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Fightstar are coming to your Union tomorrow night!

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Post-hardcore band, Fightstar, are performing live at Garden Court (Building 40) in the Students’ Union tomorrow night!

Ever since an impromptu jamming session in 2003 with lead guitarist/songwriter Alex Westaway and drummer Omar Abidi after a party (and later joined by Dan Haigh on bass), Charlie Simpson left pop trio Busted to concentrate on the band full-time.

Expect an electrifying live performance from the critically acclaimed band with full support from Arcane Roots and Making Monsters.

Arcane Roots are a three-piece alternative rock band from Kingston Upon Thames. Having previously supported Biffy Clyro on their European tour in 2013 and … Read the rest

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Fightstar tickets on sale

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You might have heard earlier in the week our exciting announcement that alternative rockers Fightstar are set to play at the Union. They’ll be playing the Garden Court venue behind the Stag’s on October 18, 2015.

Tickets for the gig have gone on sale today (22.07.2015) and cost £15. You can buy them from boxoffice.susu.org. Tickets for the bands reunion show at The Forum in London sold out in just 15 minutes, so it’s sure to be a popular gig!

Fightstar announced today that their new album, Behind The Devil’s Back, is set for release on October 16th … Read the rest

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Takedown Festival returns to SUSU!

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On the March 7th the Takedown festival will return to SUSU. If you love a bit of rock or want to see some live music on your doorstep, this is the event for you!

Launched in 2012, this is the fourth year the small festival has been held in the Students’ Union, and the day-long event will be followed by the infamous after party, Uprawr, in The Cube.

Headlining Takedown this year are Mallory Knox, who recently reached mainstream success by scoring a top 20 album with their second record, Asymmetry. Other artists playing across the 5 stages include Charlie … Read the rest

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