Plus band will play at the Download festival

Fightstar have announced details of a new UK tour for May 2008, and have confirmed that they will perform at the forthcoming Download festival at Donington Park which takes place on June 13-15, playng on the Second Stage.

The band will begin the tour at Derby University on May 19, before winding up the jaunt at the Birmingham Academy 2 on May 30.

Fightstar will play:

Derby University SUB (May 19)

Mansfield Intake Club (May 20)

Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (22)

Liverpool Academy 2 (23)

Glasgow Garage (24)

Leeds Slam Dunk Festival, Leeds University (25)

Stoke Sugarmill (27)

Manchester Academy 3 (28)

London Islington Academy (29)

Birmingham Academy 2 (30)

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