LA metallers Five Finger Death Punch
have recently dropped quite a surprise, confirming that despite releasing a massive double record this year, a follow-up is already under way.
Chatting with Team Rock Radio
, the guys were a bit hesitant about revealing details, but went on nevertheless. "We're working on the next record already,"
guitarist Jason Hook
"We have musical blue balls,"
guitarist Zoltan Bathory
continued, "What it means is that for your entire life, you're trying to get to the point where you're a band and you can share your music. And all of a sudden Five Finger Death Punch became successful and we can finally use this output, so this is like a honeymoon for another 10 years, the musical blue balls get released."
Cook chipped in, "We're very competitive and I like the idea of just being as fresh and as current as possible. Today's audience likes to have the screen refreshed frequently." "F5, F5!"
Zoltan jokingly shouted, just for Jason to continue: "The speed of things - it's just happening so fast. It's a lot easier to prepare material when there's little pressure."
During the rest of the chat, the band discussed the disposable aspect of music today, stressing the importance of working as hard as possible throughout the year. Check out the full interview below.
"The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1
" saw its release on July 30 via Prospect Park and was followed by "Volume 2
" on November 19. Both efforts debuted at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200