Nonpoint’s New Album “X” Is Among The Band’s Best Work To Date

Courtesy: Spinefarm Records

Veteran hard rock band Nonpoint is set to release its tenth full-length studio recording next month, and it goes without saying that considering the three singles that the band has already released, this album is one that audiences across the board will appreciate and enjoy. That should be no surprise either, considering all that the band has had to offer its audiences over the course of the past 20 years.  It certainly has proven to be no surprise to the band, as drummer Robb Rivera pointed out in a recent interview.  “As long as people want us to keep writing records, we’re going to keep writing records, Rivera said.  “We have a special understanding in the studio, and the chemistry has only gotten better.  We live for every moment on stage. We don’t ever want to stop.”  Front man Elias Soriano agreed, saying, “I don’t see why we shouldn’t be on our tenth record.”  He went on to explain that the band “really took our time” with this record because “we wanted to do something serious for number ten.”  The trio of singles already released from this record show without doubt that taking such time and creating a record for the fans has paid off.  Of course, they are just a small sampling of the direction that the band has taken this time out.  Right from its outset, this record shows Nonpoint as a band that is taking a decidedly new direction this time out.  That opener, ‘Empty Batteries’ is just one of the album’s high points and will be discussed shortly.  The far more contemplative ‘Feel The Way I Feel’ – the album’s penultimate entry – is another example of the band’s growth in this album.  It will be discussed a little bit later on.  ‘Wheel Against Will’ is yet another example of the band’s turn in this record.  Between these songs, the trio of singles already released and the remaining four songs not noted here, the end result is another solid offering from Nonpoint and a record that fans new and old alike will appreciate.

Nonpoint’s forthcoming full-length studio recording X has been a long time coming, but it is also a record that is certain to appeal just as much to the band’s most seasoned fans as those who might not be as familiar with the band’s catalog.  That is thanks, as Soriano noted, the band took so much time in composing the album’s songs, paying such close attention to each work.  That attention created 10 songs that reach back through the band’s catalog and that also offer audiences something new, such as the album’s opener ‘Empty Batteries.’  Considering the song’s title, it’s an ironically (likely intentionally placed, too) titled work.  That’s because it shows at least musically to be a work that exhibits Nonpoint as having anything but empty batteries.  Right from its outset, listeners get a musical arrangement whose thrash approach conjures thoughts of Killswitch Engage while also adding in the band’s own signature sound.  The end result is an arrangement that in itself is certain to keep listeners fully engaged while also entertaining said audiences.  Of course it is only one part of what makes the song such a strong start for this record.  Its lyrical content strengthens its presentation even more.

Front man Elias Soriano said in an interview of this song’s theme that it centers on that need to keep going in life, no matter what.  “For the most part, it’s really about looking inside,” Soriano said of the song’s lyrical theme.  “You’re reaching down, getting into a battle with yourself and realizing there’s more to be done.  A lot of people need coaching or permission to fill their batteries—but they can do it themselves.  They simply need to have a dream and a goal.  You’re getting the last little bit of gusto, refilling it and going again.”  That message comes through clearly as Soriano raps over the song’s heavy musical side, “I won’t let you die off/This isn’t that holiday feeling at all/Put away decorations/Relax on a meditation/Medication stacked in fact it’s black and white/Stacked and used against us all/It’s an abomination/Revelation, evolution revolution.”  He goes on to sing in the song’s chorus alongside his band mates, “Transaction/Unsatisfactory/Compassion/An empty battery/They’ll make the time machines/Then they turn 18/Transaction/Unsatisfactory.”  The group adds to the chorus in its final refrain, “Turning the light into something I can bear/Into something/Just to find out that its worthless in the end.”  This serves even more to speak to the song’s message.  As Soriano noted, so many people think they need permission and coaching to fill their batteries.  That’s when that something created is something worthless in the end.  It’s when someone fills his or her batteries on his or her own that those batteries really get recharged and create something meaningful.  It’s a strong message, and one from which so many people will take some motivation and personal illumination.  When that message is considered along with the song’s hard-driving musical arrangement, that arrangement serves even more in hindsight to capture the emotion in said message.  The pairing does plenty to show what makes this song a strong entry in itself.  In a bigger sense, it serves well to show the positive growth from Nonpoint in this record.  It is only one of the album’s entries that serves to support that later statement.  The far more contemplative ‘Feel The Way I Feel,’ which comes much later in the album’s run, is another example of what makes X another positive effort from Nonpoint.

‘Feel The Way I Feel’ is one of those songs that proves a song can be heavy without actually being heavy in part through its musical arrangement.  It does have its heavy moments in its chorus sections.  The verses, though, are noticeably reserved and contemplative.  The gentle use of the chord progressions and the subtle bass line go a long way toward making those verses so impacting.  That is especially important to note since the song’s lyrical content seems to focus on the familiar topic of a broken relationship.  This theme is inferred as Soriano sings in the song’s lead verse, “I’m not feeling any better/Doing this the right way/Try to stay classy/Didn’t make it any better/Just want to get nasty/Get my hands dirty/Leave very little question how I feel/No need to get wordy, no/You cat the way you do/So I feel the way I feel/The lie between the truth/You’re so close to reveal/So you do the things you do/So I feel the way I feel.”  It’s at this point that the song’s energy picks up and gets a little more aggressive.  He goes on to sing in the song’s second verse, “both of my hands are tied/And my brain is fried/I’m thinking of a way I could just get even with you/I know it’s not politically correct/For me to want to snap your neck/But there’s not other way to hide/When my hands are tied/You act the way you do/So I feel the way I feel/And do the things you do/So I feel the way I feel.”  The deep emotion continues through the rest of the song from here, driving home the subject’s feelings even more, both musically and lyrically.  It’s honestly an approach that the band has rarely if ever taken on any of its previous albums, and is done quite well in this case.  Keeping that in mind, it stands out that much more.  In turn, it makes X stand out in whole even more.  Even with this in mind, it still isn’t the last of the songs that stands out or that makes the album stand out.  ‘Wheel Against Will,’ another later entry in the album’s run, proves just as much to be a standout offering that also proves the album’s strength.

‘Wheel Against Will’ starts out with a steady driving beat from drummer Robb Rivera before it launches into a full on guitar assault while Soriano sings, “No uphill battles/Only wars/Come on the shore/Dropping literary soldiers/Old enough to hold the line/And we’re defining with the revolution on my shoulders…spokes on the wheel that’s turning/Girl against boy/Boy against girl/Will against man/Man against will…the wheel controlling this machine is about to be broken.”  He goes on to speak metaphorically of the ground being made of the “dreams of the weak, the poor, the feeble and the meek, powerless, helpless, the homeless on the street.”  There is also mention here of what would seem to be perhaps the powers that be, creating the streets from those noted individuals.  Keeping that in mind, one is led to assume that this song is perhaps a commentary on the powers that be and their impact on the people through the “machine” that they have created.  That could be entirely outside of the song’s message, but hopefully is somewhere in that range.  Regardless, it goes without saying that this song’s lyrical message is powerful.  When it is joined with its musical accompaniment, the whole proves to be a hard-hitting work that stands solid on its own merits.  What’s more, that also serves to help show even more the strength of X in whole.  When it is considered along with the other two songs noted here through their musical and lyrical content, all three songs go a long way toward exhibiting Nonpoint’s positive growth in this record.  When they are considered along with the three singles already released and the remaining four songs, the album in whole proves to be another strong effort from Nonpoint that is some of the band’s best work to date.

Nonpoint’s new, tenth full-length recording X is a strong new effort that any of the band’s fans will appreciate.  That has already been proven through the trio of singles that have already been released from the record.  The three songs discussed here do just as much to support that statement as those singles thanks to their powerful musical arrangements and their equally engaging lyrical themes. When they are all considered along with the remaining four tracks not directly noted here, the end result proves to be a record that every one of Nonpoint’s fans will appreciate and enjoy.  That is because they prove the record in whole to be among the band’s best albums to date.  Speaking of dates, the band has already announced a lengthy schedule of live dates in support of X that launches next month, too.  More information on that tour, the band’s new album and more is available online now along with all of the band’s latest news at:

 

 

 

Website: http://www.nonpoint.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nonpointworld

Twitter: http://twitter.com/nonpoint

 

 

 

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Nonpoint Debuts New Single, ‘Fix This’

Courtesy: Spinefarm Records

Nonpoint is giving audiences yet another preview of its forthcoming album.

The band debuted the new single ‘Fix This’ from its new album on Thursday via Loudwire.  The song is now the third single to be released from the album, which is currently scheduled to be released Aug. 24 via Spinefarm Records.  It was preceded by the release of the singles ‘Chaos & Earthquakes’ and ‘Dodge Your Destiny.’

Audiences will get to hear all three songs and more from X on Nonpoint’s upcoming tour in support of the album, which is scheduled to launch Aug. 21 in Lexington, Kentucky.  The nearly month-long tour is scheduled to run through Sept. 19 in Nashville, TN and to include performances in Jacksonville, NC; Athens, GA; Syracuse, NY and a number of other cities along the East Coast.  The tour’s current schedule is noted below.

NONPOINT
With He Is Legend + Letters From the Fire:

8/21: Lexington, KY @ Manchester Music Hall
8/23: Ft. Myers, FL @ The Ranch
8/24: Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
8/25: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
8/26: Jacksonville, FL @ 1904 Music Hall
8/28: Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
8/29: Greenville, SC @ The Firmament
8/31: Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligans
9/2: Lynchburg, VA @ Blue Ridge Rock Fest
9/6: Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
9/7: Hartford, CT @ The Webster
9/8: Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
9/11: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
9/14: Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
9/15: Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
9/16: Easton, PA @ One Center Square
9/19: Nashville, TN @ The Cowan

More information on Nonpoint’s new single, its new album, tour and more is available online now at:

 

Website: http://www.nonpoint.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nonpointworld

Twitter: http://twitter.com/nonpoint

 

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Nonpoint Announces New Tour Schedule

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Veteran hard rock band Nonpoint has announced a new tour schedule.

The tour, which is in support of the band’s forthcoming album X — because it will be the band’s 10th full-length studio recording — is scheduled to launch August 21 in Lexington, Kentucky and to run through September 19 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Along with the noted opening and closing dates, the tour schedule also includes scheduled dates in Jacksonville, North Carolina; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; hartford, Connecticut and other cities.  The band’s label mates in He Is Legend will serve as support on the tour.  Its schedule is in support of its most recent album, 2017’s Few.

Nonpoint recently debuted two songs from X in anticipation of the album’s release.  Both songs — ‘Chaos & Earthquakes‘ and ‘Dodge Your Destiny‘ — are streaming now, as is He Is Legend’s latest single ‘Sand.’ Pre-orders for X are open now.

The bands’ tour schedule is noted below.

NONPOINT
With He Is Legend + Letters From the Fire:

8/21: Lexington, KY @ Manchester Music Hall
8/23: Ft. Myers, FL @ The Ranch
8/24: Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
8/25: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
8/26: Jacksonville, FL @ 1904 Music Hall
8/28: Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
8/29: Greenville, SC @ The Firmament
8/31: Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligans
9/2: Lynchburg, VA @ Blue Ridge Rock Fest
9/6: Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
9/7: Hartford, CT @ The Webster
9/8: Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
9/11: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
9/14: Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
9/15: Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
9/16: Easton, PA @ One Center Square
9/19: Nashville, TN @ The Cowan

More information on Nonpoint’s new tour dates, videos, album and more is available online now at:

 

Website: http://www.nonpoint.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nonpointworld

Twitter: http://twitter.com/nonpoint

 

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Nonpoint Announces New Album Release Date; Debuts Two New Songs

Courtesy: Spinefarm Records

Nonoint returns this summer with its latest album, and in anticipation of its release, the veteran hard rock act has debuted not one, but two of the album’s singles.

The band debuted ‘Chaos and Earthquakes‘ and ‘Dodge Your Destiny‘ on Friday. The second of the singles came complete with lyric video.  The songs are taken from the band’s aptly-titled tenth album X, which is due out August 24 via Spinefarm Records.  Pre-orders are open now.

Front man Elias Soriano said in a recent interview that expectations are high for X.

Ten — I can already tell, is going to become a flagship record for us,” Soriano said.  “Watching people’s reactions when we play them the new music tells me that we have created something that is going to move crowds and may even redefine us.  It’s the year of the X.”

The full track listing for X is noted below.

X TRACK LISTING:
“Empty Batteries”
“Chaos and Earthquakes”
“Fix This”
“Crashing”
“Passive Aggressive”
“Dodge Your Destiny”
“Wheel Against Will”
“Milestone”
“Feel The Way I Feel”
“Position One”

More information on X is available online now along with all of the band’s latest news and more at:

 

Website: http://www.nonpoint.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nonpointworld

Twitter: http://twitter.com/nonpoint

 

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Amon Amarth Conquers Phil’s Picks’ 2016 Top 10 New Hard Rock & Metal Albums List

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records

The hard rock and metal community have collectively become a rather crowded field this year in terms of new albums.  It has made extremely difficult naming the year’s top new hard rock and metal records.  There have been that many outstanding records.  Metallica’s first album in eight years, HardwiredTo SelfDestruct is just one of the albums that has more than proven deserving of being on that list.  The same can be said of Amon Amarth’s latest offering, Jomsviking.  It is a rarity for the band, being a concept record.  The concept behind the record more than works.  And its musical arrangements work just as well.  On another note Prong, with its latest offering X No Absolutes has proven through its overall content (and sales) that it is another success for the band—and more specifically founder Tommy Victor, the band’s only original member.  So no doubt it belongs on the list of the year’s top new hard rock and metal albums, too as do so many others.  It was not easy for this critic to assemble this year’s list of new hard rock and metal albums considering how many outstanding albums were released in that collective field.  But a decision had to be made.  That decision is presented below.

As a reminder, the list, as with each of Phil’s Picks year-ender lists, presents Phil’s Picks Top 10 picks for the year’s best plus five honorable mention titles for a total of 15 albums.  Honorable mention is not mean in a negative fashion by any means.  They were each deserving of being named to the year’s best.  It was just that tough assembling a list of the year’s best, so the final list ended as presented here.  Without any further ado, here is the Phil’s Picks 2016 Top 10 New Hard Rock and Metal Albums.

 

PHIL’S PICKS 2016 TOP 10 NEW HARD ROCK/METAL ALBUMS

 

  1. Amon AmarthJomsviking

 

  1. MetallicaHardwiredTo SelfDestruct

 

  1. All Hail The YetiScreams From A Black Wilderness

 

  1. NonpointThe Poison Red

 

  1. SpellcasterNight Hides The World

 

  1. WovenwarHonor is Dead

 

  1. ArtilleryPunishment By Perception

 

  1. ProngXNo Absolutes

 

  1. AnthraxFor All Kings

 

  1. DestrageA Means To No End

 

  1. WhitechapelMark of the Blade

 

  1. DevildriverTrust No One

 

  1. Oni – Ironshore

 

  1. Primal FearRulebreaker

 

  1. HatebreedThe Concrete Confesional

 

 

 

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Nonpoint’s New LP Is One Of Its Best Efforts Yet

Courtesy:  Spinefarm Records

Courtesy: Spinefarm Records

Nonpoint nation, rejoice.  Your favorite band (and a personal favorite of this critic) is back.  The band recently released its latest album The Poison Red via Spinefarm Records. The band’s tenth full-length studio offering, this record is one of the band’s best records to date.  That is due in large part to the obvious growth exhibited in the album’s musical arrangements.  The band has taken the heaviness for which it has come to be known throughout the years and incorporated it into fourteen songs that while stylistically similar to the band’s older works, still stand separate from those songs.  The album’s opener and lead single ‘Generation Idiot is one of the songs that serves to exemplify this.  Chasing White Rabbits’ serves to exemplify it just as much as does the defiant ‘Radio Chorus.’  All three songs show in their own right the musical and lyrical originality that has kept Nonpoint so respected for so long.  That is not to discount any of the album’s other offerings.  They do much the same as the songs more directly noted here.  All things considered The Poison Red proves to be one of Nonpoint’s best efforts to date.

Nonpoint’s latest full-length studio recording The Poison Red is one of the bands best efforts to date.  That is due to the fact that once again the band has taken its trademark heaviness and incorporated it into a whole new group of songs that stand on their own merits apart from the band’s previous albums.  The album’s opener and lead single ‘Generation Idiot’ is one example of this.  In terms of its musical arrangement it is most reminiscent (at least to this critic) to the songs featured in the band’s 2007 album Vengeance with its heavy, crunching metalcore style guitar line and equally sharp vocal delivery from front man Elias Soriano.  Thankfully, though it doesn’t just repeat any of those songs.  Rather, it just sounds like it would fit perfectly into that album. While the song’s musical arrangement expertly balances the band’s familiar heaviness with its own original approach, it is just one part of what makes the stand out.  The song’s lyrical content makes the song stand out just as much as its musical arrangement.  The song’s lyrical content is a social commentary centered on the current state of the world, or at least it comes across in such fashion.  That can be inferred as Soriano sings, “Once upon a time people talked to people/People didn’t text/What’s coming next/Just fod and sex/Sleep, repeat/Food and sex/Follow me/3 simple steps/You want it so damn easy/Want it handed to you on a golden plate/While the state of the world goes Watergate/And generation idiot accumulates.”  That is just a glance of what makes the song lyrically come across as a commentary.  The song’s opening verse makes that even clearer as Soriano sings, “Crossing stars driving expensive cars/Planning out own parades/Champagne wishes, golden dishes/People lining up just to scream your name/People living up to a standard made/People giving up just to give the blame/To the same damn people that are giving up/I say the same to people that are living up/It’s safe to say I’m not giving it a second thought/Just to waste it on a pivotal moment that I’m giving up.”  He goes on in the verse’s final line, singing “All back to back and then I’m packing up/Not looking for a handout/Gonna be out the door/And that’s how it’s gonna pan out.”  Every line comes across as conveying a message about how self-centered the current generation has become.  That is just this critic’s own take on these lines.  So it is not meant to be taken as gospel.  Regardless, the possibility of that message being there, coupled with the song’s musical arrangement shows clearly why the song stands out in whole.  In turn, it serves in part to show why the album in whole stands out, too.  It is just one of the songs that shows why The Poison Red stands out.  ‘Chasing White Rabbits’ is another example of what makes The Poison Red stand out.

‘Generation Idiot’ is a clear example of what makes The Poison Red stand out.  That is due to the combination of the song’s original musical arrangement and the seeming social commentary presented in the song’s lyrical content.  While they serve to make the song stand on its own merits, it is just one of the songs, in whole, that serves to make The Poison Red stand out.  ‘Chasing White Rabbits’ is another one of the album’s most standout compositions.  The musical arrangement at the center of ‘Chasing White Rabbits’ is very much unlike anything that the band has ever composed before.  That is because while it boasts the band’s familiar heaviness once again, the sharp edge for which the band has come to be known in its arrangements has been traded in here for a deeper, more melody-driven arrangement.  The song’s lyrical content is just as ear-catching as its musical arrangement.  In the song’s second verse, Soriano makes a powerful statement as he sings, “Why do we hassle with their castles/Their robes and golden tassels/When a hero isn’t measured by/The treasures that they hold/the heart is where we start/And courage is the end/A champion could be anyone/Enemy or friend.”  Soriano goes on to make a slew of Alice in Wonderland references including references to the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire cat, and even the caterpillar.  It is an interesting verse that is certain to leave listeners talking.  When this is all set against the song’s lead verse and its chorus, the song’s lyrical content comes across to this critic as sending the message that not everything in life is always as it seems good or bad.  This, again, is just this critic’s own take on the song’s lyrical content and should not be considered the only explanation.  That aside, the ability of the song’s deep lyrical content to keep listeners thinking and talking, and the depth of the song’s musical arrangement work together to show why it stands out just as much as ‘Generation Idiot.’  The two songs together show even more clearly why The Poison Red is, again, one of Nonpoint’s best efforts to date.  They are not the only songs that serve to show why the record stands out either.  ‘Radio Chorus’ is one more example of what makes The Poison Red stand out.

‘Generation Idiot’ and ‘Chasing White Rabbits’ are both clear examples of what makes The Poison Red stand out as one of Nonpoint’s best albums yet.  That is due to the combination of the songs’ musical arrangements and their lyrical content.  Both elements will leave listeners thinking and talking long after they end.  They are not the only songs included in the album’s body that will do this.  ‘Radio Chorus’ with its familiar sharp-edged guitar line and equally sharp vocal delivery from Soriano takes listeners all the way back through the band’s extensive catalogue.  Yet at the same time, it still stands on its own merits.  The song’s lyrical content boasts just as much of a shard edge as its musical arrangement with its clearly defiant message.  Soriano sings here, “This is what I am/Who I be/What I do and what I see/Is a person who sold their soul/Well that’s not me/Only thing I’m selling is what you see/This is going to be the type of conversation that person to person will personally affect you/Make impressions impossible to forget about/Get past/Or get us closer to a break through/Mask any emotions/Through motions of regretting you/Because all of the words/I never got to spit out.”  Soriano goes on in the same fashion, delivering his verbal attack to all of the naysayers out there and critics.  It is a powerful statement complimented quite well by an equally powerful musical arrangement.  When both elements are coupled together, the end result is a composition that is one of the album’s highest points.  When it is set against the rest of the album’s offerings, they come together to remind listeners, again, why The Poison Red is one of the band’s best records to date.

The Poison Red is one of Nonpoint’s best records to date, hands down.  That is due to the combination of the lyrical depth presented in each of the album’s featured songs and the balance of old and new in the songs’ musical arrangements.  Whether through the songs directly noted here or any of the album’s other offerings, the fact remains throughout that this record is one of Nonpoint’s best albums to date if not its best.  It is available now in stores and online, and at the band’s live shows.  More information on The Poison Red is available online now along with all of the band’s latest news and more at:

 

 

 

Website: http://www.nonpoint.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nonpointworld

Twitter: http://twitter.com/nonpoint

 

 

 

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Through Fire Announces New Live Dates

Photo Credit: Christopher Tierney

Photo Credit: Christopher Tierney

Through Fire has announced a new slate of live dates.

The up and coming hard rock act announced this week that it will join Sick Puppies on tour this fall beginning September 18th in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The 11-date run is in support of the band’s latest release Breathe and will follow its upcoming tour with Nonpoint.  That tour launches next Saturday, July 30th in South Bend, Indiana and runs through August 10th in Newport, Minnesota.  Through Fire’s current tour schedule is noted below.

 

Upcoming shows:

(with Nonpoint July 30-August 10)

Jul 30 South Bend IN Club Fever

Jul 31 Springfield IL Boondocks

Aug 02 Waterloo IA Spicolis

Aug 03 Merriam KS Aftershock

Aug 04 Evansville IN KC’s B&G

Aug 05 Flint MI Machine Shop

Aug 06 Arlington Heights Il Home Bar

Aug 07 Columbia MO Blue Note

Aug 09 Des Moines IA Woolys

Aug 10 Newport MN Opinion Brewing

(with Sick Puppies Sept 18-Oct 5)

Sep 18 Rex Theater Pittsburgh, PA

Sep 19 A&R Music bar Columbus, OH

Sep 21 Druid City Music Hall Tuscaloosa, AL

Sep 22 Masquerade Atlanta, GA

Sep 25 Trees Dallas, TX

Sep 26 Granada Theater Lawrence, KS

Sep 27 The District Sioux Falls, SD

Sep 29 Wooly’s Des Moines, IA

Sep 30 Pop’s Nightclub Saint Louis, MO

Oct 03 Route 20 Outhouse Racine, WI

Oct 05 District Rockford, IL

 

Courtesy: Sumerian Records

Courtesy: Sumerian Records

Breathe was released Friday, July 1st via Sumerian Records.  It debuted at #4 on Billboard’s Top New Artist Chart.  The album’s lead single ‘Stronger’ hit the top spot on iTunes and on Sirius XM’s Octane.  Audiences can see the video for ‘Stronger’ online now here.  More information on Through Fire’s new tour schedule is available online now along with all of the band’s latest news at:

 

Website: http://throughfiremusic.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/throughfiremusic

Twitter: http://twitter.com/tfiremusic

 

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