If you think of Five Finger Death Punch and their considerable amount of fans, you might think of them as NASCAR-lovin', monster truck race-attendin' type of people. You wouldn't be far off the mark, especially since guitarist Zoltan Bathory is not only a fan, but a monster truck driver.
Every five years, soldiers vote for a recipient of the 'Soldier Appreciation Award' and Five Finger Death Punch are the latest to receive the honor.
"If there's a 50/50 chance of survival, I'm in," says Zoltan Bathory. It's a fitting qualifier, because of Bathory's many passions in life, playing raucous rock shows with Five Finger Death Punch is probably the least dangerous. Bathory is also a professional monster truck driver, he competes in martial arts championships, he's an Army-approved Modern Army Combatives instructor, and he pilots fighter jets.
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Connecting you to your military neighbors, Northwest Military is the home of The Ranger and NW Airlifer newspapers - the definitive source for news and information regarding Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and the entire South Sound., Five Finger Death Punch promotes veteran causes, If you've never heard of Las Vegas heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch (5FDP), you're probably also unaware that the group has dedicated much of its time and efforts to helping the men and women in uniform.
Zoltan Bathory is a changed man. The judo-throwing guitarist of Five Finger Death Punch typically lugs around mats with him whenever the metal band hits the road so he can practice jiu-jitsu techniques.