LIVE: Kaiser Chiefs

Hail to the chiefs! UK indie rock stalwarts Kaiser Chiefs brought the rock & roll through House of Blues April 26.

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UK indie rock stalwarts Kaiser Chiefs brought the ruckus through House of Blues on April 26.
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Perhaps best known for their hit, "Ruby," from 2007, the band has a legion of devoted fans worldwide.
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Needless to say, they put on an incredible show with a set list that spanned their entire catalog.
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The band, which formed in Leeds in 2000, was originally named Runston Parva, before it was changed to just Parva, and then finally renamed Kaiser Chiefs in 2003.
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The name Kaiser Chiefs was taken from South African football club Kaizer Chiefs, the first club of ex-Leeds United captain Lucas Radebe.
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The group's debut album "Employment" was released in March 2005, being primarily inspired by New Wave and punk rock music of the late-'70s and '80s.
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The album reached No. 2 on the UK albums chart, and was certified five times platinum.
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Their second 2004 single, "I Predict a Riot," was ranked No. 36 on the NME "Greatest Indie Anthems Ever" countdown.
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In 2006, the band received NME awards for Best Album for "Employment" and Best Dressed for frontman Ricky Wilson.
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The band's second album, "Yours Truly, Angry Mob," reached No. 1 on the UK albums chart and No. 45 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
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"Ruby," the album's lead single, became Kaiser Chiefs' first UK No. 1 hit and received the 2007 'Q Award' for Best Video.
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The band's fifth studio album, titled "Education, Education, Education & War," was released on March 31, 2014.
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On August 12, 2012, the band was featured in the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, playing "Pinball Wizard" by the Who.
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