The Killers

Live Review: The Killers dominate Sydney with two back-to-back shows (19.12.22)

December 21, 2022

On one hand, you’ve got The Killers live at Qudos Bank Arena. Sydney’s go-to venue for stadium concerts was heaving for the Las Vegas band, long overdue for a revisit to our shores and fresh off a whopping 80+ shows as part of their global Imploding The Mirage tour. A tour, mind you, that has […]

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The 6 best concerts helping Australians say farewell to 2022 in November and December

November 2, 2022

We’re officially barrelling towards the end of 2022, a year that has been packed with international and local live music springing back to life after a series of crippling lockdowns. It’s been jam-packed, to say the very least, and next year is looking even stronger as some truly big-ticket acts like Elton John, Red Hot […]

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Amy Shark and Something for Kate announced as special guests for VALO Adelaide 500 Sunday night concert

October 5, 2022

The first weekend of December is when the VALO Adelaide 500 car race is being held. The after-race music is always a drawcard and Sunday night has Amy Shark and Something for Kate joining The Killers for an incredible night of music. Amy Shark became a household name in 2016 with the release of her […]

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Sea Girls: Five things that influenced the band on their debut album, Open Up Your Head

August 19, 2020

English rock band Sea Girls have just released their debut album Open Up Your Head. With a sound drenched in 00s indie rock, Sea Girls are a perfect match for fans of The Killers, Two Door Cinema Club and Bloc Party. The band have already reached great heights – they recently sold out an upcoming […]

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Bonnaroo closes its 16th year with massive sets from the likes of Moon Taxi, Dua Lipa and The Killers

June 12, 2018

While the final day of this year’s Bonnaroo festival began with sheets of rain and threats of lighting, the only bolts of electricity that came down on “The Farm” on Sunday came courtesy of the closing set from The Killers.  The rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada braved the storms and high humidity along with other amazing […]

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10 surefire highlights of Bonnaroo’s 16th anniversary this weekend

June 7, 2018

The 2018 edition of Bonnaroo is about to kick off with a lot of fresh new faces, big names and a huge dose of early 2000’s nostalgia. Muse, Eminem and The Killers were three of the biggest bands in the world 10 years ago and a decade later they will be headlining one of the […]

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Review: The Killers show everyone how it’s done on the first day of Boston Calling

May 28, 2018

Boston Calling kicked off the weekend to a mid-sized crowd on a hot, windy day, which gave me major flashbacks to the Big Day Out and Falls Festivals past. Within the first ten minutes I was sweaty, covered in dirt, and had sneezed about a hundred times. But if you don’t get a little grimy and […]

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Live Review: The Killers execute condensed stadium rock greatness for Sydneysiders at Selina’s

May 11, 2018

I have two vivid memories of The Killers. The first was when I was twelve years old, and my brother and I were out shopping with mum during the school holidays. We both decided we wanted to buy a CD. We settled on Jack Johnson’s In Between Dreams and The Killers’ Hot Fuss. Me, being […]

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Live Review: The Killers trade glamorous indie rock n roll for full blown Las Vegas glitz in Melbourne

May 7, 2018

I’ve only seen The Killers once before, probably the last time the band toured extensively in Australia – that Big Day Out tour off the back of Battle Born. A lot of fans pooh poohed that album but I embraced the Triple M-ready likes of “Runaways” and “The Way It Was” just as much as I attached […]

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Win a double pass to see The Killers at an exclusive intimate show in Sydney

May 5, 2018

One of the world’s biggest rock bands The Killers are return to Sydney to play an intimate show at a top-secret location, and American Express are giving you the chance to be one of just 400 people invited to experience it. Supported by singer-songwriter Alex Cameron, who hails from Sydney, the band is set to play the […]

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Alison Wonderland, Tash Sultana, Alex Lahey join Eminem and The Killers at Bonnaroo in June

January 16, 2018

After the dates were secured for Bonnaroo in June 2017, we’ve all been itching to check out the lineup. Some of the festival headliners include massive names such as Eminem, The Killers, and Muse – but what’s really got our attention are the massively anticipated Australian artists who are making huge names for themselves. Featured […]

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Five Albums You Must Listen to This Week (#014)

November 16, 2017

From landmark albums to impressive 2017 debuts, our list of recommendations should have your playlist lookin’ pretty!   ECCA VANDAL – Self-Titled (2017) By Sosefina Fuamoli We have been championing Ecca Vandal for a good few years now and it feels like, with the release of her self-titled debut album, the Melbourne artist has finally come full […]

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The Best on Ground at Lollapalooza 2017!

August 9, 2017

Lollapalooza has been around for more than 25 years. In that time the festival and music has evolved so much, going from a traveling festival with mostly rock bands to a stationed four day festival hosting genres and bands from all over the spectrum. A week ago 100 thousand people from all over the world […]

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The Killers & Run The Jewels make Day Two of Lollapalooza one to remember

August 5, 2017

Day Two of Lollapalooza was much dryer, longer and drama-free than its first day, which saw artists storm off stage early, torrential down pours and an evacuation that cut the headliners sets to less than 15 minutes. Friday’s headliners had a very nostalgic 2000s kind of feel as The Killers and Blink 182 played the two […]

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Six unmissable performances set to come out of Lollapalooza 2017

August 1, 2017

The biggest names in rock, hip-hop, pop and more will take over Grant Park for the 13th edition of Lollapalooza in Chicago next weekend. The four-day festival is headlined by Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire, The Killers and Muse, but that is just the start of the packed lineup. Australia and New Zealand will have a […]

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The Killers drop “The Man” and it’s time to get excited for the return of the Las Vegas kings

June 15, 2017

The Killers are definitely back on radar. Their new single, “The Man”, has been released and it’s been described as ‘the most infectious pop song of their already accomplished career’. Some good and obvious PR spin, you might say. But when you listen to the song, can’t deny it, “The Man” goes in. From the bass […]

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Tash Sultana, Middle Kids, Alison Wonderland to join Jay Z & The Killers at Austin City Limits 2017

May 5, 2017

Only hours ago, Jay Z was squeezed onto the Austin City Limits festival line up ahead of the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, The Killers and sis-in-law Solange – an exciting return from the New York King who is currently popping up on a few huge stages throughout the year. Of course, ACL is a huge drawcard for […]

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Vance Joy & Alison Wonderland to join Arcade Fire, Muse and The Killers at Lollapalooza in August

March 22, 2017

Lollapalooza has come on through this year, as the line up for the festival’s flagship event in Chicago has finally made its way online. The three dayer is set for August 3rd – 6th at Grant Park and will be headlined by Muse, Arcade Fire, Chance The Rapper and The Killers, while the rest of the festival is coming packing some […]

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10 Years On: Remembering The Killers’ Sam’s Town

September 29, 2016

On the 10th anniversary of The Killers’ sophomore album Sam’s Town, journalist and The Killers’ biggest fan (self-appointed) Anthony Colangelo explains why Sam’s Town is such a special LP and why it proves the band is just as good as any mid-2000’s alt-rock outfit.  __ I remember the first time I listened to Sam’s Town. […]

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The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part One – 101 to 76

May 17, 2016

What makes a good song great? What is it about that one song from the 80’s that still resonates with you now, in 2016? What was it about that artist’s debut single that still stacks up with material they’re releasing now, four or five albums deep? These are the sorts of questions we’ve been asking ourselves recently in […]

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Chet Faker, Courtney Barnett, and Meg Mac join Kanye West, The Strokes, and Beck on the massive line up for Governors Ball 2016

January 8, 2016

Aussie acts continue to climb row by row on American festival lineup posters, with a great example being the massive new program for this year’s Governors Ball, which takes place in June on Randall’s Island Park in New York City. Headlined by the likes of Chicago rapper-producer Kanye West, indie rock gods The Strokes and […]

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