FOLLOWING their triumphant headline appearances at Oxegen, T In The Park and Glastonbury, Kings of Leon have announced a massive UK arena tour this December.

The Tennessee band released their chart topping album Because of the Times to critical aclaim in 2007 and have since established themselves as the driving force in southern-style rock.

Their recently announced V festival warm-up show at Brixton Academy on August 14 sold out in just 3 minutes.

And this tour will also include material from their new album Only by the Night due for release on September 23.

The album has already become one of the most anticipated and talked about records of the year and the reactions to the recently debuted new songs live have been phenomenal.

You can catch them on Monday, December 8 at the Liverpool Arena and on Tuesday, December 16 at the MEN Arena, Manchester.

Tickets are on sale now priced £25 plus booking fees. They are available from or the 24-hour hotline, 0871 2200 260 (Limit six tickets per person).