Last month, Thousand Foot Krutch released their fifth studio album “Welcome To The Masquerade”
to resounding media and fan acclaim debuting at No. 35 on the Billboard Top 200 as well as on the iTunes overall and rock album charts. Supporting this new release and expanding their reach, TFK recently signed with Paradigm Agency
(Coldplay, Avril Lavigne, Augustana). The band is represented by Larry Webman and Mike Snider.
“As an observer of Thousand Foot Krutch over the years, I've seen a band that is great live, makes great albums, has radio hits and has all the tools to go to the next level,” shares Larry Webman, Paradigm Agency (New York). “We're very happy to have them as a part of the Paradigm family.”
Additionally, Mike Snider of Paradigm Agency (Nashville) states, “TFK has made the best record of their career, and I feel this band has everything in place. I just can't believe I get to be a part of it.”
Also last week, TFK launched their new street team, TFK Army,
in conjunction with FanCorps. Fans can sign up for free and gain access to this exclusive online community as well as be a part of the street promotions team with tools provided via the street team site. Special opportunities to meet the band will also be a part of this team. You can sign up for TFK Army by going to the band’s website (http://thousandfootkrutch.fancorps.com/signup.php
“Fire It Up” has also become a hockey favorite as three teams (New York Islanders, Rockford Icehogs
and Ottawa Senators
) have been using the song either in pre-game warm-ups or for promo videos at their games. The Rockford Icehogs will be using this video at the start of their games (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm3nk0LOS94
) in the 2009-10 season. See below for more sports coverage with TFK.
The song “Fire It Up” isn’t the only track with traction from “Welcome To The Masquerade,” on Tuesday, October 27th, “Scream” was played during the Scream Awards (Spike TV)
as Harrison Ford walked on the stage.
The debut radio singles continue to gain momentum moving up the charts. The band celebrates their eighth No. 1 Rock single
with “Bring Me To Life” (3 weeks straight) as well as entering the Top 15 on CHR
with the single “Forward Motion.”
TFK is finishing up their fall with the Creation Festival: The Tour
, which ends November 9th in Nebraska. Check out the remaining cities for a concert near you by visiting the Creation Festival: The Tour website (http://www.creationfesttour.com/dates.php
For more information on TFK visit their website (www.thousandfootkrutch.com
) MySpace (www.myspace.com/thousandfootkrutch
) Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/thousandfootkrutch
) and Twitter - @officialTFK
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About Thousand Foot Krutch:
Thousand Foot Krutch, started by frontman/songwriter Trevor McNevan, have sold a half-million copies to date of their albums “Set It Off,” “Phenomenon,” “The Art Of Breaking,” and “The Flame in All of Us.” The band hit the musical scene with the “Phenomenon” album and branched into radio with songs “Rawkfist” (Phenomenon) and “Move” (The Art of Breaking). TFK has also celebrated four previous Active Rock/Alternative singles to break into the Top 30.
Welcome To The Masquerade:
The fifth studio album has been touted as a “hit,” the “best album of its genre to be released,” and one of the “very best albums of the year.” During its first week out, TFK’s latest venture made an impact debuting on the Billboard Top 200 at No. 35 and No. 2 on the Christian albums chart. Digitally, the album spent street week in the Top 10 on the overall album and rock chart on iTunes (peaking at No. 4 and No.2).
2009 Sport Infused Coverage:
TFK jump-started their year with their performance at the ESPN / ABC Winter X Games in Colorado after being voted by fans as winners in the Taco Bell “Feed The Beat” competition. This summer the band’s hit song “Fire It Up”had multiple plays on the Versus’ Network with IndyCar races. The network also showcased “Bring Me To Life.” In July, “Fire It Up” was featured on ESPN NASCAR’s nationwide series featuring Kyle Busch. The hot single also appears in EA Sports NHL 2010 video game.