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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 »

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

Yesterday we posted a live version of an ethereal new tune Bat For Lashes did at Australia’s Vivid Festival. The second part of the Opera House set was performed acoustic with a string quartet — six songs of which five were covers (The Cure, Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, Dimitri Tiomkin/Ned Washington). Over the past… More »

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Kings Of Leon – Come Around Sundown Premature Evaluation

What makes a good Kings Of Leon album? A bad one? When a band exists in certain circles as an opportunity for "Use Somebody" jokes
Stereogum | October 8, 2010 - 11:39 am

Kings Of Leon Need Separate Toilets

Racist or not, the biggest bummer about "Radioactive" was that it wasn't exactly the return to early KOL that you had hoped for. As one…
jessica | September 16, 2010 - 3:37 pm

Welcome Back Kings Of Leon With 15 Covers Of “Use Somebody”

Kings Of Leon released a new single and video this week and dozens (dozens!) of you lurkers stepped up to discuss it. KoL has become…
Scott Lapatine | September 9, 2010 - 5:06 pm

Kings Of Leon – “Radioactive” Video

The lead single from their upcoming album Come Around Sundown has a gospel feel to its chorus. So its video shows the Tennessee band hanging…
jessica | September 8, 2010 - 9:35 am

Outside Lands 2010 In Photos

When we posted the Outside Lands festival lineup, we mentioned how the San Fransisco festival tried to fit it “between a jam and a rock…
jessica | August 16, 2010 - 3:57 pm

Bonnaroo 2010: Friday In Photos & Videos

We're live tweeting and shooting everything 'Roo at Here's the best of Friday...
Erika | June 12, 2010 - 7:09 pm

Outside Lands 2010 Lineup

Last year Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band and the Beastie Boys headlined San Fransisco's second Outside Lands festival. This year's lineup also tries to fit…
jessica | June 1, 2010 - 2:23 pm

More Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Rumors: Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder

Add Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder, and Kings Of Leon to the previously speculated Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, and Lips Covering Floyd. The new names aren’t…
brandon | February 4, 2010 - 12:14 pm

Kidz Bop Do Death Cab, Kings Of Leon

Kidz Bop, the long-running compilation series with a special knack for coaxing stage-children into singing inappropriate lyrics is usually at least creepy if not the
Amrit Singh | January 19, 2010 - 10:27 am

Julian Casablancas/Tanlines/Telepathe @ Terminal 5, NYC 1/14/10

"Let's hear it for New Yoooooork." Early on in Julian's set at Terminal 5 last night, the first of a pair at that Hell's Kitche…
Amrit Singh | January 15, 2010 - 2:02 am

Kings Of Leon Launch Hipster Clothing Collection

For those who can’t attract the sort of woman that can set their sexual organ on fire: ever think that’s ’cause your bandanas don’t cost…
Amrit Singh | January 7, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Thurston Moore Talks Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl returns 9/14, but you knew that because you love Gossip Girl and reading about Gossip Girl on blogs. (Season 3 spoilers here.) Thursto…
Scott Lapatine | September 3, 2009 - 3:15 pm

Kings Of Leon Remix Album Features Lykke Li, Justin Timberlake

Their looks may have become a problem (or at least the envy of Chris Martin and Thom Yorke), but KoL’s songs still speak to many,…
Amrit Singh | August 26, 2009 - 2:40 pm

Lollapalooza 2009 Wrap-Up

If you weren't talking about the weather in Grant Park this weekend, you weren't in Grant Park this weekend. And really that would've been a…
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2009 - 3:11 pm

New Kings Of Leon Video – “Notion”

Chances are you either hate Kings Of Leon, or you were born in the UK. Wherever you're from, the Followill clan clearly are good enough…
Amrit Singh | June 2, 2009 - 12:51 pm

Sasquatch! 2009 In Photos

Everybody loves Memorial Day weekend, but nobody loves Memorial Day weekend like those that make it to Sasquatch! As friends have returned from their trek…
Amrit Singh | May 29, 2009 - 9:25 am

Lykke Li Covers Kings Of Leon In A Snuggie

Kings Of Leon covers, are they the new Britney covers? Well, no, because there is no irony implied by these Followill followers. Europeans take the…
Scott Lapatine | April 17, 2009 - 3:25 pm

Bat For Lashes Covers Kings Of Leon

No matter how much people on this side of the Atlantic adore Kings Of Leon (debatable), they should know that Europeans hear the band very…
Amrit Singh | April 13, 2009 - 9:58 am

Depeche Mode, Beastie Boys, Jane’s Addiction Headlining Lollapalooza 2009

The Chicago Tribune has confirmed Lolla’s big three anchors at the fest going down August 7-9 in Chicago’s Grant Park. If only it was 1990…
Amrit Singh | March 6, 2009 - 4:03 pm

The 2009 BRIT Awards Looked Like This

Tonight the British music industry packaged their self-image for all to YouTube. The nominations were very Duffy with a side of Coldplay, and Duffy wound…
Amrit Singh | February 18, 2009 - 6:25 pm