Fuel tour dates and radio hits brought southern grunge and alt-rock to the mainstream during the late '90s. The Tennessee natives have been recording and touring for nearly two decades and after a break-up in 2006, the band is attempting a comeback. Don't miss a date on the Fuel concert schedule 2011; Use Eventful as your source for Fuel tour dates and concert tour information.
The group officially formed in 1989 in Brownsville, Tennessee with Carl Bell on guitar and Jody Abbott on drums. Lead singer, Brett Scallions, joined in 1993 and they put out their debut, Porcelain, in 1996. The disc featured the hit single, "Shimmer", and they were soon picked up by Sony's 550 label who released their sophomore EP, Hazleton, in 1997. They released their debut LP, Sunburn, in 1998 and became the surprise rock group of the year. The album featured a re-released version of "Shimmer", which re-entered the charts, and was eventually certified Platinum. Fuel tour dates were scheduled nationally to promote the disc, however, band infighting plagued the group from the onset of touring.
After a nearly two-year touring stint and recording sessions; Fuel returned with their sophomore LP, Something Like Human, in 2000. The album featured the hit "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)", their biggest radio hit to-date, and peaked at #17 on the Billboard 200. Subsequent singles "Bad Day" and "Innocent" pushed the album to double-Platinum status and the album remains their biggest commercial success. Their next disc, Natural Selection, appeared in 2003 and debuted at #15 on the Billboard 200. The album was nominated for a Grammy in 2004 and Fuel tour dates were scheduled nationally. Inter-band drama ensued and Scallions announced his departure in 2006. Chris Daughtry, of American Idol fame, was touted as a possible replacement, however, he turned the offer down to front his own successful rock band.
In 2007, Fuel picked up a new singer and released a fourth album, Angels & Devils; But they couldn't muster up the chemistry or success of the original lineup. Fuel toured in support of the album and remained largely out of the public eye. In 2010, rumors abounded that Scallions was back in the band and that the original lineup was planning a reunion tour and a new album. In announcing the reunion, Scallions stated that "There is only one original of anything and that includes Fuel." The renewed band recently performed at The Bamboozle in New Jersey and has a slew of additional tour dates scheduled periodically throughout 2011. Don't miss a date on the Fuel concert schedule 2011. The bandmates have put their differences behind them and are back to touring and selling out venues. Don't miss a tour date on the Fuel concert schedule 2011; Use Eventful as your source for Fuel tour dates and performance updates.
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