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Top 10 Facts - Thousand Foot Krutch
12.20.2015
Fact #1

Thousand Foot Krutch (often abbreviated TFK) is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995. Trevor McNevan founded the band in Peterborough, Ontario, a city northeast of Toronto, where he went to high school. Joel Bruyere, born in Brantford, Ontario, was McNevan's childhood friend who had moved away but remained in contact with him.

Fact #2

That's What People Do was written the year McNevan started TFK in 1997. It was released independently in 1998 and is out of print. It sold over 5,000 copies.

Fact #3

Set It Off was released on November 14, 2000. It was the group's first indie label release. The band toured it extensively across North America and ended up garnering much label attention by selling 85,000 copies of the indie release out of their van.

Fact #4

In 2003, the band signed with Seattle—based Tooth & Nail Records after long consideration and released their critically acclaimed second full—length CD, Phenomenon. The CD sold 200,000 units making it one of the best—selling albums in Tooth & Nail's history.

Fact #5

After working in the studio with producer Ken Andrews they released The Flame in All of Us on September 18, 2007. On January 20, 2008 "The Flame in All of Us" became the 1000th song to ever make it on the ChristianRock.Net Top 30 Chart. Also on Purevolume.com, Thousand Foot Krutch was the favourite artist on July 2, 2007 and August 26, 2007.

Fact #6

In 2006, McNevan became involved with TobyMac and helped him write the song "Ignition" found on Portable Sounds. The song has been used in many TV/film placements including Monday Night Football and NASCAR.

Fact #7

Thousand Foot Krutch's next album, titled Welcome to the Masquerade, first announced in early 2009. The song "Fire It Up" was featured in video games such as EA Sports NHL 10 and a few others and was featured in the 6.1. Joe: The Rise of Cobra movie trailer. The record was released on September 8, 2009 and peaked at No. 35 on the Billboard 200.

Fact #8

At Soulfest 2011, Thousand Foot Krutch announced that they would be in—studio to start recording the album The End Is Where We Begin on August 8. The album was released on April 17, 2012. At Soulfest 2011, Thousand Foot Krutch announced that they would be in—studio to start recording the album The End Is Where We Begin on August 8. The album was released on April 17, 2012.

Fact #9

In an interview at Rock on the Range, McNevan stated that the album would be released on August 26, 2014 under the title OXYGEN:INHALE. The band launched a Pledge Music campaign to raise funds for the album in May.[42] The first single from the album, "Born This Way", was released on July 22.

Fact #10

Singer Trevor McNevan and drummer Steve Augustine are also members of their own side project band called FM Static and Joel Bruyere started his own solo project called "The Drawing Room" in 2009.

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