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The Killers Returning To New Zealand For Three Shows In 2018

The Killers Returning To New Zealand For Three Shows In 2018

Monday 18th September, 2017 9:10AM

The Killers are returning to New Zealand for three all-ages shows next year. The announcement for the April tour comes as the Las Vegas-based group ready to release their fifth studio album Wonderful Wonderful at the end of the month. The forthcoming record is being rolled out on 22ns September via Island Records and is the band's first studio album since 2012's Battle Born. Here are the tour details...

The Killers

Friday 20th April, Spark Arena, Auckland
Saturday 21st April, TSB Bank Arena, Wellington
Tuesday 24th April, Horncastle Arena, Christchurch

See below for ticketing information

Here's the video for 'Run For Cover' lifted from upcoming record Wonderful Wonderful...



Frontier Touring Radio Hauraki and Triple M are thrilled to announce the return of The Killers to Australia and New Zealand in April and May 2018. The widely acclaimed rock band will play seven arena shows in their biggest Australasian tour to date, touring in celebration of their fifth studio album Wonderful Wonderful (out 22 September through Universal Music New Zealand).

Kicking off at Auckland’s Spark Arena on Friday 20 April, the band will visit Wellington and Christchurch before heading to Australia to perform in Brisbane, Sydney and Perth, wrapping up the tour at Hisense Arena in Melbourne on Friday 4 May.

Bursting onto the scene in 2004, The Killers topped Australian charts and went Double Platinum with their debut album Hot Fuss. In New Zealand the album achieved platinum sales and peaked at #5 on the Top 40 chart. Featuring hit singles ‘Mr. Brightside’ and ‘Somebody Told Me’, the album received instant popularity and widespread international success.

Their early success continued with two further platinum albums Sam’s Town (2006) and Day & Age (2008), smash singles like ‘When You Were Young’, ‘Human’ and ‘Read My Mind’, and a touring schedule featuring headline arena shows and festival slots around the world including Glastonbury, Coachella and Lollapalooza.

The band’s forthcoming new album, Wonderful Wonderful is the band’s first new material since Battle Born in 2012. Produced by Jacknife Lee, the album was recorded between Jacknife’s Los Angeles studio and the band’s own Battle Born recording studio in Vegas.

Teased by a series of incredible new songs - ‘The Man’, ‘Run For Cover’, 'Some Kind Of Love' and title track ‘Wonderful Wonderful’ - the album is the band’s most sonically forward-thinking record yet, bursting with all of the blazing choruses and arena-pleasing anthems that make them one of the world’s biggest and beloved rock bands.

The Killers are finally returning to New Zealand and Australia! As one of the world’s most popular rock bands, these shows are not to be missed. Fans are encouraged to act now to avoid missing out!

APRIL & MAY 2018
Presented by Frontier Touring, Triple M (AUS) and Radio Hauraki (NZ)

Begins: Wed 27 Sep | Ends: Thu 28 Sep (or until pre-sale allocation exhausted)
Pre-sale timings staggered per show, visit website for more details

Begins: Tue 3 Oct (times staggered, see below)

Fri 20 Apr Spark Arena | Auckland, NZ (All Ages)
On sale: Tue 3 Oct (2pm local time)

Sat 21 Apr TSB Bank Arena | Wellington, NZ (All Ages)
On sale: Tue 3 Oct (2pm local time)

Tue 24 Apr Horncastle Arena | Christchurch, NZ (All Ages)
On sale: Tue 3 Oct (2pm local time)


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