Archive for April, 2008

Serge of Interest

Posted in Articles/Interviews, Serge Pizzorno on April 29, 2008 by Jennijops

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Rock stars Kasabian have become dedicated snooker fans since the emergence of Mark Selby as a major player on the world scene.

The band’s interest in snooker has developed in tandem with the success of fellow Leicester native Selby, who was runner-up at the Crucible last year and has captured two major titles this season.

Bass player Chris Edwards has known Selby for several years; the pair play snooker at the 147 Club in Leicester and, rumour has it, even risk the odd duet on the karaoke machine. Continue reading

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Kasabian Frontman Tom Meighan Amazed He Managed To Survive Partying Without Going To Rehab

Posted in News, Tom Meighan on April 28, 2008 by Jennijops

Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is lucky to be alive.

The singer is amazed he has managed to survive all the hard partying he’s done over the years without going to rehab.

He said, “Since Kasabian came out, most of it has just been a blackout for me. Thank God I’m still here. I haven’t gone to rehab, which is the genius thing. When we were on tour with Oasis, when we did America, we had some great nights with Liam and Noel Gallagher. That was an amazing time – and meeting Lars from Metallica. I got off stage in San Francisco and he was in our f**king tour bus – and that’s the b******s.” Continue reading