Five Finger Death Punch has done it again with their fourth Gold album in The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Vol. 1. The Kevin Churko-produced album, which was release in July 2013, led off with "Lift Me Up" (guested by Rob Halford) and dove-tailed with the title track, which hit #1 on the U.S. Active Rock charts in late 2014/early 2015. Both Kevin and Kane Churko co-wrote on the album, as well. This is the third Gold FFDP album helmed by Kevin Churko. As of this writing, the album is still in the Billboard Top 200. Vol. 1 [...]
Cadium Music Publishing has signed Nikka Bling.Bling (real name if Nick Helbling), who brought his song, "The Fighter," to In This Moment during the recording of their Black Widow album, has been an integral part of the success at Kevin Churko's studio, The Hideout. Bling has credits as a Programmer and Editor on the aforementioned ITM album, as well as the most recent Five Finger Death Punch album, The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell.Bling also co-wrote "Be Right There" for teen artist, MattyB."The Fighter," which is the most commercial song on ITM's new album, will most likely be [...]
2014 was a continuation of 2013 with more notable moments for Cadium Music...- In This Moment's, Blood, continued to sell, and with the guidance of Kevin and Kane Churko in the studio, the band landed a new record deal with Atlantic.ITM's new album, Black Widow, has been out less than five weeks, but the group (and the label) is in full support of the record. Prediction: ITM's, "The Fighter," is the sleeper track on the album (think crossover radio), but won't get much attention until early next year.- Cisco DeLuna's collaboration with Nashville's Annie Bosko is producing results. While not written by Cisco, [...]
Five Finger Death Punch received a Golden Gods Award for Song of the Year for "Lift Me Up." "Lift," co-written by Kevin Churko, was the first single from FFDP's The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Vol. 1. The song includes guest performer, Rob Halford. The GGA's were held at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, April 23rd.
Thanks to Cadium Music Publishing's talented writers, 2013 was a good year. Some of the highlights include Kevin and Kane Churko each winning a Juno for their engineering work for Five Finger Death Punch's American Capitalist and In This Moment's Blood albums. Kane is the youngest person in Juno history to win in the Engineering category. "Battle Born," from FFDP's Volume 2 album topped the rock radio charts. Lorenzo had a really good year on the road, finally playing in cities that have been waiting for the band to play, well, for a long time. Cisco DeLuna played a significant role in Jim [...]
Cadium Music Publishing proudly signs writer/producer/mixer/engineer and Juno award-winner, Kane Churko.Kane, the son of writer/producer Kevin Churko, has built quite a catalog, writing songs with Ozzy Osbourne, Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment and Eyes Set To Kill, among others. Churko's contributions as a writer have resulted in FFDP's biggest selling song on 2011's American Capitalist with "Remember Everything" and the biggest selling song in Century Media's history, the title song to ITM's 2012 release, "Blood."Growing up in a musical family, Kane learned the Pro Tools ropes through his father and is currently the engineer of the elder Churko's studio, The Hideout, [...]
Five Finger Death Punch released the first of a two-disc set, today. The album, The Wrong Side of Heaven & the Righteous Side of Hell, Vol. 1, takes an unconventional approach by releasing a double-album, but in two shifts - Volume 2 of the offering to be released later this year. Vol. 1, co-written and produced by Kevin Churko, who partnered up w/ the band for the last two FFDP albums, is peppered with guest appearances by Tech N9ne, Max Cavalera (Soulfly), Maria Brink (In This Moment) and Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta. The first single, "Lift Me Up," features Rob [...]
CARAS has once again recognized the great work of Kevin Churko. Last night, Churko won his fourth Juno at the 39th Juno Awards. Churko won for Engineer of the Year, for his work on In This Moment's song, "Blood," and for Five Finger Death Punch's, "Coming Down." What made the award extra special was that Kevin's son, Kane, also shared the award as co-engineer on the two tracks. Both In This Moment's, "Blood," from the album of the same name and Five Finger Death Punch's "Coming Down," from American Capitalist, were recorded at Churko's The Hideout.
This year's Juno nominations were announced and Kevin Churko has two of them. Churko, and his son, Kane, are nominated for their production work on In This Moment's Blood album, and engineering on Five Finger Death Punch's American Capitalist. Kevin is a multi-Juno nominee, having won Junos for his engineering work on Ozzy Osbourne's Black Rain and Simon Collins' U-Catastrophe.The Juno awards take place April 21 at The Brandt Centre, in Regina.For a little insight on Team Churko, check out this piece in the MJ Times.
Five Finger Death Punch are at The Hideout with Kevin Churko recording their new album. The band was quoted as saying that they need to keep the 'creative muscle' alive and true to their word, they're working on Album #4 with writer/producer, Kevin Churko. Churko co-wrote and produced the last two albums American Capitalist and War Is The Answer. Both albums have sold-through Gold (500,000 in the U.S.). For more details on FFDP's take on staying creative in the business of rock, check out Blabbermouth