Watch Spike Lee-directed video for The Killers’ new anti-Trump anthem

Watch Spike Lee-directed video for The Killers’ new anti-Trump anthem

Las Vegas indie-rockers The Killers have returned with anti-Donald Trump anthem Land Of The Free – and you can watch the Spike Lee-directed video here. Brandon Flowers and his band took to their social media accounts yesterday (January 13) to “tease something new” before making the track available via streaming services. Recorded at their own Battle Born Studios, the new song is inspired by current events under Trump’s administration and past events in the US….

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TRNSMT Festival, closing day round-up

TRNSMT Festival, closing day round-up

On the closing day of weekend 2, Hudson Taylor took to the Main Stage looking effortless as their set got the final day off to a flying start. Lewis Capaldi was up next, with the local boy putting on an amazing performance as he graduated from the King Tut’s Stage Powered by Utilita in 2017 to the Main Stage in 2018, where he delivered a set that proved why he was tipped to be a…

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The Killers to play intimate gig after TRNSMT festival

The Killers to play intimate gig after TRNSMT festival

Las Vegas indie rockers The Killers will play an intimate gig at Glasgow’s King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut after their headline show at TRNSMT festival tomorrow (July 8). Tickets to see Brandon Flowers and co sold out in just one minute, with a spokesperson for the venue saying this was “the fastest selling show ever at Tut’s.” Speaking to The Daily Record, drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr said: “We plan to play TRNSMT then right afterwards…

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Listen: The Killers cover Fats Domino classic Ain’t That A Shame

Listen: The Killers cover Fats Domino classic Ain’t That A Shame

Ahead of their visit to Scotland next month, Las Vegas indie rockers The Killers have paid tribute to the late Fats Domino with a live rendition of Ain’t That A Shame. The Brandon Flowers-fronted band headlined Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans at the weekend, performing the Fats Domino cover during their set. The rock ‘n’ roll pioneer died of natural causes on October 24. He was 89. “We lost one of rock and roll’s founding fathers…

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The Killers talk new album

The Killers talk new album

Ahead of their visit to Scotland next month, Las Vegas indie-rockers The Killers revealed that they underwent group counselling sessions before making their new album. The Brandon Flowers-led band release sixth studio album Battle Born next week (September 22). Speaking to music magazine NME, Flowers admitted that “a lot of eggshells are walked on,” before adding: “We’ve had some counselling sessions.” “It was basically a communication session,” drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr explained of their problems. “We’re…

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Support act announced for The Killers’ UK tour

Support act announced for The Killers’ UK tour

Ahead of their hotly-anticipated visit to Scotland in November, Las Vegas indie-rockers The Killers have announced the support act for their UK arena tour. Joining the Brandon Flowers-led band during dates in Glasgow, Manchester, London and more will be Juanita Stein, singer and guitarist with Australian band Howling Bells. Stein, who released debut solo album America last month, will perform tracks from the record during her support slots with The Killers. “This record is an…

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Brandon Flowers discusses The Killers’ new album

Brandon Flowers discusses The Killers’ new album

Brandon Flowers, frontman of Las Vegas indie-rockers The Killers, has said he wanted to make a “more grown-up” record this time around with Wonderful Wonderful, the band’s soon-to-be-released newbie. The Killers, who visit Scotland in November on a UK tour, are set to release Wonderful Wonderful on September 22. It is the Somebody Told Me hitmaker’s first studio album in five years, following 2012’s Battle Born. Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine, Flowers and drummer Ronnie…

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The Killers to reissue Hot Fuss on vinyl, plus update on new album

The Killers to reissue Hot Fuss on vinyl, plus update on new album

Las Vegas indie rockers The Killers have announced that they will reissue their debut album Hot Fuss on vinyl next month. Hot Fuss was originally released in 2004 and included the hit singles Mr Brightside, Somebody Told Me, All These Things That I’ve Done and Smile Like You Mean It. The Killers’ vinyl reissue of Hot Fuss will be releaed on January 13, 2017 via UMe. It will be released on standard weight vinyl and limited pressing white vinyl. The Killers…

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The Killers working on new album

The Killers working on new album

Las Vegas indie rockers The Killers have returned to the studio to start recording their fifth album. The Mr Brightside hitmakers, whose last album was 2012’s Battle Born, started the sessions on Friday (September 9) in their hometown. “We’ll see what happens,” drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. told DIY. “We’ve been working with different people and seeing how it feels, and we’re starting to work with another person now. I don’t know if we wanna reveal who that is.”…

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