Anthony, Ivan, Michael, and Cameron are better known by their middle names: Caleb, Nathan, Jared, and Matthew. The four, each with the last name of Followill, are collectively known as Kings of Leon.
Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Kings of Leon has a sound influenced by southern rock, blues, soul, gospel, and alternative music. Their first album, Youth and Young Manhood, was released in 2003. A year later, they released their sophomore effort, Aha Shake Heartbreak. Both albums struggled mightily in America.
In 2007, the band released Because of the Times which peaked on the Billboard 200 at 25. Meanwhile, across the pond, Kings of Leon were finding tremendous success. They've placed nine singles in the UK Top Forty and were awarded two BRIT Awards, the British equivalent of th... Read more