Kings Of Leon name new album

The record is shaping up for 2007 release

Kings Of Leon’s new album will be called ’Because Of The Times’ and is set for released in February or March next year.

The band began recording their third LP, the follw-up to 2004’s ‘Aha Shake Heartbreak’, earlier this year and are now nearing completion.

As previously reported by NME.COM drummer Nathan Followill said of the new material: “Man, we’re sitting on a bunch of songs right now that we wish we could let the world hear!”

Meanwhile the group are set to support Bob Dylan on some dates of his autumn tour of north America, before duties are taken over by Foo Fighers and The Raconteurs.

They will play:

Vancouver Pacific Coliseum (October 11)

Seattle Key Arena (13)

Portland Memorial Coliseum (14)

San Francisco Bill Graham Civic (16-17)

Sacramento ARCO Arena (18)

Los Angeles The Forum (20)

San Diego Cox Arena (22)

Denver Fillmore (24)

Lincoln Pershing Auditorium (25)

Chicago Sears Centre (27-28)