Five Finger Death Punch brings Lexington native home to Rupp Arena in seismic show

By Matt Wickstrom

Lexington native Chris Kael plays bass with Five Finger Death Punch at Rupp Arena. Photo by Rich Copley

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 9, 2018)—No, that wasn’t an earthquake originating in downtown Lexington last night, but rather shockwaves emitting from Rupp Arena during a performance from rockers Five Finger Death PunchShinedownStarset and Bad Wolves.

Los Angeles-based Bad Wolves got the evening off to a quick start with their blend of heavy rock and metal. Featuring energetic and versatile front man Tommy Vext, the group performed a handful of songs from their upcoming debut “Disobey,” out May 11 including “Learn to Live,” “Hear Me Now,” featuring a guest performance from Diamante, and “Zombie,” currently the top selling rock song on iTunes and No. 6 on Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs.

With anticipation building following undercard performances from the aforementioned Bad Wolves and experimental rock outfit Starset, veteran rockers Shinedown came out firing with a mix of songs both new and old.

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