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They called it their “Everest”. Now, The Killers’ day has come. It’s just after midsummer in Wembley Stadium. A crest of arms bearing the words ‘Battle Born’ sits atop the…

“Let’s go out tonight/There’s a mystery underneath the neon light/Before life and the dream collide/’Cos the truth’s gonna come and cut me open wide” – ‘Rising Tide’ Economies collapse.…

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Well, it’s good to know they’re not fucking about. Four years after ‘Day & Age’ saw them dip their toe into dancier waters, The Killers make their grand return with…

OK, so we were already expecting the guitars to be turned up on the follow-up to Brandon and co’s electro odyssey ‘Day & Age’. But balls-out power pop, as evidenced…

You’d think what with all the feathery epaulettes and artfully torn jackets there’d be no room for Bono’s ego, but Shepherd’s Bush Empire is huge. Having rehearsed for mere minutes,…

It hasn’t been the greatest of autumns for stadium indie’s class of 2003, returning with their third albums. The scrawny Razorlight tried to reinvent themselves with U2 bombast, but displayed…

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First of all, let’s all agree on the fact that The Killers are a simply ludicrous band. If you need a convincing reason why, let’s start with the fact that…

As Brandon wails while his band turn into an epic Erasure, ‘Human’ marks the point where the synth jubilance of ‘Somebody Told Me’ gallops into ‘Sam’s Town’ guns blazing; Killers…

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It’s hard to dislike The Killers. No, scratch that. It’s actually really easy to dislike The Killers. It always has been, ever since Brandon Flowers first launched his guy-lined mug…

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Who ever told Brandon Flowers to start aping The Boss had their heart well and truly in the right place, but did they know it would come to this in…

You probably know this already, but heck, know it again. Simple as you like and effortlessly loveable, ‘Bones’ is right out of an ’80s teen movie with its scratchy riffs…

Before we go any further we need to set the record straight. Three and a bit years ago, at the very start of The Killers’ UK assault, this writer reviewed…

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Usually it’s ‘difficult second albums’ that gives fans the fear ahead of a band’s comeback, but Killers supporters have been plagued by facial hair. Brandon Flowers’ new whiskers have prompted…