Hard to See
"Hard to See" is a song by American heavy metal
Heavy metal music
Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the Midlands of the United Kingdom and the United States...

 band Five Finger Death Punch
Five Finger Death Punch
Five Finger Death Punch is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 2005, the group's name is derived from classic oriental martial arts cinema. The band originally consisted of vocalist Ivan Moody, guitarist Zoltan Bathory, guitarist Caleb Bingham, bassist Matt Snell,...

. The song was released as the first single from their second album War Is the Answer
War Is the Answer
War Is the Answer is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch. It was released on September 22, 2009 through Prospect Park Records. The album debuted at number 7 on the Billboard 200 selling approximately 44,000 copies in its first week...

, and their fourth single overall. The single was released on July 21, 2009

It is their fourth-highest charted single to date, peaking at number eight on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. It is the band's third top 10 single. It also reached number 28 on the Billboard Rock Songs
Rock Songs
Rock Songs is a chart published weekly by Billboard magazine which ranks the airplay of songs on alternative, mainstream rock and triple A radio stations. The first chart was published in the issue dated June 20, 2009. "Know Your Enemy" by Green Day was the first number-one song. The Rock Songs...

 chart and number 40 on the Alternative Songs chart, their first appearance on either chart.


The song is about people being too attached to opinions they've formed on limited amounts of information. Guitarist Zoltan Bathory explained: "It's about seemingly irresolvable differences. It's valid in just about any setting: politics, religion, relationships… Everything is 'only an opinion' based on limited information, yet people sometimes get attached to their point of views to the extreme… in fact, to the point they would launch wars over them." It began streaming on July 9, 2009, through Revolver Magazine's website. The song began to receive radio airplay on July 13, 2009. The song is available as digital download via Amazon.com and iTunes store. It peaked at #12 on the Top Rock songs on iTunes.

The music video for the song premiered on August 28, 2009.

The song was used as the theme song for the defunct TNA Reaction
TNA Reaction
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The song is available for download for the Rock Band
Rock Band
Rock Band is a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems, published by MTV Games and Electronic Arts. It is the first title in the Rock Band series. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were released in the United States on November 20, 2007, while the PlayStation 2 version was...

 series through the Rock Band Network
Rock Band Network
The Rock Band Network is a downloadable content service designed by Harmonix Music Systems with the help of Microsoft to allow musical artists and record labels to make their music available as playable tracks for the Rock Band series of rhythm video games, starting with Rock Band 2...


The song appears as an on-disc track in Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock is a music video game and the sixth main entry in the Guitar Hero series for the PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 consoles. The game was released September 24, 2010 in Europe, September 28, 2010 in North America and September 29, 2010 in Australia...


The song is in the soundtrack for the videogame MLB 2K11.


  • Ivan Moody
    Ivan L. Moody
    Ivan L. Moody, also known by the pseudonym Ghost, is the singer for American Heavy metal group Five Finger Death Punch from Sacramento, California. He had performed for several bands before settling down with FFDP...

     — vocals
  • Jason Hook
    Jason Hook
    Jason Hook is a Canadian guitarist, record producer, songwriter and session musician.-Biography and Career:...

     — guitars
  • Zoltan Bathory
    Zoltan Bathory
    Zoltán Báthory is a Hungarian-born musician. He is the co-founder and one of the main songwriters for the Los Angeles-based hard rock band Five Finger Death Punch.-Career:...

     — guitars
  • Matt Snell — bass
    Bass guitar
    The bass guitar is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb , or by using a pick....

  • Jeremy Spencer — drums
    Drum kit
    A drum kit is a collection of drums, cymbals and often other percussion instruments, such as cowbells, wood blocks, triangles, chimes, or tambourines, arranged for convenient playing by a single person ....

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