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The Killers release Mayweather Vs. McGregor hype video

  • 12:56 pm Monday, August 21st, 2017 by Sam

The big Mayweather Vs. McGregor fight is coming up this Saturday on Showtime and now The Killers are getting in on the hype

Brandon Flowers of The Killers talks ‘The Man’ and next album ‘Wonderful, Wonderful’

  • 11:23 am Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 by Sam

Brandon Flowers called into 97x today to tell us more about ‘The Man’ and what to expect from the new album. Speaking to the single he explained that ‘The Man’ is “my last hurrah with my 22-year-old self” he explains that it is a representation of the visions and ideas of masculinity he had at that time in his life. He feels this new record captures where he is now, 5 years later, and ‘The Man’ was his way of looking back and acknowledging who he was and the band was then. 

The Killers Make Surprise Appearance at Glastonbury Festival

  • 12:45 pm Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
The Killers Surprise Fans at Glastonbury Festival

It’s not too often that you see headlining quality acts make surprise appearances on one of the smallest stages at a festival… or rather ever. Well, The Killers did just that. The Las Vegas based band made the short trip across the pond to surprise attendees at England’s Glastonbury Festival, because obviously that was the closest festival to Vegas, duh. Regardless of why they were there, it was still awesome nonetheless. I’m not sure how this was kept a secret for so long, because accommodations must have been made well in advance.

The Killers announced that their newest album, Wonderful Wonderful, is due out in [More]

The Killers drop new song ‘The Man’ – Listen

  • 12:41 pm Thursday, June 15th, 2017 by Sam

“He’s got gas in the tank…money in the bank…he’s THE MAN.” The Killers dropped a new single on us today, ‘The Man’. Their fifth album Wonderful Wonderful should be out in the fall.

The Killers Recording “Heavier” Music, Including a Song About Mike Tyson

  • 1:15 pm Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
The Killers discuss their upcoming album

We knew The Killers have been working on their fifth studio album since September, but the Las Vegas based alt rockers just opened up to Q Magazine about what to expect from that new record, and they even shared some interesting song titles.

The band’s 2004 release Hot Fuss is arguably their best album to date, and if you were to argue that then you would probably come back at me with Sam’s Town, released in 2006. Over a decade later, two more less than stellar albums in the books, and a mid 30’s Brandon Flowers, one would have to expect a different tone [More]

Highlighting This Year’s Best Music Festivals

  • 11:31 am Saturday, January 14th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
Best music festivals of 2017

Okeechobee Music Festival

The second year festival will be back at beautiful Sunshine Grove in the middle of south Florida. The music and arts festival is a 4 night camping only immersive experience. If you have been to a music festival in the past but haven’t camped, this is a bucket list experience. The diversity of genres up and down this lineup is what gets it on this list. It’s certainly not top heavy, and you might not recognize half of the lineup, but nonetheless there is something for everyone.

South by Southwest

One of the most [More]