The Latest Fallout is a four piece Pop Rock/Funk/RnB band from Hamilton, New Zealand consisting of Brendan Pyper, Axel Plummer, Dan Gordon and Ethan Clerk. An energetic, young and talented band that delivers very catchy songs full of raw passion, honest lyrics with soaring vocal lines and epic guitar riffs. Their latest album on the first day of release saw them sitting at number 9 on the NZ iTunes Top 10 album charts and is a NZ chart topping album sitting nicely at number 13 on the Official NZ Top 20 album charts in first week of release.
The band has gone on to achieve a huge amount of unforgettable achievements since their formation in May of 2012. They have supported and played shows with the likes of Avalanche City, Titanium, Young Lyre, Ruby Frost, Knights of the Dub Table, The Make Believe, Swifts and Sparrows, Until Autumn, Shift, Strahn and many more. They also had the chance to perform for Winston Peters and Sir Collin Meads. In September Brendan and Jared played a short acoustic set at the Breakers Basketball game at the Claudelands Events Centre during halftime to a sold out crowd of 3,000 people.
Their first body of work was their 6 track EP titled ''August Sky'' released in May 2012 which went on to sell steadily until they all sold out. They have been involved in playing at a wave of festivals in a span of three months including Samstock (Dunedin), Carnival (Napier) and Parachute Music Festival (Hamilton).
In December The Latest Fallout signed to publishing label Southern Collective Music. Followed by their first music video for their first single New Tomorrow. They have since gone on to release their second single Never Be The Same followed by the amazing music video, shot by Indiefilm. They released their third music video for their single Better in July, shot again by the talented crew at Indiefilm. They also filmed the second half of their music video where Lorde filmed her music video for her song Tennis Court, The White Studios in Auckland.
The guys appeared for their second time on TVNZ's Good Morning show on the 2nd of May for a performance of their 3rd single Better, an interview and also to announce the official release of their much anticipated debut Self-Titled album.
They signed a distribution deal with NZ's Rhythm Method in May of 2014 to get their latest album distributed to JB HI FI and The Warehouse stores all across the country.
In July of 2014 they were approached by and signed a contract with Air New Zealand to have their debut album as part of the airlines in flight entertainment and to play a few songs off the album as their passengers boarded the plane.
Their Self-titled Tour which kicked off in the second half of 2014 saw them visit most of the major cities. 3 shows in Hamilton, 4 shows in Auckland, 1 show in New Plymouth, 2 shows in Tauranga and 1 in Rotorua. They also played 12 school shows all over the North Island by the end of 2014.
In October of 2015 they opened for Canadian Rockers Thousand Foot Krutch at a sold out crowd at the Kings Arms.
In June of 2016 they began recording their follow up second album with Scott Seabright at Tim and Neil Finns Legendary Recording Studio in Auckland, Roundhead Studios.
In December 2016 they were one of the bands to play to over 4,000 people at Hamilton's Christmas At The Park at the Hamilton Lake.
In March of 2017 they released their first single off their up coming second album called Blue Neon. It landed the guys their first ever NZ Top 20 Single appearing at number 1 on the Electronic Charts and number 19 overall on iTunes. They celebrated the success by having a single release show at Agora in Frankton.
On the 2nd of June they released their second single Love On The Ceiling to similar success landing them at number 5 on the Alternative Charts on iTunes. Followed by another single release event at Altitude in Hamilton.
New Tomorrow | Never Be The Same | Better | Downfall | Blue Neon
The Music Videos:
New Tomorrow | Never Be The Same | Better | Blue Neon