RELEASE NEW SINGLE, “FIRE,” PREMIERING EXCLUSIVELY WITH FORBES
DEBUT ALBUM SLATED FOR RELEASE LATER THIS YEAR
CURRENTLY ON MASSIVE EUROPEAN HEADLINE TOUR
(Photo credit: Jonathan Weiner)
(From left to right: Sam Tye, Josh Raven, Stephen Beerkens, + Linden Marissen)
“Set to be one of the bands on everyone’s lips this year” – Rock Sound
“Due for a commercial breakthrough”-Idolator
“The Faim’s debut marked the first chapter in what is bound to be a grand story of one of alternative rock’s greatest bands.”-Live Nation’s Ones To Watch
“There’s no doubt that the Faim are going to be heard everywhere.”-Alternative Press
“Pop rocks next big thing are ready to make a noise in 2019” DORK
Emerging Australian pop-rock quartet, The Faim, is excited to kick off 2019 with their new single, “Fire.” Forbes premieres the track todayHERE, describing it as, “a driving, indie-pop earworm…with potential to take
hold of an arena-sized crowd.”Recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Linus (blink-182, 5 Seconds of Summer, Palaye Royale), the song is saturated with addictive pop-beats and dazzling guitar riffs, with the spotlight on frontman Josh Raven’s soaring vocals. Overall, “Fire” captures the band’s infectious, magnetic sound that has been building momentum and resonating with fans across the globe.
According to Josh, “The concept behind ‘Fire’ is about how dedicating yourself to achieve your dream can affect your relationships with those closest to you, be it family, friends, or loved ones. When you fully believe in something that you’re working towards, it can become an addiction. You become so focused on what you plan to achieve that you lose sight of what’s happening around you. This is what ‘fire’ refers to in the song: that burning passion to create, express ourselves, and grow as musicians that we can’t put out even if we tried.”
After a short holiday break following the group’s inaugural U.S. tour last year, The Faim wasted no time getting back on the road. The four-piece recently wrapped the Australian leg of their first ever headline run, resulting in sold-outshows in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, and their hometown of Perth. Their European headline trek also commenced last week, with dates in London, Southampton, Birmingham, Amsterdam, Cologne, and Hamburg already completely selling out. A full routing is included below, with tickets available HERE.
The Faim unveiled their debut EP, Summer Is a Curse, last year (Sept. via BMG), along with four stellar singles, “Saints of the Sinners,” “Midland Line,” “Summer Is a Curse,” and “A Million Stars.” Since then, the outfit has seen massive growth across their digital platforms, racking up over 16 million total global streams and clocking over 11 million on “SIAC.” They’ve also toured exhaustively worldwide, supporting PVRIS, Sleeping With Sirens, Against The Current, Lower Than Atlantis, The Dangerous Summer, Hands Like Houses, and PVMNTS, and playing European festival staples including Reading & Leeds, Slam Dunk,and more.
The Perth natives originally got their start with renowned producer, John Feldmann, who was so impressed with their early demos that he invited them out to Los Angeles to record with him. There they enlisted the help of several notable co-writers, includingPete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, Mark Hoppus of blink-182, Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots,and Ashton Irwin of 5SOS.They also recently collaborated with Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low, Dave Bassett (Vance Joy, Bishop Briggs), and Neal Avron (Linkin Park, Weezer).
The Faim is currently working on their debut album, which is slated for release later this year. Stay tuned for more news to come!
THE FAIM HEADLINE TOUR 2019
25th January 2019 Joiners Southampton SOLD OUT
27th January 2019 Globe Cardiff
28th January 2019 Exchange Bristol
29th January 2019 Haunt Brighton
30th January 2019 Bodega Nottingham
31st January 2019 Key Club Leeds
2nd February 2019 Think Tank Newcastle
3rd February 2019 Rebellion Manchester
5th February 2019 King Tuts Glasgow
6th February 2019 O2 Academy Birmingham SOLD OUT
7th February 2019 The Garage, London UPGRADED DUE TO DEMAND
8th February 2019 Melkweg Upstairs Amsterdam SOLD OUT