Fact: Kings Of Leon have been drafted in to replace Lana Del Rey at the Live Out Festival in Monterrey, Mexico on 1 October (16).
Tweet: "Fell asleep on the back of the boat. I'm pretty sure I just invented a new color of bright pink.#lobsterman #tightface #aloeme". Kings Of Leon rocker NATHAN FOLLOWILL suffers a nasty sunburn on vacation.
Tweet: "I'm rather enjoying this Real/Juventus match. My wife is Italian and I love paella so I'm torn." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill was among the Americans watching Europe's big soccer clash between the giants of Spain and Italy on Wednesday night (13May15).
Tweet: "Happy Birthday @Harry_Styles You are now a man. Those things that are starting to grow out of your chest are called hairs, don't be alarmed." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill wishes the One Direction singer a happy 21st on Sunday (01Feb15).
Tweet: "Nothing like a root canal for a cracked wisdom tooth to make my Thursday even better." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill undergoes dental surgery.
Fact: Kings Of Leon will marry their love for music and models when they headline the inaugural Swimville Fan Festival in Nashville, Tennessee next month (Feb15). The two-day event will celebrate the launch of the Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue, which featured Kings star Caleb Followill's wife Lily Aldridge last year (14). Bandmate and brother Jared is also married to a model, Martha Patterson.
Tweet: "Cracked molar Christmas Eve. Best dentist in the world. Thank you Dr Wells." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill had a little festive dental work on Wednesday (24Dec14).
Tweet: "24 steamed clams eaten in less than 2 minutes. I'm definitely getting a head start on the building up of the thanksgiving appetite." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill has started his Thanksgiving holiday feasting a week early. The annual U.S. holiday is celebrated on 27 November (14).
Tweet: "Update: My ribs are feeling much better. All of the good vibes you lovelies are sending my way are working. Thanks for the love." Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is almost back to full health after fracturing his ribs in a tour bus crash last month (Aug14). The rocker returned to the stage at Jay Z's Made in America festival in Pennsylvania after forcing his band to cancel a series of shows.
Tweet: "My ribs have a hangover from hell but it was worth it thanks to the awesome crowd last night. The best return show I could have asked for." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is resting up after performing in Virginia on Wednesday night (03Sep14). The drummer fractured his ribs in a tour bus crash last month (Aug14).
Tweet: "Felt good to get back on the kit today. Still sore but definitely getting stronger. Thanks 4 all the positive vibes, minus a few buttheads." Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is making steady progress in his recovery after injuring his ribs during a tourbus crash at the beginning of August (14).
Tweet: "One day closer to recovery. It's a slow process but each day is a positive step. I can't wait to get back behind the kit & melt faces again." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill can't wait to be back onstage after breaking his ribs in a tour bus accident at the weeknd (09-10Aug14). The group axed nine shows on their current U.S. tour to allow the drummer time to recover from his injuries.
Tweet: "Saw a tweet that said I had died. Not quite, but it feels close. Who knew that you use your ribs for Everything." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill has tweeted a photo of himself recovering in hospital after breaking ribs in a tour bus crash in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday night (09Aug14).
Tweet: "Ok. I knew Chicago wasn't the safest city, but really? Someone broke into my room and peed at the foot of the bed? Come on!" Rocker Jared Followill is pranked the morning after headlining the final night of the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois with his Kings Of Leon bandmates.
Tweet: "Congrats @MCIlroyRory on the big win. So much more golf in his future, gonna be a fun guy to watch for the next 20 years." Kings Of Leon star and avid golfer Nathan Followill celebrates Rory MCIlroy's win at the British Open on Sunday (20Jul14).
Tweet: "I need a cholesterol pill and a beer... Proud of Team Usa. Fought hard and got a lot further than most people thought. Hold your heads high." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is proud of his national soccer team after it was eliminated from the World Cup after a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Belgium on Tuesday (01Jul14).
Tweet: "London has just created an earthquake. Holy S**t, Rooney for Prime Minister." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill cheered on England and star striker Wayne Rooney while watching their World Cup match against Uruguay in the British capital. England went on to lose the match 2-1, marking their second straight loss in the group stage of the 2014 soccer championships.
Tweet: "8 years ago today I met the love of my life. Happy Anniversary @JessieBaylin and thanks for making me the happiest man alive." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill celebrates a very special day with his wife.
Tweet: "I had terrible dreams last night. Let's just say I'm Very p**sed off at my wife and one of the Backstreet Boys. Not gonna name names" Kings Of Leon's Jared Followill dreamed his model wife Martha Patterson was having an affair with a member of the Backstreet Boys.
Tweet: "There's some nasty weather heading our way. Stay safe friends, I'll be in the wine cellar, for safety purposes of course." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill prepares for storms set to hit Tennessee on Monday (28Apr14).
Fact: Eminem and Outkast have been confirmed as the headliners for the 10th annual Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois in August (14). Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Calvin Harris and Skrillex will also perform during the three-day event, which was founded by Jane's Addiction rocker Perry Farrell.
Tweet: "I have never seen this much snow in my whole life... I guess me and the girls will have to ski to lunch." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is struggling with the winter weather that has brought much of America to a standstill.
Tweet: The Kings have lost their Leon today. None of us would exist without him. RIP Grandpa. I love you." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill mourns the passing of his grandfather on Thursday (09Jan14).
Tweet: "Packing for the short trip home. I'll be the guy at the airport with the Ou hat on & the big grin. Thanks for the good time Nola." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is heading home after celebrating his beloved Oklahoma Sooners' Sugar Bowl win over Alabama. The rocker was spotted celebrating with players after the classic college football clash on Thursday (02Jan14).
Tweet: "Just watched the lovely @JessieBaylin kill it at the Ryman. I'm in love." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill enjoyed watching his wife perform in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday night (18Dec13).
Quote: "I'd hide their names throughout the lyrics. It was a great song but it was a folksy-sounding song and the rest of the record is more fast paced, rock 'n' roll, so it didn't make the cut." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill proved he is now a real family man by incorporating the names of the band's wives and children, including his daughter Dixie Pearl, in a song for their new album Mechanical Bull.
Fact: Kings Of Leon took over Times Square in New York on Tuesday (24Sep13) to rock out with fans for U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America. The band performed tracks including Supersoaker and their hit song Use Somebody during the free gig.
Quote: "If they had, they knew I would have laughed at that. I have way too strong of a will to ever need to go somewhere." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill dismisses reports suggesting his bandmates ordered him to rehab after falling ill during a Dallas, Texas gig in July, 2011, and walking offstage.
Quote: "Back then, we were trying to do something that people remember. Now I'm trying to do something that makes my daughter proud. One day, hopefully I'll still be here, but if I'm not, she'll be like, 'My dad was f**kin' cool.'" Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill on what drives him to make music.
Fact: It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia star Glenn Howerton to shoot a hilarious new spoof video promoting the Kings Of Leon's new album. In the clip, the actor portrays a filmmaker hired to make the trailer for the rockers' forthcoming release, Mechanical Bull, while it also features appearances from his comedy co-stars DANNY DeVito and Charlie Day.
Tweet: "Grecian earthquakes are a first for me. Cold beer is helping with my anxiety. Crazy s**t." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill has been experiencing earth tremors during a vacation in Greece.
Tweet: "Happy Independence Day. May your beers be cold and your fireworks bright and loud. Lee Greenwood's God Bless The Usa on repeat all day." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill celebrates America's holiday.
Tweet: "Thanks for all of the birthday wishes. I'm having the best day with my family & 2nite the wine will flow like the salmon of capistrano." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill celebrates his birthday as a new dad.
Tweet: "You would think a nice hotel would have air conditioning. Laying on the couch, in my underwear, pouring (with) sweat. Flies are about to show up." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill sweats it out in a hotel while on tour in Austria.
Tweet: "Getting my wine on backstage so I'll be nice & loose for you crazy London fans. It's been 2 long & I'm ready 2 party." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill gets ready for a gig in London.
Tweet: "Took Violet 4 her first London stroll 2day. Turns out she doesn't like pigeons either, like father/like daughter. It was a magical moment." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill enjoys a day out in London with his baby daughter.
Tweet: "n,m fvbb yyf f g v yvb 8b m,.m,,,,,,.............m.n8 bfcb vsbcn n v b cvgf... That was Violets first ever tweet. I'm pretty sure I saw a n8 in there somewhere. They grow up so damn fast." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill attempts to find meaning behind his baby daughter's first tweet.
Tweet: "Super bummed @JessieBaylin put furniture in the new house before I could have my old school roller skate party." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill jokes about not getting the chance to christen his new home with a party.
Quote: "My husband's going on tour for the summer, so that's where I'll be! It's a family affair. We'll stay in one place (together) and he'll go and play and tour and then come back every night. It's going to be great. We're excited to take Dixie to the London Bridge and on little tours." Caleb Followill's wife Lily Aldridge and his baby daughter Dixie will be heading to the U.K. on his band Kings Of Leon's upcoming tour.
Tweet: "So, my phone got stolen in Ny. It was sold to some dude who began using my iMessage. I busted him. Now he wants $400 for my phone back." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill is stunned by a thief's demand in exchange for the return of his phone.
Tweet: "Having a fun day at the allergist. I'm pretty sure I'm gonna have 2 live in a bubble 4 the rest of my life. I hope it's air conditioned." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill prepares for a summer of allergy battles.
Tweet: "Happy birthday 2 the love of my life @JessieBaylin. She's the best wife, mommy & lover in the world. Me & Violet are gonna spoil her all day." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill celebrates his wife's birthday.
Tweet: "Happy Valentines Day. May your heart be filled with love, your stomach filled with champagne & your ears filled with Barry White." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill offers up a Valentine's Day message to fans.
Fact: GUNS N' ROSES have been added to the bill at the 2013 Governors Ball Music Festival in New York alongside Kanye West and Kings Of Leon. The summer event will take place over three days from 7 to 9 June (13).
Fact: Kanye West and Kings Of Leon are set to headline the 2013 Governors Ball Music Festival in New York. Nas, Animal Collective, Feist, The Avett Brothers, Grizzly Bear and The xx have also joined the line-up for the summer event, which will now take place over three days from 7 to 9 June (13). A third major act is set to be announced in the coming weeks.
Tweet: "Off 2 the gym to get my sweat on & then it's music making time. Today is the official start of record #6. I dreamt of drum parts last night." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill confirms the rockers have started work on a new album after headlining billionaire Roman Abramovich's New Year's Eve (31Dec12) party in St. Barts.
Tweet: "Day 2 with baby Violet & I'm still amazed at how beautiful she is. Thank you @JessieBaylin 4 this gift, you're my champion & I love you." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is still amazed by the wonder of fatherhood. The rocker's singer wife gave birth to the couple's first child on Thursday (27Dec12).
Tweet: "So what is everyone's plan for 12-12-12 at 12:12? I think I'm gonna eat 12 donuts, drink 12 beers & then sleep for 12 hours." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill shared his plans to celebrate a special time on a special date.
Tweet: "Happy anniversary to my beautiful wife @JessieBaylin 3 years ago 2day she made me the happiest man in the world. Kisses all day long 2day." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill remembers his wedding day.
Tweet: "happy third wedding anniversary to my stellar husband @doctorfollowill. we just keep getting better + better at this... cheers to love x". Singer Jessie Baylin celebrates her anniversary with Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill on Wednesday (14Nov12).
Tweet: "Feeling very patriotic after voting. Now it's time to crack open a 6pack and watch the results roll in... I had to go to 4 different voting stations (50 miles) because of a registration error & I still voted. Vote if you haven't yet. No excuses." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is proud he took the trouble to vote on America's election day.
Tweet: "We only had 3 trick or treaters last night but they got enough candy for 30. 2day (today) I start listening 2 Xmas music. I love the holidays." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is making early plans for Christmas after celebrating Halloween.
Tweet: "Sending thoughts & prayers 2 those affected by Sandy. Thankfully my family made it through unharmed others were not so lucky." Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill has the victims of Hurricane Sandy in his thoughts.
Quote: "We are in the writing process right now. It's coming along pretty quickly. We'll definitely get into the studio by the end of this year (and finish it) early next year. I think that people should expect something from us sooner rather than later." Rocker Jared Followill confirms he is working on new material with his Kings Of Leon bandmates.
Tweet: "Heading back to Nash for my bachelor weekend. Thinking rent a good movie & then late night me & the guys all give each other foot massages." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill jokes about his plans for his bachelor party in Nashville, Tennessee. The star is engaged to wed model Martha Patterson, although a date for the nuptials is not yet known.
Tweet: "Last day on the beach & then it's back home 2 finally start making music. I'll be the really tan guy on the drums." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill will look healthy when he gets back behind the kit.
Tweet: "Good morning. Today feels like Christmas morning 4 me & the great depression for my wife. College football season starts 2nite." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill can't wait for the new football season in America.
Tweet: "Headed back to Nashville after a great week in LA. I'm gonna miss Dixie Pearl, sushi and the sunshine but I'm ready to get home." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill heads back to Tennessee after spending some time with his newborn niece Dixie Pearl, his brother Caleb's daughter with his model wife Lily Aldridge.
Tweet: "Nothing like a root canal to kick off the weekend. At least I'll have happy pills to take the pain away. Smiles all around. Happy Weekend." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill undergoes dental surgery.
Tweet: "Taking my gal to the Yankees game. I'll be the guy in the red OU (Oklahoma University) hat with the hot pregnant blonde. Beer & dogs are in my very near future." Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill prepares for a night at the ballpark.
Tweet: "Just boiled an egg in my pool. This heat is no joke. 2day should be buy your grandparents an air conditioner day." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is sweating it out in a Tennessee heatwave.
Tweet: "Good bye 32 & hello 33. It's already a great year & it just started. Time to go (to play) golf until I stop and drink beer until I drop." Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill celebrated his 33rd birthday on Tuesday (26Jun12) by indulging in his favourite sport - and drink.
Tweet: "I have officially drank my way through Italy. Anyone know a good dentist that can bleach my teeth when I get home. Gray teeth don't suit me." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is enjoying a drunken vacation in Italy.
Tweet: "I'm pretty sure I'm gonna set the world record 4 (sic) the most pasta & wine consumed in 2 weeks. I'm in heaven & i've only been here 6 hours." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is enjoying a vacation in Italy.
Tweet: "Speaking of shows, if your (sic) in Nyc May 24-25, get your a** 2 (to) Irving plaza 4 Dylan fest. There's gonna be some big surprises." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill suggests the rockers may be part of New York's upcoming tribute to Bob Dylan.
Tweet: "Congrats to my little bro youngfollowill and MarthaKatee on taking the plunge. Welcome to the club." Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is thrilled his brother Jared is set to be a married man after proposing to his girlfriend Martha Patterson.
Tweet: "Home alone in LA. No car. I do have a pool. Guess I'll just swim all day. Not too bad after all." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill on downtime in Los Angeles.
Tweet: "So sad that my wife is leaving 4 tour today. Looks like I'll be eating fruity pebbles (cereal) 4 breakfast, lunch & dinner over the next 6 weeks." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill will miss wife Jessie Baylin when she hits the road.
Tweet: "So apparently there is an age limit for easter egg hunts. I guess a golf ball hunt is the next best thing. Happy Easter." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is spending his Easter Sunday (08Apr12) on the golf course.
Tweet: "Had a blast golfing with @patrickcarney today. Drummers make good golfers and great drinkers. We laughed, we cried, we loved." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill on hitting the links with The Black Keys drummer.
Tweet: "I just saw my 2nd shooting star in 3 days. Both bright green. I don't know what this means, but I think it's the aliens." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill catches a magical sight.
Tweet: "Almost tweeted a pic of my high school transcript to show you guys how smart I was. It had my soc. sec. # (social security number) on it. I'm not so smart anymore." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill came close to sparking an identity crisis with a tweet.
Tweet: "Just got pulled over for rolling through a stop sign. The officer let me off, I'm guessing, because he thought I was handsome. Very intense." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill believes his looks saved him from a traffic ticket.
Quote: "Over the holidays, (you) break some bread, have some turkey, everyone makes up. I don't think it was as big as people thought it was." Drummer Nathan Followill assures fans that all is well with the Kings Of Leon after the band cancelled a U.S. tour last year (11).
Tweet: "Happy Valentines Day. The only day of the year that it's classy to give your partner a hickey. I'm planning on being very classy this year." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill gets romantic.
Tweet: "Grammy week of workout hell begins 2day. No beer, bread, fried food or sugar for 7 days. Sushi & vodka it is. Have a good 1." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is on a get-fit kick ahead of Sunday's (12Feb12) Grammy Awards.
Tweet: "I've never been one 2 (sic) brag but I just had dinner with none other than Ringo Starr & Dave Stewart. I'm just saying. I'll sleep smiling 2nite (sic)." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill enjoyed an evening out with a pair of rock legends on Friday (03Feb12).
Tweet: "Happy Birthday Betty White. The hottest 90 year old on the planet." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill sends his birthday wishes to the Golden Girls veteran.
Tweet: "I have 2 geaux (go) with the Tigers 2nite (tonight). Gonna be a gr8 (great) game but I think home field advantage will be a huge factor. Sorry Bama fans." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is backing the Louisiana State University Tigers over Alabama in Monday night's (09Jan12) college football National Championship game.
Tweet: "I just surprised myself. I haven't really thought about it in years, but I can still recite all of the books of The Old Testament by memory." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill is impressed with his own religious knowledge. The rocker also posted video of himself reciting the books - to prove his point.
Tweet: "My wife thought football was over. I don't have the heart 2 tell her there are 4 games on 2day. I'm sure the mall will keep her occupied." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is planning to enjoy sports on TV throughout Monday (02Jan12).
Quote: "We are thrilled to announce that we are expecting our first child together. We can't wait to meet the new addition to our family." Kings Of Leon rocker Caleb Followill confirms reports his wife Lily Aldridge is pregnant.
Tweet: "Blue skies and the sun is shining in Tennessee. What has 2 thumbs & loves playing golf in late December? This guy." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill makes the most of his holidays.
Tweet: "I just watched Warrior to get pumped up for the gym and cried my eyes out. Jeeze. If you have brothers, that movie will crush you." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill was moved to tears watching the Tom Hardy fighting film, about two brothers who end up going face-to-face in the ring.
Tweet: "I've been smelling gas in my house since last night. Just realized one of the eyes on my stove was on & spewing gas. Will I die soon?" Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill fears he'll suffer from gas poisoning after an overnight mishap.
Tweet: "Writing your number on a napkin and handing it to a guy is a good move for girls. You should do it more. I approve. I'd text. I'd call." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill offers dating tips to girls.
Tweet: "And so my acting journey begins. I've already got 5 auditions lined up for tomorrow. I'm currently interviewing agents." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill is making a move into acting.
Tweet: "I'm very lazy. I get bombarded w/ (with) about 100 tweets a day asking for bday (birthday) shout outs. Not gonna happen. Please stop asking. I love you." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill urges his Twitter.com followers to stop pestering him with online requests.
Tweet: "Lately, I have a thing for British chicks. Why so pretty?" Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill has developed a soft spot for girls from the U.K.
Tweet: "1st joke I learned was 'Why doesn't the chicken wear underwear? Cuz his pecker's on his face' I was 5. I told my parents. They spanked me." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill on his early comedy efforts.
Tweet: "Can't wait to finish this tour and get home and start working on this new track with Susan." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill jokes about singer Susan Boyle's dreams of recording with his band.
Tweet: "Happy Anniversary to my beautiful wife Jessie Baylin. 2 amazing years down, 100 to go. I just love love." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill celebrated two years of marriage to singer/songwriter Jessie Baylin on Monday (14Nov11).
Tweet: "I may have a gambling problem. Thank God I'm winning. I'm up a few months rent at this point. I'm going to give it to Charity. She's sweet." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill on his winning streak on tour in Australia.
Tweet: "Stayed way too late at the casino last night. I'm up 1,300 and will spend every dollar on hangover remedies." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill on his lucky trip to Australia.
Tweet: "I just drove by the hotel I lost my virginity in. Brought a tear to my eye." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill recalls a past sexual conquest.
Tweet: "I partied from 10am until midnight. The only memories I have are of me being a complete a**hole. I hope people will still be my friend today." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill fears he may have gone too far with his wild ways.
Tweet: "Just woke up at 5;45am. I dreamed I got bitten 12 times by non-venomous snakes & then went on a city wide rampage. I was shot down by cops." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill is suffering intense nightmares.
Tweet: "I'm going to go ahead & throw this out there one more time: Caleb does not have a twitter. All claiming to be him are fake. So cringeworthy." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill looks out for his bandmate brother Caleb.
Tweet: "Just realized I have over 100,000 followers. Now if I could only get y'all 2 send me 1 dollar a month..." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill on his Twitter.com popularity.
Tweet: "Wow Vancouver. What an amazing crowd. Thanks 4 the love. Felt so good 2 be back on stage. Golfing tomorrow 2 work off this adrenaline." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is glad to be back on tour after the band's summer hiatus.
Tweet: "I ate a steak at 4am and then did a shot that consisted of beer, tequila, and lime juice with a guy who had a twisty mustache (sic)." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill had a crazy time at New York Fashion Week last week (ends09Sep11).
Tweet: "Good morning. Slept amazing & now I'm off 2 (sic) some yoga class that involves swinging from a canopy. Very rock & roll right. Happy Monday." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill is enjoying a relaxing start to his week.
Tweet: "My prayers are with those affected by the 9-11 tragedy. I'm so thankful 4 my family & friends. Tell someone you love them 2day." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill offers his thoughts to those who lost family and friends in the 9/11 atrocities 10 years ago.
Tweet: "Weather permitting, I'll be in NY tonight. I can't wait to hit the fashion week parties. My usual low key entrance." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill is excited for New York Fashion Week, which kicks off on Thursday (08Sep11).
Tweet: "Good morning. Preparing 4 an impromptu golf tournament with my bro's. Gonna be a gorgeous day & I will spend all of it chasing a damn ball." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill plans for a day (29Aug11) on the golfcourse.
Tweet: "It's official, my new trainer just tried to kill me. I'm considering pressing charges. I'm so sore that I can't scratch my nose." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is going to great measures to get fit after a brief vacation.
Tweet: "It took 1 tagging of a hideous picture of myself to make me delete my Facebook. At least I can officially say I don't have a Facebook. If you think you're friends with me on there, it's a fake." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill avoids Facebook in favour of Twitter.com.
Tweet: "Irene coming to New York? I'm going to Nashville. You can't hold me down, girl." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill is planning to flee the Big Apple as Hurricane Irene heads for the city.
Tweet: "I just totally missed an earthquake. How does that happen. I think I was in the elevator. Bummer... The streets are filling with people. I just heard a vuvuzela. Parades are going on. Children being thrown in the air. What the hell?!" Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill on his earthquake experience in New York on Tuesday (23Aug11). The Big Apple was hit by a 5.9 tremor that also shook Washington, D.C., North Carolina, Ohio and Michigan.
Tweet: "I was maybe the only person in the theatre not crying. Grown men were falling apart. Blowing their noses. This Potter thing is effective. I teared up. If they don't drop down your cheek it doesn't count as crying." Even cool Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill couldn't help but get emotional after watching the final Harry Potter film.
Tweet: "I got a new puppy!!! Waiting for me in Nashville! Can't wait to meet her. Snuggle x1000!!! Still trying to find a suitable name for her." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill is excited to return home to Tennessee to meet his new pooch.
Quote: "I kind of wish I could just get the flu and get it over with. I've been on the brink of a cold for over a week. Let's get it on, cold!" Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill is struggling to kick a lingering illness.
Quote: "We're really big Thin Lizzy fans and we've always loved that song and at one point he (Phil Lynott) sings, 'I went to Molly's chambers...' I winded up singing Molly's Chambers and now people are always like, 'What is Molly's chambers?' and I still don't know; it's probably sexual." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill attempts to explain the meaning behind the band's Molly's Chambers hit.
Tweet: "Everything I tweet is a joke. Don't sue me. My lawyer told me to say that." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill urges his Twitter.com followers not to take his posts on the microblogging site seriously.
Quote: "She won't tell me. I think it's somewhere between May 10 and May 20, but she won't tell me because I have a big mouth." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill admits his wedding date is a mystery to him because his bride-to-be Lily Aldridge is refusing to tell him.
Quote: "Apparently I need to meet Kate Middleton's sister. I can jump on a bar or something for her. She'll melt. Works every time." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill wants to meet Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge's sister Philippa Middleton.
Tweet: "I'm in my second year in New York. I think next year I'm moving to LA. I can't stand seeing pictures of sunny palm trees. I miss it." Kings Of Leon rocker Jared Followill considers swapping the Big Apple for the warmer West Coast.
Quote: "We're both foodies and we cook, so there will be yummy food." Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge is busy planning menus for her upcoming wedding to Kings Of Leon rocker Caleb Followill.
Quote: "Last time we played, I didn't wear a shirt. I apologise. I've gained a few pounds since then, so I'm keeping the shirt on." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill onstage at the Coachella Festival in California.
Fact: Rock icon Paul Weller will support the Kings Of Leon at two of the band's Hyde Park gigs in London in June (11).
Quote: "Man, we would jump at playing the royal wedding if we were asked. Wills and Kate look like nice people. But Harry is the dude. His is the wedding we would most likely play. He knows his music... I'm sure Wills and Kate know what they are doing but Harry would definitely throw a Kings Of Leon-style party." KINGS OF LEON rocker Nathan Followill wants the band to play at a royal wedding.
Fact: Jared Followill enjoyed a star-studded birthday party on Saturday night (20Nov10) - Scarlett Johansson, Ryan Reynolds and Chace Crawford turned out to celebrate the Kings Of Leon rocker turning 24. His bandmate brothers CALEB and NATHAN also attended the bash at New York's Avenue nightclub.
Fact: Foo Fighters have joined Pulp and Kings Of Leon as the headliners at next summer's (11) Isle of Wight festival in Britain.
Quote: "There was a point where we couldn't go anywhere without hearing Sex on Fire but I don't think people connected with Radioactive in the same way. (But) it's cool. It's more about the album for us now." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill admits the band's latest single didn't live up to their 2009 anthem.
Quote: "There's only a couple of up-tempo numbers. I think that has a lot to do with not just where we are as people, but the fact that we recorded in New York. We were a little homesick." Caleb Followill admits the new Kings Of Leon album, COME AROUND SUNDOWN, isn't very upbeat because they felt homesick during its recording.
Quote: "The fact that we get police escorts after concerts, all the great stuff we have on tour, all that stuff's amazing. But when I'm home, I drink $2 beers and shots of tequila in a s**tty bar." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill likes the simple things in life when he's at home in Tennessee.
Quote: "Caleb could wind up making an awesome country record, like a Townes Van Zandt." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill predicts his bandmate brother will have solo success as a country star.
Quote: "I used to hold my own with everything, I did every drug you'd put in front of me, I was fearless - ready to tackle the world and fight the biggest man in the room. Now I had shoulder surgery because of a fight, and I'm sitting here drinking Chardonnay (wine) and eating a shrimp cocktail." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill isn't the tough guy he used to be.
Quote: "If I hadn't left the stage, my hair would've been soaked with brown s**t while singing Use Somebody. I'm sorry, but that's worse than walking off. That's not cool. We're not Ozzy Osbourne. We're a pop band." Kings Of Leon star Jared Followill defends his decision to abandon a concert in Indiana after he was hit by a pooping pigeon.
Quote: "If this success had happened seven years ago, we'd be in rehab, dead, or in prison." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is glad the band had to earn their success.
Quote: "We have had a pee which was upward of $50,000 to $60,000 dollars. You drink this incredibly expensive stuff then just p**s it away... We had the finest bottle from the year of each one of our births. I am 1986, Caleb is '82, Nate's '79 and Matt's '84. We had the best of the best from those years." Kings Of Leon bassist Jared Followill reveals the band once paid $60,000 ($40,000) at a restaurant in London.
Quote: "I am worried about Susan Boyle. If she sells more records than us. She is a force of nature that woman." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill sees Scottish singer SUSAN BOYLE as his band's main chart competition.
Fact: LILY ALDRIDGE, the model who will replace Heidi Klum on the Victoria's Secret catwalk, is married to Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill.
Quote: "We get paid to see the world together. What is there to complain about?" Life is sweet for newlywed Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill.
Quote: "You can't not look over at your little brother and see s**t on his head and not crack up. I don't know if he's been lucky since, but I will say it got us a hell of a lot of publicity." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill makes light of the band's recent St. Louis, Missouri concert, which was abandoned when bass player Jared Followill became a target for pooping pigeons.
Quote: "Jared's the single one. He's not exactly the charmer. He just goes 'Nnn-ssss nnnns' - he's a club rat. It's sign language, mainly." Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill insists his brother and bandmate JARED is single because he doesn't know how to approach women.
Quote: "I knew we'd reached some sort of pinnacle when after a couple of tours of England, we came back and everyone seemed to look like me. I got onstage and looked down, and it was like I was singing to 10 rows of myself." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill is surprised by his lookalike fans.
Quote: "Absolutely. That's all I knew. My dad was a preacher, all four of my uncles were preachers; it was the highest honour you could have." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill wanted to become a preacher before he became a rock 'n' roll superstar.
Quote: "I think after my grandma sees this video, she definitely won't think we're going to hell as fast as she did think we were going. Gospel music was a big part of us growing up, so to be able to come back to it is a pretty special thing." Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill hopes the band's new gospel-tinged single will redeem them after years of rock 'n' roll partying.
Quote: "I guess now there is that risk of someone throwing human poop at us. There's probably someone out there who's mad enough at us to come to a show and try to start round two." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill fears fans will seek revenge after the band axed a gig in St. Louis, Missouri last month (Jul10) when a flock of pigeons pooped on them.
Quote: "I wanted to kill myself. We had spread a line of cocaine from one corner of the table to the other, handed each other a dollar and said quit when you need to. It was a big f**king table, at least 10 foot (three metres). That was the last one. We wanted to go back to a normal life." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill remembers quitting drugs with his brother NATHAN.
Quote: "The U.K. is why I got rid of it. I actually had a guy come up to me in a bar and say, 'What are you? Some kind of Kings Of Leon wannabe?'" KINGS OF LEON frontman Caleb Followill shaved off his beard following sarcastic comments from fans.
Fact: Reclusive couple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin enjoyed a rare night out together in London on Wednesday night (30Jun10), stepping out to watch Kings Of Leon play in the city's Hyde Park.
Fact: Kings Of Leon and Daft Punk are the latest stars to contribute to the Crafts For A Cause charity auction in aid of earthquake-ravaged Haiti. The two acts have both donated customised artwork for the sale, while Norah Jones, superproducer Mark Ronson and film director Spike Jonze have also contributed. The auction goes online on 15 March (10) at BiddingForGood.com and proceeds go to the Artists for Peace and Justice campaign.
Quote: "I used to have a boss - I used to work in construction and one day I said to my boss, 'I'm moving to Nashville to write songs.' He said to me, 'You'll be back.' You know what that guy does now? He fixes the fence on my farm." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill relishes the band's success.
Fact: Kings Of Leon's Hyde Park summer (10) gig in London is a very hot concert - all 65,000 tickets for the 30 June (10) show were snapped up in seconds on Friday morning (19Feb10).
Quote: "The Grammys are a scary place for me. I fight panic attacks, so it's not a fun time for me." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill was a trembling wreck at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (31Jan10).
Quote: "If I hear one more person cover that song, I'm gonna f**kin' rip my throat out." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill hates hearing other people tackle the band's 2009 megahit USE SOMEBODY.
Quote: "I just remember after we hit that last note, I couldn't have a beer fast enough." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill was a wreck after the band played their first show at Madison Square Garden in New York in January (09).
Quote: "One of the princes of England came to the show - Harry. He was cool. We had a beer, played ping-pong. Maybe we'll be sirs one day." Kings Of Leon star Matthew Followill has high hopes after meeting Prince Harry backstage at the O2 Arena in London.
Quote: "It was: 'Don't do this, don't do that'. But in the end, we did everything we weren't supposed to. I was doing tequila shots on stage, saying: 'God bless you'. I almost said: 'We're the Kings Of Leon from the United States of America', but I chickened out." Caleb Followill on a private gig the KINGS OF LEON performed in the conservative United Arab Emirates.
Quote: "When our manager first told us... I was like, 'Shut the f**k up. When we got (our) tour schedule and it said Madison Square Garden, I was like, 'You actually booked it? Are you f**king crazy?'" Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill was stunned when the rockers booked the famed New York City venue.
Fact: Katy Perry kicked off her hosting duties at the MTV Europe Music Awards by performing a Cabaret-style medley of hits by the Black Eyed Peas, Kings Of Leon and Lady GaGa.
Quote: "Some people have said, 'You sound like The Edge.' I really hate it when people say that." Kings Of Leon guitarist MATTHEW FOLLOWILL is not impressed when he is compared to the U2 star.
Quote: "Some bands take a year off. We'd go crazy if we did that. I'd end up weighing 300lbs, eating all the time and never leaving the house." Kings Of Leon guitarist MATTHEW FOLLOWILL is adamant the band will never stop touring.
Fact: Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and Mark Ronson have been given the task of remixing tracks on cult rock act Kings Of Leon's hit Only By the Night album. The group hopes to re-release the album with a dance flavour. Linkin Park and Lykke Li have also signed on to give the band's songs a disco makeover.
Quote: "That saddened me. You don't p**s on the great success you already have." U.S. singer Rob Thomas slams the Kings Of Leon for moaning about their failure to make it big in their native America.
Quote: "If people are still interested in listening to us, we'll probably be doing this forever. I can't imagine us ever stopping. I think we are addicted to it now." Kings Of Leon star JARED FOLLOWILL can't imagine life without music.
Quote: "We got into so much trouble. I was peeing in elevators, lighting towels and throwing them into the pool. We were stealing cigars, smoking 'em. I stole the car and I drove it the wrong way onto a highway ramp. When I look back on this stuff, it's crazy. Was I possessed?" Kings Of Leon star MATTHEW FOLLOWILL on his hell-raising past.
Quote: "Marijuana is a gateway drug. It leads to sweatpants and Cheetos (snack)." Kings Of Leon star JARED FOLLOWILL on why he has quit smoking pot.
Quote: "There is absolutely no time during the day that I could pass a breathalyser (test)." Kings Of Leon star CALEB FOLLOWILL has a drinking problem.
Quote: "I know times are kind of tough on the world financially. If you spend that money to go to festival I think you should be able have a good party." CALEB FOLLOWILL promises Kings Of Leon fans a good time when the band headline Britain's Leeds and Reading festivals in August (09).
Fact: Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys and Radiohead will headline this year's (09) U.K. Reading and Leeds festivals. The Kaiser Chiefs, Bloc Party and THE Prodigy will also appear at the legendary British music event, which will take place from 28 - 30 August.
Quote: "Pretty much all we do now is drink. It's not nearly what it used to be. It was crazy. Nobody does drugs like we used to." Kings Of Leon rocker MATTHEW FOLLOWILL insists the band has replaced drugs and groupies with just one boozy vice.
Quote: I hear the gift bags are much better at The Brits. I cant wait to see U2 and Coldplay perform. I want to see if our sound stands up to the big boys. If Bono gives me the evil eye during our performance, hes in trouble. Kings Of Leon drummer NATHAN FOLLOWILL on performing at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday (18Feb09) night.
Quote: "He's pretty good looking. I'm not usually one to freak, but me and TAYLOR (SWIFT) last night were like, 'Holy smoke!' Katy Perry was like, 'They have super hot girlfriends.' I was like, 'Dang it!'" Singer Miley Cyrus has a crush on Kings Of Leon bassist JARED FOLLOWILL after bumping into him at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (08Feb09).
Fact: Kings Of Leon's ONLY BY THE NIGHT has become the biggest selling digital album ever in the U.K., shifting 133,155 units.
Fact: Reunited rockers Blur have added another performance to their schedule. The Britpop pioneers will headline Scottish music festival T In The Park on 11 July (09), along with Kings Of Leon, Snow Patrol and Katy Perry.
Quote: "I just went to him and said, 'Look, man, if we're going to do this, we need a clear vision, and I think you should play the drums and I'll sing...' I pretty much said, 'I'll do it. I'll be the singer. I'll take all the girls and all the drugs. I don't want to, but I will.'' CALEB FOLLOWILL on how he convinced brother NATHAN to take a backseat in Kings Of Leon.
Fact: Rockers Kings Of Leon's ONLY BY THE NIGHT has been named Australia's best-selling album of 2008.
Quote: "It's hard to be a rock star when everyone in your band knows everything about you." Kings Of Leon star CALEB FOLLOWILL.
Quote: "All of our family was back home, all gathered around the internet, watching and listening and having a party and so it was really special." The family of Kings Of Leon are big fans of the band, and watched their performance at U.K. music festival Glastonbury from their home in Tennessee.
Quote: "We have a really strong work ethic and we like the attention. We don't like seeing other bands go to the top and we're scared if we take too much time off, we'll forget how to do it. Plus, we didn't want to get too overweight and bald-headed before we had the chance to play the Pyramid Stage!" Kings Of Leon frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL explains his reasoning behind not taking any breaks before the release of the band's fourth album, ONLY BY THE NIGHT.'
Quote: "I have to say this truly is one of the greatest moments of my life." Kings Of Leon frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL is overcome after headlining the first night of this year's Glastonbury Festival in England on Friday night (27Jun08).
Fact: British singer Amy Winehouse is to perform at this summer's (08) V Festival in Britain - alongside the Kaiser Chiefs, Kings Of Leon and previously announced headliners Muse. The Verve are the other headline act at the two-day event to take place on 16 and 17 August at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, England, and Weston Park in Staffordshire, England.
Fact: The Scissor Sisters, Kings Of Leon and Dirty Pretty Things are among the stars who have signed up to front a new British campaign to highlight the Everyman Male Cancer Awareness Month in June (07).
Quote: "I don't know how I got laid, sweaty and chewing on s**t." Kings Of Leon frontman CALEB FOLLOWILL can't believe girls wanted to have sex with him at the height of his past drug and alcohol abuse.
Quote: "You can think you're a rock star until you get on U2's plane and see how much bigger their security guards are than your security guards." Kings Of Leon star CALEB FOLLOWILL on the reality check of supporting U2 on tour.
Quote: "On the last album, a lot of the songs were about my d**k." Kings Of Leon star CALEB FOLLOWILL on the inspiration behind the group's last album AHA SHAKE HEARTBREAK.
Fact: Kings Of Leon, Foo Fighters and the RACONTEURS are all celebrating after they were handpicked to perform with Bob Dylan on the folk-rock legend's upcoming tour. Dates start in Vancouver, Canada on 11 October (06).
Fact: The Strokes and Kings Of Leon recently stepped up to the plate for a top secret baseball match in Nashville, Tennessee. Neither group is talking about the low-key clash - or revealing who won.