Thousand Foot Krutch

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A Christian Rock band formed in the mid-to-late-1990s, Thousand Foot Krutch is known well for their diverse musical style, unique vocalist, and surprisingly high popularity outside of the Christian music industry. Led by vocalist Trevor McNevan, the band has released 6 albums to date; Set It Off in 2001, Phenomenon in 2003, The Art of Breaking in 2005, The Flame In All of Us in 2007, Welcome to the Masquerade in 2009, and The End Is Where We Begin in 2012.


Thousand Foot Krutch provides examples of the following tropes:
  • Alternative Metal: Their primary sound.
  • The Band Minus the Face: None of the band members have ever appeared on their album covers.
  • Black Sheep Hit: "Rawkfist" is what may be their most popular song, but unless you count their debut album, it is a far cry from what they usually do.
  • Broken Bird: The subject of "Broken Wing."
  • Crowning Moment of Awesome: Whenever Trevor almost whispers and then goes into a screaming rampage during many of their songs' breakdowns.
  • Christian Rock: It's fairly obvious that they are, especially if you listen closely to their lyrics. Still, much of their fanbase is non-Christian.
  • Crowd Song: In 'Puppet', Trevor is talking to the crowd in the song.
  • Darker and Edgier: Their song 'Hurt', though lighter than a lot of their usual work, has a very dark tone to the lyrics and emotion. The song was written about Trevor trying to get his friend out of committing suicide, though it is unknown whether he failed or not.
  • Genre Roulette: Their first album does this a little bit. It's mostly Rap Rock, but there are a pop-rock, pop-punk, and nu metal song aside from that, unexpectedly.
  • I Am the Band: Trevor.
  • Lighter and Softer: The Art of Breaking is considerably softer than most of their other albums, as there are barely any distorted guitars, not much screaming (except in about 2 songs or so, and only for a bit), and much lighter tones. A bit squickish, though, since the song 'Hurt' is one of the band's darkest songs lyrically, if not their darkest.
  • Mohs Scale of Rock and Metal Hardness: Their softer songs fall under the 5 range, and most of their songs are around a 6.5-7.
  • New Sound Album: Pretty much all of them.
  • Nu-metal: The band's second album featured many elements of this, comparing them to the likes of Korn and Linkin Park.
  • Post-Grunge: The Flame in All of Us had a few songs with elements of this.
  • Metal Scream: Trevor does this a lot. Usually during the breakdowns or in the background.
  • Nice Guy: Trevor. Just watch his interviews.
  • Non-Appearing Title: 'Quicken'. The title is never said in the song, but the song was said to have been called that because of how the pace slows down and speeds up rapidly.
  • Stage Names: Trevor's nickname is 'Teerawk', but barely any fans of the band know him by that name.
  • Fun with Acronyms: The band is sometimes called TFK.