In the late Winter of 2008, while feeling a strong motivation to start a Christian band in the southwest Wisconsin area, Aaron Anderson and Francisco Reyes decided to form a group. They began the search for band mates who have also felt the same calling and would fit with the style and direction of the band. In calling around to local churches in the area they were referred by a pastor to a worship and youth group leader named Brendan Brooks who then joined the band.
In practicing for some time in Sparta Wisconsin, they soon realized they were in need of an electric guitarist. Through the help of some local friends, they contacted a local named Jim Brashear. Jim had been involved with Christian bands in the past and was feeling the call to get involved again.
Together the four of us started practicing and writing our first originals. Through months of practicing and preparation, we were finally ready for our first concert. On July 12, 2009 we were the opening act for a touring band named “The Michael Robert Band”. The concert proved to be a great success, and more concerts including packed Christian school gyms, and a studio recorded album of originals, and much more have come to pass since.
Aaron Anderson - bass/lead vocals
Brendan Brooks - acoustic guitar/backing vocals
Jim Brashear - electric guitar/keyboards
Francisco Reyes - drums
Single: Inside - released on IndieHeaven.com and peaked at #4 in the FanFaves chart and #2 on the rock charts.
Single: Lead - released on IndieHeaven.com and currently charting at #9 and #1 pop song.
EP: Lead EP (released February 27th, 2010)
Lead - Studio Album: released March 9th, 2010
12 songs / 1:00 hour show. Our full length album and songs listed and samples on our website at findingfortress.com
There are no upcoming dates at this time.