The Killers announce hiatus

Sad news to report: We’ll be without our favorite feather-wearing frontman for the foreseeable future. Yes, boys and girls, Brandon Flowers and his Killers compadres have announced that they’ll be taking a hiatus following their upcoming show in Melbourne, Australia on February 21st.

“I’m not sure if people are aware of it but these are probably our last shows for a while. Unless some surprise thing comes up… We’re having a break,” guitarist Dave Keuning told the Associated Press (via Strangeglue).

“We haven’t had a break in quite a while. It’s just been touring and making records and on and on and on. It’s been like six years just kind of connected together.”

Keuning neither gave a timetable for when the band might return, nor noted what this means for the supposed forthcoming covers album. Sigh.

The Killers 2010 Tour Dates:
01/24 – Singapore @ Singapore Indoor Stadium
01/26 – Beijing, CN @ Workers Gymnasium
01/29 – Hong Kong @ Asia World Arena
01/31 – Pasay City, PH @ SM Concert Grounds
02/04 – Tokyo, JP @ Zepp Tokyo
02/06 – Seoul, KR @ Olympic Hall
02/13 – Sydney, AU @ Centennial Park
02/14 – Perth, AU @ Claremont Showgrounds
02/20 – Southport, AU @ Parklands Showground
02/21 – Melbourne, AU @ The Nursery


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