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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...



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...


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...


KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Goes Hard With Queens of the Stone Age

December 8, 2013

For 24 years, the Los Angeles radio station KROQ has used its muscle as one of the leading alternative stations in the USA to recruit top-notch talent for its annual Christmas concert full. Last night, the first of two for the KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas...


Kings of Leon Play Two Songs on 'Kimmel'

October 25, 2013

Rockers Kings of Leon stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to perform two tracks off their latest LP, Mechanical Bull. Even though they didn't shut down Hollywood Boulevard to play the show, as our new cover subject Paul McCartney recently...


Kings of Leon Go Clubbing

October 3, 2013

"We're going to have some fun with you tonight," Caleb Followill told the ecstatic crowd at Kings of Leon's intimate House of Blues gig on Wednesday in Chicago. "We've been looking forward to this concert for a long time." Where Does Kings of Leon's...


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...


Kings of Leon Hold Prison Rodeo

November 22, 2013

At what may be the most lax prison ever, a cigar-chomping cowboy of a warden has organized a rodeo for his inmates in Kings of Leon's video for "Beautiful War," a cut off their latest album, Mechanical Bull. It's just one part of an epic, nearly seven-minute...


Kings of Leon to Tour With Gary Clark, Jr.

October 24, 2013

Kings of Leon will embark on the first leg of their North American tour supporting their latest album, Mechanical Bull, in Atlanta on February 5th. Gary Clark, Jr. will open for the first leg, and tickets will go on sale on November 1st, with the exception...


On the Charts: Drake's 'Nothing Was the Same' Makes the Difference

October 2, 2013

The Christmas-shopping season – better known as the fourth-quarter period when the labels release their blockbusters and make their profits – has unofficially begun. Drake's Nothing Was the Same kicked off the race, along with three more Top...