The Killers is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, most famous for their hit singles "Somebody Told Me", "Mr. Brightside", "When You Were Young" and "Read My Mind". Formed in 2002 and made up of Brandon Flowers (vocals, keyboards), Dave Keuning (guitar, vocals), Mark Stoermer (bass guitar, vocals) and Ronnie Vannucci Jr., (drums, percussion), they released their debut album, Hot Fuss, in 2004. Their second album, Sam´s Town, was released in early October 2006. Their first two albums to date have sold in excess of 8,750,000 copies.
The Killers´ second album, Sam´s Town, was released on October 2, 2006 in the UK, and October 3 in the USA under Island Universal. Brandon Flowers said that Sam´s Town will be "one of the best albums in the past twenty years."