Kaiser Chiefs

English indie rock band

Kaiser Chiefs is an alternative rock band from Leeds, England. They were active as Parva from 2000 to 2003, then changed their name to Kaiser Chiefs in 2003.

Kaiser Chiefs
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Kaiser Chiefs at a launch for the Jaguar XE in London on 8 September 2014
Background information
OriginLeeds, West Yorkshire, England
GenresIndie rock, power pop, Britpop, post-punk revival, new wave
Years active2000 – present
LabelsMCA Music, Inc., B-Unique, Polydor, Drowned in Sound, Liberator, Caroline International
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersRicky Wilson
Andrew White
Simon Rix
Nick Baines
Vijay Mistry
Past membersNick Hodgson

Their name come from the name of the Kaizer Chiefs association football club in South Africa.[1]

Kaiser Chiefs 2016 album stay together was very successfull.


Year Album
2005 Employment
2007 Yours Truly, Angry Mob
2008 Off with Their Heads
2011 The Future Is Medieval
2014 Education, Education, Education & War


  1. "Kaiser Chiefs interview". BBC Online. Retrieved 24 July 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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