over a decade of rockin', Firehouse's music has taken them all
over the world and has produced Gold, Platinum and Multi Platinum
records in the United States and abroad.
When their first album, Firehouse, was released in 1990,
the single, Shake & Tumble, met
with impressive radio success. The band then released Donít
Treat Me Bad, which became their first Top Ten hit. This
was followed by Love of a Lifetime,
which also entered the Top Ten, reaching the No. 3 spot on the US
charts. This string of hits vaulted their first album to double
platinum status in the United States; also, going gold in Canada,
Japan and Singapore. At the 1991 American Music Awards, Firehouse
found themselves standing before the nation accepting the award
for Best New Hard Rock/Metal Band.
The bandís second album, Hold Your Fire, was released
in 1992. It produced the hits Reach for the
Sky and Sleeping with You.
Another Top Ten hit, When I Look into Your
Eyes, peaked on the United States charts at No. 6. This
album earned the band two more gold albums and over 1 million
Firehouse's third released, simply titled 3 (Epic),
produced another Top Forty hit in the US with I
Live My Life For You. This was followed up by Good
Acoustics, which contained unplugged versions of the group's
greatest hits and 4 new songs, in 1996. It quickly went gold
Throughout this time, the group toured extensively and in 1998,
Firehouse toured the United States on the Rock Never Stops tour,
which also included Slaughter, Warrant, Quiet Riot, and LA Guns.
Category 5 was an Asian release in 1998 on Pony Canyon Records,
which quickly climbed to No. 4 on the Japanese charts, and was
officially released in the US in 1999. Firehouse continued
touring through the winter and spring of 1999, including 3 more
sold out shows in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka. On April 22, 1999, the
band recorded their live show in Osaka. The result - the first
ever live album by Firehouse. Bring 'em Out Live was
released in Japan in December 1999 and in the United States on
Spitfire Records in July 2000.
The turn of the century brought the release their seventh
album, titled O2. Released in Asia on Pony Canyon Records, and in
the US on Spitfire Records, this album remarkable bass playing was
supplied by Bruce Waibel. Bruce has since departed from the band
and FireHouse wishes him the best of luck.
FireHouse continues to evolve their musical style while, at the
same time, hanging onto their hard rock roots.
To the delight of their fans, Firehouse will continue to rock.