Music: The Killers

After close to six solid years of touring and a quintet of best selling albums (including a B-sides/rarities collection and a live CD/DVD set), The Killers began 2010 with the announcement that they w

After close to six solid years of touring and a quintet of best selling albums (including a B-sides/rarities collection and a live CD/DVD set), The Killers began 2010 with the announcement that they would be taking a well-deserved break. But the need to create doesn't take convenient vacations. 

After dealing with the trauma of his mother's passing, frontman Brandon Flowers resumed work on (and released) his solo debut, Flamingo, which was followed by albums from drummer Ronnie Vannucci and bassist Mark Stoermer (guitarist Dave Keuning resisted the solo temptation). 

Just more than a year after announcing their hiatus, The Killers reassembled to begin work on their fourth studio album, 2012's acclaimed Battle Born. While the album hearkened back to The Killers' energetic early work, Battle Born lived up to its title, sporting a few scars and displaying a hard-won maturity. 

Fittingly, The Killers’ Cincinnati stop — which sold out quickly — will be the first concert at the new Horseshoe Casino’s outdoor venue, The Shoe Plaza, a large grassy area right outside of the main entrance.

The Killers play a sold-out show at Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati downtown on Thursday, May 16. Check out performance times and get venue details here


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