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The Killers

The Killers are an alternative rock band that originated in Las Vegas.

A Jimmy Kimmel Instagram shot of Brandon Flowers’ UNLV jacket.
In UNLV jacket unveiling, Brandon Flowers is a Runnin’ Rebel with a cause
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
A big fan of the UNLV squad who won the 1989-90 national championship, Brandon Flowers of The Killers wore Rebel red during a recent performance at Reunion Park at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. ...
The Killers close out Day 2 of Life Is Beautiful on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in downtown Las Vegas.
The Killers release annual holiday single, ‘Christmas in L.A.’
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The hometown boys teamed up with Dawes for the tune.
Actresses Sharon Stone, left, and Amanda Seyfried arrive at the Las Vegas premiere of the movie "Lovelace" at Planet Hollywood Sunday, Aug. 4 2013.
Sharon Stone’s scant education in adult films; The Killers’ Huntridge commitment is something to watch
Monday, August 5, 2013
Sharon Stone has performed in some graphic movies but gave a surprising response when asked about pornography at the U.S. premiere of "Lovelace" at Planet Hollywood.
Laurie Steele has focused on Las Vegas bands for 15 years as the host of KOMP 92.3’s "The Homegrown Show."
KOMP's ‘Homegrown Show’ celebrates 15 years of supporting local music
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
The Sunday night two-hour radio show, which celebrates 15 years on the air this month, has featured more than 1,000 bands from Las Vegas and surrounding areas.
Seth Yudof.
Producer and manager Seth Yudof: How bean counters killed Las Vegas entertainment; will music save it?
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Slowly, painfully and without anesthetic. That’s how the brilliant entertainment of Las Vegas has been killed off over the years.
The current Killers lineup: (from left) Mark Stoermer, Brandon Flowers, Ronnie Vannucci and Dave Keuning.
The Killers reschedule UK tour dates after illness
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Killers have announced rescheduled U.K. tour dates after they were forced to abandon a show in Manchester this week.
Tommy Marth, in a photo taken from Facebook.
R.I.P. local musician and scene mainstay Tommy Marth
He recorded and toured with The Killers — and was a friend to many around town
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Las Vegas' musical community reacted with shock and sadness Monday, as news that scene mainstay Tommy Marth had died early that morning spread across social media.
Big Talk, featuring Ronnie Vannuci of The Killers and a surprise appearance by Brandon Flowers of The Killers, performs at Hard Rock Cafe on The Strip on Sept. 15, 2011.
Photos: Brandon Flowers surprise guest at Big Talk at Hard Rock Cafe on The Strip
Friday, September 16, 2011
Big Talk, a side project of Ronnie Vannucci of The Killers, returned to the Hard Rock Cafe on The Strip last night in a warm-up performance ...
Big Talk, featuring The Killers drummer Ronnie Vannucci as frontman, performs its debut concert at Hard Rock Cafe on The Strip on July 20, 2011.
Photos: Ronnie Vannucci’s Big Talk at Hard Rock Cafe on The Strip
Thursday, July 21, 2011
There’s something endearing about a rock star outside his comfort zone. For The Killers drummer Ronnie Vannucci last night, that was about 15 feet ...
The Killers appear backstage at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Nov. 2, 2006, where they were nominated as Best Rock Act.
Killers frontman Brandon Flowers to highlight Cosmopolitan's opening night show
Monday, November 8, 2010
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has tapped Las Vegas native Brandon Flowers and other musicians to help open the new Strip resort on Dec. 15.
CD review: Brandon Flowers 'Flamingo'
CD review: Brandon Flowers 'Flamingo'
Sunday, September 19, 2010
The Killers' frontman goes solo, with mediocre results.
Everything will be alright: Former Killers (from left) Brian Havens, Dell Star and Matt Norcross, April 8, 2010 in the Weekly photo studio.
Almost Famous
The untold tale of three men who once were called Killers
Friday, April 16, 2010
When you're Vegas' answer to Pete Best, minus the fame and fortune that comes with being the Pete Best, just how is the rest of your life supposed to work?
The Killers open the new Joint.
Killers open the new Joint with roof-raising rock
MUSIC: Las Vegas band reaches new plain with Hard Rock, Coachella weekend
Saturday, April 18, 2009
The Hard Rock needed a big rock band to open the new Joint last night and that’s just what they got.
Goulet, Killers lead list of Hall of Fame nominees
Monday, September 15, 2008
Legendary entertainer Robert Goulet heads the list of inductees in the latest class of UNLV's Nevada Entertainer/Artist Hall of Fame.

Hard 8 band members, from left, drummer Patrick Stockburger, singer/guitarist Kurtis Imel and bassist Anthony Pirrello think their time has come. The Las Vegas-based band, which has been together for about six years, combines elements of rock, hard core, alternative, metal and hip-hop.
One way or another, these bands are hot
Deals with UFC, a Grammy-winning producer up their odds
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
When the Killers and Panic at the Disco hit the big time, it made local bands realize that Las Vegas could be their launchpad for fame and fortune.

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