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Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan quits rock band over ‘personal issues’ | Ents & Arts News



Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has left the band after struggling with “personal issues”.

A statement on behalf of the group said: “Kasabian have announced today that Tom Meighan is stepping down from the band by mutual consent.

Kasabian - Tom Meighan and Serge Pizzorno. Pic: Neil Bedford
Tom Meighan and former bandmate Serge Pizzorno. Pic: Neil Bedford

“Tom has struggled with personal issues that have affected his behaviour for quite some time and now wants to concentrate all his energies on getting his life back on track.”

The rock band say they “will not be commenting further”.

The Leicester-based band went on an extended break last year, but had been due to play a huge return gig in their home city last month.

But the band were left “absolutely brokenhearted” after the coronavirus pandemic put pay to their comeback plans.

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