Enter Shikari are a four piece, post-hardcore band from St Albans, Hertfordshire. They comprise of Roughton 'Rou' Reynolds - Lead Vocals and Electronics, Liam 'Rory' Clewlow - Guitar and Vocals, Chris Batten - Bass and Vocals and Rob Rolfe - Drums and Vocals. The band formed in 2003 after the members of Hybrid (A band that was made up of Rou, Chris and Rob) gained Rory Clewlow on guitar. They decided that they needed a new identity so they called themselfs: ENTER SHIKARI. The name 'Shikari' comes from a boat owned by Rou's family, Shikari was also the name of a character in a play Rou had writen. Shikari, in its literal translation means: The Hunter, thus meaning the band are called: Enter the hunter.
Enter Shikari celebrated their 10 year aniversary in 2013 by touring small venues in places touring bands don't usually go to around England, Wales and Scotland (Tour: Return To Energiser) .
The band have played many venues and been to many countires around the world, some of the highlights of there carreer so far (2003-2014) are: Playing Reading, Leeds and Download festival (On many different years). Also at the end of 2013 the band went on warped tour and ended it headlining in Alexandra Palace.
The band have releaced (currently, 2003-2014) 3 albums.
Take To The Skies - 2007
Common Dreads - 2009
A Flash Flood Of Colour - 2012
The band also released a number of EP'S previous to the release of Take To The Skies. They also released the 'Rat Race EP' through out 2013 and are currently writing there fourth album in the rebuilt 'Low', now named 'Titan HQ'.
Note: This was written in April 2014 so anything passed then is not included.