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Back in April, Serge Pizzorno and Tom Meighan were spotted in east London in decorators’ overalls, daubing the numbers ’48:13’ onto the wall of their designer’s studio. The men behind…

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Two questions arise from the first new material since ‘Velociraptor!’: 1) Where the fuck is Tom? (Serge sings, Meighan’s not even in the vid.) 2) What drugs are they on?…

Indie interview fact #352: when asked about their career ambitions, nine out of 10 bands will mumble and reply that they “just want to keep on making music”. Whether through…

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When asked recently why [a]Kasabian[/a] had chosen to name their new album ‘[b]Velociraptor![/b]’ (that exclamation mark really makes it, don’t you think?) guitarist and amateur palaeontologist Sergio Pizzorno gave us…

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Kasabian arrive at Liverpool’s Echo Arena three days after Arctic Monkeys and five after Beyoncé. Those are some pretty big shoes (and hotpants) to fill. But Kasabian don’t need to…

West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’? ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’? However we’re supposed to pronounce Kasabian’s fantastically deranged new album title, it will always be one-up on ‘Music For The…

Listen: Kasabian are bloody brilliant, and anyone who doesn’t think so should go away and have a long hard think about where things like love, faith and jumping up and…

The Enemy? Two pint pushovers. The Twang? Crappy Mondays! The Pigeon Detectives?! You’re having a fookin’ laugh, aintcha? These, you suspect, are the diary entries of Thomas Meighan, age 26…

If you are at a loose end and want to while away a few hours, then one fun way to do so is putting on Kasabian’s ‘Empire’ – the single,…

Thankfully, ‘Shoot The Runner’ is a title unlikely to crossover into the yoof vernacular in quite the manner that ‘Empire’ did. It starts with some ‘Stand & Deliver!’ drum-taps, which…

Kasabian won’t mind us saying that they weren’t really all that good to start with. They arrived, glossy and fully-formed, funded by a multinational to live on a farm for…

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A title of Wagnerian grandiosity – and lo, Kasabian rise to the challenge. “Stop!” barks Tom Meighan, dictator of his own death disco, “We’re all wasting away!” But the music,…