Posts tagged "kings of leon"

Firefly Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Blink-182, Florence + the Machine, Tame Impala, More

Firefly Music Festival has announced its 2016 lineup. Taking place from June 16 through 19 at the Woodlands in Dover, Delaware, the fest will feature…
Rachel Brodsky / November 18, 2015

Firefly Music 2015 Lineup: Modest Mouse, Morrissey, Spoon, and More

UPDATE: Firefly Music Festival has confirmed that Paul McCartney will indeed be the headliner of its 2015 lineup.  The Firefly Music Festival, which runs June…
Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2015

Kings of Leon Fans Might’ve Been Exposed to Measles

When it comes to unusual natural phenomena at live shows, Kings of Leon have the worst luck. A handful of years ago, the Tennessee just-plain-rock…
Marc Hogan / April 3, 2014

Eminem, Kings of Leon, and Skrillex Top Lollapalooza’s Reported Lineup

The Lollapalooza 2014 lineup isn’t due out until next week, but Chicago Tribune music critic Greg Kot claims to have an early scoop on the…
Dan Reilly / March 18, 2014

Watch Kings of Leon’s Confident Throwback ‘Temple’ Video

Self-assured, conventional, and damned if it’s not pretty effective, Kings of Leon’s “Temple” neatly sums up the strengths of the band’s 2013 album Mechanical Bull.
Marc Hogan / February 28, 2014

See Kings of Leon Exude Classic-Rock Proficiency on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Accomplished professionalism is the watchword for Kings of Leon’s 2013 album Mechanical Bull, and that carried over to the band’s third Saturday Night Live appearance.
Marc Hogan / December 15, 2013

Queens of the Stone Age, Phoenix, and Lorde Unwrap KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas

KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas shows have become a holiday tradition in Los Angeles, and as you’ll see from this photo gallery, the iconic station did…
Jolie Ruben / December 10, 2013

Kings of Leon’s Impressive ‘Beautiful War’ Video Is a Bull-Riding Cain and Abel Story

If Kings of Leon’s new album Mechanical Bull find the Tennessee rockers settling into focused professionalism, their recent promotional efforts have cannily shown a willingness…
Marc Hogan / November 22, 2013

Kings of Leon Take One on the ‘Temple’ for ‘Kimmel’

Kings of Leon’s Mechanical Bull, per SPIN’s review, is “by far their most seasoned album yet — and also their most conventional, professional, and focused.”…
Marc Hogan / October 25, 2013

ACL Music Festival 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos From Saturday

Kendrick, the Cure, Haim, Grimes, and more at Day 2 of Austin City Limits.
Jolie Ruben / October 6, 2013

Who Charted? Drake and Lorde Are ‘Royals’ for a Week

First! Drake! Though it’s hardly a surprise, the No. 1 debut of Nothing Was the Same is certainly something to celebrate — though the album isn’t…
Chris Martins / October 2, 2013

Watch Kings of Leon’s Scruffy Sing-Along Set for ‘Live on Letterman’

Kings of Leon continue their tour of the late-night talk show circuit. A twofer for the Late Show With David Letterman follows a night after…
Kyle McGovern / September 27, 2013

Kings of Leon’s ‘Mechanical Bull’ Warmly Settles Into the Conventional, Professional, and Focused

The strangest thing about Kings of Leon’s first album since a three-year hiatus is how much it sounds like they never left. Mechanical Bull is…
Jem Aswad / September 20, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Mazzy Star, Kings of Leon, Icona Pop, and More

Welcome to Wednesday, where we’re serving streams of new albums by the revived Mazzy Star, Kings of Leon, CHVRCHES, Icona Pop, and Windhand. Find all…
Kyle McGovern / September 18, 2013

Kings of Leon Record a ‘Beautiful War’ During a Drunken Mess

Kings of Leon took a different tack when unveiling their new song, “Beautiful War,” playing it live Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio One show and asking…
Dan Reilly / September 11, 2013

Kings of Leon Strip Out the Synths, Keep the Passion in Robyn’s ‘Dancing on My Own’

Robyn’s “Dancing on My Own” is, on its most literal level, a song about looking on while someone’s love interest goes home from the dance…
Marc Hogan / September 10, 2013

Kings of Leon Draft Danny DeVito for Bizarre ‘Mechanical Bull’ Video

Kings of Leon keep cleverly calling in favors from the comedy community to hawk their upcoming album, Mechanical Bull. The Nashville outfit tapped Jimmy Fallon…
Kyle McGovern / September 6, 2013

Watch Kings of Leon’s Fred Armisen-Directed Webcast Right Now

Like Vampire Weekend before them, Kings of Leon are promoting their newest album with a live webcast performance for American Express’ Unstaged series. The Nashville outfit are playing…
Kyle McGovern / August 9, 2013

Kings of Leon Go Hipstamatic for ‘Supersoaker’ Video, Chill Out on ‘Wait for Me’

Kings of Leon have a whole host of fresh gifts for their loyal citizenry. With their sixth album Mechanical Bull due out September 24, the Nashville band…
Chris Martins / August 6, 2013

Watch Kings of Leon Spray ‘Fallon’ With New Single ‘Supersoaker’

Kings of Leon showed up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night (July 22) to fire off "Supersoaker," the glistening lead single from their upcoming "youthful"…
Kyle McGovern / July 23, 2013
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