Through Fire

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Through Fire
OriginOmaha, Nebraska, United States
GenresHard rock, alternative metal, post-grunge
Years active2015–present
Associated actsEmphatic
MembersJustin McCain
Grant Joshua Kendrick
Kyle LeBlanc
Grant Brooks
Past membersPatrick Mussack
Jesse "Saint" Nunn

Through Fire is an American hard rock band from Omaha, Nebraska, United States, founded in 2015 by songwriter, guitarist and producer Justin McCain. 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". 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.


Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US Heat.
US Hard
US Ind.
US Rock
2016 Breathe 4 7 15 25
2019 All Animal
  • Released: July 19, 2019
  • Label: Sumerian


Year Song Peak chart positions Album

2016 "Stronger" 29 Breathe
"Breathe" 13
2017 "Where You Lie" 22
2019 "All Animal" 36 All Animal

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
Title Year Director(s)
"Stronger" 2016 Unknown
"Breathe" Steven Contreras
"Where You Lie" 2017
"Medicine" 2019 Unknown

Band members[edit]

  • Justin McCain – lead guitar, backing vocals (2015–present)
  • Grant Joshua Kendrick – lead vocals (2015–present)
  • Kyle LeBlanc - bass, backing vocals (2017–present)
  • Grant Brooks - drums, percussion (2017–present)
Former members
  • Patrick Mussack – drums, percussion (2015–2017)
  • Jesse Saint – bass, backing vocals (2015–2017) rhythm guitar (2017)


  1. ^ "Band name change announcement". Facebook. December 10, 2015. Retrieved December 11, 2015.
  2. ^ Melody Thomas. "Adelitas Way "The Bad Reputation Tour" - RockRevolt Mag". Retrieved 2016-08-09.
  3. ^ "Through Fire Touring With Sick Puppies This Fall; On Tour With Nonpoint July 30-August 10 @ - New Songs & Videos from 49 Top 20 & Top 40 Music Charts from 30 Countries". 2016-07-23. Retrieved 2016-08-09.
  4. ^ "Through Fire Sign With Sumerian Records, Debut "Stronger" Video | – Metal And Hardcore News Plus Reviews And More". 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-08-09.
  5. ^ "Through Fire - Heatseekers Albums Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  6. ^ "Through Fire - Hard Rock Albums Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved June 18, 2016.
  7. ^ "Through Fire - Independent Albums Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
  8. ^ "Through Fire - Top Rock Albums Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
  9. ^ "Through Fire Chart History: Mainstream Rock". Billboard. Retrieved August 7, 2019.

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