The Followill guys are taking their new album, “Mechanical Bull,” out for a ride through the States early next year. Kings of Leon have announced the first leg of the 2014 trek, which begins Feb. 5 at Atlanta’s Philips Arena.
Marking the band’s sixth studio album, the LP was released in September on RCA as the follow-up to 2010’s Come Around Sundown. Entertainment Weekly praised Mechanical Bull for “recapturing the white-lightning-in-a-bottle spark.” The New York Times writes, “anthemic is the goal and anthemic is the end result.”
The 2014 outing is Kings Of Leon’s first lengthy U.S. tour since 2010. Check out the initial schedule below, featuring support from Gary Clark, Jr.
Feb. 5 – Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena
Feb. 7 – Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Arena
Feb. 9 – Louisville, Ky., KFC Yum! Center
Feb. 11 – Auburn Hills, Mich., The Palace Of Auburn Hills
Feb. 14 – New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden Arena
Feb. 15 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena
Feb. 18 – Columbus, Ohio, Schottenstein Center
Feb. 19 – Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center
Feb. 21 – Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
Feb. 23 – London, Ontario, Budweiser Gardens
Feb. 24 – Montreal, Quebec, Bell Centre
Feb. 26 – Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre
Feb. 28 – Boston, Mass., TD Garden
March 5 – Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
March 6 – Minneapolis, Minn., Target Center
March 8 – Chicago, Ill., United Center
Presales for select dates begin Oct. 29. General onsales start Nov. 1.
For more information visit KingsOfLeon.com.