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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 arealsoknownto implement varied music genres from metal, progressive rock and acoustic rock. Theband currentlyrelease theirmusic independently throughtheirmanagements imprint label, Searchand Destroy Records, which is distributed via PIASRecordings. During the band's initial emergence, they were faced wit ...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 arealsoknownto implement varied music genres from metal, progressive rock and acoustic rock. Theband currentlyrelease theirmusic independently throughtheirmanagements imprint label, Searchand Destroy Records, which is distributed via PIASRecordings. During the band's initial emergence, they were faced with much scepticism due to Simpson's formerpop career. However, they begantoreceivepositivereactions to early live shows and their debutEP, They Liked You Better When You Were Dead (2005) was a criticalsuccess.Sincethen,their threestudio albums have obtained top 40 chartings and critical praise. Indeed, debut albumGrand Unification(2006) wasregarded as"one of the bestBritish rock albums of the pastdecade" by Paul Brannigan of weekly rock magazine Kerrang!. Scottishpublication,The Fly, alsosaid thatthe album"remains one of the 21st Century’s ultimate rock debuts". Nominations at theKerrang! Awards for'Best BritishNewcomer' and 'Best British Band'soonfollowed, before secondalbum, One Day Son, This Will All Be Yours (2007), peaked at#27 on theUK Album Chart.The follwing year, a b-sidescompilation album titled, Alternate Endings (2008) was released.The four-piecethen fundedand co-produced third album, Be Human(2009),which becametheir highest charting album after peaking at #20 in the UK. « hide

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LPs
Behind the Devil's Back
2015

3.9
424 Votes
Be Human
2009

3.7
360 Votes
One Day Son This Will All Be Yours
2007

3.8
381 Votes
Grand Unification
2006

3.9
408 Votes
EPs
Mercury Summer
2009

Never Change [EP]
2009

3.6
4 Votes
They Liked You Better When You Were Dead
2005

3.9
152 Votes
Compilations
Be Human Deluxe Edition
2010

4.1
76 Votes
Alternate Endings
2008

3.6
60 Votes

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