Kasabian are an indie rock band from Leicester, consisting of guitarist Sergio Pizzorno, frontman Tom Meighan, bass-player Chris Edwards and drummer Ian Matthews. The band are best known for tracks such as Fire, Empire and Cutt Off.
Forming in 1997, they released their eponymous debut album in 2004, which hit #4 in the UK Albums Chart. This was followed by ‘Empire’ in 2006, which performed even better, reaching #1 in the chart, as did ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’, which came out in 2009, ‘Velociraptor!’ in 2011, and ‘48:13’ in 2014. The band released their latest album, ‘For Crying Out Loud’, in April 2017 via Columbia Records, which reached #1 album in the UK. They toured the new release around UK arenas later that year.
The band have headlined their own shows and tours across the UK, including headline slots at festivals such as Reading and Leeds, T in the Park, V and Glastonbury.
Kasabian have been allocated one of the first headlining slots for Isle of Wight Festival this year, celebrating its 50th anniversary. They've also announced a collection of headline shows throughout the summer. Catch them live by checking out the tour dates and concert ticket information below on Stereoboard.
Total entertainment, a must see band. You've never seen a live band until you've seen Kasabian! If you have to pick one band to see this year you have to pick these! Tom,Serge and the guys know how to throw a live party. I will be seeing again for sure!