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The Killers

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

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.
The Killers
Wednesday, October 4, 2006
"For all its sonic grandeur, 'Hot Fuss' worked in miniature: A couple argued in the rain, a jealous lover sat daydreaming about his ex and her new beau, androgynous twentysomethings traded whispers in the moonlight. But 'Sam's Town' sees the world in sweeping Cinemascope: mountains, deserts, rivers, horizons, heaven ... 'Sam's Town' is a place where the difference between reaching and overreaching is as slim as the width of a card. 'Nobody ever had a dream 'round here,' Flowers sings on the title track, and though it's not true - Vegas is a city of nothing but dreamers, often to ...
Home Run
Monday, April 18, 2005
I first saw the Killers perform in August 2003, as an opening act for England's the Libertines at the Huntridge Theatre.
Fast-rising Killers return to Vegas for sold-out show
Thursday, December 30, 2004
A look at a few of Southern Nevada's New Year's Eve weekend concert options:
Killers' warm welcome not marred by sound, short set
Monday, September 20, 2004
Visibly touched by the warm response from the sold-out crowd, a wide-eyed Flowers -- lead vocalist and keyboardist for local-band-made-good the Killers -- flashed a smile and blew a kiss to fans before exiting the stage.
To Die Four
Friday, September 17, 2004
During some rare downtime in his band's tour schedule, Killers vocalist Brandon Flowers took in a movie at the Cinedome 12 movie theater on Boulder Highway.
Columnist Spencer Patterson: Coverage of Killers is alive with variety
Friday, June 18, 2004
In fact, you could say "Hot Fuss" -- the debut disc released by the Killers on Tuesday -- is the most anticipated album to come out of Las Vegas since Slaughter's 1992 sophomore effort, "Wild Life."
Killer Instinct: Las Vegas band counting on Coachella for invaluable exposure
Thursday, April 29, 2004
Las Vegan Mark Stoermer figured he would get to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival one day, his finances and work schedule permitting.

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