Metal legend Rob Halford has hooked up with Five Finger Death Punch in a collaboration for the song “Lift Me Up” and now the band has released a lyric video for the track. The tune is your typical catchy and driving FFDP, with Ian Moody directing the audience to lift him up. Halford then joins the song in the second verse. The lyric video is set against stormy skies with images of lightening and ants battling screen time with the song’s lyrics. FFDP has a double album coming out this year called The Wrong Side of Heaven and The Righteous Side of Hell. The first disc will be out July 23rd.
Another side project
The moody side of Deftones’ front man Chino Morino will come out this summer with the side project Palms. Chino hooked up with the leftover members of the defunct band Isis for the new album that is expected out June 25th. The first song “Patagonia” is streaming online. This isn’t the first side project from the front man. Several years ago he released an album with Team Sleep. Then he dabbled around with a projected called Crosses. Chino is still out on the road with the Deftones supporting their most recent album Koi No Yokem
France film festival
Metallica fans attending the Cannes Film Festival in France this week are getting a chance to see the band’s new movie Metallica Through The Never 3D. The band took the film to the festival in hopes of wowing a critical crowd and getting an even more attention when the film debuts in IMAX theaters this September and an expanded release in regular theaters in October.
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