Mark Stoermer (The Killers) releases Another Life–FREE Download for a Limited Time

Mark Stoermer website

The Killers, Patti Smith, The Fray, Snow Patrol, Damien Rice, and more cover U2

U2’s classic Achtung Baby album has been covered by a cast of incredible artists.  Better than that the album is free in copies of the newest Q Magazine (available only in the UK).

Listen to it here

“Rising Tide” (new song) by The Killers

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Big Talk album coming in summer of 2011

Drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. of The Killers (Island Def Jam) has announced that he will be releasing a solo album in the summer of 2011 titled Big Talk. The album features Vannucci on every instrument excepting lead guitar. It will be released via a team effort from Epitaph Records and Vannucci’s own new label Little Oil. The album was mixed by famed producer Alan Moulder (Depeche Mode, The Killers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Smashing Pumpkins) and recorded in part in London. The major part of the album was recorded at The Killers’ studio (Battle Born Studio) in Las Vegas and was produced by Joe Chicarelli (The Strokes, My Morning Jacket).

Official website

Single “Getaways” is due on May 10th, 2011. The eponymous album will be due July 12th, 2011.
One clip from the album

‘Spaceship Adventure’ by The Killers (Island Recs) on Yo Gabba Gabba

Spaceship Adventure

Brandon Flowers, meanwhile, has been nominated for “Best Video” and “Most Stylish” in the Shockwave NME 2011 Awards. And in December Sir Elton John labeled him his No. 4 Hero in The Independent (UK). Flowers’ debut solo album Flamingo is a stunning and very beautiful album which HTA highly recommends.

International Lollapalooza Festival 2011 Announced- Santiago, Chile

Lollapalooza chile

Headliners: The Killers (back from hiatus), Kanye West, Jane’s Addiction

**Coachella Valley Music Festival sold out this week in record time. All 51,000 tickets have gone.**

‘Boots’ by The Killers (Island Recs)

For every view Starbucks will donate $0.05 to fight AIDS in Africa via Product RED.  All song proceeds go to Product RED as well.  Buy here

Film was directed by Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite/Nacho Libre).  The homeless man is Brad Prowly AKA “Super Bad Brad” a NYC street performer.

‘If God Will Send His Angels’ performed by Brandon Flowers (The Killers)

At a gig in Ireland, Killers frontman Brandon Flowers, covered U2’s “If God Will Send His Angels”.

ABC News Interview with Brandon Flowers (The Killers)

The Killers at The White House: God Bless America