VIDEO: Kings Of Leon's guitar rigs revealed

Caleb's Gibson 325 has seen plenty of action
Caleb's Gibson 325 has seen plenty of action

If you're a member of the illustrious Followill clan - brother, cousin, great aunt - chances are you'll be involved with Kings Of Leon to some degree.

Next to the band themselves, perhaps the best-known member of the family is guitar tech Christopher 'Nacho' Followill, an easy-going, laid-back sort who also happens to be a dead ringer for Malcolm Young circa 1980.

During sound check in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Nacho took MusicRadar on a private tour of Caleb and Matthew's guitar rigs and axe arsenals (including Caleb's prized Gibson 325, a stunning workhorse instrument that bears the unmistakable marks of the singer-guitarist's ferocious, percussive style of strumming).

Oh, and you might be asking yourself, "How did he get the nickname 'Nacho'?" Watch the video to find out.

Joe Bosso

Joe is a freelance journalist who has, over the past few decades, interviewed hundreds of guitarists for Guitar WorldGuitar PlayerMusicRadar and Classic Rock. He is also a former editor of Guitar World, contributing writer for Guitar Aficionado and VP of A&R for Island Records. He’s an enthusiastic guitarist, but he’s nowhere near the likes of the people he interviews. Surprisingly, his skills are more suited to the drums. If you need a drummer for your Beatles tribute band, look him up.