Ok, so I know it doesn't have the same ring as Rebecca Black's "Friday", but, I don't care. :) Sorry there wasn't a Throwback Thursday last week! I totally forgot until Friday...sorry! Well, anyway, let's get to the band!
Day of Fire
The story of Day Of Fire is really interesting. Josh Brown, the lead singer and founder of the band, started a band called Full Devil Jacket. They signed to Island Records, made one EP, toured with Nickelback and Creed, then nearly died of a heroin overdose. Wait, what?
In the middle of the Creed tour, Josh Brown nearly died from overdosing on heroin. Through this event in Josh's life, he began to try to turn his life around by going to rehab. Speaking of the event, Josh has stated in an interview: "After I overdosed, I went straight into rehab. In rehab I finally had time to clear my head and search myself, and I realized that I wasn't alone. I was able to see that there were a lot of other people in there that were going through the same challenges as me. I also remembered that Jesus was still with me."
After Josh got out of rehab, he gave his life back to God during the recording of Full Devil Jacket's second album. He didn't feel any peace about making the album, and left the band. One night, he went to church and received prayer for his drug addiction, and God instantly delivered him from drugs!
Eventually, he started Day of Fire, and their self-titled first album came out in 2004. It was a huge success, and garnered a Dove Award for Rock Album of the year and a Grammy nomination. In 2006, they released "Cut And Move", which also garnered good reviews. Jesus Freak Hideout gave the album 4 out of 5 stars, saying, "