Our favorite Southern-fried bang-janglers Kings of Leon will release their fourth album, Only by the Night, on Sept. 23. It was recorded here in town at Blackbird Studios, with usual suspect Angelo Petraglia producing alongside Jacquire King and the boys themselves. No word on whether the record is any kind departure from the previous; it's merely described as a "a bold and expansive sonic statement."
Here's a clip from a show in Sydney from January, requisite crowd-enthralled-and-singing-all-the-lyrics style:
And check out the bold and expansive international dates for their summer tour after the jump. Hint: not playing here!
27 June: Glastonbury Festival, Somerset UK
29 June: Open Air St Gallen Festival, Switzerland
4 July: Roskilde Festival, Denmark
5 July: Werchter Festival, Belgium
8 July: Le Zenith, Paris France
11 July: Oxegen Festival, Ireland
13 July: T In The Park Festival, Scotland
18 July: Summercase Festival, Madrid Spain
19 July: Summercase Festival, Barcelona Spain
9 August: All Points West Festival, Liberty State Park, Jersey City
16 August: V Festival, Weston Park, Staffordshire UK
17 August: V Festival, Hylands Park, Chelmsford UK