The Killers Going on Indefinite Break

Posted on January 19, 2010 by

Alternative rock band The Killers are to go on hiatus following their show in Melbourne, Australia on Feb. 21, reports CHARTattack.com.

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

“We haven’t had a break in quite a while,” he continued. “It’s just been touring and making records on and on and on.”

“There hasn’t been much time where we haven’t been either touring or taking time to make another record.”

The break should give all band members some time to do other things. For singer/keyboardist Brandon Flowers, that probably means more time with his two sons. Keuning also has a young son.

“…We just want a little time off, just to be myself and do what I want to do for a little bit,”┬áKeuning said.

Until their break, The Killers will be performing in support of 2008’s album Day & Age here:

Jan. 24 Singapore, Singapore @ Singapore Indoor Stadium
Jan. 26 Beijing, China @ Beijing Workers’ Gymnasium
Jan. 29 Hong Kong, China @ Asia World Arena
Jan. 31 Pasay City, Philippines @ SM Concert Grounds
Feb. 4 Tokyo, Japan @ Zepp
Feb. 6 Seoul, South Korea @ Olympic Hall
Feb. 13 Sydney, Australia @ Centennial Park (Good Vibrations Festival)
Feb. 14 Perth, Australia @ Claremont Showgrounds (Good Vibrations Festival)
Feb. 20 Southport, Australia @ Parklands Showgrounds (Good Vibrations Festival)
Feb. 21 Melbourne, Australia @ The Nursery at Flemington Racecourse (Good Vibrations Festival)

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