Las Vegas, NV – Zoltan Bathory of Five Finger Death Punch continues to show his support for law enforcement, and recently tweeted about the absence of kneelers at a Golden Knights game.
— Zoltan Bathory (@ZoltanBathory) October 11, 2017
Bathory himself has been pictured kneeling down, but in support of law enforcement, not protest.
Bathory made a surprise stop to assist a Las Vegas police officer on Christmas Eve.
The award-winning guitarist spotted the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer helping a citizen change a tire on Christmas Eve when he pulled over to help and thank the officer.
Five Finger Death Punch (FFDP) is a heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bathory, the former U.P.O. bassist founded FFDP in 2005, along with drummer Jeremy Spencer. FFDP is well known for their support of military and law enforcement and on Christmas Eve, guitarist Zoltan Bathory stopped to help a Las Vegas Metro Police Officer.
Bathory spotted the officer crouched down changing a tire when he pulled over and helped the officer. Bathory offered assistance and a thank you for the officer’s service.
The guitarist later tweeted a thank you to along with a photo..
— Zoltan Bathory (@ZoltanBathory) December 24, 2016
Didn't even occur to you that it's about setting an example as people forgot 2 respect the thin blue line standing between peace and chaos
— Zoltan Bathory (@ZoltanBathory) July 7, 2017
— Zoltan Bathory (@ZoltanBathory) December 25, 2016
FFDP has worked closely with veterans and law enforcement in the past. FFDP is intentional on who they hire to their crew, often recruiting veterans and employing multiple retired military members.
Over the years FFDP has released multiple songs as a tribute to law enforcement and military. Songs include Bad Company, Battle Born, Remember Everything, and Wrong Side of Heaven.
Five Finger Death Punch has not only gone out of their way to support law enforcement and military with the platform they have in the music industry but they have also taken a proactive role in building public image for officers everywhere.