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Kings of Leon and Catfish and the Bottlemen join Glasgow Summer Sessions lineup

11 Apr 2018

Bands join the already announced hip hop superstar Kendrick Lamar at Bellahouston Park

Kings of Leon and Catfish and the Bottlemen have been confirmed to headline Glasgow Summer Sessions 2018 at Bellahouston Park, joining Kendrick Lamar. Tickets for the massive outdoor gigs go on sale at 9am on Fri 13 Apr. Returning to the festival…

Kings of Leon honoured to perform with Pixies

7 Jul 2017

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Kings of Leon were "honoured" to perform on the same bill as Pixies at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time on Thursday (06.07.17). The Nashville rock band headlined the event in Hyde Park but lead singer Caleb Followill admitted that his group…

Kings of Leon's BST Hyde Park support acts

28 Mar 2017

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Kings of Leon will be joined by Deaf Havana, Tom Grennan and more at British Summer Time Hyde Park. The American band - who are riding on the success of their seventh studio album 'WALLS' - will rock the Great Oak Stage at the London music festival…

Kings of Leon to headline BST in Hyde Park 2017

24 Nov 2016

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Kings of Leon are to headline British Summer Time Hyde Park in 2017. The American band - who have just released their seventh studio album 'WALLS' - are going to rock the Great Oak Stage at the London music festival on July 6 and they cannot wait to…

Kings of Leon want Taylor Swift collaboration

8 Nov 2016

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Kings of Leon want to make a song with Taylor Swift. The 'Sex on Fire' hitmakers' frontman Caleb Followill has revealed he has been a close pal of the 26-year-old 'Shake It Off' singer for some time and he has teased that they may have already been…

Caleb Followill on Kings of Leon's 'honest' LP

20 Oct 2016

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Caleb Followill says it has taken him until Kings of Leon's seventh album to be "honest". The 'Sex on Fire' hitmakers recently dropped 'WALLS' and the 34-year-old rocker has admitted until this record he hasn't been able to show his true feelings and…

Kings of Leon wow at 229 Club

19 Oct 2016

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Kings of Leon wowed fans with a surprise performance at London's 229 Club on Tuesday night (18.10.16). The indie rockers played a 22-song set list including songs from their latest LP' WALLS' and fan favourites 'Sex on Fire', 'Molly's Chambers' and…

Kings of Leon announces surpise London show

18 Oct 2016

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Kings of Leon have announced a surprise show in London on Tuesday night (18.10.16). The 'Sex on Fire' hitmakers will perform at the intimate 229 club on Great Portland Street to celebrate the release of their new album 'WALLS'. Tickets go on sale…

Kings of Leon on being more than 'business partners' now

8 Sep 2016

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Kings of Leon have admitted they were too "business-minded" at their peak. The 'Sex on Fire' hitmakers' frontman Caleb Followill says relations between the band members - made up of his brothers Jared and Nathan and their cousin Matthew Followill…

Kings of Leon's new LP WALLS out next month

26 Aug 2016

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Kings of Leon will release their hotly-anticipated seventh LP on October 14. The 'Sex on Fire' hitmakers have been teasing fans with video clips of their first record in three years and have now confirmed that it is called 'WALLS' and will be…

Kigns of Leon's personal album

24 Aug 2016

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Kings of Leon's new album will be full of "personal stories". The 'Sex on Fire' rockers have been hard at work on their upcoming LP, which has the working title 'We Are Like Love Songs' - named after a ballad on the record called 'Walls' - and the…

Kings of Leon confirm new LP Walls

23 Aug 2016

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Kings of Leon have teased their seventh studio LP is "coming" and is called 'Walls'. The 'Sex on Fire' hitmakers shared a teaser clip of six of their previous albums including 2013's 'Mechanical Bull' on social media on Sunday (21.08.16), which…

Kings of Leon start work on new album

2 Jul 2015

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Kings of Leon have started work on their seventh album. The rockers have been writing new songs at home for the follow-up to 2013 LP 'Mechanical Bull' and intend to have the tracks finished by the end of this year. In an interview with SiriusXM…

Kings of Leon cancel two more shows

27 Aug 2014

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Kings of Leon have cancelled two more shows following Nathan Followill's injury in a bus accident earlier this month. The 'Sex on Fire' hitmakers have been forced to axe two more dates on their Mechanical Bull Tour after the band's drummer suffered…

Kings of Leon cancel more lives shows

13 Aug 2014

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Kings of Leon have been forced to cancel more live shows. The 'Sex on Fire' singers - who postponed their New York gig over the weekend - have been forced to cancel their tour dates until August 26 after drummer Nathan Followill suffered broken ribs…

Nathan Followill in pain following injury

12 Aug 2014

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Nathan Followill feels "close" to death after breaking his ribs. The Kings of Leon drummer was hospitalised when the group's tour bus was forced to make an emergency stop when a pedestrian jumped in front of the vehicle and he admits the injury has…

Kings of Leon go unrecognised on the London Underground

13 Jun 2014

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Kings of Leon admit they're not recognised on The London Underground. The boy band - which includes Caleb, Jared, Matthew and Nathan Followill - find it easy to ride the tube in England's capital without having fans notice who they are since…

Kings of Leon won't be ageing rockers

27 May 2014

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Kings of Leon want to quit before they get too old. The 'Use Somebody' rockers have no intention of still making music when they're grey and wrinkly and intend to put the rock 'n' roll lifestyle firmly behind them so they can reap its rewards.

Radio 1’s Big Weekend - Glasgow Green, Sat 24 May & Sun 25 May 2014

27 May 20143 stars

A big, bouncy, blaring, bargainous bumper bill featuring Coldplay, Katy Perry, Pharrell and more

Radio 1’s Big Weekend delivered a big, bouncy, blaring, bargainous bumper bill to those listeners who were quick off the mark in claiming the 50,000 free tickets dispensed across the two days - and a shock to the system of anyone who deserted the…

Kings of Leon to headline Isle of Wight

3 Feb 2014

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Kings of Leon will close this year's Isle of Wight Festival. The 'Sex On Fire' rockers - brothers Caleb, Nathan, Jared Followill and cousin Matthew Followill - are returning to the event which they headlined in 2011, joining Red Hot Chili Peppers…

Kings of Leon gear up for the festive season

13 Dec 2013

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Kings of Leon listen to Christmas tracks when they're feeling down. The band - which includes brothers Caleb, Nathan, Jared and cousin Matthew Followill - are getting into the spirit of the season in anticipation of Christmas Day - which falls on…

Kings of Leon want new rock band to enter charts

6 Nov 2013

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Kings of Leon want a new band to rejuvenate the rock scene. The group - brothers Caleb Nathan and Jared Followill with their cousin, Matthew - are calling for a new, lesser known group, to "bring back rock 'n' roll" to the charts. Jared told the…

Kings of Leon forsake rock 'n' roll lifestyle

20 Sep 2013

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Kings of Leon are trying to be less rock 'n' roll. The band learnt the perils of too many booze-fuelled shows the hard way when their 2011 tour was cancelled mid-run following a disastrous gig where frontman Caleb Followill rushed off stage to vomit…

Kings of Leon - Mechanical Bull

19 Sep 20134 stars

The Followills recapture their Southern friend rock roots with sixth album

When Kings of Leon announced that Mechanical Bull was to be the title of their comeback album, there may have sneaking suspicions that they had indeed combusted, and were residing in a world of fantasy, delusion and robotic bovines. So cruel was the…

Kings of Leon rock out at iTunes Festival

12 Sep 2013

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Kings of Leon showcased 'Mechanical Bull' at the iTunes festival last night (11.09.13). The band were eager to showcase songs from their sixth album - set for release on September 24 - opening the show withe recent single 'Supersoaker' and also…