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Kasabian Release An ‘Important’ Message To The Cool Kids

by | 29th, May 2014



MODERN rock ‘n’ roll is in a treacherous place it is ruled by musicians too masculine and backward looking, while the rest of the world’s genres has mixed it all up.

And without any trace of irony, Kasabian’s furry helmeted Serge Pizzorno has said that rock ‘n’ roll is dying.

Of course, not one to be very self aware, he also thinks he has the answer and wants the band’s new album to inspire a new generation of rock ‘n’ roll bands.

Talking to the Evening Standard , Serge said he thinks there aren’t many rock bands left and that he hopes the experimentation on his group’s new album ’48:13′ will help new bands to look to the future. Of course, there are Bands With Guitars that are looking to the future like Haim and St Vincent, but they’re female-fronted and dismissed by rock ‘n’ roll fans as too poppy or not authentic enough.

“It’s weird to think of ourselves as one of the last rock ‘n’ roll bands around,” he said. “But it’s important because there just don’t seem to be many left.

“This new record we’ve done is important because it’s our best work yet,” he added. “It’s so much a forward-thinking record. It’s a new and futuristic version of a rock band, which

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