Kings of Leon

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Bringing Sexy back: how porn bots co-opted Kings of Leon’s biggest hit
A decade after its release, Sex on Fire’s legacy seems to be a slew of NSFW Twitter sex bots

Leonie Cooper

31, Aug, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Reading and Leeds festival review – glittery GCSE blowout has most diverse lineup yet
From Dua Lipa’s choreographed pop to Kendrick Lamar’s rap blitzkreig, R&L expanded beyond the indie faithful – but Sex on Fire still got the biggest singalong

Dave Simpson

27, Aug, 2018 @12:02 PM

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The best US summer festival lineups: from Janelle Monáe to James Taylor
A range of star-packed festivals, ranging from R&B to rock, offer unusual collaborations, stage theatrics and stunning locations

Katie Bain

16, May, 2018 @4:25 PM

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Kings of Leon to Kanye West: the cringiest festival TV moments
Festival season means live coverage of unpredictable, drunk or stupid stars on and off stage. It doesn’t always work out

Jack Seale

13, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Tom Petty: the rock star who was a music fan as much as a musician
He was the master of mainstream rock songwriting with heart and brains, with a back catalogue that rang through the ages

Alexis Petridis

03, Oct, 2017 @4:54 AM

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Meet Me in the Bathroom review – were the Strokes the last real rock stars?
Lizzy Goodman’s oral history beautifully captures the guitar rock scene in New York from 2001 to 2011, a flashbulb moment before everything changed

John Harris

29, Jul, 2017 @6:30 AM

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Kings of Leon review – your chemistry is not on fire
The Followill boys scarcely acknowledge each other during a slick and tidy two-hour set powered by predictable arena rock

Malcolm Jack

28, Feb, 2017 @1:18 PM

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Lil Yachty and Pet Shop Boys: this week’s best UK rock and pop gigs
The Atlanta rapper hits the UK, while the synthpop titans’ live show is as bold and bonkers as ever

Harriet Gibsone

17, Feb, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Kings of Leon go back to their roots – and back to their potent best
The Nashville band cut loose in a secret gig at London’s 229 to deliver their most spirited performance in a decade. Could their decision to play smaller venues touring album Walls recapture why they started playing rock in the first place?

Mark Beaumont

19, Oct, 2016 @12:10 PM

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Kings of Leon: WALLS review – it should be utterly horrendous
The band once hailed as the ‘southern Strokes’ have been given a slick 80s makeover

Kitty Empire

16, Oct, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Kings of Leon: Walls review – packed with arena-sized choruses

Dave Simpson

13, Oct, 2016 @5:40 PM

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Lollapalooza Sunday livestream: Skrillex, Kings of Leon and Chance the Rapper
All this weekend, we’re livestreaming Lollapalooza from Chicago, in conjunction with Red Bull TV. The live music starts at 8pm BST, but there’s video on demand the whole time

Guardian music

01, Aug, 2014 @11:34 AM

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