The Killers

The Killers’ ‘Sam’s Town’ Getting Vinyl Re-issue For 10th Anniversary With Unreleased Song

Robbie Daw | August 24, 2016 - 12:48 pm

The Vegas band’s sophomore LP turns 10. More »

Elton John Plans To Write With Brandon Flowers For The Killers’ Next Album

Jordan Simon | February 8, 2016 - 2:07 pm

Sir Elton and Brandon Flowers (aka “Mr. Brightside”) might be teaming up. More »

Recent History Suggests You Should Not Believe Kanye’s Claim That ‘SWISH’/’WAVES’ Is The Best Album Of All Time

Carl Williott | January 25, 2016 - 3:54 pm

Kanye isn’t the first artist to make outlandish claims about a forthcoming album. More »

2016 Governors Ball Lineup: Kanye West, The Killers & The Strokes To Headline

Carl Williott | January 8, 2016 - 12:01 pm

Robyn, Haim, CHVRCHES, M83 and more big pop acts round out the lineup. More »

The Killers Get Down With Santa Claus In Their “Dirt Sledding” Video: Watch

Bianca Gracie | December 2, 2015 - 1:03 pm

The band ring in the holiday season with their 10th annual Christmas single for (RED). More »

Kendrick Lamar Crashes A Wedding In Ohio: Morning Mix

Bianca Gracie | November 17, 2015 - 8:00 am

Plus Nicki Minaj may be getting sued by her ex. Also see which artists will be performing on television today. More »

Brandon Flowers & Neil Tennant Perform “Rent” & “Human” Together In Los Angeles: Watch

Robbie Daw | September 28, 2015 - 6:38 am

Brandon brought one of his heroes on stage for a pair of duets. More »

Kanye West, Sam Smith, Coldplay To Headline 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival

Carl Williott | July 30, 2015 - 9:30 am

Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, Diplo, Disclosure and Demi Lovato also will perform at the Vegas fest. More »

Brandon Flowers & La Roux Are Featured On New Order’s ‘Music Complete’

Carl Williott | July 7, 2015 - 8:09 am

New Order snags The Killers’ frontman, Elly Jackson and Iggy Pop for new album. More »

Smallpools Perform “Karaoke” In A Karaoke Bar: Idolator Premiere

Bianca Gracie | April 2, 2015 - 8:00 am

Watch the Los Angeles band sing their hit tune over The Killers’ instrumental! More »

Brandon Flowers Unveils ‘The Desired Effect’ Solo Album Cover

Bradley Stern | March 19, 2015 - 2:28 pm

The Killers’ frontman is back for another round. More »

The Killers & Jimmy Kimmel Team Up For Holiday Song “Joel, The Lump Of Coal” & The Video Will Make You Cry: Watch

Robbie Daw | December 3, 2014 - 7:51 am

It wouldn’t be Christmastime without The Killers, as the band have been churning out their annual holiday singles for the (RED) campaign since 2006. And lo and behold, just when you thought the Las Vegas pop-rockers would never top that very first one, “A Great Big Sled,” they’ve gone and whipped up sentimental… More »

Brandon Flowers Working With Sky Ferreira Producer Ariel Rechtshaid On Sophomore Solo Album

Robbie Daw | August 27, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Brandon Flowers certainly doesn’t slack in the music-making department. This past June marked the 10-year anniversary of his band The Killers’ debut LP Hot Fuss, and as a follow up to the quartet’s 2013 compilation Direct Hits — as well as his own 2010 solo album Flamingo — the Las Vegas pop-rock crooner has been… More »

Christmas Playlist: 19 Pop Songs Of Winter, Lights, Mistletoe And Sleighs!

Idolator Staff | December 5, 2013 - 5:28 am

The turkey leftovers have been cleared out, the tree is up and we’re feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of cards that need to be dropped in the mail this month. A good excuse to procrastinate on the latter: We decided that no website is complete at this time of year without a festive playlist,… More »

The Killers Dread “Christmas In L.A.” With Owen Wilson: Watch The New Video

Carl Williott | December 2, 2013 - 9:18 am

In recent years, it seems like people have been particularly egregious with their abuse of the winter calendar, moving right from Halloween decorations to Christmas lights. But not The Killers. The Killers know that the true season of Noel doesn’t begin until after Thanksgiving, and so they mark the occasion this year with the premiere… More »

Kings Of Leon Say Pop Music Is “F*cking Awful” & “Making The World A Bad Place”

Carl Williott | November 19, 2013 - 11:32 am

Kings of Leon have taken a page out of The Killers playbook and straight trashed pop music in a recent overseas interview. Two members of the Followill clan — lead guitarist Matthew and bassist Jared — recently spoke to The Sydney Morning Hearld and vented about what they think is the sorry state of pop music. “Some pop… More »

Watch The Killers Perform “Shot At The Night” On ‘Ellen’

Carl Williott | November 15, 2013 - 9:31 am

The Killers just gave a grand rendition of “Shot At The Night” on Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this week, and they didn’t dial things back for their performance of the M83-produced track on Ellen, despite the smaller stage. It was a more intimate setting, but the bevy of backup singers came along, as did Brandon Flowers’ lightning bolt… More »

The Killers Perform “Shot At The Night” On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’: Watch

Carl Williott | November 13, 2013 - 8:59 am

The Killers stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform their Direct Hits lead single “Shot At The Night” Tuesday (November 12). The shimmery M83-produced track evokes the band’s synthy Nu Romantic early days, so we thought we’d get to see Brandon Flowers sidle up to that trusty sparkly keyboard once more, but that wasn’t the case. Instead,… More »

The Killers’ “Just Another Girl”: Listen To The New ‘Direct Hits’ Song

Robbie Daw | November 4, 2013 - 2:30 pm

The Killers are a week off from releasing their first singles collection, Direct Hits (out November 11), and as a follow-up to “Shot At The Night,” the Las Vegas synth-pop band have premiered new track “Just Another Girl.” British production wiz Stuart Price (Madonna, Pet Shop Boys) lends a hand here, much as he did on… More »

The Killers Have Some Choice Words For American Pop Music: It’s “Retarded”

Sam Lansky | November 1, 2013 - 1:51 pm

While Lorde’s inarguably excellent, critically hailed single “Royals” sits comfortably atop the Hot 100 for the fifth week in a row, pop-rock quartet The Killers are none too pleased with the condition of American Top 40 music — and luckily, there’s a hideously outmoded slur that can be used to describe it!

In an interview with TheMore »

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