Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody Seems To Have Been Performing With A Broken Foot

It looks like Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody has been performing with a broken foot on the band’s current tour. There isn’t much info on the injury, but Zoltan Bathory has been calling him “Mr. Broken Foot” and he has also been wearing a boot.

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Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody Helps Organize Donation Of Sleeping Bags To Nonprofit For Homeless Youth

Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody, who is originally from the Denver area, wanted to help out some local shelters when the band was in Colorado Springs, so he ended up working to put together a sleeping bag donation for Urban Peak Colorado Springs, a nonprofit that helps out homeless youth. According to Fox News 21, the frontman contacted local rock station 94.3 KILO, and they were able to get the donation organized. 50 sleeping bags were donated.

Watch Footage Of Five Finger Death Punch Performing With Guest Drummer “The Engine“

Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer is missing the band’s current tour with Breaking Benjamin, From Ashes To New, Bad Wolves, and In Flames so he can undergo back surgery. During his absence, a “drum prodigy” called “The Engine“ is filling in. You can see footage of him performing with the band during their November 7 show at Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, CO below:

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Five Finger Death Punch Drummer Jeremy Spencer To Miss Band’s Fall Tour

Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer will be missing the band’s fall tour with Breaking Benjamin, From Ashes To New, Bad Wolves, and In Flames so he can undergo back surgery. During his absence, a “drum prodigy” called “The Engine“ will be filling in.

Five Finger Death Punch Premiere “When The Seasons Change” Music Video

Five Finger Death Punch have premiered a new video for their song “When The Seasons Change.“ According to a press release, the clip is “dedicated to those Police Officers and First Responders around the world who selflessly put their lives on the line every day,” including Charleston Hartfield, a fallen army veteran and Las Vegas police officer, who died while he was off-duty at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival during the October 2017 mass shooting. The track appears on the band’s latest album “And Justice For None.“

Zoltan Bathory commented:

“Instead of giving you a typical quote about the music video, let me give you some data to ponder…Medical malpractice is the 3rd leading cause of death in the USA right behind heart-disease and cancer. Some research says an average of 250,000 people die every year because of medical errors. In contrast, Police Officers make an average of 50 fatal errors annually, that’s 245,950 less – and most of them are due to split-second decisions in high-risk situations. Of course, loss of life is always tragic but we don’t put all medical professionals on blast or call them names, disrespect them and demonize them. Of course not. They’re doing their best and it would be just as ridiculous as the current, grossly unfair rhetoric against Police as a whole.”

Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin Donate $190,000 From Summer Tour To Charity

Following the summer leg of their co-headlining tour, Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin donated a portion of their ticket sales to two charities. Five Finger Death Punch chose to donate $95,000 to C.O.P.S., while Breaking Benjamin chose to donate $95,000 to Prevent Child Abuse America.

Zoltan Bathory (Five Finger Death Punch) commented:

“We’ve had the privilege to work with veteran and police organizations for years. Today we are making this donation as a token of our respect and gratitude to those who committed to protect and serve, to those who signed up to bravely hold that thin blue line between ‘civilization as we know it’ and ‘lawless savagery and chaos’. Unfortunately, every 58 hours a police officer who believes in something sacrifices everything and dies in the line of duty. C.O.P.S. (Concerns Of Police Survivors) helps and benefits the families of our fallen heroes in blue.”

C.O.P.S. Executive Director, Dianne Bernhard added:

“C.O.P.S. is grateful to be the recipient of such a generous donation from Five Finger Death Punch. We not only appreciate their amazing musical talent, but their support for surviving families and co-workers of America’s law enforcement truly sets them apart. Thank you on behalf of over 47,000 survivors!”

Ben Burnley (Breaking Benjamin) said the following:

“We’re honored to be able to utilize the thing we love to do most as a tool to help children in need. Organizations such as Prevent Child Abuse America remind us that we are the voice of the voiceless and positive change is possible in otherwise hopeless situations for these kids. We offer our utmost gratitude to every fan who bought a ticket this summer and made a difference. And last but not least, thank you to the selfless people at Prevent Child Abuse America for inspiring greatness and all that you do to make the future brighter for so many.”

PCAA President & CEO, Dan Duffy added:

“We are very grateful to the members of Breaking Benjamin, not only for this incredible donation, but for helping to spread the word that child abuse and neglect prevention is possible. This donation from Breaking Benjamin and their fans will go directly towards programs like Healthy Families America that are making a difference in local communities across the country. At Prevent Child Abuse America, we say that ‘we all have a role to play,’ and we hope that others are inspired by Breaking Benjamin to learn more about the ways that each of us can make an impact in our local community. Thank you again to Ben, Aaron, Shaun, Jasen, and Keith for your generosity on behalf of our nation’s children.”

Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin will be hitting the road together once again this fall.

In Flames Announce More Fall U.S. Shows

In Flames have booked some more U.S. headlining shows. You can see their updated schedule below.

Tour Dates:

10/29 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl (headlining)
10/30 Phoenix, AZ – The Press Room (headlining)
10/31 San Diego, CA – House Of Blues (headlining)
11/03 Tijuana, MEX – Gasmart stadium (feat. Deep Purple)
11/07 Chihuahua, MEX – Expo Chihuahua (feat. Deep Purple)
11/09 Monterrey, MEX – Auditorio Banamex (feat. Deep Purple)
11/11 San Luis Potosi, MEX – Parque De Baseball (feat. Deep Purple)
11/13 León, MEX – Poliforum Leon (feat. Deep Purple)
11/15 Guadalajara, MEX – Foro Alterno (feat. Deep Purple)
11/17 Mexico City, MEX – Arena Ciudad De Mexico (feat. Deep Purple)
11/21 Merida, MEX – Jardin Carta Clara (feat. Deep Purple)
11/23-24 Cancun, MEX – TBA (feat. Deep Purple)
11/28 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater (headlining) (with From Ashes To New)
11/29 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena (feat. Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin)
11/30 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill (headlining) (with From Ashes To New)
12/01 North Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena (feat. Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin)
12/03 Biloxi, MS – Mississippi Coast Coliseum (feat. Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin)
12/04 Birmingham, AL – Iron City (headlining) (with From Ashes To New)
12/05 Orlando, FL – CFE Arena (feat. Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin)
12/07 Fayetteville, NC – Crown Coliseum (feat. Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin)
12/08 Huntington, WV – Big Sandy Superstore Arena (feat. Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin)
12/10 Albany, NY – Times Union Center (feat. Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin)
12/11 Portland, ME – Cross Insurance Arena (feat. Five Finger Death Punch & Breaking Benjamin)
12/12 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts (headlining) (with From Ashes To New)