August 2, 2011 16:49
Kings Of Leon: 'We are not breaking up!'
Nathan Followill takes to Twitter to dispel rumours that the band are near breaking point
The band's drummer, Nathan Followill took to Twitter to explain to fans that the band were definitely not calling it quits. He wrote:
Bummed about the tour not happening. So sorry 4 all the fans. We just need some rest. Thanks 4 understanding. WE ARE NOT BREAKING UP!
Kings Of Leon cancelled their entire US tour following the onstage meltdown that occurred in Dallas on Friday (July 29). A statement from the band's publicist read: "We are so sorry to say Kings Of Leon are canceling their entire US tour due to Caleb Followill suffering from vocal issues and exhaustion. The band is devastated, but in order to give their fans the shows they deserve, they need to take a break."
It went on to say that the band's timetable does not allow them to reschedule the 28 shows, because of their international tour schedule. Tickets will be refunded. The band will resume touring in Canada at the Rogers Centre in Vancouver, on September 28. That show was originally scheduled for September 14.
The true reasons for the pulled shows had been unclear since Jared Followill admitted via Twitter that the band had 'big problems'
After their Dallas show, Nathan tweeted: "Not so good morning 4 me today. Ashamed & embarrassed by last night's fiasco… Can't apologize enough, utterly gutted. A million I'm sorrys."
What's really going on with Kings of Leon?
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