Birth Place: Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Years Active: 1996 - 2003 (As Parva) 2003 - Present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Post-punk Revival, New Wave
Kaiser Chiefs are an indie rock band from England, who formed in Leeds in 1996. The band's debut album, “Employment” was released in 2005 and showcased a new wave/punk rock influence that was typical of the late 1970s and 1980s musical climate in England. The album was warmly received and the band amassed international success selling over three million copies. In 2005, the album was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize. The band came together when Nick Hodgson, Nick Baines and Simon Rix met at St. Catholic High School, in Menston, Leeds when the trio was eleven years old. Instantly connected by their love of music the trio vowed to form a band as soon as they left school. After they had al...
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