The Killers sell out in five minutes

Fans snap up tickets for their UK return

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Tickets for The Killers' comeback tour of the UK and Ireland sold out within minutes this morning (September 15).

Fans snapped up tickets for dates in Wolverhampton, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Glasgow, London and Dublin after just five minutes of them going on sale at 9am. It is unknown at this stage whether the band will be adding any extra dates.

The gigs, in support of their forthcoming second album 'Sam's Town', follow The Killers' comeback show at Blackpool's Empress Ballroom venue last week (September 8).

Tickets for the shows have already surfaced on eBay, with some going for more than £200 a pair.

The Killers will play:

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (November 18)
Manchester Apollo (20)
Hull Arena (21)
Glasgow Academy (22)
Newcastle Academy (23)
Nottingham Rock City (25)
London Brixton Academy (26, 27, 28)
Dublin The Point (30)

'Sam's Town' is out on on October 2, following the release of new single 'When You Were Young' on Monday (September 18).

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