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Starset deliver a metallic sci-fi experience on “Divisions”
Starset deliver a metallic sci-fi experience on “Divisions”
“Manifest,” the first real song (after the spoken-word piece “A Brief History Of The Future”) on sci-fi modern-rock outfit Starset’s new album, is both a call to adventure and a mission statement. Frontman Dustin Bates' vocal prowess is richly melodic and in the present without having to resort to going alien Cookie Monster on us. But it’s the ugly detuned ri...
Starset find personality and purpose with anthemic ‘DIVISIONS’—listen
Starset find personality and purpose with anthemic ‘DIVISIONS’—listen
As a civilization, we've come too far along to just require our bands to be able to simply “rock out, man.” Sci-fi rockers Starset realize this, which is why the term “half gestures” isn’t in their vocabulary. Anticipation is high for the release of their new album DIVISIONS and it’s more than just empty hype. Frontman/chief conceptualist Dustin Bat...