Kings of Leon sparked a 20-person brawl backstage at the 2009 Brit awards. Witnesses reported the fight began when Jared Followill's girlfriend threw water over him through jealousy, after seeing him chatting with a female backup singer of Alesha Dixon's group.
The song "Knocked Up" was nominated for a grammy.
Now a days the band listens to alot of new-age indie groups.
When they were kids, they spent most of there money on tickets for concerts.
Jared and Nathen enjoy the older family channel show "Radio Free Roscoe".
Canadain Indie Rock bands they enjoy are Tegan and sarah, arcade fire, new pornographers and joel plaskett.
They enjoy alot of Canadian indie rock.
They all hate the show Robot Chicken.
family guy makes a brief reference to this band in an episode.
The band is nervous about releasing a fourth album.
Issac Brock says that this band has made one of the biggest improvments in history with there album "Because of the Times".
In concert they cover the Canadian band Tegan and Sara's The Con.
They have an EP on there way.
They all enjoy music from the Pixies.
The beatles are the bands number 1 influence.
The band weren't considered a good band until there second album came out.They were just considered average.
They are currentley wondering if a 4rth album should have the sounds of "Because Of The Times."
The song knocked up ws inspired after watching fast times at ridgemount high, even though it doesnt completely go with the movie.
The band really enjoys the music they do.
Jareds second job was at a wal-mart.
When Jared was young he worked at a locla McDonald's.
They didn't write the first song that they ever did. A 15 year old girl did. They will not release the title of that song.
Jared finds the show lost to be a little overrated.
They never did release songs they wrote when they were kids because they thought everyone would find them not good. And they would get bad ratings because of them.
The songs that they wrote when they were kids were never, ever done.
Jared was bullied back in the fourth grade by a kid who now has a terrible life. They all say that karma got to him.
jared was alerject to cats when he was young but is no longer.
Everyone of them really enjoys a spicy chicken wrap from taco bell.
The band considers Because of the times t be a different sound then there usual stuff.
They were all great friends with Kurt Cobain before the terrible incident happend.
The bands childhood dog's name was "Ralphie."
when they were young they really enjoyed the music of the doors and pink floyd.
They once had the killers open for one of their concerts.
A band that they cant stand the over ratetness of is Mettalica. Although they really like the people in the band and some songs by them.
They are all heavily into the show prison break.
They all really want to appear on the show Degrassi like Kevin Smith did.
The song knocked up is featured at the end of the movie, Grind.
Every brother in the band wanted to be a rock star since he was in grade 3.
They all claim that they dont do drugs.
They still download music even though, they loose money from people downloading theirs.
They love hoof prints ice cream.
They all are big fans of modest mouse.
One of the band's favorite bands are Radiohead.
One of the band's least favorite groups are Wolfmother, although they all like their personality.
The band played with another band called Red Light Knights summer 2006 which includes another Cousin.
The Rolling Stone are considered to be one of the other bands that highly influenced this band.
"Leon" comes from the name of their father and grandfather.
"Holly Roller Novocaine" is the band's favorite song by them.
In the album "aha Shake Heartbreak" there is a hidden picture of the band as children located in the back few pages of the booklet.
The band's music is featured a lot in the hit TV show "Entourage".
The album "Aha shake Heartbreak" has two releases, one has a black cover and the other has a white. The black covered edition is very rare to find.
The song "Red Morning Light" was made the opening for the video game "FIFA 2004".
The song "Taper Jean Girl" is featured in the movie "Disturbia".
Kings of Leon went on tour with Bob Dylan during his never ending tour and also supported Pearl Jam in Australian Tour of 2006.
The album "Because Of The Times" leaked on the Internet two months before its release date.
The band who most influenced this band was The Band.
On November 6th of 2007. Kings of Leon released a split E.P album with the band the "Black Rebel Motorcycle Club."
Nathan Followill: I like to listen to other good band's music before I write a song, it inspires me.
Whole Band: Guitar hero beats playing real guitar....not!
Nathen Followil: Sometimes, I wish I was an astronaut. In a joking mood.
Jared Followill: Man, sometimes just picture the crowd as monkeys in there underpants.
Nathan Followill: I feel nervous about releasing a new album because this one did so well.
Nathan Followill: I try to stay away from McDonald's I find it gives me more zits then anyone else.
The Whole Band: Our music is just perfect for us because we make it just how we want to her it.
Jared Followill: I had a crush on my 9th grade English teacher her name was Mrs. Schurman.
Jared Followill:He was an evangelist and he'd travel all over America doing revivals and stuff. So that's how we grew up: in the car going to all kinds of different churches. Back then it was awesome and I can totally see why people are interested in it now, because now that we're not doing it, it seems pretty weird.
Jared Followill: We sound like stuff that comes from way before our time because that's where most of our influences come from.
Jared Followill: When we grew up, our dad was a preacher.
Nathan Followill: The kind of churches we played in, it wasn't about how good you could play your instrument, it was about how much you enjoyed playing your instrument