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London, United Kingdom (2003 – 2010, 2014 – present)

Fightstar is a band, formed in 2003, from London, United Kingdom. The band consists of Charlie Simpson on vocals, guitar and keyboard, Alex Westaway on guitar and also providing vocals, bass guitarist Dan Haigh and drummer Omar Abidi. They have released three studio albums, “Grand Unification” in 2006, “One Day Son, This Will All Be Yours” in 2007 and most recently “Be Human” in April 2009. Before releasing any albums the band released “They Liked You Better When You Were Dead”, a 6 track EP. And in 2008 they released a compilation album consisting of b-sides and covers called “Alternate Endings”. They are currently on their own record label Search And Destroy in the UK and are signed with Trustkill Records in the US.

The band are currently taking an extended hiatus and are expected to regroup in the near future to write new material.

Fightstar’s debut EP, “They Liked You Better When You Were Dead”, was released on February 28, 2005, following a rapid promotional tour of the United Kingdom. Being an EP and containing in excess of 3 tracks (it in fact contained 6 tracks, one more than shown on the track listing, the 6th being a hidden track) it was ineligible for the singles chart in the UK - whether or not this was a conscious choice on the part of the band


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  • CGholy

    They said last night they would make a new album.

    24 Feb 11:56am Reply
  • Vickapoo

    sO stoked for their comeback gigs, hopefully it'll make charlie realise where his heart really is. this fuckin band <3

    9 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Slipknot58Rus


    1 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Jonjonjohny

    What if Gunship isn't a side project and is a tentative title for Fightstar's fourth space rock/new wave inspired album?!?!?! 0_o

    31 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Vickapoo


    27 Aug 2014 Reply
  • thiago_japa

    Essa banda me faz lembrar de tantos bons momentos...

    12 Jul 2014 Reply
  • A7X101

    Listening to these guys for the first time in a few years, they made some great music. Saw them 13 times in just over 2 years, they were one of the best live bands around!!

    28 Apr 2014 Reply
  • SpyKiisMaGiC

    Charlie's doing a second solo album and Al and Dan are doing Gunship. When everyone's free they'll do more Fightstar..

    17 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Sander1991

    Still no news? o.O

    13 Jan 2014 Reply
  • MMMathlete

    They need to make a new album!

    13 Oct 2013 Reply
  • hxcx_kabelo

    Daora essa banda

    28 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Kohaigun

    Nah, I really liked the variety on show with Be Human.

    21 Sep 2013 Reply
  • DaveDuncan

    I'll be ok with a new album aslong as they go back to their heavier roots!

    13 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Heretique666

    Last time I heard his voice was in Busted like 11 years ago. Feels good to hear it again.

    4 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Plummad

    They've said they're doing another album after his second solo album, chill guys.

    8 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Hauntel

    Are they back yet? The world seems not the same without

    8 Jun 2013 Reply
  • GXoX

    it's been to long, I NEED another record [3]

    6 Jun 2013 Reply
  • MeliCataYeah

    it's been to long, I NEED another record [2]

    25 May 2013 Reply
  • vdg007

    Where are you guys? :(

    4 May 2013 Reply
  • SunNeverDies

    good melodical band

    2 Apr 2013 Reply
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