Fuel Band Biography

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Band Information

Music Style:  Post Grunge, Alternative Metal, Hard Rock

Country: United States

Year: 1989- Present

Website: www.fuelweb.com

Line-up

CURRENT:

Toryn Green – vocals (2007-present)
Carl Bell – guitar, keyboards, vocals (1989-present)
Jeff Abercrombie – bass guitar (1989-present)
Tommy Stewart – drums, percussion (2005-present)

FORMER:

Brett Scallions – vocals, guitar (1993-2006)
Kevin Miller – drums, percussion (1997-2004)
Jonathan Mover – drums, percussion (1994-1998)
Jody Abbott – drums, percussion (1989-1997)
Erik Avakian – keyboards (1993-1996)
Larry Swartz – keyboards (1991-1993)

Biography

Fuel is an American rock band that hailed from Kenton, Tennessee. It was formed in 1989 by guitarist Carl Bell and bassist Jeff Abercrombie. They became known for their songs, "Shimmer", "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)" and "Falls On Me".

Fuel first gained the attention of the music labels when their first EP, Porcelain sold well in the local Pennsylvania music scene along with creating their minor hit, "Shimmer". They later on signed with Sony and released their debut album, Sunburn in 1998. It was their second album offering, Something Like Human that gave them their first taste of commercial success as it peaked at number 17 on the US Billboard Charts and has since been able to attain multi-platinum status for selling over two million units.

Discography

Sunburn
Something Like Human
Natural Selection
Angels & Devils

Trivia

When singer Brett Scallions left the band in 2006, the remaining band members started auditioning for a new singer. An American Idol contestant, Chris Daughtry, caught their attention when he sang "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)" on the said show. Daughtry was initially offered the job as the band’s next singer but the talented singer refused.