Posts with tag "kings of leon"
- Posted Jun 24th 2011 at 01:15 AM by Spinner Editors
Kings of Leon played an emotional tribute to former 'Jackass' star Ryan Dunn on Wednesday night, June 22, during the encore for their first of two shows in London's Hyde Park. Dunn, who had become a friend to the band in the past year, was killed in a fatal car accident in Philadelphia in the early hours of Monday, 20 June. Speaking to the crowd, NME reports that frontman Caleb Followill...
- Posted May 25th 2011 at 07:06 PM by Spinner Editors
Unlike many other documentaries that premiered at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, 'Talihina Sky' -- the film chronicling the rise of Kings of Leon -- is a work in progress. While the film has been 10 years in the making, drummer Nathan Followill believes it could become a series as opposed to a typical two-hour movie. "We're still filming," Followill tells Spinner. "It's going to be like 'Lord...
- Posted May 14th 2011 at 02:46 PM by Christine Fenno
Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon married Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge on Thursday in an early-evening ceremony at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, Calif. The rocker's rep confirmed the wedding, which was conducted among a small group of family members, according to People.com. Opting to walk down the flower-strewn aisle in Vera Wang, the bride, 25, tied the knot wearing a custom-made...
- Posted Apr 29th 2011 at 12:00 PM by Elizabeth Yun
Their hard partying, Jack Daniels-swigging antics have been well documented in the press, but 'Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon' gives us a side of the band we have never seen before. Their story is a unique one: three brothers -- Caleb, Nathan and Jared Followill -- team up with their cousin Matthew Followill to form one of the biggest modern day rock bands in the world. But their path...
- Posted Mar 1st 2011 at 02:30 PM by Sarah Crow
Kings of Leon guitarist Matthew Followill's life is about to rock just a little bit more. The musician and his wife, Johanna Bennett, are expecting their first child, PEOPLE reports. Singer-songwriter Bennett, the former frontwoman of Totalizer, and Followill are the first members of the Kings of Leon crew to announce pregnancy news. Followill's cousins and bandmates, Nathan and Caleb,...
- Posted Dec 21st 2010 at 09:50 AM by Jett Wells
Before Kings of Leon could even woo their fans in London with their hit 'Sex on Fire,' their tour bus went ahead and caught flame first. According to BBC News, 60 firefighters battled a nasty fire that burnt up the Tennessee-based rock group's tour bus in London's O2 stadium Tuesday morning at 8:18 AM. Ambulance crews treated six unnamed victims from excessive smoke inhalation while the entire...
- Posted Sep 21st 2010 at 06:59 AM by PopEater Staff
Kings of Leon lead singer Caleb Followill popped the question to his girlfriend, Lily Aldridge, the band's rep confirms to PEOPLE. The couple has been dating for over two years, and Aldridge appeared in the band's video for 'Use Somebody.' The band has a lot to celebrate. Followill's brother (and bandmate) Nathan got hitched in November....
- Posted Aug 18th 2010 at 01:31 PM by PopEater Staff
Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill says his stadium-packing rock band turned down a request for their music to appear on FOX's mega-hit 'Glee.' In an interview with British music magazine NME, vocalist Caleb Followill adds he's never seen 'Glee,' but "apparently everybody loves it." Song by massive acts ranging from Lady Gaga and Journey to Madonna and The Beatles have appeared on the...
- Posted Mar 12th 2010 at 08:01 PM by Melissa Daniels
Music festivals aren't just about the shows themselves, silly rabbit. Zany names, crazy crowds, overpriced everything, plus they can be an excellent getaway. And the good news is live outdoor music may be one of the best ways to pull yourself out of a winter of hibernating. Fortunately, there's a host of festivals coming this summer that look to be offering a great time for those long slumbering...
- Posted Dec 3rd 2009 at 09:35 AM by Ashley Iasimone
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