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Kaiser Chiefs Use Nerf Guns To Keep Fit On Tour

Kaiser Chiefs use Nerf guns to keep fit on tour.The 'Parachute' hitmakers - comprised of Ricky Wilson, Simon Rix, Nick 'Peanut' Baines, Andrew White and Vijay Mistry - like to have fake battles backstage with...

Ricky Wilson Rocks With Receptionist On Kaiser Chiefs Album

Ricky Wilson sings with a receptionist on the new Kaiser Chiefs album. The band worked with Brian Higgins - the founder of production team Xenomania, who are behind hits for the likes of Girls Aloud,...

Kaiser Chiefs' New Lp Taking Longer To Learn Live

Kaiser Chiefs' new album is taking them ''longer'' to work out how to play live than their previous records.The indie rock group are gearing up to release their sixth studio LP 'Stay Together' and debuted...

Kylie, Kaiser Chiefs For Racecourse Shows

Kylie Minogue and Kaiser Chiefs will perform at English racecourses.The global superstar and the indie rockers have been announced as the headliners for a series of 'An Evening at the Races' events, presented by music...

Mumford And Sons For Secret Glasto Set

Mumford and Sons will play a secret set at Glastonbury festival this week. The folk rock group - made up of Marcus Mumford, Winston Marshall, Ben Lovett and Ted Dwane - headlined the event at...

Ricky Wilson Has Bumper Car Injury On Set Of Music Video

Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson had an accident on the bumper cars while filming their next single. The 36-year-old singer was spotted wearing an eyepatch at last night's (12.05.14) Radio Academy Awards and insists things got...

Kaiser Chiefs Want Their Song For World Cup

Kaiser Chiefs want their track 'Coming Home' to be England's unofficial world cup anthem. The Football Association have selected Gary Barlow's 'Greatest Day' - featuring former Spice Girl Mel C, Pixie Lott, Katy B and...

Kaiser Chiefs Stayed In A 'Shed' To Bond

Kaiser Chiefs stayed in a ''shed'' in order bond before recording their latest album. The 'Ruby' hitmakers confined themselves to a small barn in Bath, Somerset, to work out their differences and write new material,...

Kaiser Chiefs Drummer Nick Hodgson Quits Band

The Kaiser Chiefs' drummer has quit the band.Nick Hodgson announced his departure from the Leeds collective via twitter yesterday (04.12.12) and insisted he had no hard feeling towards his former band mates.The rocker posted: ''I...

Kaiser Chiefs Founder Nick Hodgson Quits Band After 15 Years

Oh My God: Nick Hodgson Has Announced His Departure From The Kaiser ChiefsKaiser Chiefs drummer Nick Hodgson has quit the band after 15 years. The drummer, backing vocalist and primary songwriting announced the news on...

Kaiser Chiefs Are Not Splitting, Says Simon Rix

Kaiser Chiefs rocker Simon Rix has denied the British band plans to split after the release of a retrospective singles album, insisting the record does not mark "the end" of the group.The I Predict a...

Kaiser Chiefs Record In Tiny Studio

Kaiser Chiefs record their albums in a studio which is only big enough to fit one person in at a time. The 'Little Shocks' group's drummer, Nick Hodgson produced and recorded most of their last...

Kaiser Chiefs Worried About Future Of Guitar Bands

Kaiser Chiefs don't know if music is a "viable career for five guys with guitars" in 2011. The 'Ruby' rockers say the music industry has changed "totally" since they went on official hiatus at the...

Ricky Wilson's Performing Frustration

Ricky Wilson was getting "frustrated" b y Kaiser Chiefs' lack of live performances. The singer was desperate for his band to end their official 'hiatus' - which started in 2008 - and release their latest...

Kaiser Chiefs' Guitar Heavy Comeback

Kaiser Chiefs have been working on guitar heavy new tracks for their comeback album.The 'I Predict A Riot' rockers have been on a two year hiatus, but say their return later this year will come...

Rix Slams 'Crap' Pink

KAISER CHIEFS bassist SIMON RIX has blasted pop star PINK for her "crap" music and dismissed her songwriting skills as "idiotic". Rix singled out the Stupid Girls hitmaker's song Dear Mr President - an open...

Chiefs Clash With Coldplay

KAISER CHIEFS rocker SIMON RIX has hit out at COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN, accusing him of hogging the limelight at the Brit Awards. The bassist accuses Martin of having an inflated ego and failing...

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