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Fightstar

Fightstar are an alternative rock band from London, England. Since their inception in 2003, the bandhas comprised Charlie Simpson (vocals,guitar, keys), Alex Westaway (guitar, vocals), Dan Haigh(bass) and Omar Abidi (drums). Although generally considered a post-hardcore band,Fightstar arealso known to implement varied music genres from metal, progressive rock and acoustic rock. Theband currently release theirmusic independently through their managements imprint label, Searchand Destroy Records, which is distributed via PIAS Recordings.

During the band's initial emergence, the ...read more

Fightstar are an alternative rock band from London, England. Since their inception in 2003, the bandhas comprised Charlie Simpson (vocals,guitar, keys), Alex Westaway (guitar, vocals), Dan Haigh(bass) and Omar Abidi (drums). Although generally considered a post-hardcore band,Fightstar arealso known to implement varied music genres from metal, progressive rock and acoustic rock. Theband currently release theirmusic independently through their managements imprint label, Searchand Destroy Records, which is distributed via PIAS Recordings.

During the band's initial emergence, they were faced with much scepticism due to Simpson's formerpop career. However, they began to receivepositive reactions to early live shows and their debutEP, They Liked You Better When You Were Dead (2005) was a critical success. Sincethen,their three studio albums have obtained top 40 chartings and critical praise. Indeed, debut albumGrand Unification (2006) wasregarded as "one of the best British rock albums of the pastdecade" by Paul Brannigan of weekly rock magazine Kerrang!. Scottish publication,The Fly, alsosaid that the album "remains one of the 21st Century’s ultimate rock debuts". Nominations at theKerrang! Awards for 'Best BritishNewcomer' and 'Best British Band' soon followed, before secondalbum, One Day Son, This Will All Be Yours (2007), peaked at #27 on theUK Album Chart.The follwing year, a b-sides compilation album titled, Alternate Endings (2008) was released.The four-piece then fundedand co-produced third album, Be Human (2009), which becametheir highest charting album after peaking at #20 in the UK.
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