July 26, 2017  

Footage of Kings of Leon's Early Days Stolen From Rental Car

April 26, 2011 (6:08 pm) GMT
Rockers Kings of Leon were forced to omit some 'priceless' film footage from their new documentary 'Talihina Sky' after one of their camcorders was stolen.
Kings of Leon

Filmmaker Stephen C. Mitchell has spent the last 10 years capturing the "Sex on Fire" hitmaker, 's rise to fame on camera and they premiered the finished product "Talihina Sky" at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York last week.

But drummer Nathan Followill reveals they had no choice but to leave some great clips Kings of Leon their days recording their 2003 debut "Youth & Young Manhood" out of the documentary altogether - and he fears the tapes are lost forever.

He tells RollingStone.com, "We had filmed every bit of the process. Us in the garage, writing songs, learning E chords and G chords, really good stuff."

"But we had a rental car, and we left the camcorder in the car, and it was stolen. They stole the most priceless footage. People are going to want to know more about those early days, but we don't have it."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Fans Speculate Infinite's Woohyun Is Involved in Sexual Assault Case
  2. Venus Williams Claims Fatal Car Crash Victim Didn't Wear Seat Belt
  3. Chadwick Boseman Hunts Down His Sister's Killer in Intense Trailer for 'Message from the King'
  4. Usher Cleans His Star and Pushes a Car With James Corden in 'Carpool Karaoke'
  5. Kate Hudson Shaves Her Head for New Musical Project With Sia
  6. O.J. Simpson and Kato Kaelin May Live Together for New Reality Show
  7. Khloe Kardashian Accused of Photoshopping Her Workout Pic. See It Yourself!
  8. Miley Cyrus Goes Shopping in Malibu in Tiny Bikini