FirstBourne is a four piece arena rock/power metal band from Boston, MA, USA formed in 2016. The band is Mike Kerr on guitar, Ven Thangaraj on bass, Ian Raposa on vocals and Joe Bertola on drums. Specializing in captivating hooks and masterful musicianship, the band aims to revive the glory days of guitar oriented rock with a mix of current musical tastes and trends. The name FirstBourne reflects the fact that all members are the eldest children in their respective families.
The band worked with Sony Brazil’s producer and guitarist Jimmy Oliveira to create their debut full length, Riot. Following the release of their debut album, Firstbourne teamed up with endorsers JOYO Pedals and Chaser Records and embarked on a tour through China. These first shows outside of the US were a success, beginning with Chaser Records´ Chaser Fest and ending in Zhuhai with over 2500 people in attendance.