The Killers announce new album, Las Vegas concert date


The Killers have announced new tour dates and a new album. (Cropped Photo: Raph_PH / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

The Killers have announced new dates for the rock band's global tour, including a stop in their hometown of Las Vegas.

The tour will come to MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Aug. 28, with tickets going on sale Friday, March 20.

Expected to join the tour will be Johnny Marr of The Smiths, who will serve as the opener for U.S. and Canadian shows.

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The band released a statement on Twitter saying they are paying attention to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, and they expect the summer stretch of the tour to remain unaffected.

Each ticket purchased online will come with a CD copy of The Killers' new album, called "Imploding the Mirage," which is set for release on May 29.

The Killers have already released their single "Caution," which features former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham.