FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
EARN 12TH CAREER #1 SINGLE AT U.S. ACTIVE ROCK RADIO
WITH “DARKNESS SETTLES IN”
Track Becomes the Fourth Consecutive #1 Hit from the Band’s Critically-Acclaimed, Chart-Topping Album ‘F8’
Previous #1 Hit “A Little Bit Off” Certified Gold in U.S.
“‘F8’ is [5FDP’s] most mature offering to date” – Billboard
“Five Finger Death Punch’s eighth album, to put it simply, shreds.” – Newsweek
LAS VEGAS, NV – JUNE 28, 2021 – FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, one of the most iconic and successful acts in modern music, officially topped the Mediabase Active Rock Chart period ending June 26, with their latest single “Darkness Settles In.” This notably marks the band’s 12th all-time #1 on the chart. The track, a fan favorite taken from their latest chart-topping and critically-praised studio album F8, was produced by the band, alongside music super-producer Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Slash, etc.).The single follows in the footsteps of the album’s three previously released smashes,“Inside Out,” “A Little Bit Off,” and “Living The Dream,” all of which reached the top spot on the same chart. The band is also celebrating the recent Gold certification of “A Little Bit Off” in the U.S., following the song’s recent Gold certification in Sweden.
Last month, the band released the official music video for “Darkness Settles In,”highlighting their high-energy spirit which has captured millions of fans worldwide. It combines epic performance shots, showcasing the group’s eagerness to get back out on the road, and an exclusive first look at footage from the upcoming horror-thriller film THE RETALIATORS. The track will be included on the film’s original soundtrack, of which the band take center stage in an all-star track listing from some of the biggest names in rock. Additionally, the band will be seen starring in special cameos in the movie, due later this year.
The band is currently in the studio working on new music.
ABOUT FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH have amassed over 7.6 billion streams and 3 billion video views to date and sold over 1 million tickets between 2018 and 2020 alone. They are the 2nd biggest artist in the hard rock space measured by total consumption (sales and streams), surpassed only by Metallica. Recently signed to Better Noise Music, they’ve garnered 25 top 10 hit singles and 12 #1 singles.
Having become one of the most recognizable names in music, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCHfrequently play all major festivals and sell out arenas around the world.
Since their debut album, The Way of the Fist came out in 2007 the band has released six consecutive albums that were certified Gold or Platinum by the RIAA, as well as two chart topping Greatest Hits albums.
In addition, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH has earned numerous national and international awards and honors over the last decade, such as the prestigious Soldier Appreciation Award by the Association Of The United States Army, an honor bestowed upon only one other recording artist previously: Elvis Presley.
Their most current release, F8 was produced by Kevin Churko and debuted at #1 on Rock charts around the world with Top 10 Mainstream chart debuts in the USA, Austria, Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and more. F8 features #1 hit singles“Inside Out”, “A Little Bit Off” and “Living The Dream.”
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