Fightstar kick off day two of Download

Band cause chaotic moshpits

Fightstar kick off day two of Download
Fightstar kicked off day two of Download today by instigating a huge moshpit at the Second Stage.

Taking to the stage at 2.20pm [BST], frontman Charlie Simpson and co launched into 'The English Way' from new album 'Be Human', before demanding that the front of the crowd separate into two opposing sides, so they could mosh during the next song.

Playing a short six-song set in the sunshine, the show saw the London four-piece air songs from across their three-album career, including 'Paint Your Target', 'Palahniuk’s Laughter' and the more recent 'War Machine'.

Simpson welcomed 'Be Human''s producer Carl Bown onstage for closing track 'Deathcar', Bown filling in on guitar while Simpson concentrated solely on vocal duties.

Fightstar played:

'The English Way'
'Paint Your Target'
'Grand Unification'
'Palahniuk's Laughter'
'War Machine'
'Deathcar'


Fightstar at Download festival 2009 – watch the video:


NME.COM will be bringing you coverage of all of today's highlights including the action from both the Download and the Isle Of Wight festivals at NME.COM/festivals. Head there now for all the best news, blogs and pictures straight from the festival sites.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith cover The Rolling Stones - watch
Foo Fighters announce January 2015 live dates
Johnny Flynn stars in new trailer for Channel 4 sitcom 'Scrotal Recall' - watch
Bishop Nehru and Doom preview NehruvianDOOM album with new track 'Caskets' – listen
Matt Bellamy hints at World War 3 theme and guitar solos for new Muse album
SBTRKT previews new album 'Wonder Where We Land' at iTunes Festival in London
Iceage reveal new song 'How Many' - listen
Trent Reznor previews 'Gone Girl' soundtrack ahead of cinema release
Members of Arcade Fire, The Strokes and Bon Iver form Pop All Star Band supergroup
Lil Wayne and Drake hit the road in 'Grindin' video - watch
SBTRKT streams new song 'The Light' featuring Denai Moore - listen
George Ezra covers Cyndi Lauper's 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' - watch
Foo Fighters pay tribute to late Gwar frontman Oderus Urungus at crowdfunded gig
James Blake unveils new song on BBC Radio 1 show
David Bowie to release new album 'soon', says producer Tony Visconti
Six Iranians sentenced to prison and lashings for dancing to Pharrell's 'Happy' in...
All We Are announce January 2015 release date for debut album – hear first song now
Yorkshire artists cover Gang Of Four's 'Entertainment!' in special Cassette Store...
Guildford venue The Boileroom saved from closure
Richard Hawley to reissue first three albums on vinyl
Johnny Marr reveals new single 'The Trap'
Flying Lotus reveals new song 'Coronus, The Terminator' – listen

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today