News

Caleb Followill sparks steriod rumors

Caleb Followill sparks steriod rumors

Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill has sparked rumors he has steroid injections to boost his voice. Photo: Associated Press

Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill has sparked rumors he has steroid injections to boost his voice.

The rocker insists life on the road with the “Sex on Fire” hitmakers is starting to take its toll after they resumed touring in May, and he has now detailed the steps he takes to ensure the show must go on.

Followill admits he regularly boozes before hitting the stage to give his performance an edge, and has even hinted he receives regular muscle-boosting steroid shots to strengthen his vocal cords.

He tells Q magazine, “When you’re going as fast as we were going, or working as hard as we were, you get into a rhythm. Then it becomes a case of, well, if I’m gonna go out there and kick a** tonight then I need to grab a couple of drinks first. And I’m going to need a steroid shot just to sing. After a while, that gets on top of you.”

Recent Headlines

15 hours ago in Local

Three Men Arrested for Attempted UMass Break-Ins

UMass Amherst

They were caught early Sunday morning after police received a report of masked men trying to break into multiple rooms.

15 hours ago in Local

Record Crowd at Northampton Pro-Pot Festival

northampton three county fairgrounds extravaganja 2016

Organizers say it was the largest crowd in the pro-marijuana festival’s history, which was held in Northampton for the first time this year.

16 hours ago in Local

Deerfield Officer Stops Overdose with Narcan

police lights

The victim had overdosed and was revived and taken to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for further treatment.

16 hours ago in Local

New Opioid Task Force Director Named

opioid task force

34-year-old Paul McNeil most recently served as director of the Northampton Prevention Coalition.

16 hours ago in Local

Amtrak’s Vermonter Now Allows Bicycles Aboard

train tracks

The service will be offered for the next two years at least, and may continue indefinitely if successful