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Kings of Leon: Electric Ballroom, London ***

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, July 2003

THE SUREST SIGN that Kings of Leon are having a moment is the 180 requests for this show's 40 press tickets. ...

Crown Pretenders: Kings Of Leon: Youth And Young Manhood (HandMeDown Records) *****

Review by Max Bell, Uncut, August 2003

Fabulously fresh take on deep Southern white trash rock'n'roll ...

Almost Famous: Kings of Leon

Profile by Max Bell, Uncut, September 2003

Lauded Confederate rockers with an R&B, punk-junk difference ...

Kings of Leon: A-Ha Shake Heartbreak

Review by Ben Thompson, Observer, The, October 2004

AS WITH SO many of the best second albums - from Roxy Music's For Your Pleasure to Dizzee Rascal's Showtime - the first time you ...

Kings of Leon: Because of the Times *****

Review by Ben Thompson, Observer, The, March 2007

It's not all their own work, but the lank-haired rockers' third set does more than merely ape their influences, raves Ben Thompson ...

Kings of Leon: "The only people we could be completely honest with was family… It was us against the world!"

Interview by Bud Scoppa, Uncut, April 2007

After a righteous support slot on Bob Dylan's Never Ending Tour, Tennessee's true band of brothers Kings of Leon are back with a new album, ...

Kings of Leon: Only By The Night (RCA)

Review by Ben Thompson, Daily Telegraph, September 2008

WITH THE White Stripes facing an uncertain future, and The Strokes fragmenting into underwhelming solo careers, Kings of Leon are the sole survivors of America's ...

Kings Of Leon: Only By The Night

Review and Interview by Bud Scoppa, Uncut, October 2008

WHEN THE KINGS Of Leon recorded their Holy Roller Novocaine EP in 2002, they were musical novices ranging in age from 15 to 22, but ...

Kings of Leon: Only by the Night

Review by Roy Trakin, Hits, October 2008

IT'S NO MISTAKE that two of America's most promising rock groups are from the South, steeped in the area's blend of goth, ghosts and guilt. ...

Kings of Leon: Brighton Centre, Brighton

Live Review by David Sinclair, Times, The, December 2008

CALEB FOLLOWILL was in an expansive mood as Kings of Leon began their biggest British tour yet. "This has been one of the best years ...

Kings Of Leon reveal all about kicking drugs, being big in Britain and the success of album Only By The Night

Interview by Paul Elliott, Daily Mirror, June 2009

THEY ARE CURRENTLY the hottest band on the planet after their fourth album Only By The Night took up residency at the top of the ...

Good Old Boys: Kings of Leon: Come Around Sundown (RCA)

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rock's Backpages, October 2010

WHEN THE Followill brothers and their cousin Matthew first busted out of Tennessee in 2003 with the colorfully titled EP Holy Roller Novocaine, they were ...

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