The Horrors cover Joy Division at Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival

Faris Rotter forms 'circle of death' in the NME/Radio 1 Tent

The Horrors played a Joy Division cover during a chaotic show at the Carling Weekend: Leeds Festival today (August 25).

The garage rockers kicked off the set with a special cover of ‘No Love Lost’ in the NME/Radio 1 Tent before moving into more familiar territory with the likes of ‘Sheena Is A Parasite’ which he dedicated to “all the snakes in the house”, ‘Thunderclap’ and ‘Little Victories’.

During the show frontman Faris Rotter whipped up a storm as he encouraged the crowd to form a “circle of death” for a mosh pit down the front.

Throughout the set he also encouraged the audience to crowd surf as he asked the fans: “Do you like to surf? This is the circle of death. You’re in charge. You’re in charge.”

The chaotic set show culminated in the Southend singer diving into the crowd.

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