The Killers confirm live return

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The band announce hometown show and hint at more dates

The Killers have confirmed they are to make their live return with a hometown show.

The band will play the Empire Ballroom in Las Vegas on August 26.

The band will also perform at the North American version of V Festival in Baltimore on September 23.

However the band have issue a statement tell fans to expect more dates the world over soon, with US shows to be confirmed tomorrow (August 18).

According to the band’s statement: “The Killers will announce their first outing in support of new album ’Sam’s Town’ tomorrow (August 18th). Kicking off on the West Coast, the tour will play across the US and Canada, culminating with a huge hometown show alongside such artists as Tom Petty at the 2006 VeGoose Festival in Las Vegas.

The Killers will then head to Europe for the month of November before returning to the States for more shows.”

Additionally fans can get a sneak preview of the video for comeback single ‘When You Were Young’ on the band’s website http://www.islandrecords.com/thekillers/ now.

Stay tuned to NME.COM for the latest on these dates, meanwhile as previously reported, the band will release second album ‘Sam’s Town’ on October 2.