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Slane sells out in just 40 minutes this morning

Now, due to demand - Kings of Leon have announced a December Dublin O2 date

The 80,000 Slane tickets that went on sale this morning sold out in 40 minutes. Fans eager to see Kings of Leon play the 30th anniversary Slane show next May logged on to ticket sites this morning, and all 80,000 were snapped up in less than an hour.

Due to this huge demand, Kings Of Leon have announced a date at The O2, Dublin on Saturday December 11, 2010. Tickets will go on sale this Tuesday November 9 at 9am from Ticketmaster.

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Lord Henry Mountcharles, with a little help from Phil Lynott, was on hand to announce this years headline act

Kings of Leon at the O2, Dublin, December 19th, 2008

(47 articles in total in archive)

REVIEW: 01 Nov 2010
Hairy backwoodsmen of stadium rock take another step towards greatness

NEWS: 29 Oct 2010
Lord Henry spoke to Hot Press about Kings Of Leon and Slane's 30th anniversary

NEWS: 29 Oct 2010
The Kings are No. 1 in the Irish chart for the second week running, while there are new entries from Joe McElderry, The Wanted and Taylor Swift

NEWS: 22 Oct 2010
Come Around Sundown goes straight to the top of the Irish Album Chart

NEWS: 13 Oct 2010
You can listen to Come Around Sundown on their website.

NEWS: 08 Sep 2010
First single from new album Come Around Sundown

NEWS: 27 May 2010
Following the world-wide cross over success of their last album, 2008's Only By The Night Kings of Leon have revealed that they are well into the...

NEWS: 28 Apr 2010
It looks like the chaps will be playing indoors here later in the year.

NEWS: 18 Dec 2009

NEWS: 20 Nov 2009
Fans have voted Ireland’s Oxegen as the ‘Best Overseas Festival’ at the prestigious Festival Awards.

REVIEW: 21 Dec 2008
It’s been a phenomenal year for Kings Of Leon – but opening the O2 in Dublin provided them with the best night of their tour…

NEWS: 10 Dec 2008
Talking to Hot Press, Nathan Followill says it's all systems go for his band's Irish dates

NEWS: 23 Sep 2008
The Kings of Leon have confirmed their status as one of the biggest bands in the world 2008-style, in no uncertain terms.

REVIEW: 17 Sep 2008
Kings Of Leon have had number one albums, rave critical notices and boast a remarkable array of A-list fans (U2, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones).

NEWS: 13 Aug 2008
Kings of Leon fans can get hold of Dublin and Belfast tickets before they go on general sale by following a handy link and password.

NEWS: 11 Aug 2008
Kings of Leon have announced shows at the 02 in Dublin and the Odyssey in Belfast.

NEWS: 30 Jul 2008
Newly-reunited David Byrne and Brian Eno are to make 'Strange Overtones', the first fruit of their new collaboration, free to download from August 4.

REVIEW: 17 Jul 2008
The new found confidence of Oxegen 08, more than made up for the overcast weather and chilly temperatures. Hot Press were there to catch the best of the best.

INTERVIEW: 16 Jul 2008
Kings Of Leon's Nathan Followill shoots the breeze about going on the road with Pearl Jam, mid-tour brawls and his burgeoning Radiohead addiction.

REVIEW: 17 Jan 2008
"...despite above average songs, good looks, and hip clothes, Kings of Leon don’t feel like a headline act."

NEWS: 28 Nov 2007
The Oxegen 2008 organisers have announced Kings Of Leon as the first confirmed act for next summer's festival.

INTERVIEW: 23 Nov 2007
They’ve left their groupie days behind but hard rocking southerners Kings Of Leon still have a bit of the devil in them.

NEWS: 13 Nov 2007
Not content with playing sold-out shows in the RDS, Kings Of Leon and Interpol have both arranged their own party nights.

REVIEW: 23 Jul 2007
Keeping up this year’s trend for credible big name acts releasing frankly poor follow up albums, the Kings were found wanting badly on Because Of The...

NEWS: 13 Jul 2007
After helping the sodden Oxegen masses momentarily forget their troubles last weekend, Kings Of Leon are set to return to Dublin.

NEWS: 06 Jul 2007
The Kings Of Leon are in town this weekend to play Oxegen, and bassist Jared Followill plans to make the most of his visit by playing a DJ set in Dublin...

INTERVIEW: 20 Apr 2007
Now on their third album, Kings Of Leon have rubbed shoulders with Bob Dylan, U2 and the Pixies, and can count Led Zep and the Rolling Stones among their fans.

REVIEW: 05 Apr 2007
Second and third records are regularly described as being “difficult” for the group, but the brothers Followill have made a nonsense of such claims. Long...

INTERVIEW: 09 Sep 2005
Raised in the Bible belt, Kings Of Leon have fallen in love with the devil’s music. In an exclusive interview, they explain why rock ‘n roll is just like...

REVIEW: 24 Jan 2005
‘Four Kicks’ is a slightly odd choice for a second single, devoid as it is of any discernable tune.

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