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Kings of Leon, left to right: Jared, Caleb, Matthew and Nathan Followill.
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September 24, 2013 Mechanical Bull is Kings of Leon's comeback record after a two-year hiatus brought about by a memorable onstage breakdown. The gritty Southern rock group is ready to pick up where its members left off.
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What do you want from this guy? Kings of Leon lead singer Caleb Followill performs at the 2010 Bonnaroo festival.
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September 14, 2010 As an apprehensive Kings of Leon gets ready to release a new album, we wonder what fans want from successful bands.
November 24, 2008 It wasn't the best year for music, but 2008 sure churned out a lot of it: In a marketplace flooded with more music than ever, there's rarely been less of a consensus. Your neighbor's iPod was most likely playing a different tune than yours was. Still, David Dye was able to pinpoint the 10 albums that best kept him interested through multiple listens.
March 22, 2007 Bob Boilen speaks with reviewers Robert Christgau, Will Hermes and Meredith Ochs about the new CDs they're most looking forward to this spring.
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August 11, 2005 Hear two of rock's best new artists online, in a Web cast from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. The full performances by Secret Machines and Kings of Leon are part of an ongoing concert series from NPR Music's 'All Songs Considered.'
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January 12, 2005 Bob Boilen speaks with All Things Considered music reviewers Mikel Jollett, Tom Moon and Meredith Ochs about some of their most anticipated releases for 2005. Hear sneak previews from Bright Eyes, M. Ward, the Kings of Leon and more.
December 21, 2003 It certainly is the age of the song. The days of the MP3 aren't so different from the days of the 45 rpm. We've "streamed" our picks for 2003's best songs, so click to listen and hope it doesn't skip!
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