Wednesday, September 25 2013
After a booze-and-burnout sabbatical, Kings of Leon get back in the saddle.
Thursday, June 13 2013
Torrential rains on the first day caused Friday to end early and left the Governors Ball grounds very very muddy. But throughout the weekend, music from Kanye, Cut Copy and several other bands made trudging through the sloppy field worthwhile.
Thursday, December 1 2011
With no shortage on stadium-ready, fan-approved hits in their repertoire but, when promoting a record comprised largely of softer, meandering tunes, how would the band find both a balance and a groove?
Sunday, October 17 2010
Kings of Leon arrived like a hillbilly Ramones with a modicum of darkness and depth, but there's nothing below the surface anymore.
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Kings of Leon’s southern-influenced garage rock has morphed into an arena-sized sound that translates into one hell of a performance.
Wednesday, August 18 2010
Call it "mach schau", soul, or the “swing” without which Duke Ellington warns us “it don’t mean a thing”, the physically felt component of live performance is perhaps easiest defined, if not in its absence, then in its failed attempt.
Thursday, April 30 2009
Being in a rock band on the road is almost a continuation of childhood for the three Followill brothers in Kings of Leon. As boys