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Enter Shikari
Enter Shikari

Background information
Origin St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Genre(s) Metalcore
Alternative Rock
Alternative Metal
Years active 2003—present
Label(s) Interscope Records
Play It Again Sam
Website Website
Roughton "Rou" Reynolds
Liam "Rory" Clewlow
Chris "Batty C" Batten
Rob Rolfe

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Enter Shikari (sometimes stylized as ΣΠΤΣR SHΦΚΔRΦ) are an English post-hardcore band, formed in 2003 in St Albans, Hertfordshire. The band is named after a boat belonging to one of the band member's relatives, and a character in a play Roughton "Rou" Reynolds wrote before forming the band, both of which are named Shikari. Shikari also means 'Hunter', in Marathi, Persian, Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Punjabi and Bengali. Their debut album, Take to the Skies was released on March 19, 2007 and reached #4 in the Official UK Album Chart. Their second album, titled Common Dreads, was released on June 15, 2009 and debuted on the UK Albums Chart at 16.

Tribalism (2010) Common Dreads (2009) The Zone (2007) Take To The Skies (2007)

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Enter Shikari Announce Intimate UK Tour Dates

June 11, 2010
Enter Shikari have announced a series of intimate UK gigs around their summers festival appearances. The headline dates will begin at the Underworld in London on July 26.  Read more 

Enter Shikari To Headline Redfest Festival

May 5, 2010
Enter Shikari will headline this summer’s Redfest festival, it’s been announced. The band will play the independent festival in Redhill on July 23.  Read more 

Enter Shikari, The Horrors, Delphic To Play Evolution Festival

February 18, 2010
Enter Shikari, The Horrors and Delphic are among the acts set to appear at this year's Evolution festival in Newcastle. Paolo Nutini, Calvin Harris, Donovan and The Unthanks are also on the bill for the event.  Read more 

Enter Shikari Add Three New Dates To 2010 UK Tour

October 12, 2009
Enter Shikari have extended their first tour of 2010 with an additional three UK shows. The band will now play gigs in Glasgow (February 7), Middlesbrough (9) and Bournemouth (11).  Read more 

Enter Shikari To Give Away New Song Tonight

February 25, 2009
Enter Shikari are to give away a brand new song for free tonight (February 25th). Fans will be able to download 'Antwerpen' from the band's official website from 7:30pm.  Read more 

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