If you don’t know already, Casino are a band fronted by ‘Phonics Adam Zindani. He, alongside Sam Yapp, Jo Crofts and Jimi Crutchley make up the group.
The band began in 2003, then featuring Neil Irving on bass and also Dean Deavall (Feeder, The High Hurts) on keyboards, they were signed to Polydor in 2006 and changed their name to SpiderSimpson and recorded an album in LA but the band weren’t happy with it and separated from the record company and recorded and released their debut independently as Casino in late 2008. The album – titled The Spider Simpson Incident (click here for info), was supported by dates around Birmingham in 2009 and 2010.
In the Summer of 2010, Deavall announced he was leaving the band and Irving was replaced on bass by Crutchley. The following year, Adam announced with Jo on Kerrang Radio that the band had signed a deal and would release a single and album in 2012.