Sep.22, 2015


new version – new line up – new music

new members:

Mariam Wallentin – vocals  ( from Wildbirds & Peacedrums Fire Orchestra, Mariam the Believer )

Anders Nyqvist – trumpets  ( Klangforum Wien )

photo:Krzysztof Penarski




TOURING 2016 —


AUG 24- 28th , 2016

NOV 2- 13th , 2016


Mariam Wallentin – vocals

Anders Nyqvist – trumpets

Mats Gustafsson – slide, tenor, baritone and bass saxes, electronics and piano mate

Joe McPhee – trumpet, tenor sax and space organ

Christer Bothén – bass clarinet and guimbri

Agustí Fernández– piano and organ

Kjell Nordeson – vibes, drums, flexatone, glockenspiel

dieb13 – turntables

Per Åke Holmlander – tuba

Jon Rune Strom – bass

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten – bass

Paal Nilssen- Love – drums


new ALBUM;






photos: Krzysztof Penarski






















Sep.16, 2015

FIRE! on tour in Europa! sep 12 – 19th!

and preparing for more adventures in november this year…..january in australia….feb in EU….march in france…..

and a new studio album to be released on Rune grammofon in jan 2016!!!


followed next year by more orchestra activities: a MIGHTY ORCHESTRA TOUR 1 – 12th june  – in connection with the release of the new album RITUAL!

photo: petra cvelbar

the thing & blood

Sep.16, 2015

after a highly interesting meeting in Molde this summer – the adventure continues in Texas soon.

the thing meets James Blood Ulmer!!!!!

oct 7th – in AUSTIN, TX



Aug.24, 2015

THE THING hitting hard this fall….. new studio album SHAKE …. and two major tours coming up in USA and Japan!

new material, new music , new energy — THE THING

see you out there!

Jan.21, 2014

Fire! Orchestra scandinavian tour is over for this time!

8 concerts & one studio recording…. check this video — with unique material — studio recorded in copenhagen and an interview.

Fire! Orchestra is back in spring and summer… and fall! s**tloads going on….. more news soon!!!

Fire! Orchestra – Enter from Unseen Recordings on Vimeo.

fire orchestra on FB

Nov.14, 2013

now it is up: FIRE! ORCHESTRA on FB ————


scandinavian tour coming up in january 2014 and many activities planned for 2014 and 2015 internationally.

check also our web:

the thing records update

Aug.29, 2013

now it is here – the promo version of our upcoming album: BOOT!


so, as of yet… the album is due to release on nov 12th, in US and internationally.

CD, LP and DL.

more news on our website- the thing records:


a 7″,  unique ep , will be released in winter!!!


the thing records will be distributed and handled by Trost records, Vienna.

worldwide distribution by Trost Records

FIRE! Orchestra in Luleå, Sweden

Jun.04, 2013

FIRE! Orchestra ( half sized version ) melting Luleå down during the New Directions Festival, June 1st 2013.

More soon at Nickelsdorf Konfrontationen — july 18 -21 st 2013.

Filmed by Mats Äleklint