St. Albans, England, United Kingdom
British rock group Enter Shikari came together in 1999 in St. Albans, Hertfordshire with the name Hybryd. The name changed to Enter Shikari in 2003 when Rory Clewlow joined the group. Other members are Chris Batten, Rou Reynolds and Rob Rolfe. Enter Shikari’s debut album, Take to the Skies (2007), reached the number four spot on the UK Album Chart.The group’s fourth studio album, The Mindsweep, came out in January 2015. The band’s name comes from a boat owned by Reynold’s uncle called Shikari. The group is considered a pioneer of the electronicore style that blends electronic music into hardcore metal.