Can you believe Kings of Leon have released their seventh album? Titled Walls, it just debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 albums! Pretty impressive! Did you know these facts about the band?

 

1. Formed in 2000 in Nashville, Tennessee, Kings of Leon is comprised of brothers Caleb Followill (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), Nathan Followill (drums, percussion and backing vocals) and Jared Followill (bass guitar and backing vocals), in addition to their cousin Matthew Followill (lead guitar and backing vocals).

 

Kings of Leon

 

2. The guys in the band actually go by their middle names! Caleb’s first name is Anthony, while Matthew’s is Cameron, Nathan’s is Ivan, and Jared’s is Michael.

 

 

3. The band is named after their grandfather, Leon. He passed away in 2014.

 

 

4. Family is important to Kings of Leon! They took a 3 year break after their last tour to spend time with their wives and children.

 

Kings of Leon

 

5. Where will they be touring in the upcoming months? Take a look!

 

Thursday 12 January 2017
The Theater at Mgm National Harbor, National Harbor, MD, US

Friday 13 January 2017
TD Garden, Boston, MA, US

Monday 16 January 2017
Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada

Thursday 19 January 2017
Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA, US

Friday 20 January 2017
Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, NY, US

Sunday 22 January 2017
Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI, US

Monday 23 January 2017
United Center, Chicago, IL, US

Wednesday 25 January 2017
1stBANK Center, Broomfield, CO, US

Friday 27 January 2017
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA, US

Saturday 28 January 2017
The Forum, Inglewood, CA, US

Thursday 16 February 2017
Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany

Sunday 19 February 2017
First Direct Arena, Leeds, UK

Monday 20 February 2017
Genting Arena, Birmingham, UK

Friday 24 February 2017
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Saturday 25 February 2017
Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK

Monday 27 February 2017
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, UK