Kings of Leon Cut Short Show

2011-07-31 by Davey Boy STAFF | 71 Comments
Nashville quartet Kings of Leon have cut short their July-29 show in Dallas due to lead vocalist Caleb Followill feeling "ill". Despite claims during the concert that he was not drunk, comments from brother Jared suggests there is some kind of concern for the frontman.

Admitting that Caleb was "a little unfit" to continue the gig, the bassist went on to tell the crowd "It’s Caleb. He can’t play the rest of the show. We will be back as soon as possible. I know you guys hate us. I’m so sorry." As the crowd grew more frustrated, as did Jared with a parting "F*cking hate Caleb, not us".

Edited footage can be seen on the following video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH0m5MmGDBQ

Tagged: Kings of Leon

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lancebramsay
July 31st 2011
1585 Comments


"I'm gonna go backstage and vomit then drink a beer" *crowd cheers*

iliketherain
July 31st 2011
52 Comments


Guess that second shandy was too much.

Ire
July 31st 2011
41845 Comments


that's not very brotherly

Megadeth
July 31st 2011
935 Comments


hahahahaha

PUSSIES

Bleekill
July 31st 2011
832 Comments


a bunch of douches just like their fanbase

telebyrd
July 31st 2011
869 Comments


wow. that's lame

TMobotron
July 31st 2011
7188 Comments


fucking hate caleb please guys!

what a pussy

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HBFS
July 31st 2011
1296 Comments


what a copout

AtavanHalen
July 31st 2011
17927 Comments


Fuck you dudes are tough

Tyrael
July 31st 2011
20988 Comments


Band is shit anyway

Titan50
July 31st 2011
4588 Comments


God I hate these cunts

SCREAMorphine
July 31st 2011
1766 Comments


lol drunk

KieranVogel
July 31st 2011
29 Comments


who cares

InFiction
July 31st 2011
3727 Comments


Sounds like they're on the verge of a breakup.

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Loanshark
July 31st 2011
333 Comments


"Sounds like they're on the verge of a breakup."

I sure hope so.

Blackbelt54
July 31st 2011
4276 Comments


"these guys are the biggest pussies in rock music, they make INXS look like black flag"

lol

iFghtffyrdmns
July 31st 2011
7047 Comments


who cares [2]

MoosechriS
July 31st 2011
5080 Comments


What a bitch, so what if he was drunk. Some of the greatest bands and artisits of all time have played completely and utterly shit faced and put on some grea shows.

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FearThyEvil
July 31st 2011
12939 Comments


That really sucks for the fans watching the band. I kind of feel bad they got cheated out of a show because of a little stomach ache.

Parallels
July 31st 2011
7000 Comments


lameee

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Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
July 31st 2011
19366 Comments


This counts as news now?

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Spec
July 31st 2011
27531 Comments


Should have just done this
http://m.youtube.com/watch?gl=CA&hl=en&client=mv-google&v=-Z8mx1Xhcz4

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Aids
July 31st 2011
24170 Comments


I'd be so pissed if some band pulled that shit at a show I was at

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someguest
July 31st 2011
21941 Comments


THIS IS BEER IS ON FIRE

IN MY CHEST

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Satellite
July 31st 2011
20826 Comments


i'd be bummed at first but then i'd realize i don't have to hear any more of the kings of leons' music

acorncheese
July 31st 2011
7133 Comments


i can't STAND this band

Paradiso
July 31st 2011
313 Comments


i would need to get drunk at inappropriate times too if i was the lead singer of Kings of Leon.

drasticaction74
July 31st 2011
1781 Comments


its ok, they won a grammy

wakeupdead
July 31st 2011
2221 Comments


a wise man once said (Jason Newsted) "This isn;t a job you can call in sick to. If there are 50,000 people out there who paid for a ticket and are waiting to see you, you better be on it"

sixdegrees
July 31st 2011
18131 Comments


Unless we find out he has some sort of medical condition, I'm gonna go with "pussies".

Are these people going to get refunded or what?

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Paradiso
July 31st 2011
313 Comments


"Are these people going to get refunded or what?"


No, these people need to learn a lesson.

Scoot
July 31st 2011
17982 Comments


Wow, this just cemented my hate for them.

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Kris.
July 31st 2011
12633 Comments


wow these guys are like the biggest hicks ever i can't stand that dudes accent

ShadowRemains
July 31st 2011
21925 Comments


i could use somebody...somebody like you to gag me over the toilet...

TheIronDrew
July 31st 2011
50 Comments


my god their lead singer is a douche bag.

DeafMetal
July 31st 2011
8587 Comments


liturgy lead vocalist vs. kings of leon lead vocalist

ready...

FIGHT!

Scoot
July 31st 2011
17982 Comments


Caleb Followay is the new Axl Rose.

MoosechriS
July 31st 2011
5080 Comments


liturgy lead vocalist vs. kings of leon lead vocalist

ready...

FIGHT!



^^^^^^^

Fucking this!!!! To the death with pool cues, to the death i say.

NigelH
July 31st 2011
1571 Comments


It's incredible, because people on here actually liked these guys 3 or 4 years ago.

Scoot
July 31st 2011
17982 Comments


I remember. I never liked them.

Megadeth
July 31st 2011
935 Comments


yea they suck

MasBarHigeuoris21
July 31st 2011
1642 Comments


Yea they do suck but no one ever realized how much they sucked until they went mainstream.

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BallsToTheWall
July 31st 2011
44805 Comments


I never liked them to begin with and then when I realized they were being overplayed everywhere I began to develop sociopathic tendencies on top of my sociopathic tendencies.

CrackwhoreBatshit
July 31st 2011
95 Comments


This is why white people don't smoke crack

paxman
July 31st 2011
4084 Comments


I guess they became pretentious cunts because they went mainstream and won a Grammy.

tbirkens
July 31st 2011
1 Comments


KOL is a great band - you all have no taste or appreciation for their early work - it is simple and awesome.

I don't blame them for cutting a show short anywhere in Texas - Yuck!

IrishJay91
July 31st 2011
688 Comments


^lol
who cares [3]
fuck this band [99999999]

North0House2
July 31st 2011
5898 Comments


Lol, man, I love how they put all the blame on him. How nice.

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RosaParks
August 1st 2011
15294 Comments


who cares

Rev
August 1st 2011
9461 Comments


fuck this band

North0House2
August 1st 2011
5898 Comments


My friend asked me if I liked Mumford and Sons and Kings of Leon the other day.
I said," Ah, I haven't listened to them much, just a few songs here or there, so I can't say."

I didn't wanna bum him out as he put Mumford and Sons into the stereo in his car lol.

But seriously, this band does suck, and it just shows when they can't even take a full blow to the band like men.

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
August 1st 2011
2077 Comments


At least have the decency to cancel before a show if you're legitimately sick. King Diamond did that on the one and only opportunity I had to see him and I never begrudged him for that. It's just cleaner than showing up and then disappearing like an asshole.

But yeah, he seemed drunk as shit, so it's only his own fault.

Deadwing42
August 1st 2011
146 Comments


What a worthless band

Aspenshadow
August 1st 2011
313 Comments


who cares [4]

Give me some real news.

none
August 1st 2011
1100 Comments


fags

tombits
August 1st 2011
3471 Comments


the rest of the band should've toughed it out and played the rest of the set without him... the crowd would have appreciated that.

Brownboy
August 1st 2011
114 Comments


""these guys are the biggest pussies in rock music, they make INXS look like black flag"

lol" [2]

Surtur
August 1st 2011
528 Comments


Dudes should take a page from GG Allins book.

Actually, forget that, I don't want to see them naked, wiping shit on each other...

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doubleSpeak
August 1st 2011
20 Comments


I'm glad it happened so I could read these comments.
Fucking hilarious.

Surtur
August 1st 2011
528 Comments


Even Andy Six carried on a show with broken ribs. Still a cunt though.

rjmunthe
August 1st 2011
395 Comments


they cancelled houston. people in my parts were pissed even if the band sucks

omnipanzer
August 1st 2011
21706 Comments


"they make INXS look like black flag"

LOL

"and gay girls"
You don't like gay girls either Sonic? Jesus dude you are repressed.

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DaveyBoy
Staff Reviewer
August 1st 2011
21079 Comments


UPDATE: Looks like they have just cancelled their tour for the next 6 weeks!

tkxxx7
August 2nd 2011
6160 Comments


Even Andy Six carried on a show with broken ribs. Still a cunt though.


*Gucci Mane voice*: WELL DAMN

paxman
August 2nd 2011
4084 Comments


Yeah, apparently they cancelled the remainder of their tour, including their rescheduled show.

Scoot
August 2nd 2011
17982 Comments


godspeed you! faggy band

Aids
August 2nd 2011
24170 Comments


please dont dirty the godspeed name by associating it with this band

i mean i like Kings of Leon but Godspeed is just untouchable. speaking of which, looking at your avatar makes me cringe haha, well done.

Scoot
August 2nd 2011
17982 Comments


oh my mistake :o

I knew you'd enjoy that.

lynit
August 2nd 2011
39 Comments


how many shows have they cancelled now by this point? it's ridiculous

danjames
August 5th 2011
65 Comments


please cancell your career too..

danjames
August 5th 2011
65 Comments


please cancel your career too..



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