The band played with Red Light Knights in September 2006 that includes another cousin.
Employed "Leon" from the brothers' father's and grandfather's name.
The album "Because of Times" leaked on the Internet almost two months prior the official release date on April 3, 2007.
"Because of the Times" is a not-so- subtle reference to a large UPC ministers conference held in Alexandria, Louisiana that the brothers often attended.
The song "Taper Jean Girl" is featured in movie "Disturbia" (2007).
Toured with Bob Dylan on his never ending tour and supported Pearl Jam in Australian tour in 2006.
In the album "Aha Shake Heartbreak", there is a photo hidden underneath the white plastic of the second black cover, of the band as children.
There are two versions of the album "Aha Shake Heartbreak", the original featured a white background and an orchid while the second featured a black cover with a different kind of orchid where both flowers are positioned in a suggestively sexual position
In the 6th episode "The Mighty Boosh, The Nightmare of Milky Joe" the character Vince Noir uses a copy of Kings of Leon's UK version of "Aha Shake Heartbreak" as a mirror to signal a rescue ship.
"Holy Roller Novocaine" was utilized in the movie "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" and the TV show "The Shield".
Said that "Holly Roller Novocaine" is their most personal song.
The band's music is featured in a lot of movies and TV series such as HBO's "Entourage" and film "Stuck on You".
The song "Red Morning Light" from the album "Youth & Young Manhood" was made the opening song for the video game FIFA 2004.
Another cousin named Christopher "Nacho" Followill acts as the band's tour technician who often travels with them.
The vocalist Caleb plays a vintage Gibson ES 325 guitar while bassist Jared uses a Gibson Thunderbird with D'Addario strings.