Through Fire

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Through Fire
Origin Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Genres
Years active2015–present
Labels Sumerian
Members
  • Grant Joshua Kendrick
  • Kyle LeBlanc
  • Tyler Halverson
  • Zach Halverson
Past members
Website throughfiremusic.com

Through Fire is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska, founded in 2015 by songwriter, guitarist and producer Justin McCain and currently consists of vocalist Grant Joshua Kendrick, twins Tyler and Zach Halverson on guitar and drums respectively, and Kyle LeBlanc on bass. 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.

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History

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

Brooks would leave the band towards the end of 2021 to join Fozzy. Soon after, Leblanc would also depart and the band would bring in 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.

On 2023, Kyle LeBlanc has returned to the band and founder Justin McCain stopped touring due to personal reasons.

Discography

Studio albums

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US Heat.
[5]
US Hard
[6]
US Ind.
[7]
US Rock
[8]
2016 Breathe 471525
2019 All Animal
  • Released: July 19, 2019
  • Label: Sumerian
1136
2023Devil's Got You Dreamin'
  • Released: April 21, 2023
  • Label: Sumerian

Singles

YearSongPeak chart positionsAlbum
US
Main.

[9]
Rock Airplay
2016"Stronger"29Breathe
"Breathe"1339
2017"Where You Lie"22
2019"All Animal"26All Animal
"Listen to Your Heart"32
2020"Doubt"27
2023"Lose It"32Devil's Got You Dreamin'

Promotional Singles

SongYearAlbum
"Medicine"2019All Animal
"Karma Kills"2022Devil's Got You Dreamin'
"Devolution"2023
"Over the Influence"

Music videos

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
TitleYearDirector(s)
"Stronger"2016Un­known
"Breathe"Steven Contreras
"Where You Lie"2017
"Medicine"2019Ed Shiers
"Listen to Your Heart"
"Doubt"2020Marco Pavone
"Karma Kills"2022J.T. Ibanez
"Lose It"2023
"The Road"from live footage broadcast

Band members

Members
Former members

Timeline

Through Fire

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