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Kings of Leon re-emerge with European dates

Southern rockers Kings of Leon will take to the stage again for the first time since mid-2011 at a South American festival later this year, followed by a 2013 European run. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Southern rockers Kings of Leon will take to the stage again for the first time since mid-2011 at a South American festival later this year, followed by a 2013 European run.

The rock family will first take part in Personal Fest, slated for Dec. 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, before kicking off a handful of European shows with two consecutive nights (6/12-6/13) in London. So far, six European stops are on the bill, and more are expected to be announced, according to the band's website.

Tickets go on sale Friday (11/9) via Live Nation and Ticketmaster.

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Kings of Leon most recently unveiled "Come Around Sundown," the outfit's fifth studio set, in October 2010 via RCA Records. The effort, which peaked at No. 2 on The Billboard 200, earned a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Album.

Kings of Leon have been sidelined since calling off an in-progress U.S. tour in August 2011 due to frontman Caleb Followill's vocal issues and exhaustion, according to an official statement.

 tour dates and tickets

December 2012
1 - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Club G.E.B.A.

June 2013
12, 13 - London, United Kingdom - O2 Arena
24, 25 - Manchester, United Kingdom - MEN Arena
27 - Berlin, Germany - Waldbuhne

July 2013
5 - Werchter, Belgium - Festivalpark
9, 10 - Birmingham, United Kingdom - LG Arena
14 - Oerias, Portugal - Optimus Alive

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