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Kings Of Leon Guitarist Taking A Break To Be A Dad

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: The Kings of Leon leave the "The Late Show with David Letterman" at Ed Sullivan Theater on September 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Donna Ward/Getty Images)

Kings of Leon guitarist Matt Followill is taking a break from the band to focus on his new job – being a dad.

The band announced the news on Instagram, congratulating Matt and his wife Johanna on their new baby daughter.


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Matt will be skipping the current leg of KoL’s When You See Yourself tour to spend time with his family. Longtime touring guitarist Timothy Deaux will fill in.

How much time did you take off work when your children were born?

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