KoL Doc Gets Real

“Talihina Sky,” the new documentary that provides a strikingly intimate look at the Kings of Leon, is generating a lot of buzz in light of the band’s recent cancellation of its U.S. tour.

The film casts light on lead singer Caleb Followill’s struggles with alcohol and reportedly features a scene in which brother Nathan Followill confronts him while filming, shouting “You get drunk and you talk shit to everybody who makes you who you are. You’re a piece of shit and your band cannot fucking stand you.”

“Caleb looked at him and said, ‘Who does that? Who yells and films at the same time?’” director Stephen Mitchell told The Wrap. “And Nathan says, ‘I dunno – I just had enough of you that day, you know?’”

Other subplots include the band’s religious upbringing and their extended Southern family in the backwoods of Oklahoma.