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Background information
Origin London, England, UK
Genre(s) New Rave
Indie Rock
Years active 2005—present
Label(s) Polydor
Geffen Records
Ed Banger Records
Modular Recordings
Angular Recording Corporation
Website Website
Jamie Reynolds
James Righton
Simon Taylor-Davis
Steffan Halperin
Former members
Finnigan Kidd

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Klaxons Overview


Klaxons are a British alternative rock band, based in London. Following the release of numerous 7-inch singles on different independent record labels, as well as the success of previous singles "Magick" and "Golden Skans", the band released their debut album, "Myths of the Near Future" on 29 January 2007. The album won the 2007 Nationwide Mercury Prize. After playing festivals and headlining tours worldwide (including the NME Indie Rave Tour) during late 2006–2007, the band started working on their follow-up album in July 2007. Klaxons second album, "Surfing the Void", is released on 23 August 2010.

Landmarks of Lunacy (2010) Surfing The Void (2010) Myths Of The Near Future (2007) Xan Valleys (2006)

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Keira Knightley Goes Public Over Romance With Klaxons' James Righton

April 11, 2011
Keira Knightley and Klaxons star James Righton have gone public with their romance. The pair were spotted kissing in a park in east London at the weekend - just a week after reports of their romance first surfaced.   Read more 

Keira Knightley 'Dating' Klaxons James Righton

April 4, 2011
Keira Knightley is dating Klaxons star James Righton, according to reports. The pair are said to have begun seeing each other after being introduced by mutual friend, TV presenter Alexa Chung.   Read more 

Klaxons To Play Relentless Boardmasters Festival 2011

March 24, 2011
Klaxons have been added to the line-up for this year's Relentless Boardmasters festival. The event, which takes place in Watergate Bay, Cornwall from August 12-14 will also feature performances from Bombay Bicycle Club and The King Blues.  Read more 

Klaxons Cancel US Tour And Coachella Appearance

March 21, 2011
Klaxons have cancelled their upcoming US/Canada tour and appearance at this year's Coachella festival. The band were due to kick off their US tour on Friday (March 25) in Orlando before playing a further twelve dates across the US.  Read more 

Klaxons To Release 'Landmarks Of Lunacy EP' As Free Download On Christmas Day

December 22, 2010
Klaxons have revealed that they will be giving away an EP of unreleased material as a free download. The EP, entitled ‘Landmarks Of Lunacy’, will be given away as a free download from the band’s website on Christmas day (December 25).  Read more 

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