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The Killers Share New Song “Run for Cover” + Announce 2018 Tour

posted by Oscar July 28, 2017

The Killers have delivered two bits of news today, with the band sharing a new track and announcing a new North American tour. Brandon Flowers and crew’s latest cut from forthcoming album Wonderful, Wonderful (September 22) is titled “Run For Cover.”

The band will tour in support of the new album, kicking things off in Toronto, ON, Canada on January 5 and will finish off about a month later on February 6 in Salt Lake City, UT.

Check out the new song and tour dates below. Continue Reading

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Austin City Limits 2017 Lineup Announced, feat. Chance The Rapper, Gorillaz, Red Hot Chili Peppers

posted by Oscar May 4, 2017

The 2017 Austin City Limits Festival lineup has been revealed today and it’s headlined by the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance The Rapper, Gorillaz, and The Killers.

ACL Fest will once again take place over two weekends; October 6-8 and October 13-15; at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas.

Some of the other dope names on this list of performers includes Ice Cube, Ryan Adams, Solange, Run The Jewels, Foster The People, Spoon, A$AP Ferg, D.R.A.M., Skepta, Louis The Child, SuperDuperKyle [weekend one only], Royal Blood [weekend one only], Angel Olsen, Danny Brown, Eagles Of Death Metal [weekend two only], The Growlers, Whitney, The Lemon Twigs, and Jamila Woods.

Tickets are on sale now: http://bit.ly/2pZ7NUc

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Wayhome Music Festival 2016 Lineup Announced, feat. LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire, The Killers

posted by Oscar February 9, 2016

Wayhome Fest 2016

The second installment of Canada’s WayHome Music & Arts Festival will be hitting Oro-Medonte, ON from July 22nd to the 24th and today we get to learn the lineup. The headliners are the recently reunited LCD Soundsystem, Canadian icons Arcade Fire, and The Killers.

Also on the bill are Major Lazer, M83, FKA twigs, Future, The Arcs, and Vince Staples. See the full lineup above.

Tickets to WayHome go on sale Tuesday, February 16th at Noon EST. Get them on the festival’s website.

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Governors Ball Announces 2016 Lineup feat. Kanye West, The Strokes, Beck

posted by Oscar January 8, 2016

Governors Ball 2016

Festival lineup announcement season is upon us and now that its NYC’s Governors Ball have unveiled their 2016 roster, it’s getting really hard to argue which lineup is better, this one or Coachella’s

The big news is that the festival to be held at Randall’s Island Park June 3-5 will be headlined by Kanye West AND The Strokes. Two of the biggest acts since the turn of the century!! That itself is more than enough to make you want to attend, but the fest organizers have put together some worthy acts to fill out the rest of the schedule that you can get excited about.

Also on the lineup are The Killers, Beck, Death Cab For Cutie, HAIM, Father John Misty, Bloc Party, Miguel, Big Grams, Action Bronson, Mac Miller, Joey Bada$$, Eagles Of Death Metal, De La Soul, Vince Staples, and Vic Mensa. Check out the full roster in the Donda-designed poster above and get your tickets here.

See you in New York!

 

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Video: The Killers Cover Kings Of Leon At Firefly

posted by Oscar June 22, 2015

An impending thunderstorm this past Saturday night forced Kings Of Leon to cancel their headlining set at Firefly but on the closing night The Killers made sure the fans still got to hear KOL’s music. Brandon Flowers and the rest of the Vegas band covered two of Saturday night headliner’s songs in “Use Somebody” (below) and “The Bucket” (my personal favorite of theirs).

See the latter above. Continue Reading

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Video: The Smashing Pumpkins, w/Members of Rage Against The Machine & The Killers, Perform on ‘Fallon’

posted by Oscar April 3, 2015

The Smashing Pumpkins – “Drum + Fife”

Last night the Smashing Pumpkins hit The Tonight Show as musical guests and performed their latest single “Drum + Fife.” What made this a particularly cool performance was that Pumpkins members Billy Corgan and Jeff Schroeder were joined by The Killers’ Mark Stoermer on bass and Rage Against the Machine’s Brad Wilk on drums.

See that performance by clicking on the “Drum + Fife” cover art above.

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Firefly Music Festival 2015 Lineup feat. The Killers, Morrissey, Kid Cudi

posted by Oscar February 17, 2015

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Delaware’s Firefly Festival has delivered this year’s lineup. Last year was star-studded thanks to acts like OutKast, Foo Fighters, and SaveMoney reps Chance The Rapper and Vic Mensa.

The 2015 edition is no less dope with big names like The Killers and Kings of Leon as headliners while the third main act is yet to be announced. The rest of the roster is filled up by Morrissey, Modest Mouse, Spoon, Cage the Elephant, Run the Jewels, Gary Clark Jr., Charli XCX, and Kid Cudi.

Other notable acts performing at the Woodlands in Dover, Delaware this coming June 18th – 21st are Twin Peaks, Snoop Dogg, and RJD2. Get general admission and VIP passes over at the festival’s website.

Update (2/25): Paul McCartney has been unveiled to be the mystery third headliner.

(CoS)

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Video: Catfish & the Bottlemen – “Read My Mind” (The Killers Cover) for ‘Like A Version’

posted by Oscar January 23, 2015

Welsh band Catfish & The Bottlemen were the latest act to be featured on triple j’s Like A Version, where they went on to cover The Killers’ “Read My Mind,” and added just a little bit of R Kelly’s “Ignition.” The lead singer revealed that the inspiration for picking that song for their cover is that they took enough from the band in their own sound, so might as well pay a little tribute. See that acoustic performance above.

The band also performed their own hit “Cocoon,” which you can find below. Continue Reading

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Video: The Killers & Jimmy Kimmel – “Joel, The Lump Of Coal”

posted by Oscar December 2, 2014

The Killers continue their annual tradition of composing a Christmas single for the AIDS awareness organization (RED), and their latest creation was a collaboration with Late Night TV’s hilarious Jimmy Kimmel. The resulting piece was their song “Joel, the Lump of Coal” and it was delivered on a segment from last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The video above not only includes the “classic” Christmas tradition of stop-motion animation for the song’s visuals, we even got a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the tune. Check it out above.

The song is available on iTunes and benefits (RED).

(RS)
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Video: The Killers – “On Top” feat. Danielle Haim on Drums

posted by Oscar August 10, 2014

During The Killers’ Outside Lands Festival after show they brought out special guest, Danielle Haim (HAIM) to play drums for their song, “On Top.” Performed for the first time since 2009, the song was the first from their encore at their show at The Independent in San Francisco, Ca.

See it above.

(CoS)

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Event: Outside Lands 2014 Lineup feat. Kanye West, Tom Petty, Arctic Monkeys

posted by Oscar April 8, 2014

Outside Lands 2014

Outside Lands is heading back to San Francisco for the 7th installment of the West Coast music festival and this year’s lineup is among one of the best for festivals hitting the country in 2014. Kanye West, Tom Petty and The Killers named as the main headliners for the fest that will also feature Arctic Monkeys, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tiësto, Flaming Lips, Death Cab for Cutie, and Disclosure.

Other notable acts include Spoon, HAIM, and Warpaint. You can also see the official announcement of the festival lineup in a Funny Or Die-produced video featuring Huey Lewis here; full lineup is above.

This is one festival that would be well-worth traveling to.