Through Fire

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Through Fire
Origin Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Years active2015–present
Labels Sumerian
  • Justin McCain
  • Grant Joshua Kendrick
  • Tyler Halverson
  • Zach Halverson
Past members
  • Patrick Mussack
  • Jesse "Saint" Nunn
  • Grant Brooks
  • Kyle LeBlanc

Through Fire is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska, founded in 2015 by songwriter, guitarist and producer Justin McCain and currently consists of McCain, vocalist Grant Joshua Kendrick, and twins Tyler and Zach Halverson on bass and drums respectively. They signed a deal with Sumerian Records and released their debut record in 2016. Their debut single "Stronger" reached number 29 on the mainstream rock chart.



In December 2015 Justin McCain, the founder of Emphatic, announced his new band "Through Fire", with Grant Joshua Kendrick on vocals, Patrick Mussack on drum, and Jesse Saint on bass. He also announced that a new album will be released in 2016. [1] Through Fire embarked on tour with Adelitas Way for Jan/Feb 2016, [2] a tour with Nonpoint July/Aug 2016, and have scheduled a Fall run with Sick Puppies for Sept/Oct 2016. [3] "Stronger" was the official theme to WWE's Backlash 2016 Pay Per View.

The band announced signing to Sumerian and debuted the music video to their first single as Through Fire, "Stronger", on January 29, 2016. It was released on iTunes on February 5, 2016. [4] and reached #1 on iTunes, as well as #1 on Octane. Stronger was aired on the Stanley Cup Finals and was also used in the trailer for the 2016 action, drama film Fight Valley featuring former UFC champions Miesha Tate, Holly Holm & Cyborg.

The band's debut album Breathe was released on July 1, 2016, and debuted at #4 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart.

Saint switched from bass to rhythm guitar in 2015, and the band recruited Kyle Leblanc to fill his former role. This lineup lasted for about five months before Saint and Mussack both departed the group. The band returned to a four piece with the addition Grant Brooks.

The band released there second studio album All Animal on July 19, 2019 and reached #11 on the U.S. Heatseekers and #36 on U.S. Independents.

Brookes would leave the band towards the end of 2021 to join Fozzy. Soon after, Leblanc would also depart and the band would bring in twin brothers Tyler and Zach Halverson on bass and drums on August 4, 2022, marking the current lineup of the group. The next day, on August 5, the band announced a tour with the lineup with Drowning Pool called Strike a Nerve Tour.


Studio albums

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US Heat.
US Hard
US Ind.
US Rock
2016 Breathe 471525
2019 All Animal
  • Released: July 19, 2019
  • Label: Sumerian


YearSongPeak chart positionsAlbum

Rock Airplay
2017"Where You Lie"22
2019"All Animal"26All Animal
"Listen to Your Heart"32

Music videos

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
"Breathe"Steven Contreras
"Where You Lie"2017
"Medicine"2019Ed Shiers
"Listen to Your Heart"
"Doubt"2020Marco Pavone

Band members

Former members


Through Fire

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