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04 Jan

Killers frontman Brandon Flowers called into Zane Lowe’s morning show on BBC Radio 1 today to announce that the band would be releasing a brand new album and visiting the UK for some shows soon. When will all this happen? What’s the name of the new single? Find out more by listening below:


21 Feb

The Killers’ Brandon Flowers will be playing select West Coast dates this spring, culminating in a set at this year’s Coachella festival. These very special dates are on sale NOW.

These shows will feature the same band that Flowers took on the road this past fall in support of his critically acclaimed solo album, Flamingo, out now on Island Records. Flamingo, produced by Stuart Price, Daniel Lanois, and Brendan O’Brien, is a stunning 10-song collection that received rapturous response upon its release last year. Live, these songs take on new dimensions, all anchored by Flowers’ show-stopping performance.

Praise for Flamingo:

“Flamingo, the Killers front man’s solo debut, perfects the haunted shimmering quality of the Vegas quartet’s 2008 international hit Day & Age.” – Vanity Fair

“…the hooks on Flamingo [are] irresistible…” – Rolling Stone

Praise for Flowers’ live show:

“Flowers’ performance was focused, and his singing felt emphatic as he leaned into the music as if it were a windstorm.” – New York Post

“Brandon Flowers is one of the…most exquisite people I’ve ever shared a room with… He’s odd and rare because he seeks authentic sanctity and it participates in him, illuminating him like a live diamond.” – Huffington Post

The dates are:

4/10/11 Zapopan, MEX @ Teatro Estudio Cavaret

4/11/11 Mexico City, MEX @ Vive Cuervo Salon

4/14/11 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues

4/15/11 Indio, CA @ Coachella

4/16/11 Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues

26 Dec

Day two of our Christmas present to you! Here’s Brandon Flowers’s full set from the second day of KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2010. Check it out and pick up his album Flamingo on iTunes, Amazon MP3, CD

16 Nov

The lineup for night two of KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas 2010 has been announced. For the first time in several years, we think that the second day trumps the first day. This year’s second day lineup features: Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Brandon Flowers, The Black Keys, The Temper Trap, Neon Trees, Florence & the Machine, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, and Broken Bells. Tickets for night two can be purchased during the Exclusive KROQ Street Team Friday 11/19 at noon via here. The rest of the ticket info is the same as the info for the first day of the Almost Acoustic Xmas. You can check it out below too:

You must be a KROQ Street Team member to get the Ticketmaster password. Sign up for your free membership here.

* Tickets are available online only via
* Tickets are $75 each plus Ticketmaster/venue service charges.
* Limit 2 tickets per person per show.
* Tickets must be purchased via credit card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.
* Tickets are available for purchase by California residents only. This is determined by your credit card’s billing zip code.
* Night 1 of the 21st Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas benefits Para Los Niños, a non-profit family service agency designed to raise at-risk children out of poverty and into brighter futures through positive educational opportunities and support.
* Accessible ADA seating tickets go on sale @ the same time.


* Can I buy tickets if I live outside of California? No.
* How many tickets can I buy? 2 tickets per show.
* Can I pick where my seats are located? No. The Ticketmaster system gives you the best available seats at your moment of purchase.
* Are there different prices for different seats? No.
* Can I wear an Ed Hardy shirt to the concert? No.


* Ticketmaster will hold the print at-home tickets for 48 hours. This allows the Ticketmaster system to double-check your credit card’s billing zip code.
* Out-of-state purchases and all sales over the 2 ticket limit will be cancelled.
* Tickets are $75.00 plus $4.75 facility fee.
* Ticketmaster service charge, processing fee and print-at-home service charge is $16.55 per ticket.
* Grand total of one ticket with all service charges: $96.30. A pair of tickets is $192.60
* Ticket buyers can select the following (for an additional fee):
o In store pick up: $3.00
o UPS delivery: $14.50-$25.00

05 Oct

Fran Healy, lead singer and songwriter of multi-platinum selling Scottish rock band Travis, is very excited to release his debut solo album WRECKORDER (pre-order), today October 5th on Ryko / Wreckord Label. Beginning November 10th in Los Angeles, CA, Healy will join The Killers’ front man Brandon Flowers for a two-week tour of the United States.

“WRECKORDER proves to be Healy’s most thoughtful work since Travis’ The Invisible Band” raves The Onion, while Filter Magazine praises Healy’s “effortless craftsmanship and wide range … that work to perfection.” Alternative Press goes on to say that WRECKORDER “gives Healy the chance to stretch his range with positive results. WRECKORDER is a worthy debut.” The London Times simply says Healy’s solo debut “returns the Scotsman to his best.”

Healy is currently donating part of the proceeds from his special edition package of WRECKORDER (pre-order) to the Save The Children organization. Actively involved with the organization, Healy has already made two trips to Sudan and launched one of the largest global campaigns to help more than ten million children.

Fans can see the video for first single BUTTERCUPS here

BUY WRECKORDER Deluxe Package / iTunes / Amazon


With Brandon Flowers

November 10 Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
November 11 Fox Theatre Oakland, CA
November 13 Roseland Ballroom Portland, OR
November 14 Showbox Sodo Seattle, WA
November 15 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, ON
November 17 The Depot Salt Lake City, UT
November 18 The Ogden Denver, CO
November 21 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
November 23 Riviera Chicago, IL
November 24 Royal Oak Music Hall Royal Oak, MI

15 Sep

Brandon Flowers performed “Crossfire” on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Check it out and pick up his album Flamingo on iTunes, Amazon MP3, CD

14 Sep

Brandon Flowers performed “Crossfire” on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Check it out and pick up his album Flamingo on iTunes, Amazon MP3, CD

08 Jul

VEVO has premiered the brand new video “Crossfire” from Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers’ solo album. Download the song now on Amazon MP3 and pre-order the album here. Check out the Nash Edgerton directed clip:

01 Jun
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On Saturday May 30th at the Pinkpop Festival in the Netherlands, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band were joined by The Killersto perform the Boss’s “Thunder Road” (Credit: NME). Both bands played the first night of the three day festival. Thanks to tlempers for the videos and to Mr Apollo and if i were going for the pics. Check out the Bruce’s setlist below and some pics and videos to the right

‘Out In The Street’
‘She’s The One’
‘Outlaw Pete’
‘Radio Nowhere’
‘Working On A Dream’
‘Johnny 99′
‘The Ghost Of Tom Joad’
‘Raise Your Hand’
‘From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come)’
‘I’m on Fire’
‘Thunder Road’
‘Waitin’ On A Sunny Day’
‘The Promised Land’
‘Lonesome Day’
‘The Rising’
‘Born To Run’
‘Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out’
‘Land Of Hope And Dreams’
‘American Land’
‘Glory Days’
‘Dancing in the Dark’

30 Apr

Brandon Flowers seems to have a knack for talking a lot and annoying people (like when he compared Sam’s Town to Springsteen’s music and called it “one of the best albums in the past twenty years”). Flowers recently spoke to about his desire for The Killers to be as popular in the US as they are in Britain. His biggest obstacle? The American music fan.

“We’ve been embraced in Britain in a way that I’ll never understand, and it’s such a wonderful thing,” he declared. “But over here [in America], people are still so obsessed with Led Zeppelin and Nirvana, those sorts of bands, that nobody else is allowed [to grow].”

He added: “It’s not just us; there are a lot of great bands that have been held down or confined by the influence of these people that we’ve put up on pedestals. I’m tired of it, you know? I just want to knock them all off! And people don’t like that attitude. It’s almost like they don’t believe that it’s possible that anybody else can be the real deal.

“It doesn’t matter how many great songs we write or how many great shows we play. But we’re slowly chipping away at it. With this last album ['Day And Age'], there’s been a noticeable shift but we’re still nowhere near where we are in Europe.”