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Kings of Leon say their band is exactly like being in 'Spinal Tap'.

Kings of Leon, 02 Arena, London

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Kings of Leon show cancelled after fire

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Doubt over Kings of Leon gig after bus blaze

Thousands of fans hoping to attend a sell-out show tonight by the group Kings of Leon were facing possible disappointment after two tour buses being used by the band were destroyed in a fire at the 02.

Kings of Leon to headline Isle Of Wight Festival

Chart-topping rock band Kings Of Leon are to be among the headliners for next year's Isle Of Wight Festival, it was announced today.

Album: Kings of Leon, Come Around Sundown (RCA)

It's not rare for performers to burn up in the sudden supernova of success, though one wouldn't have expected it of a band that has built as steadily as Kings Of Leon, from small-scale indie credibility to chart-invading star status.

Album: Kings of Leon, Come Around Sundown (RCA/Sony)

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Hot Mess, Hawke & Hunter

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