- They formed over 16 years ago!
The new name was taken from South African football club Kaizer Chiefs, the first club of ex-Leeds United captain Lucas Radebe.
Their album Employment enjoyed critical and commercial success with over three million copies sold.
The band has won three Brit Awards, including the award for Best British Group, a NME award for Best Album, and was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize.
- Kaiser Chiefs’ four million-selling 2005 debut rejuvenated the town’s indie rock scene with its rubber-legged Britpop hooks.