Kings of Leon give Tampa the royal treatment
When Kings of Leon played a 90-minute gig at the USF Sun Dome on Friday, the theory of rock evolution was confirmed: Over the course of four full albums and six years, the band has gone from the shaggy, spooky sons of a Pentecostal preacher to arena rock's Next Big Thing.
But, writes Sean Daly, for all the trappings it's acquired ‚Äî including a famously giant booze budget ‚Äî KOL is still unlike any young rock band out there, unloading a tasty damnation boogie that spans hellhound blues, country lament and raging rock. And, yes, still delightfully creepy.
Check out Sean's full review here.
[Photo by Atoyia Deans, tbt*]