THE Kings Of Leon show at the Dublin RDS was cut short last night when parts of the venue's ceiling fell in on the band.

"We literally brought the house down!" said drummer Nathan Followill. "We started seeing debris falling down halfway through our set and didn't realize how bad it was until a large section of the ceiling fell down right near our guitar tech.

"There was a huge bit just dangling precariously above us and at that point the venue officials advised our manager to get us off stage in case somebody got hurt, luckily nobody was."

The band cut the set short after playing one song of their encore.

"Our tour manager made the closing announcement to the crowd just after we performed Knocked Up and we were annoyed we couldn't end on a big rocking tune like Charmer or Four Kicks, that's bad for the kids who were there last night.

"But I guess it would have been a hell of a lot worse having to cancel the entire tour due to injury!"

The roof at the RDS has since been fixed and the band will play their second show there tonight as originally scheduled. All other UK tour dates remain unaffected - the band will appear at Manchester Central (formerly the G-Mex) on SUnday, December 9.