With their wide spectrum of sports coverage, Thousand Foot Krutch has become a staple in this area delivering fast-paced, positive rock anthems. Rock-n-roll has always been present in the sports sector getting fans on their feet to cheer on the athletes. TFK has developed over the years as one of these bands who intertwines rock and sports.
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” has had multiple plays on the Versus’ Network with IndyCar races, including a new usage this past weekend. The network also showcased “Bring Me To Life” on August 23rd in Sonoma, CA. In July, “Fire It Up” was featured on ESPN NASCAR‘s nationwide series featuring Kyle Busche. The hot single will also appear in EA Sports NHL 2010 video game.
Adrenaline-Rushing Songs History:
Many fans and listeners of Thousand Foot Krutch were first introduced to this band with in-your-face rock and catchy songs via the sports realm whether it be at an arena playing songs like “Move” “Rawkfist” or “Absolute” to watching Ultimate Fighting champion Joe Lauzon and his theme song “Move.” It was “Rawkfist” that became one of the first great sports anthems of the 21st century being heard everywhere such as on major networks CBS Sports, Fox Sports NFL, ESPN and NFL films. The NCAA also jumped on board with this accelerating music as the Oklahoma University Sooners played “Move” when team entered the Boomer Stadium during the season. In addition the 2005 Big Ten / ACC Challenge also utilized “Move” during the tournament. Other sport sectors that have used TFK’s music include the Major Baseball League and the National Hockey League. Other TFK sports highlights include: ESPN “Ultimate Highlight,” “Winter X 13,” Dew Action Sport Promos and Arena football.
Forthcoming Release, Tour, Website:
Thousand Foot Krutch will release “Welcome To The Masquerade” on Tooth & Nail Records on September 8th. The band will also be on the Creation Festival: The Tour this fall beginning early September. Visit the tour’s site for a city near you. Today, TFK is launching their newly designed website as well as their iTunes pre-sale for $9.99. The band urges fans to pass along the website link as well as help spread the word on Twitter, Facebook and by word of mouth to include everyone at the masquerade in just two weeks.