With a couple of covers thrown in showing where Dustin got his inspiration from many years ago, the second set really got the crowd singing back as both Carnivore and the single that announced them to the world, My Demons, were delivered by a band at the top of their game.
Everything from Carnivore, Ricochet, Point of No Return and of course the huge My Demons all sounded immense
With a longer graphic novel out now to accompany the music, the Starset universe is expanding rapidly and for those willing to put the time in to understand it, it’s a fascinating journey and one worth taking.
Starset Announce European Dates As Main Support To Breaking Benjamin
Please hold. STARSET will begin the TRANSMISSION of the Message to the public shortly. ignorance : slavery :: knowledge : power END TRANSMISSION”
To better understand the message, MGM spoke to lead singer Dustin Bates prior to their show at KOKO in Camden Town, London.
Columbus based Starset delivered a thought provoking début and along with their smartly engineered back story and social media support, they now bring their energised, highly visual Sci-Fi (or is it Fact?) show to the UK for the first time, as support to horror metal stars In This Moment.
Occasionally something new, original and yet familiar comes across the desk for consideration. On this occasion, Columbus based Starset have not only delivered a thought provoking début but also spent time and energy in creating an explanation about their origins and wrapped a fascinating yet mysterious back story around it. From their Facebook page, it reads: