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The Killers

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    April 17, 2013

    Ten acts that clearly worship The Smiths

    Few bands in history have cast a longer shadow than The Smiths. They've inspired countless imitators and spiritual successors since they called it quits in 1987. While skinny indie kids moaning about the hardships of life are a dime a dozen, tracking down the successful artists influenced by Morriss ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012

    Ten sad, strange and sexy Christmas songs

    It's less than a week until the fat man in the red suit shimmies down the chimney, and we've already heard "White Christmas," "All I Want For Christmas Is You" and every other traditional song you can think of at least a thousand times since Thanksgiving. But there are a few songs out there, well-wr ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    Lucky '13: Michael Trundle, Lipgloss co-founder and resident DJ

    This past year has been tough for many people, and we're eager to kiss 2012 goodbye. In hopes that 2013 will turn out to be much luckier for many, we invited some of the town's cultural tastemakers -- entrepreneurs and entertainers we're lucky to have in Denver -- to answer a trio of questions. We e ... More >>

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    December 11, 2012

    Backbeat's top five spins: This is what we're listening to this week. What's on your playlist?

    As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    The Killers at 1STBANK Center, 11/29/12

    THE KILLERS @ 1STBANK CENTER | 11/29/12 Somebody told me a few years ago that the Killers were over, that their talent was gone, and their stride ended after Hot Fuss. Apparently, nobody told Brandon Flowers. After one of the most surprisingly strong rock shows we've seen this year, it was clear wh ... More >>

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    October 2, 2012

    New shows: the Coup, Broncho, Killswitch Engage, Macklemore, Twiztid, Paul Banks, RJD2

    A bunch of new dates going on sale later this week: This November, the Coup is coming to the Summit Music Hall, Killswitch Engage is due at the Fox and Interpol frontman Paul Banks is slated at the Bluebird. In December, Broncho's at the Gothic and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are at the Ogden. Finally, ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Our top five spins this week, September 24-30

    In this very special edition of Heavy Rotation, you not only get a through-the-keyhole view of our musical proclivities, but you also get a few words from us on our top pick of the week. Keep reading to find out what Mark Sanders considers musical comfort food, why Kelsey Whipple can't think of Spac ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    New shows: STS9 and String Cheese NYE runs, Fun. at 1STBANK, DeVotchKa and more

    New Year's Eve is shaping up to be an epic night of shows, with the String Cheese Incident pulling into 1STBANK Center for a three-night NYE run (tickets on sale this Saturday, September 29), STS9 plays three shows at the Fillmore (tickets on sale Friday, September 28), and the Motet's Beginning of ... More >>

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    September 22, 2012

    Dragonette at Larimer Lounge, with The Knocks, 9/21/12

    DRAGONETTE @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 9/21/12The Larimer Lounge wore three sizes too small on Dragonette last night. The Canadian band, which stopped at the Larimer Lounge for their first Denver show three years ago, put on a show that rock n' rolled too hard for the constraints of the venue this time aroun ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    The Killers at 1STBANK, the Wallflowers at the Ogden, Nas and NOFX at the Fillmore

    If you thought last week's new show announcements were killer, brace yourself. This week's show is just as killer, er make that Killers. After being missing in action for the past couple of years, the Las Vegas quartet is making its triumphant return this November at the 1STBANK Center in support of ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    My Chemical Romance at the Fillmore, 4/9/11

    Eric Gruneisen​ MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE The Architects • Neon Trees 04.09.11 | Fillmore Auditorium Walking into the Fillmore, I was greeted by a writhing sea of wildly dressed teenagers and hundreds of their parents awkwardly trying to fit in while performing chaperone duty. Seeing scads of gi ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    Tonight: Brandon Flowers at the Ogden Theatre

    Brandon Flowers: now with more facial hair and less eyeliner!​Brandon Flowers has grown up quite a bit in the past eight or so years -- vocally speaking. The Killers' run across the mainstream radar was a mere three-album jaunt (the band is currently on hiatus), but in that short time, Flowers ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Brandon Flowers, Rob Halford, the Judds shows announced

    ​The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers is hitting the road this fall in support of his solo debut, Flamingo, which hits stores today on Island. He'll be at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, November 18. Tickets ($30) go on sale Saturday, September 18 at 10 a.m. Another frontman heading out on t ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    Last Night: The Killers at Red Rocks

    Photo by Eric Syl Gruneisen​ The Killers, Nervous Wreckords Red Rocks Amphitheater September 9, 2009 Better than: Seeing an epic, intricately staged arena show in the confines of an indoor arena. The Killers did a fine job of summoning the glitz and glamour of their hometown during their appe ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 10 edition

    Photo by Eric Syl GruneisenTalk about a Killers photo.​Someone told me about this show.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night: The Killers at Red Rocks. • Monolith Q&A: Red Wire Black Wire. • Monolith Q&A: The Glitch Mob. • Monolith Q&A: The Thermals. • MTV reports on what's in ... More >>

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    August 18, 2009

    Last night: The Dead Weather at the Ogden Theatre

    Jon Solomon​The Dead Weather, Tyvek The Ogden August 17, 2009 Better Than: Porn What's your Jack White flavor? Are you a vanilla fan, a consumer of the pale white God of garage rock, or would you prefer vintage chocolate Jack, shy and drinking moonshine? Or perhaps you're interested in our ... More >>

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    January 20, 2009

    The Killers and M83 at Magness Arena

    The Killers and M83Saturday, January 17, 2009Magness ArenaBetter Than: Not seeing them at all, even though the Magness sucks.Have you seen Denver University's Magness Arena? It's a cement tomb. The pharaohs would love this place. Hell, spent nuclear fuel would find a good home here. I'd rather liste ... More >>

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    January 20, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, January 20 edition

    Anyone miss George W. Bush yet? Today in Backbeat Online: • Live review: The Killers and M83 at Magness Arena. • Harpoontang at Lion's Lair. • Jesse Manley is ready for his closeup. • Derek Trucks Band tops Twist & Shout's top-sellers list. • (hed) p.e.'s New World Orphans tops Independ ... More >>

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    December 4, 2007
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    August 16, 2007

    Vegas, Baby!

    Meet Danny Vegas, the Sin City showman the Killers love.

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    October 12, 2006

    The Killers

    Sunday, October 15, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

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    December 23, 2004

    Nationalistic

    Backbeat scribes weigh in on their favorite national releases from 2004.

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    October 21, 2004

    Killing Time

    The Killers move forward into the past.

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