Wednesday night at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC, Kings of Leon returned to the stage for the first time since July -- and SPIN has photos of band before the show, plus shots of the boys rocking out. Above, Caleb Followill poses backstage.
On July 29, the Tennessee quartet blamed Caleb's "vocal issues and exhaustion" for stopping the tour, but the reunited group showed no signs of rust as they ripped through a full set of classic songs, including "Use Somebody" and "Sex on Fire" from 2008's multi-platinum Only by the Night. (Read more.)
"The Kings are back in business," bassist Jared Followill Tweeted following the performance. "Business is good. Really good. Vancouver got me all warm and fuzzy."
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