For SPIN's November cover story, photo director Michelle Egiziano and photographer Dan Martensen met up with Kings of Leon in New York City, where the Tennessee boys recorded their new album, Come Around Sundown.
The shoot took place last month at Industria Studios in New York City. Click through the gallery to see more exclusive shots of the band, and read commentary from Egiziano and Martensen about the experience. BUY THIS ISSUE Get the November issue of SPIN featuring Kings of Leon here GET IT NOW!>>
(Photo: frontman Caleb, drummer Nathan, guitarist Matthew, and bassist Jared Followill, from left)
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »