Enter Shikari are a four-piece rock band formed in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England in 2003. Their distinctive electronicore style fuses post-hardcore, alternative metal and metalcore with elements of various electronic music genres, including trance, drum and bass, dubstep, industrial and electronica. The band is named after a boat belonging to Roughton “Rou” Reynolds’ uncle, and a character in a play which he wrote before forming the band, both of which are named Shikari. Their debut album, Take to the Skies was released on 19 March 2007 and reached number four in the Official UK Album Chart. Their second album, titled Common Dreads, was released on 15 June 2009 and debuted on the UK Albums Chart at 16. Their third studio album, A Flash Flood of Colour was released on 16 January 2012 and debuted on the chart at number four. The band then spent considerable time supporting the release through the A Flash Flood of Colour World Tour, before beginning work on a fourth studio album The Mindsweep, which was released in January 2015. The band has had the same four members since their formation in 2003.