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Fight The Fade / Bio

Fresh off the release of May 20th's "Second Horizon", Fight The Fade has been taking the nation by storm. Known for their high energy live show, inspirational and positive lyrics, and refreshingly original brand of rock and roll. Fight The Fade has already been seen performing several key festivals such as Van's Warped Tour, Rocklahoma, Joshua Fest, Cornerstone Festival, Rockets Over Rhema, as well as several national tours of their own under their belts.

The four piece, hailing from Tulsa, Oklahoma and consisting of vocalist Zene Smith, guitarists Tyler Simpson and Bryan Conway, and bassist Trevor Taylor, has been touring the country since 2010. Formed in 2009, Fight The Fade has released a self titled EP (2009) which featured original vocalist Jason McPhail respectively, What We Know (2012), a cover of Adele's "Set Fire To The Rain" (2012), and Second Horizon (2014). Always honing their skills and evolving their sound, FTF has something new to offer with each release, none of which disappoint. If you're not convinced, check them out on Pandora, iTunes, Spotify, and quite possibly on your local rock station.

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, 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 one studio album: American Missionary (2010), and a self-titled EP (2009). 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. The band is well known for their energetic live shows, performing 500+ concerts since their self-titled EP was released. They have given away more than 10,000 copies of the Fight The Fade EP and American Missionary combined.

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 Christian music, Kutless, Thousand Foot Krutch, Mercy Me, Jars Of Clay, Disciple, Fireflight, The Letter Black, Brian "Head" Welch (of Korn), Seventh Day Slumber, Sent by Ravens, and Newsboys to name a few.

May of 2012 brought the new Ara 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.

They are currently in the studio writing/recording a full length follow up to WWK.

General Info

Band Members
Zene Smith, Tyler Simpson, Bryan Conway, Trevor Taylor
Artist Name
Fight The Fade
Home Page
Active Since
Rock / Alternative / Metal

Contact Info

Tulsa, OK

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