Zene Smith - Vocals
Tyler Simpson - Guitar/vocals
Trevor Taylor - Bass
Bryan Conway - Guitar
Fight The Fade (stylized as FTF)
Is an American rock band from Tulsa, Oklahoma, formed in 2009. The band's lineup consists of singer Zene Smith; guitarists Tyler Simpson and Bryan Conway; and bassist Trevor Taylor. They are known for their rock music which incorporates other sounds such as alternative rock, hard rock, Respectively, Jason McPhail was the band’s original lead vocalist, and was replaced by Smith in 2011.
To date, Fight The Fade has released four studio albums: What We Know (2012), Second Horizon (2014), Second Horizon Reimagined (2015), and the self-titled Fight the Fade (2016). They also have released two EPs, a self-titled EP (2009) which featured their former lead vocalist Jason McPhail, as well as "Masks" (2017). Fight The Fade released a studio single on September 13, 2011 entitled "House Of Cards" which featured first time studio performances from Zene Smith and newly added rhythm guitarist Bryan Conway. Fight the Fade also covered the hit pop song, "Cool Kids" by Echosmith, and recieved much positive praise and attention off that cover. The band is well known for their energetic live shows.
After playing numerous shows in their hometown, the quintet set out on self-booked tours in 2010 while still remaining independent in 2013. Fight The Fade's commitment to the road has allowed them to tour the country and back, sharing the stage with some of the biggest names in music, Switchfoot, Thousand Foot Krutch, Underoath, Skillet, Disciple, Fireflight, The Letter Black, Love & Death (Ft. Brian "Head" Welch of Korn), As I lay Dying, Red, and Newsboys to name a few.
May of 2012 brought the new era of Fight The Fade with "What We Know" the debut EP of the newly featured lineup. The EP featured hit singles "House Of Cards" & "Tomorrow" of which gained regional and national success. The record also saw release of a music video for the title track, along with 2 official lyric videos.
In February 2014 they announced “Second Horizon” the full length follow up to “What We Know.” Along with the announcement released the title track and later released “Rise” as the second single from the new record. Second Horizon is set to be released May 20th 2014.