Fade is: Rebecca Voorn - vocals, guitar Benjamin Knight - drums, guitar, keyboard Attila Slay - guitar Brad Warren - bass 'Eclectic, soulful, harmonious' - Joel Butling 2SSR FM 'Compelling rock-pop songs...outstanding EP' - BLU FM 'Best entertainment act' - Clarence Hotel 'Mixing pop/rock with a healthy dose of keyboard and electronic moments, Fade sounds like a less intense Evanescence' - The Drum Media Fade combines the sounds of rock, pop and electronica with powerful, passionate vocals. Contemporary in style, with a dark edge, fade is a dynamic young band with a growing track record of live performances and a rising fan base. The Fade sound has been described as Evanescence meets No Doubt *. Formed in mid 2003, Fade resulted when songwriter Benjamin Knight teamed up with singer/songwriter Rebecca Voorn. Influences for Fade's music are varied and include artists such as Pink Floyd, The Doors, The Cure, U2, Cranberries and Garbage. 'I'm heavily influenced by Pink Floyd so keyboards are a prominent feature of the music,' says Benjamin. Degree qualified in music, Benjamin (drums) teamed up with fellow music graduate Attila Slay (guitar) and with Rebecca (vocals) and friend Brad Warren (bass) completed the line up for Fade. Members of Fade come from Sydney, The Blue Mountains and Byron Bay but are now based in Sydney, where the debut EP Greed was recorded and produced. Fade completed mastering at Studios 301 for the EP in 2005. The songs were mastered by ARIA award winning engineer, Steve Smart. Greed is the first single off the debut EP, also titled Greed, released July 22 through Zero Music. Accompanying Greed on the EP are the songs True, Deceived and Day by Day. Greed was accepted onto the most recent AIR (Association of Independent Records) rock sampler. Fade has been playing regularly in Sydney and surrounds since January 2004 and has supported bands including Dreamshifter, Tripgauge and Plunja. Venues that Fade has played at include The Hopetoun, Surry Hills, University of Western Sydney, Caringbah Bizzo's, Caringbah, The Brass Monkey, Cronulla, The Cat & Fiddle Hotel in Balmain, The Bat & Ball Hotel and The Excelsior Hotel in Surry Hills. Fade plans to tour in 2006/7 following the release of their debut album in 2006. *Joel Butling 2SSR FM Discography: Debut EP: Greed Radio Airplay: Greed Single Digital Downloads: Greed, True, Deceived, Day by Day.
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