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Rock Rewind: The Killers “Mr. Brightside”

It’s been barely a decade since Vegas-based alt-rockers The Killers released their debut album Hot Fuss.  Four albums later, they are hailed by many as one of the vanguards of the post-punk revival and one of the best bands of the 2000s.  “Mr. Brightside” is the song that started it all. The debut single off their debut album, “Mr. Brightside” had already put The Killers on the map in the […]


The Killers Release Christmas Song “I Feel It In My Bones”

As has been their custom for the past seven years now, The Killers have released a new song in honor of Christmas. It’s called “I Feel It In My Bones.” Umm… Er…. When you watch the video below, you’ll understand why I’m hesitating. I almost don’t know what to say about it. On the one hand, the song is catchy, original, and a great all-around rock tune that would play […]


The Killers Prevail With “Battle Born”

Island/Def Jam (2012)

Today’s official release of Battle Born, the first studio album from The Killers in four years, is in itself an exercise in beating the odds. A band that many had already written off as obsolete after less than decade, a band who plays big, overstated music in a time when understatement is “in”? By most accounts, this record should not have been made, let alone expected to do well. But […]


Music News Week In Review: September 1 Edition

The thing about having an edition of Music News Week in Review on the first day of the month is that all you have to draw from is last month’s news. Oh, well. Here are some of the more interesting music news items you might have missed during the past week.   MITT ROMNEY LIKES THE KILLERS, AND THE KILLERS ARE OKAY WITH THAT. Finally—a rock band that isn’t going […]