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
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(Photo: frontman Caleb, drummer Nathan, guitarist Matthew, and bassist Jared Followill, from left)
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