Basement are an English rock band formed in 2009 in Ipswich. They went on hiatus following their This Is Goodbye tour in November 2012.On 29 January 2014, the band announced in a post on their Facebook page that they would be reuniting.
Basement formed in September 2009 in Ipswich, England, following the break-up of pop punk band In This for Fun.In This for Fun released The Away from Home EP before they broke-up. On 17 May 2010, the band released their debut EP Songs About the Weather and in August, signed to Run for Cover.They released their first full-length album, I Wish I Could Stay Here, through Run For Cover Records in 2011. The band promoted the release through several tours, including tours to Australia and two American tours with label mates and friends Daylight.
Before the release of their second album Colourmeinkindness, the band announced an hiatus. The group revealed that the break was “due to a number of personal commitments”. Colourmeinkindness was released on 23 October and charted at number 188 on the US Billboard 200 chart. In mid-November, the band played their final shows.Guitarist Alex Henery later revealed it was due to vocalist Andrew Fisher wishing to become a certified teacher. This required Fisher to return to school for a period of a year and a half. Drummer James Fisher, Andrew’s younger brother, was graduating from art school, and the rest of the members were working on their respective careers. Henery, meanwhile, was working as a videographer in Boston, Massachussettes for Run for Cover.