Hollywood Undead have selected M. Shawn Crahan aka clown to direct the video accompanying the band's lead single from the forthcoming new album Notes From The Underground. clown has been an acclaimed director for years working in the field of music video, delivering clips for his own band Slipknot throughout their multi-platinum Grammy-winning career. Crahan also directed Slipknot's 2005 DVD Voliminal: Inside The Nine.
Five Finger Death Punch's video for "The Pride" premieres on Vevo today, and can be viewed below. The clip is the first wherein the band has presented live footage from the road within the short-form music video medium. Footage was selected from the band's successful Metal Hammer Presents Trespass America Tour over this past summer, and the band's critically acclaimed set at Rock On The Range. The single release of "The Pride" follows the #1 chart-topping single "Coming Down" which remains all over the airwaves of Active Rock radio.
Five Finger Death Punch's American Capitalist (Prospect Park) has been certified gold by the RIAA for shipping over 500,000 copies in the U.S. This milestone marks the third consecutive release from the band to achieve gold certification, with 'The Way of The Fist' (2007) and 'War Is The Answer' (2009) achieving this feat prior.
Monster Energy and Idol Roc Entertainment have announced the itinerary for the 2012 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. The North American routing kicks off in Edmonton, Alberta on November 16, and wraps on December 16 in Tampa, Florida.