Foals Spread Their Holy Fire

English rock band Foals play a sold out show at Terminal 5 in support of "Holy Fire", their third studio album

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English rock band Foals play a sold out show at Terminal 5 in support of "Holy Fire", their third studio album. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Opening the show was Blondfire, an indie pop group from Los Angeles. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Erica Discoll, guitarist and lead vocalist of Blondfire. Their set included an incredible cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams." Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up were the Florida based indie darlings Surfer Blood. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Thomas Fekete plays lead guitar and provides backing vocals for Surfer Blood. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lead vocalist and guitarist John Paul Pitts plays under an inflatable shark, a friendly reminder of the band's name. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Foals hit the stage at 10pm and opened with the slower track "Prelude" before kicking things up with their massive single "Inhaler." Photos by Michel Dussack
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Lead vocalist and guitarist Yannis Philippakis was a fireball of energy throughout the night, even accidentally knocking his microphone stand over early on in the set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Jack Bevan plays drums for the English rock band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The sold out crowd responded with just as much energy as the band, jumping in unison throughout the entire set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Foals' bassist Walter Gervers stayed towards the back of the stage throughout the night. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Foals' 14 song set drew heavily from their latest release "Holy Fire" as well as their debut album "Antidotes." Photos by Michel Dussack
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Edwin Congreave played a variety of keyboards and synthesizers during the set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Rounding out the band is lead guitarist Jimmy Smith. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Yannis spent a fair amount of time off the stage, as he stage dove with his guitar still in tow and spent some time in the photo pit as well. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band closed their main set with "Electric Boom" from their debut album, ending it with a high dose of energy. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The group quickly returned for a three song encore that continued the energy that they ended their main set with. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The first two songs of the encore, "Stepson" and "My Number," were both from "Holy Fire." Photos by Michel Dussack
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Foals again returned to their debut album to play "Two Steps, Twice" to close out their show. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Today, Foals were announced to be playing Governor's Ball on Randall's Island in June. Photos by Michel Dussack
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