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Kings of Leon Delays Concert After Drummer Gets Injured in Tour Bus Accident

August 11, 2014 02:01:19 GMT

The drummer, Nathan Followill, is treated for broken ribs after the band's tour bus got involved in an accident taking place after their concert in Boston on Saturday, August 9.


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Kings of Leon has postponed their Sunday, August 10 concert in Saratoga Springs, New York, after their drummer Nathan Followill got injured in a tour bus accident on Saturday night. The band announced the delay and explained how the accident happened in a message posted on their Facebook page.

"IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to an accident on their tour bus, Kings of Leon will unfortunately have to postpone tonight's show in Saratoga Springs, NY," they wrote. "The band was en route to their hotel after their show in Boston when a pedestrian jumped in front of their tour bus, causing the bus to stop short, injuring Nathan Followill."

Followill was sent to the hospital and was treated for broken ribs, but he seems to have gotten better now. He took to Twitter to thank fans for their support, saying, "Thank you for all of the get well soons. I'm a little banged up but will be back better than ever."

The Sunday show is being postponed "until further notice." Refunds will be available at point of purchase. The band is scheduled to bring their "Mechanical Bull" tour to Wantagh, New York on August 13 and appear on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on August 12.

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