WEST SILOAM SPRINGS, Oklahoma. – One of the most popular alternative rock bands of the 1990s, Fuel, will bring their collection of rock anthems to the Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs for a free concert on Thursday, June 2nd.
Fuel will take the stage at SEVEN Bar at 20:00.
Just before the turn of the new millennium, Fuel quietly emerged with a melodic brand of hard rock based on eloquent songwriting and heavy guitars. “Sunburn” in 1998 not only went platinum, but also spawned such cult songs as “Shimmer” and “Bittersweet”. Its 2001 follow-up, “Something Like Human”, was certified double platinum and took them to the arenas. The lead single “Hemorrhage (In My Hands)” was number one for 13 consecutive weeks and even became the #6 alternative rock song of the past 25 years, according to the Billboard 25th Anniversary Alternative Chart: Top 100. Songs”, making it “one of the 10 most popular alternative rock songs of the last 30 years”.
Fuel’s music has appeared everywhere from Prison Break, Daredevil and Scream 3 to WWE pay-per-view events. “Natural Selection” entered the top 15 of the Billboard Top 200 in 2003 and was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Engineering Non-Classical Album category.
Their catalog continued to sound in popular culture. Daughtry famously covered “Hemorrhage” on American Idol, while contemporary platinum rock juggernaut Red also released his own performance, and Hands Like Houses performed “Shimmer” on Triple J in Australia.
After 11 years, founder, guitarist/songwriter Carl Bell and longtime drummer Kevin Miller brought Fuel back to life in 2021 when they released their first album together in 18 years, “Ǻnomǻly”, with new members John Corsail (vocals, guitar). ), Mark Klotz (guitar, vocals) and Tommy Nat (bass, vocals).
Located off US Highway 412 and State Highway 59 on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border, the Cherokee West Siloam Springs Casino and Hotel is the region’s premier entertainment center serving Northwest Arkansas and the surrounding area. For more information, visit www.cherokeecasino.com and go to the West Siloam Springs tab or call 800-754-4111.