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Kings of Leon Guitarist Becomes First-Time Dad

May 10, 2011 (6:07 am) GMT
Representative confirms Matthew Followill and wife Johanna Bennett have welcomed a baby boy named Knox Cameron Patrick Followill on April 22.
Matthew Followill, Kings of Leon

Matthew Followill has apparently been kept busy with diaper duty in the past few weeks. The lead guitarist in rock band has officially become a first-time father when his wife Johanna Bennett gave birth to their first child on Good Friday, April 22 at 1:02 P.M. in Nashville, Tennessee.

A representative for Matthew confirmed the arrival of the newborn before adding in a statement released to the press, "Mother, father and baby are happy and healthy and doing well!" The baby boy weighed in at 6 lbs., 10 oz.. The 26-year-old rocker and his songwriter wife named him Knox Cameron Patrick Followill.

Knox was born on the same day Kings of Leon's new documentary, "Talihina Sky" was premiered in New York. The newborn is the first baby from any of the band members. Drummer Nathan Followill wed singer Jessie Baylin in 2009, while frontman Caleb Followill is set to marry later this month.

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