Kings Of Leon Want To Headline Glastonbury 2017

18 October 2016, 12:07 | Updated: 18 October 2016, 12:15

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According to reports, Nathan Followill wants to "text Mr. Eavis" about getting on the bill next year.

Kings Of Leon have their eye on a headline slot at Glastonbury 2017.

Drummer Nathan Followill has suggested the band are ready to return to the Somerset festival, and he doesn't want to Waste A Moment by playing after the fallow year, either. 

"We love Glastonbury," he told the BBC. "I think that was the first festival we ever played in Europe. Do they still do it where it's on one year, off one year to let the grass grow?"

After being told that the festival would indeed be taking a break in 2018, he added: "OK, then we'll have to get on it in 2017. I'll have to text Mr Eavis."

The band last headlined the festival back in 2008, the same year that Jay Z and The Verve topped the bill.

But if recent reports are to be believed, the festival headliners could already be in the bag, with "well-sourced information" claiming Daft Punk, Radiohead and The Stone Roses will play the Friday, Saturday and Sunday night respectively.

Michael Eavis probably won't be the only Brit the Use Somebody percussionist will be texting, either, after it was reported he has a very special "relationship" with Harry Styles. 

Caleb Followill, the band's bandmate and younger brother revealed the pair have matching tattoos and that Nathan even has one of Styles' guitars.  

Speaking to The Sun, he revealed: “Nathan and him, they have matching tattoos, it’s really weird. They have a really weird, strange relationship.

Meanwhile, Kings Of Leon released their WALLS album last week, which includes the likes of Waste A Moment,Reverend, Around The World and title track, Walls.  

The Nashville four-piece have also announced huge UK dates for 2017- the first they've embarked on in two years.


19 February 2017 - LEEDS First Direct Arena
20 February 2017 - BIRMINGHAM Genting Arena
24 February 2017 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Metro Radio Arena
25 February 2017 - LIVERPOOL Echo Arena
27 February 2017 - GLASGOW SSE Hydro