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Five Finger Death Punch raises $100K in 2 days

Five Finger Death Punch raises $100K in 2 days

HELPING VETS: From left, Jason Hook, Zoltan Bathory, Ivan Moody, Jeremy Spencer, and Chris Kael of Five Finger Death Punch attend the 6th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show at Club Nokia on April 23, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Associated Press/Paul A. Hebert

Rockers Five Finger Death Punch have helped raise over $100,000 for U.S. Army veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by asking fans to donate to the cause in return for a T-shirt.

The group had hoped to raise $50,000 by offering up limited edition shirts designed by guitarist Zoltan Bathory on crowd-sourcing website Indiegogo.com, but devotees signed up in their droves after watching the group’s harrowing new video for “Wrong Side of Heaven” – and the target was exceeded in a day.

After two days, the figure had doubled and the initial run of shirts ran out.

All proceeds from the ongoing initiative will benefit organizations that have joined forces with the group to raise awareness about veterans suffering from PTSD.

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