Fireworks (punk band)
Fireworks performing in 2014
|Origin||Metro Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Genres||Pop punk, alternative rock, melodic hardcore, indie rock|
|Labels||Triple Crown Records / Run For Cover Records|
|Past members||Tymm Rengers|
Fireworks began in 2005 in the Metro Detroit area of Michigan, where they signed to the independent label, Run For Cover Records, who released their debut EP, We Are Everywhere, and 7" Adventure, Nostalgia and Robbery. From there on, the band toured extensively, until 2008, when they were signed by the well-known independent label, Triple Crown Records, home of other popular bands such as As Tall As Lions, Fight Fair, Hit the Lights, and Honor Bright. There, Fireworks re-released We Are Everywhere, and in March 2009, they released their debut full-length, All I Have to Offer is My Own Confusion produced by Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory.
In December 2009 Fireworks set out on their first European tour, supporting Set Your Goals.
In January 2010 Fireworks supported New Found Glory and Saves the Day on a full U.S. tour. They then toured Australia with New Found Glory in April as support alongside Hit The Lights before their own headlining tour of the country.
They have released two music videos, one for "Detroit" and another for "Arrows".
Their EP entitled "Bonfires" was released for digital download on December 7, 2010 and their sophomore full length, "Gospel" was released on May 24, 2011.
On December 18, 2011, Under the Gun Review voted "Arrows" by Fireworks as the best music video of the year
On January 29, 2014 Fireworks announced their third full length, Oh, Common Life. The album was released on March 25, 2014. The band also replaced Defeater on The Greatest Generation Tour in the Spring. They will join The Wonder Years, Real Friends, Citizen, and Modern Baseball.
- We Are Everywhere (2006)
- We Walk The Streets At Night (Misfits covers) (2006)
- Adventure, Nostalgia and Robbery (2008)
- Bonfires (2010)
- Can't Hardly Wait (2005)
David Mackinder - lead vocals
Brett Jones - lead guitar
Chris Mojan - rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Kyle O'Neil - bass
Ted Roberts - drums
Adam Mercer (touring member) - guitar, keyboard, percussion