Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown are partnering to co-headline the biggest Fall Arena Rock Tour 2016, with special guests Sixx:A.M. and support from As Lions, produced by Frank Productions/NS2/ CMoore Live — an epic trek that kicks off on October 18th in Little Rock, AR, and crisscrosses North America through December.
We recently completed our fourth album called Prayers For The Damned, in our singer/producer James Michael’s recording studio. We are a lucky band, grateful to have all had success prior to the creation of Sixx:A.M. Nikki came from Mötley Crüe, DJ played guitar in Guns N’ Roses for the past six years and James has had a successful career as a writer and producer. Releasing an album and being part of a tour going on sale, allows us to use the promoters marketing money to create a larger platform to get our message out, and having a record company that generates publicity gives us an opportunity to speak up about issues we think are important—specifically the crisis with the music business and YouTube.
We were in the studio rehearsing when we heard the horrible news of Prince's passing... We wanted to take a few moments to share our thoughts on his musical legacy, his rock star persona, what Eric Clapton said about his guitar playing and how he created such a vital music scene in Minneapolis.