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01/04/2014 Debut single 'Nescience' will be released at O2 Academy Islington on Friday 9th May.

02/01/2014 Telstar are to record their debut album 'Generation Y' in the coming months. Their long awaited LP is due for release in the Spring.

30/10/2013 Telstar have uploaded 3 tracks to BBC Introducings page.

25/10/2013 Telstar are to play at The Beach Club, Watford in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

06/10/2013 Telstar are to return to Royal Holloway University London on the 17th of October to play for the students at Medicine bar.

26/09/2013 Telstar are to return to The Horn, St Albans on Saturday 16th November to play live for Juicebox indie. It will be there first show there for a while as a road traffic accident prevented them from making the last one.

14/09/13 Telstar are to play "The Fiddlers Elbow" in Camden late October/early November. Details to follow.

01/09/2013 Telstar are to play at the "Push it for the peace" charity run in Cassiobury Park, Watford on Sunday the 22nd of September. More than 1000 people will be racing to raise money for the peace hospice and Telstar will be waiting at the finish line to play for and congratulate everyone that took part.

18/08/2013 Telstar would like to apologise to anyone that made their way to The Horn last night expecting to see them play. They were involved in a car accident and had to pull out at the last minute. Everyone involved is perfectly fine now and you will find them back on stage on the 26th at The Horns, Watford.

15/08/2013 Telstar are to record their debut single "Nescience" which is due for release in October.

11/08/2013 Brand new song "Different This Time" will be debuted this Saturday at The Horn, St Albans.

Who are Telstar?

Telstar are a four piece alternative rock band from Watford, Hertfordshire.

They formed in early 2011 and went on to win the MMG three counties battle of the bands later that year. Since then they have played various venues around the UK including some of the most prestigious venues in London. Their sound mixes interesting chord progressions, with gritty poetic lyrics and their varied set lists meander through styles and leave the audience wondering what on earth is coming next.

Among their influences they list Muse, Radiohead, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Placebo and Nirvana.

In 2012 Telstar supported "Tynchy Stryder" at Verulamium Park in St Albans for the official Paralympic torch procession.

“Telstar give a great and honest performance that shows great musicianship and a true love for the rock/indie music they play” – Majick Music Group

“an excellent local indie band, quickly gathering a strong following”– Watford Observer

“daring the listener to launch themselves against the nearest wall just for the pure fun of it”– George Nott (The Guardian)

“Fresh, energetic and edgy, their experience shone through”– Arts in Leicestershire

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