Starset was formed in 2013 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. They are Dustin Bates’ child, which is also a member of Downplay. Taking over the vocals and keyboards, he is the leading songwriter of the band. His interest in space, can be reflected in Starlet’s name as well as photo shoots apart from their music itself. Certainly, he is an electrical engineering PhD holder. On July 8, 2014 their debut album Transmissions was released.
Their current line-up consists of Bates, as well as Brock Richards on the guitars, Ron DeChant on the bass and Adam Gilbert on the drums.
Their musical style is dominated by a strong cinematic atmosphere, blending powerful guitar riffs with electronic and symphonic elements. Hans Zimmer, Muse, Sigur Ros, Nine Inch Nails and Breaking Benjamin have been cited as influences by Bates. […]