Starset is an American rock band from Columbus, Ohio, United States,[4] formed by Dustin Bates in 2013 who is also the band’s lead singer, songwriter, and keyboardist.[12] Bates’ interest in astronomy was first fueled when acquiring his masters in electrical engineering as he studied at Ohio University. He has also completed research for the US Air Force, and taught at the International Space University.[13] Bates also created the fictional backstory for the band that forms the thematic basis for their music and multimedia.[14] In the backstory, Starset was formed as part of a public outreach initiative by The Starset Society. The Society’s aims were to alert the public about the contents of “the Message” the society obtained from a mysterious signal from space.[15] Starset treats their backstory and The Starset Society as real in interviews, with few exceptions. (Read More)

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Artist Performances

Starset – Monster
Starset – Back To The Earth
Starset – Satellite