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2015

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Kings of Leon Begin Work on Seventh Album

June 30, 2015

Kings of Leon are at work on their seventh studio album, brothers Caleb and Nathan Followill said during an interview with SiriusXM's Alt Nation channel at last week's Firefly Festival. "We've been at home writing, trying to get some new stuff...

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Watch the Killers Cover Kings of Leon at Firefly

June 22, 2015

Although Kings of Leon's Saturday night headlining set at the Firefly Festival was canceled due to severe weather, thanks to the Killers, attendees were still able to hear the band's music. The Hot Fuss crew headlined the Dover, Delaware fest Sunday,...

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Severe Weather Cancels Kings of Leon's Firefly Fest Set

June 21, 2015

Kings of Leon's Saturday night headlining set at Dover, Delaware's Firefly Festival was canceled at the last minute by "dangerous, inclement weather" that forced the evacuation of the festival grounds. "Severe weather is heading our way. If at The Woodlands,...

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'SI' Swimsuit Models Talk 'Risque' Cover Controversy

February 17, 2015

When model Lily Aldridge graced the cover of Sports Illustrated's 50th anniversary Swimsuit Edition last year with Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal, she never commemorated the milestone with a framed copy. And the mammoth poster of the cover that someone...

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Miranda Lambert, Hank Williams Jr. Anchor Country-Rock Fest

May 27, 2015

(Update: As of July 8th, the NiFi Festival has been canceled, per a message from the organizers on the event's website. Read the statement here.) With 264 residents spread over six square miles, Sparta — a former railroad stop that sits 45 minutes...

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Kings of Leon, Chris Young to Play Bikini Bash

February 4, 2015

It may still be deep winter, but for two days in Nashville next week, clothing will be minimal. On February 11th and 12th, Sports Illustrated will host a celebration of its 2015 Swimsuit Issue with models and music. Kings of Leon anchor the...

2014

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Kings of Leon Tap Country and Culinary Stars for Festival

September 12, 2014

Nashville natives Kings of Leon are the founders and producers of the Music City Food and Wine Festival, set for September 20-21 in the Grammy-winning rockers' hometown. Day Two of the event will include Harvest Night, an evening of live music by a long...

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David Nail Reveals 'Secret,' Talks Battle With Anxiety

August 18, 2014

David Nail does not like to fly. Which didn't help him much when he had to be in Boise, Idaho, for a performance in mid-July. "I think without a doubt it was the most difficult travel day. I was borderline panic attack. I went through about four or...

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SiriusXM to Broadcast Lollapalooza Performances

August 1, 2014

SiriusXM will broadcast an eclectic line-up of performances from this year's Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago, with the station's Alt Nation rebranded as the Lollapalooza Channel. Lorde, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Interpol, Childish Gambino, Fitz...

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Kanye West, Kings of Leon Will Headline Made in America Fest

May 22, 2014

Kanye West and Kings of Leon will headline this year's Budweiser Made in America Festival at Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Curated by Jay Z, the festival will go bi-coastal this year, with a Los Angeles event occuring for the first time. Both...

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Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Rumors: Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon

March 18, 2014

Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon and Arctic Monkeys are all rumored to be headlining this year's Lollapalooza festival, according to Chicago Tribune. The paper cites unnamed "industry sources" as confirming the acts for the three-day festival, which takes...

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Kings of Leon Cancel Two More Concerts

August 26, 2014

Kings of Leon have canceled two more concerts as drummer Nathan Followill continues to recover from injuries sustained during a bus accident that forced the band to call off two weeks' worth of dates earlier this month. The band...

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Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill Injured in Tour Bus Acciden

August 10, 2014

Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill was injured in a road accident involving the group's tour bus on Saturday night. The band shared the news over Facebook on Sunday, noting that Followill was being treated for broken ribs but was doing well. "The...

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Watch Chris Martin Join Kings of Leon

May 27, 2014

After Coldplay took the main stage at BBC Radio One's 1 Big Weekend in Glasgow on Saturday, Chris Martin returned the following day to assist Kings of Leon on a rendition of Because of the Times' favorite "Fans." "I'd like to...

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Lollapalooza Snags Eminem, Outkast, Arctic Monkeys

March 26, 2014

Eminem, Outkast, Skrillex, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon and Calvin Harris will headline this year's Lollapalooza, which celebrates its 10th year in Chicago's Grant Park from August 1st - 3rd. Go Behind the Scenes at Last Year's Lollapalooza The list...

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Kings of Leon Blur Lines in 'Temple' Video

February 28, 2014

Kings of Leon dug up the original Instagram for their video for "Temple," a track off their latest album Mechanical Bull. Rather than audition a million fuzzy, sun-worn filters to posterize their footage into blurry oblivion, they got hold of an...

2013

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Kings of Leon: Can Rock's New Underdogs Battle Back?

December 25, 2013

"I need some pain pills right now," Caleb Followill mumbles in a husky drawl. On a recent drizzly London evening, the Kings of Leon frontman sits in the corner of the art-deco bar of the band's five-star hotel, his weary-lumberjack face illuminated by...

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Kings of Leon Announce Second Leg of 'Mechanical Bull' Tour

December 9, 2013

Kings of Leon have announced the second leg of their 2014 tour. The Southern alt-rockers – who released their sixth studio album, Mechanical Bull, in September – will now stay on the road until April. Kings of Leon Hold Prison Rodeo in 'Beautiful...

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Song Premiere: Kings of Leon Write for Film on 'Last Mile Home'

December 23, 2013

Kings of Leon have stripped down "Last Mile Home," a song originally from the deluxe version of their latest album, Mechanical Bull, but written for the soundtrack of the new film August: Osage County. The lilting, soulful acoustic rendition of the tune...

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