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Made In America Philadelphia In Words & Photos

Made In America has always struck me as an odd festival. In these still early years for the event, it's a somewhat small entity. Two days as opposed to others' four or five, or others' double weekends; four stages in somewhat close quarters on a shut-down Benjamin Franklin Parkway; a lineup of a size where,… More »

By: Ryan Leas / September 2, 2014

Watch Kings Of Leon Play Fallon With Questlove Filling In For Injured Followill

Kings Of Leon played Fallon last night and recruited Questlove to fill in for injured drummer Nathan Followill, who was involved in a car accident last Saturday that forced the band to cancel their tour dates for the next few weeks. Despite that setback, the Southern rockers still showed up on the late-night show… More »

By: James Rettig / August 13, 2014

Watch The Lollapalooza 2014 Webcast Here

Lollapalooza is starting right now in Chicago, and Red Bull TV has done us all a solid by livestreaming as many of the performances as possible. Among the acts you'll get to see live via three channels are OutKast, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Spoon, Chance The Rapper, Jenny Lewis, and Skrillex. Given that it is notMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 1, 2014

Watch Chris Martin Join Kings Of Leon At Radio 1’s Big Weekend

Coldplay and Kings Of Leon both headlined BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend on separate days in Glasgow this past weekend but Chris Martin stuck around after his set to join Kings Of Leon on stage. KOL frontman Caleb Followill introduced Martin as the "second most famous singer here today," obviously after Katy Perry who would… More »

By: James Rettig / May 26, 2014

Seattle Kings Of Leon Fans May Have Been Exposed To Measles

As if the pigeon shit wasn't enough, a recent Kings Of Leon show might be the site for another natural calamity: A measles outbreak. The Seattle Times reports that a Whatcom County woman who had a confirmed case of measles traveled all over Western Washington while she was contagious last month. One of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 3, 2014

Eminem, Skrillex, Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys Headlining Lollapalooza ’14

The Lollapalooza festival once again comes to Chicago's Grant Park this 8/1-3, and while it hasn't yet announced its lineup, the Chicago Tribune has learned the names of four of its headliners: Eminem, Skrillex, Kings Of Leon, and Arctic Monkeys. This isn't a particularly exciting group. Eminem and Kings Of Leon have both… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 18, 2014

Kings Of Leon – “Temple” Video

Kings of Leon put out their new album, Mechanical Bull, last year, but have just dropped a new video for the song "Temple." The clip is made up of shots of the band playing, intercut with grainy home videos of cars, bars, trains, and family. Watch the video below. More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 28, 2014

Watch Kings Of Leon Play SNL

Over the weekend, the Southern-rock megastar yarlers Kings Of Leon served as musical guests on Saturday Night Live, where they dutifully banged out "Temple" and "Wait For Me," two of the songs from their new album Mechanical Bull, without looking especially excited about either of them. As it turns out, performing amidst Christmas decorations i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 16, 2013

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I didn't post one of these lists last week, because Thanksgiving, which meant that we had a ton of worthy videos to choose from this week, and that plenty of them didn't make it. And this would also be a good place to point out, as our own Michael Nelson noted to me, that the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 6, 2013

Kings Of Leon – “Beautiful War” Video

If any rock band in 2013 seems poised to make a piece of epically silly "November Rain"-style music-video ridiculousness, it's probably Kings Of Leon. And their video for the Mechanical Bull ballad "Beautiful War," with its seven-minute runtime and its themes of grand personal tragedy, certainly seems to be aiming for that. The "Beautiful War"… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 22, 2013

SNL Books Justin Timberlake, Kings Of Leon For December

While last week's Gagathon was hit or miss, Saturday Night Live should get back on track with a trio of comedic actors returning to host the show's final episodes of 2013. Paul Rudd's up 12/7 with musical guest One Direction, John Goodman's on 12/14 with Kings Of Leon, and cast alum/future Tonight Show host… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 21, 2013

Photos And Videos From The 2013 MTV EMAs: Miley, Eminem, Daft Punk With Ron Burgundy, & More

The 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards were held in Amsterdam earlier tonight, and as with this year's MTV VMAs, the legend Miley Cyrus stole the show, this time by twerking with a dwarf and smoking a joint onstage. She also made a classy, rap-inspired statement on the red carpet with a backless dress-thing that… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 10, 2013

Watch Kings Of Leon Play Kimmel

Kings Of Leon stopped by Jimmy Kimmel last night in support of their sixth album, the recent Mechanical Bull. Below you can watch them play the tracks "Temple" and "Supersoaker."… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 25, 2013

Watch Kings Of Leon Play NHL Face-Off Concert

Last night, marked the beginning of hockey season and Kings Of Leon performed at Montreal's Place Des Festivals at NHL Face-Off to celebrate the first showdown between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens. This was the third year that Canada hosted the event, which features musical acts and Olympic-themed activities before game time. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / October 2, 2013

Watch Kings Of Leon’s Live On Letterman Webcast

Last night, returning Southern rock all-stars Kings Of Leon were musical guests on the Late Show With David Letterman, where they charged through "Don't Matter," a meat-and-potatoes rocker from their new album Mechanical Bull. They also played a 46-minute set for the show's Live On Letterman webcast, playing a bunch of new songs, as well… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 27, 2013

Watch Kings Of Leon Play Fallon

Kings Of Leon just released their perfectly competent bar-rock comeback record Mechanical Bull. To celebrate, they stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday to perform the album track "Temple," which bears hallmarks of the old "Southern rock Strokes" sound but should slot in just fine between "Use Somebody" and "Sex On Fire"… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 26, 2013

Stream Kings Of Leon Mechanical Bull

Kings Of Leon's sixth LP Mechanical Bull is the band's first album since an abrupt tour cancellation and subsequent hiatus in late 2011. For Bull, Nathan Followill told Rolling Stone, "We had to go back to the blueprint of what we did on our first album, when we locked ourselves in a house… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 17, 2013

Watch Kings Of Leon Cover Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own”

Kings Of Leon were recent guests on BBC 1's Live Lounge where they performed new material from their upcoming album Mechanical Bull, and covered Robyn's effervescent "Dancing On My Own." Their rendition is padded with throaty earnestness that brings the sadness out of the track. Watch the cover and hear the new songs below. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / September 10, 2013

Watch A Kings Of Leon Mechanical Bull Promo Starring The Cast Of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Back in 2011, three members of Kings Of Leon cameoed on a high school reunion episode of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia. When it aired, member Jared Followill tweeted, "Maybe #KingsOfLeon and #SunnyFX can reunite one day. ;)" and two years later, they have. In anticipation of Leon's upcoming album Mechanical Bull, the… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / September 6, 2013

Watch The 14th Annual Best Member Of Kings Of Leon Awards

Kings Of Leon performed last week at Shepherd's Bush in London for an AMEX Unstaged webcast that was directed by Fred Armisen. There were some funny promos that led up to the live show, but here's one more clip to cap off of the band's endeavor with Armisen, in which they attend the… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 15, 2013
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