The Followills talk religion, sex and rock 'n' roll in the week a documentary about their lives hits cinemas
With his designer stubble, straggly mass of curls, uniform of tight black jeans and partially unbuttoned shirt Todd DiCiurcio looks like a long lost member of New York band The Strokes.
Elvis and Sinatra fell in love with Palm Springs – and its iconic buildings and glitzy past mean this Californian desert city still has the power to charm
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.
Alarming news that stadium rockers Kings of Leon were forced to abandon a recent gig following a surprise airborne pigeon attack undoubtedly represents what music observers would politely describe as their "Spinal Tap moment".
Little known outside Nashville, this week the Features play to 50,000 people in London.
Stars like Jack White, and Kings of Leon, and many cult acts, are starting labels. Why? Are their signings better than those to traditional companies? Elisa Bray looks at the small print
Should you give the Features a chance because they are Kings of Leon's favourite band, as well as the first act signed to their fledgling label?
The follow-up to Nutini's 2006 debut finds Ethan (Kings of Leon) Johns gamely trying to make production sense of a record that ranges from ska to soul via country and ragtime. Adventurous, but this 22-year-old does possess a voice that conveys a maturity beyond his years, even if it's lost at times due to lack of musical continuity. "Come Up Easy" is an Otis Redding-like highlight, while "10/10", a punchy ska number, teleports you to a place closer to the Caribbean than Nutini's home town of Paisley.
Christian O’Connell, the breakfast show host at the station formerly known as Virgin, tells Ian Burrell why a change of plan will see people tuning in again
Best British album among singer’s awards
"The move from 'southern Strokes' to 'southern U2' is way better in theory than in practice – these are the same clunky Kings of Leon songs, just now presented in an incredibly weird context." - Ian Cohen, www.pitchforkmedia.com