Serge Pizzorno teases Kasabian Glastonbury set: 'Wait until you see what's about to happen to you'

Guitarist also excited for homecoming gig in Leicester on June 19

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Kasabian

Serge Pizzorno of Kasabian has said that the band's forthcoming headline appearance at Glastonbury will be "validation" for the band.

Kasabian will bring the Worthy Farm event to a close on the Sunday night. Speaking to BBC News, Pizzorno says that his band have an "advantage" when it comes to headlining big gigs and that fans should expect surprises.

"When we step out on that stage, with all we know and everything we've learned, we have an advantage," he says. "If you're not expecting much, wait until you see what's about to happen to you."

Pizzorno also discusses a gig the band will play prior to Glastonbury, when they return to their home town of Leicester to play a huge open air show at Victoria Park in the city on June 19. "The reason we chose that location is that it's the centre of the town," Pizzorno says. "It's not on the outskirts in a farm, or anything. The train station is two minutes' walk, and it sits on the top of a hill where you can pretty much see all of Leicester. It's an unbelievable venue."

"The audience will see people from just down the road who created all this from nothing," Pizzorno says. "That's why that gig is so important, for our city to realise that anything is possible. To go onstage and celebrate 10 years of our band, with our best record yet, is great. That's going to be our moment, I think."

Kasabian are currently on track for fourth UK Number One album with '48:13', which was released on Monday (June 9).


Read More On This Artist

Kasabian Merchandise
More News
Death Cab For Cutie perform 'Black Sun' on 'Letterman' – watch
Passion Pit confirm details of new album 'Kindred'
Big Sean, Kanye West and Drake team up on 'Blessings' – listen
Noel Gallagher: 'I don't agree with U2 on free music, I'd happily put an extra...
Limp Bizkit guitarist criticises his own fans ahead performance on ShipRocked cruise
Missy Elliott to join Katy Perry on stage during Super Bowl half-time show
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler describes bar room brawl as 'unfortunate altercation'
Fall Out Boy say their new album is 'modern rock of the future'
Man faces ban from Parklife festival after 'boasting' about touting tickets
The Jesus And Mary Chain offer local bands support slots on their February UK tour
Suge Knight arrested over fatal hit-and-run incident in LA
Carl Barât 'totally rediscovered the guitar' making Jackals album
Pete Doherty: 'not making music with Amy Winehouse will haunt me to my dying day' –...
Swim Deep say new album is a 'zero-gravity gospel record for the masses'
Haim and Weezer to form supergroups for Jimmy Kimmel
Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Avicii and Nicki Minaj to appear at Wireless 2015
Ryan Jarman: 'Grown-ups still don't like The Cribs. That's absolutely...
Jay Z buys Norwegian music streaming service Wimp for £47million
Kasabian 'make history' with rare, intimate performance at The Garage in London
Frank Ocean, Andre 3000 and J Cole to appear on Chance the Rapper's new album
Foo Fighters cover Rush's 'Tom Sawyer' during Rio de Janeiro concert - watch
Idlewild launch bespoke craft ale Scottish Fiction IPA

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM