The band had been attributable to maintain a particular homecoming gig in town’s Victoria Park on June 20, six years after they first performed on the venue. Sam Fender, Inhaler and Easy Life had been booked to help on the show.
In a press release, guitarist Serge Pizzorno stated: “We are absolutely gutted to not be able to play our beloved hometown this summer. We hope to see you all very soon.”
We are very unhappy to announce that Kasabian’s Leicester Victoria Park Show on June 20th has been cancelled because of this of the present COVID -19 pandemic. pic.twitter.com/4kCrryyKJY
— KasabianHQ (@KasabianHQ) April 17, 2020
Fans are suggested to maintain an eye fixed out for an electronic mail from the ticket agent they bought their passes from and solely contact them in the event that they haven’t heard from them after seven days.
Speaking to NME in October 2019, Pizzorno had teased the gig would be “chaos and absolutely insane”.
The guitarist and songwriter additionally mentioned the follow-up to Kasabian’s 2017 album ‘For Crying Out Loud’, saying it will each match alongside their final album and span the experimental sounds heard on his solo album, launched underneath the moniker The S.L.P. “We’ve trodden a lot of ground with the back catalogue of the band being quite varied and insane, which is beautiful,” he stated.
“It was great to see the band from outer space and a different perspective with the solo thing, so I’ve got a very minimal view of what I want the music to be. That’s the approach I’m taking. I’m feeling loud guitars though, that’s for sure.”
Meanwhile, final month Pizzorno shared his own light-hearted workout video to entertain fans during the coronavirus lockdown. The musician donned a wig and white lab jacket in the clip, assuming the position of a mad professor with a novel train routine.