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The Kills, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, A Place to Bury Strangers, Terminal 5, NYC. 8.9.11

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A Place to Bury Strangers and The Kills were the integral raw bookends of tonight’s show, bringing rock back to its primal essence, each band in their singular, stripped bare way.

11 Aug 2011 | More

The Kills’ Short Film, ‘Blood Pressures’, Launches on

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The exclusive premiere of incendiary duo The Kills’ short film, Blood Pressures, named after their newest album on Domino Records, has launched today on Check it out here.

3 May 2011 | More

The Kills – ‘Blood Pressures’

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The Kills have always been a mixed bag. Not in a negative way, but, beyond style, a dedication to Warhol and Sedgwick’s explorations in art and artifice, a respect for Royal Trux, and the lo-fi tinged magic of extreme sexual tension, what did Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince stand for? What were they trying to say to each other, or to us?

4 Apr 2011 | More

The Kills Premiere New Single ‘Satellite’

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The Kills unveiled “Satellite,” the lead single from their upcoming fourth studio effort, Blood Pressures, today. With an opening that sounds like the unwitting menace of an MRI machine and sonics that recall the gritty glee of 2005′s No Wow, “Satellite” is more polished…

31 Jan 2011 | More

The Kills Confirm Spring North American Tour and SXSW Gigs

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The Kills are set to fry your little brains all over again with a lengthy North American tour kicking off at San Diego’s House of Blues on April 15th. Touring in support of their just-announced fourth studio release, Blood Pressures, due April 5th on Domino Records, the Kills will also hit up SXSW in March.

18 Jan 2011 | More

The Kills Confront Their Blood Pressures on Fourth LP out in April

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The Kills have always had a wonderfully ramshackle way about them as they swagger and shake from one turn-on and heartbreak to the next with each passing studio release. Their previous effort, 2008′s breakthrough Midnight Boom…

11 Jan 2011 | 2 comments | More

The Kills Announce Completion of Fourth Album

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Taking to Facebook in the wee hours last night, Alison Mosshart (lately making an unholy racket with the Dead Weather) announced that the long-gestating fourth studio album from the Kills (and the follow-up to 2008′s fantastic Midnight Boom) is now done and dusted and due out soon-ish. Hallelujah, folks.

6 Jan 2011 | 1 comment | More

Sentimentalist Magazine’s Top Live Gigs of 2009

It’s very simple: we see many, these stuck out. Our top picks in no order are below, other than Leonard Cohen owning and deserving the very first slot.

30 Dec 2009 | More

The Kills Go Back to Work

Not that there has been a dearth of Alison Mosshart coverage thanks to a certain Horehound she’s been chewing on as of late, but for all you Kills fans out there hoping for a sign that a creature stirs – news broke Tuesday via a blog post on the band’s official website that Mosshart and Jamie Hince have indeed reconvened to lay the framework for their next, and fourth, album.

12 Sep 2009 | 1 comment | More

The Kills – ‘Midnight Boom’

If the last Kills album, 2005’s No Wow, was akin to licking the floor of a dive bar in Camden …Read the Rest

18 Mar 2008 | 1 comment | More