June 28, 2016  

Kings of Leon Cancels More Shows as Drummer Recovers From Broken Ribs

August 12, 2014 (8:48 am) GMT
While nine shows on their tour are axed, the band will still perform on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' with Questlove filling in for the injured drummer Nathan Followill.

is taking a two-week break from touring after their bus got involved in an accident last weekend. The band has canceled nine shows on their "Mechanical Bull" tour on the orders of drummer Nathan Followill's doctor.

"The process is now to rest in order for healing to take place," the doctor said in a statement. "To avoid complications and to make a full recovery, a break from performing to Aug. 28 is necessary."

Followill broke his ribs in the accident which took place after he and his bandmates played a show in Boston. The group subsequently canceled their August 10 gig in Saratoga Springs, New York. "Thank you for all of the get well soons. I'm a little banged up but will be back better than ever," Followill thanked fans for their support on Twitter after the news broke.

Other canceled dates include Kings of Leon's shows in Wantagh, Bristow, Cincinnati and Indianapolis. Their scheduled appearance on "", however, will still continue as planned on August 12. Questlove, the leader of the late night show's house band, is set to join the rockers and play the drums during the performance of "Family Tree".

Followill, along with other KoL members, is expected to continue their tour on August 28 in Holmdel, New Jersey.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Nicolas Cage Spotted Kissing Mystery Woman After Splitting From His Wife
  2. Video Premiere: Blake Shelton's 'She's Got a Way With Words'
  3. DC Superheroes Line Up for Duty in New 'Justice League' Concept Art
  4. Jay Leno Survives a Terrifying Accident While Filming His Car Show
  5. Kylie Jenner Wears Tyga's Sweatshirt Amid Reconciliation Rumors
  6. Jon Bon Jovi Meets Cancer Patient, Gives Her Guitar, Plays His New Songs
  7. Diane Kruger Called a 'B***h' for Speaking Up About Gender Inequality in Hollywood
  8. Lady GaGa Sparks Outrage From Her Chinese Fans After Meeting Dalai Lama