The Killers Release Battle Born and Announce New Tour
The Killers will also be hitting the road this winter with a full U.S. tour supporting Battle Born beginning after Thanksgiving. The dates see the band playing their fourth show at New York City’s prestigious Madison Square Garden, among other venues. Tegan and Sara will support on all dates, which are listed below.
Battle Born, named after the words emblazoned on the Nevada state flag, in addition to sharing its name with the band’s recording studio, is everything Killers fans have waited for since the band announced they would be taking a short hiatus at the start of 2010. Battle Born, already being heralded as one of the most anticipated albums of 2012, is simply The Killers doing what they do best and then some: the choruses are grander, the guitars are heavier, the drums more powerful, the vocals more commanding – all sounding quintessentially Killers while sounding bigger and better than ever before. It is an album that, like its namesake and the band that created it, does not back down from its own strengths.
The Killers 2012 tour dates:
11/29/12 – Broomfield, CO @ 1st Bank Center
11/30/12 – Orem, UT @ UCCU Center
12/3/12 – Vancouver, BC @ Pacific Coliseum
12/13/12 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
12/14/12 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
12/15/12 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
12/17/12 – Boston, MA @ Agganis Arena
12/18/12 – Fairfax, VA @ Patriot Center at George Mason University
12/20/12 – Ypsilanti, MI @ EMU Convocation Center
12/21/12 – Chicago, IL @ UIC Pavilion
12/28/-29/12 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Watch the video for “Runaways”, the first single from Battle Born: