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The Killers/Menlo Park/The Prosaics: Don Hill's, New York City

Live Review by Devon Powers, PopMatters, 23 October 2003

IT'S 10:15PM, the venue is already behind schedule with the showcase, and nobody cares. Instead, more and more bodies cram their way into downtown venue ...

The Killers: Hot Fuss (Lizard King)

Review by Dorian Lynskey, The Word, July 2004

MANY PERFORMERS see out their careers with a lucrative stint in Las Vegas but few actually hail from the city beyond the pleasure palace walls. ...

The Killers: Empress Ballroom, Blackpool ****

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 10 September 2006

YOU CAN ALMOST imagine the delight when some bright spark suggested the Killers launch their big comeback in the "Vegas of the North", and the ...

A Wrock Riter's Guilty Pleasure: The Killers

Comment by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, October 2006

IN LIMEYLAND we're obsessed with Guilty Pleasures, thanks not least to the doughty efforts of DJ Sean Rowley, who revels on his radio show in ...

The Killers: Sam's Town

Review by Alfred Soto, Stylus, 3 October 2006

MORE THAN A FEW CRITICS have knocked The Killers for recording a soupy version of Bruce Springsteen's 'Born to Run', but they haven't suggested which ...

Saints of Sin City: The Killers

Interview by Nick Kent, The Guardian, 20 October 2006

OVER THE COURSE of 50 years, we have borne witness to the on-going development of popular music, and many diverse faiths and cultures from all ...

The Brits 2007: Live and Everything

Report by Jude Rogers, Guardian Unlimited, 14 February 2007

LADIES AND gentlemen! Boys and girls! Pop spods and car crash-telly fans! The hour is at hand! Welcome, one and all, to the Brits blog! ...

The Killers: MEN Arena, Manchester

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, The Times, 20 February 2007

BRINGING A dash of Las Vegas flash to the future home of Britain's first supercasino, the Killers crowned last week's Brit Awards win for best ...

The Q Interview: Brandon Flowers: "I refuse to say, Fuck Bush."

Interview by William Shaw, Q, March 2007

The Killers man: practising Mormon, condom salesman, insists upon washing his own underpants ...

The Killers' Brandon Flowers

Interview by Chris Roberts, J Mag, November 2008

BRANDON FLOWERS – sweet, sometimes pensive and sometimes giggly, not much for eye contact and perhaps bearing the strain of slight shyness that can be ...

The Killers: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 5 November 2008

THE KILLERS have sold 12m albums worldwide yet still find themselves at a crossroads. ...

Razorlight: Slipway Fires (Mercury); The Killers: Day And Age (Mercury)

Review by Jude Rogers, The Word, December 2008

Young Men In A Hurry: What's the verdict on those tricky third albums from Razorlight and the Killers? It's all a bit forced. ...

The Killers: Day & Age (Vertigo) ***

Review by Dorian Lynskey, Q, December 2008

For his latest role, rock's great drama queen Brandon Flowers wisely packs away the facial hair and sombre poses of Sam's Town and pulls on ...

Dave Gahan meets Brandon Flowers

Interview by Ken Scrudato, Working Class, 2009

RECENTLY, while immersed in the eerie drug-sex double entendre of 'Never Let Me Down Again', a friend commented to me, "What's with Depeche Mode? They ...

The Killers: Brandon Flowers is Blooming

Interview by Gavin Martin, Daily Mirror, 13 February 2009

IT IS FIVE HOURS before showtime and the Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers, kicking back in his South Carolina hotel room, is in relaxed, confident and ...

The Killers: Nice Dummies

Profile and Interview by Laura Barton, Q, March 2009

"DAD! DID YA hear that? Double platinum!" Ronnie Vannucci hollers over the evening clatter of a Seattle restaurant. Several tables away, Vannucci Snr. raises his ...

The Killers: Air Canada Center, Toronto

Live Review by Juliette Jagger, Anchor Shop, 16 May 2013

THE KILLERS were always a band that I kept in the back of my mind. I have a few of their records and I liked ...

The Killers: Wonderful Wonderful

Review by Alfred Soto, Spin, 2 October 2017

AT LAST I KNOW: George Herbert is Brandon Flowers' Rosetta Stone. Writing from the point of view of an object of sacramental importance or as ...

Reading Festival: from Billie Eilish to Rina Sawayama, the kick-ass Barbies outshine the dull Kens

Review by Stephen Dalton, The Evening Standard, 28 August 2023

It still has its gender imbalance issues but the women on the bill this year were the ones not to miss. ...

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