Starset performing at ACL Live in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 4, 2016. Band members include Dustin Bates, Ron DeChant, Brock Richards, and Adam Gilbert.
Starset was formed by Downplay vocalist Dustin Bates in 2013 and he takes the roles of lead singer and songwriter whilst also playing the keyboard. Bates' interest in Space was first fueled when acquiring his PhD in electrical engineering as he studied at Ohio University. He also has completed research for the U.S. Air Force and taught at the International Space University.

The band released their debut album Transmissions on July 8, 2014. Starset is part of the group, The Starset Society, who are meant to help develop on the scientific and political themes of Transmissions. The music on Transmissions has been compared to the style of Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Skillet, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Three Days Grace and Red. (Source: Wikipedia)
The setlist for the show at the ACL Live:
  • First Light
  • Rise and Fall
  • Down with the Fallen
  • Halo
  • Telescope
  • Antigravity
  • Carnivore
  • The Future is Now
  • My Demons

Starset shared the stage with Breaking Benjamin. They continue their tour across the United States ending on March 25, 2016 at the Orpheum Madison in Madison, Wisconsin.

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