Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997. The band's original members consisted of vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and backing vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, guitarist Chistopher Karloff, and bassist Chris Edwards. The band's line-up was completed by touring guitarist Jay Mehler in 2006, replacing Karloff, and drummer Ian Matthews in 2004 after a string of session drummers. The band have currently released four studio albums and are working on a fifth that is expected to be released in mid 2014.
Past and Current MembersEdit
- Tom Meighan - lead vocalist (1997-present)
- Sergio Pizzorno - lead guitarist and backing vocalist (1997-present)
- Chris Edwards - bassist (1997-present)
- Ian Matthews - drummer (2004-present)
- Tim Carter - guitar (2013-present)
- Christopher Karloff- gutarist (1997-2006)
- Jay Mehler- guitarist (2006-2013)
- Kasabian (2004)
- Empire (2006)
- West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (2009)
- Velociraptor (2011)
New Album (2014)Edit
The album is the bands fifth studio album and is expected to be released in June 2014. The new songs will be played at their home town 10 year anniversary gig in Leicester in the same month. According to Tom Meighan, it will be the heaviest album yet and is electrocuted with heavy drums. Songs Tracks include; Bumblebee, Explodes, Ezz-Eh, Glass, Kid and Scissor Paper Stone.