The Kills live in concert.

The Kills

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Based on 182 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that The Kills is rated as an enjoyable live performer, with decent shows overall. The Kills concert reviews describe live shows and performances as visceral, high-energy, dramatic, captivating, genuine, incredible, and exciting.


North Byron Parklands, Wooyung, New South Wales, Australia (July 19); Tøyenparken, Oslo, Norway (August 6); Musikfestwochen, Winterthur, Switzerland (August 7); Valbyparken, København SV, Denmark (August 8); Slottsskogen, Göteborg, Sweden (August 8); Docks, Hamburg, Germany (August 11); Carlswerk Victoria, Cologne, Germany (August 13); Fort de Saint Père, Saint-Père, France (August 14); Festivalweide, Kiewit, Belgium (August 15); Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud, France (August 21); Albert Hall, Manchester, United Kingdom (August 21); Victoria Park, London, United Kingdom (August 23); Poble Espanyol, Barcelona, Spain (August 27); Parque da Bela Vista, Lisboa, Portugal (August 29); Ifema, Madrid, Spain (August 29); Club Deportivo La Campana, Ciudad de México, Mexico (November 2);

Latest Release

God Games (October 27, 2023)

Artist Info

London, United Kingdom (2000 - present) (2000 ‚Äì present) (2000 – present) (2000 Рpresent)
The Kills are an alternative rock duo formed by American vocalist Alison "VV" Mosshart and British guitarist Jamie "Hotel" Hince that rose to public recognition at the dawn of the hype surrounding the genre's explosion of the early 2000s. Mosshart had been in the Florida punk band Discount and Hince in British rock band Scarfo.
Has Performed With
The Horrors, Scout Niblett, LA Witch, Cold Cave, Baby In Vain

Critic Concert Reviews

The Upcoming (UK)

May 3, 2024
Doing it to Death, URA Fever, Tape Song

Soundcheck SF (USA)

March 16, 2024
Amidst the charged atmosphere at Fox Oakland on March 16, 2024, The Kills unleashed a sonic storm. Fronted by the duo of Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince, The Kills wasted no time drawing the crowd in with their blend of raw energy and charisma. Launching into the set with the pulsating “Kissy Kissy,” the stage was set

No Country For New Nashville (USA)

March 9, 2024
Back on the road for their most extensive tour in years in support, a run which returned them to Nashville- the longtime home of vocalist Alison Mosshart, who’s also a part of local supergroup The Dead Weather- for their first headlining show here since 2016, a magnetic performance

QRO Magazine

March 2, 2024
Some acts always deliver

Glide Magazine (USA)

February 25, 2024
The Kills Command Boston’s Royale With Swaggerish Bravado

Twin Cities Media (USA)

February 14, 2024
The Kills Sparkle at Packed First Avenue Performance

Music In Minnesota (USA)

February 13, 2024
The Kills Make a Frenetic Return to Minneapolis

Past critic reviews published in

1013 Music Reviews (USA), Spectrum Culture (USA), V13 (Canada), Concert Addicts (Canada), The Telegraph (UK) and more

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