Quote: "We were on tour during the Olympics but I saw some bits on telly (Tv). There were some horrifying bits, like The Spice Girls. That really didn't do the place justice. That was the most horrifying bit. It was just horrible." Kasabian rocker Tom Meighan was not a fan of the SPICE GIRLS' performance at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.
Quote: "It would have been brilliant to play Glastonbury but all we need is a phone call from Michael Eavis and we'll be there for 2013." Kasabian star Tom Meighan is eager for the band to play at the legendary British festival.
Quote: "It was horrendous. People were serving me food with masks and rubber gloves. It was like ET in the quarantine chamber. I was gripped with fear." Kasabian rocker Tom Meighan on his bout of swine flu last year (09).
Quote: "Steve was great and I've missed him since he went. I went to his zoo in Australia. It was wicked. I could work in a place like that with animals. I'd come back as him in the next life." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is a huge fan of late crocodile hunter Steve Irwin.
Quote: "I'd love to do a tune with JAY-Z. We don't need him and he probably doesn't need us but it would be good to collaborate with someone like him." British rocker Tom Meighan is keen for his band Kasabian to team up with the rap superstar.
Quote: "We'll never do one. They suck. Dizzee Rascal's is all right but the rest of them really suck. Even if I was skint (penniless) and the last man on earth, I wouldn't even bow to it." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan rules out recording a soccer anthem.
Quote: "There's no bands in the Top 40 these days. I think the internet's took the shine off rock 'n' roll. When we got signed it's like we jumped on the last boat out of Armageddon." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan on the state of modern hit music.
Fact: Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan and Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder performed onstage with The Who at a charity concert at London's Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday (30Mar10). The gig marked the end of a series of live shows raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Quote: "It's hard for me when we're not touring or anything. I bought a karate outfit - a Cobra Kai outfit from the Karate Kid. It's not actually from the film, it's a copy." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is hooked on auction website eBay.com.
Fact: Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has spent $8,000 (GBP4,000) on a Michael Jackson puppet used in cult U.K. TV show SPITTING IMAGE. The British rocker is a huge fan of popular culture memorabilia - among the items he owns is the BMX bicycle ridden by E.T. and ELLIOTT in Steven Spielberg's 1982 sci-fi blockbuster E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL.
Quote: "One of the best things about being famous is making our parents so proud. They swap press cuttings about us and my dad even got to chat up Jamie Lee Curtis." Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is pleased his parents are reaping the benefits of his fame.
Quote: "We've gone from on the farm smoking s**tloads of hash and coming up with a load of mashed up tunes, to this time being more 'royal', should I say? We've just took it to another level and raised the stakes." KASABIAN singer Tom Meighan reveals a more professional process behind the band's second album EMPIRE.