Kasabian light up London

Kasabian signed off from their 'Velociraptor!' tour in style at London's The O2 last night (15.12.11) by wowing the crowd with a futurist show of their greatest hits

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This article is from 2011.

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Kasabian singer Tom Meighan

Kasabian signed off from their 'Velociraptor!' tour in style at London's The O2 last night (15.12.11).

The 'Re-Wired' dance rockers stunned the crowd by playing their biggest hits in front of a spectacular big screen display, ending their latest run of gigs with a rousing version of 2009 single 'Fire'.

Kasabian - vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarists Sergio Pizzorno and Jay Mehler, bassist Chris Edwards and drummer Ian Matthews - set the standard for the night by opening their energetic set with 'Days are Forgotten' and 'Shoot The Runner' before launching into the title track from their latest album 'Velociraptor!'.

The show made extra special for Sergio - who was celebrating his 31st birthday yesterday - when Tom began a rendition of 'Happy Birthday' and the crowd all joined in, shortly before they toasted the imminent festive period by singing 'Jingle Bells'.

The group's futuristic lighting show complemented their blazing-electro tracks 'Club Foot' and 'LSF (Lost Souls Forever)', and they showed their versatility when Sergio took over the lead vocals on 'Take Aim'.

The 'Underdog' rockers saved the best until last by beginning their encore with 'Switchblade Smiles' before launching into 2010 hit 'Vlad the Impaler' followed by crowd favourite 'Fire'.

This article is from 2011.

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The lairy indie combo have headlined T in the Park and Glastonbury with their tried-and-tested piledriving electro-rock anthems.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 16 Apr

£45 / 01702 351135

Newport Centre

Sat 15 Apr

£45

O2 Academy Birmingham

Thu 13 Apr

£45 / 0121 622 8250

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