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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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Fightstar to play at the Union

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You might not know this, but as well as a world class University, Southampton is also a great place to catch live music. In the past acts like Professor Green, Palma Violets and We Are Scientists have all played in our Garden Court venue behind the Stag’s, and now we have another exciting announcement:

Today we’re delighted to tell you that Fightstar are set to play Garden Court on October 18, 2015. Tickets go on sale Wednesday 22.07.15 and will cost £15.

The band haven’t released an album since 2009, due to a hiatus from 2010-2014, but revealed recently that … Read the rest

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