. The orchestration on “Crusader” is pretty interesting. I think we may do that with “Dallas 1pm” as well.

Read the entire interview at Legendary Rock Interviews.

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FDA Rekotz is set to release the cassette version of “Sacrifice,” the three-track EP from German-by-way-of-Brazil death metallers Incarceration. This instant collector’s item is limited to 100 copies only and each order comes with an MP3 download of the EP. The EP’s opening track, “Forsaken and Forgotten” is now playing on the FDA Rekotz homepage , or in the player below along with other artists on the FDA Rekotz roster

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