Watch Five Finger Death Punch Prank Fans By Opening Their Set With Tommy Vext (Bad Wolves) On Vocals

During Five Finger Death Punch’s August 31 show in Noblesville, IN, the band decided to prank the crowd by taking the stage with Tommy Vext (Bad Wolves) on vocals instead of frontman Ivan Moody, who ran out shorty after. The funny thing about this is the fact that Vext previously filled in for Moody on the group’s 2017 European tour, following an onstage meltdown.

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Bad Wolves Launch Crowdfunding Campaign For New Film

Bad Wolves have launched an Indiegogo campaign in an effort to raise $65,000 to create a new film called “Breaking The Band.” The movie will focus on the group’s “meteoric rise from unknown band to multi platinum status within 6 months.”

Bad Wolves commented:

“Hey guys,

It’s Tommy, John, Doc, Chris, and Kyle from Bad Wolves and we are stoked to share our latest project with you.

We want YOU to be a part of our new movie “Breaking The Band” that we’re going to start shooting very soon!

Historically, many of the world’s most influential bands never got the opportunity to capture their early years in the trenches. Learning the business side of things, dealing with bus breakdowns, production issues, and scheduling demands. Simply because they couldn’t afford to hire a camera crew. So we are turning it over to you, The Wolfpack!

Over the past year, we have experienced a rollercoaster of tragedy and triumph. From the tragic, untimely loss of Dolores O’ Riordan to the triumphant success of our campaign to raising over a quarter million dollars for her children through our rendition of The Cranberries’ classic, intergenerational hit “Zombie”.

Following the single’s global multi-platinum success with our debut album DISOBEY opened doors for us to perform on some of the world’s biggest festivals and play to fans near and far on arena tours with our label mates Five Finger Death Punch and Nothing More, as well as Breaking Benjamin, Shinedown, and Three Days Grace.

But what does it really take to break a band? How did we get started and what is day-to-day life in a rising band really like?

Our film will be an uncensored peek into the meteoric rise from unknown band to multi platinum status within 6 months, a fascinating glimpse into the music industry exposing all the sides some will never really admit or want to show, and following us around the world to Europe, the US, and Canada this year.

To show our appreciation for your support, we’ve put together some once-in-a lifetime experiences, exclusive specialty items, and content for our die hard fans who want to be a part of or own a piece of Bad Wolves history!”

Watch Tommy Vext’s Mother Join Bad Wolves Onstage In New Jersey

During Bad Wolves’ set at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ last night (August 25), the band were joined onstage by vocalist Tommy Vext’s mother as they performed their cover of The Cranberries‘ “Zombie.” You can see footage of that below:

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Tonight will forever go down as one of the greatest moments I’ve ever had on stage when my mother came out to sing Zombie with me before all our friends and family at PNC Bank Arts center in New Jersey. Momma Vext was the lead vocalist in the church choir every Christmas, so you may say it runs in the family. I love you mom. You’re everything that is best in me. Thank you for believing in me when I didn’t believe in myself. Thank you for teaching me patience and grace under fire. Thank you for reminding me that life is an occasion when we rise to it. ♥️🙏🏼 #Moms #ToughLadies #BadWolvesIsForTheMommas #badwolves #zombie #Family #Love #photocredit 📸🙌🏽@randyedwardsphotos

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Bad Wolves Added To Three Days Grace’s European Tour

Bad Wolves have been added to Three Days Grace’s fall European tour. You can see the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

10/01 Portsmouth, UK – Pyramids Centre
10/02 Nottingham, UK – Rock City
10/04 Birmingham, UK – O2 Institute
10/05 Bristol, UK – St. Philips Gate
10/07 London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
10/08 Glasgow, UK – SWG3
10/09 Manchester, UK – O2 Ritz
10/11 Tilburg, NET – Poppodium 013
10/13 Hamburg, GER – Docks
10/14 Cologne, GER – Palladium
10/15 Munich, GER – Tonhalle
10/17 Zurich, SWI – X-Tra
10/18 Vienna, AUT – Gasometer
10/19 Prague, CZE – Mala Sport
10/21 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
10/23 Wroclaw, POL – A2 Centrum Kocertowe
10/24 Warsaw, POL – Progresja
10/26 Kiev, UKR – Stereo Plaza (no Bad Wolves)
10/27 Minsk, BEL – Prime Hall (no Bad Wolves)
10/29 Vilnius, LIT – Art Factory LOFTAS (no Bad Wolves)
10/30 Riga, LAT – Palladium (no Bad Wolves)
10/31 Tallinn, EST – Rock Café (no Bad Wolves)
11/02 St. Petersburg, RUS – A2 (no Bad Wolves)
11/04 Moscow, RUS – Adrenaline Stadium (no Bad Wolves)
11/06 Yekaterinburg, RUS – Tele Club (no Bad Wolves)

Bad Wolves Joined Onstage By Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody For Their Cover Of “Zombie”

During their August 7 set in St. Louis, MO, Bad Wolves were joined onstage by Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody for their cover of The Cranberries‘ “Zombie.” You can see footage of that below. Bad Wolves have been out as one of the supporting acts on Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin’s co-headlining tour.

Alice In Chains To Replace Avenged Sevenfold At 2018 Louder Than Life Festival

Considering Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows is currently dealing with vocal issues, the band have dropped off the Louder Than Life Festival. Alice In Chains will now be taking their place. In other news, organizers have also announced that Bad Wolves and Spirit Animal have dropped off the festival as well. Skyharbor and Anemic Royalty will be taking over for them. The event will take place at Champions Park in Louisville, KY on September 28-30.

Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin Add Fall Leg To Co-Headlining Tour

Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin have added a fall leg to their co-headlining tour. Bad Wolves and In Flames will perform on select dates. From Ashes To New will open every show.

Tour Dates:

11/06 Wichita, KS – INTRUST Bank Arena (with Bad Wolves)
11/07 Colorado Springs, CO – Broadmoor World Arena (with Bad Wolves)
11/10 Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion (with Bad Wolves)
11/12 Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center (with Bad Wolves)
11/13 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center (with Bad Wolves)
11/15 Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum (with Bad Wolves)
11/17 Bozeman, MT – Brick Breedan Fieldhouse (with Bad Wolves)
11/20 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center (with Bad Wolves)
11/21 Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena (with Bad Wolves)
11/23 Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center (with Bad Wolves)
11/24 Green Bay, WI – Resch Center (with Bad Wolves)
11/26 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena (with Bad Wolves)
11/27 Cedar Rapids, IA – US Cellular Center
11/29 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena (with In Flames)
12/01 North Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena (with In Flames)
12/03 Biloxi, MS – Mississippi Coast Coliseum (with In Flames)
12/07 Fayetteville, NC – Crown Coliseum (with In Flames)
12/08 Huntington, WV – Big Sandy Superstore Arena (with In Flames)
12/10 Albany, NY – Times Union Center (with In Flames)
12/11 Portland, ME – Cross Insurance Arena (with In Flames)