Tour Diary: The Killers at Barclays Center
The band personified glam rock at a sold-out performance in Brooklyn on their Wonderful Wonderful tour
Written by Kasey Caminiti
Photographed by Rob Loud
The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers quoted stunt performer Evel Knievel at the start of the evening. “[He] used to say before events how people pay their hard-earned money to see the attempt, not the perfect landing. We’re going to try our best to do this for you tonight.”
What followed were two hours spent captivating the sold-out arena with Flowers's unwavering vocals and Ronnie Vannucci Jr.'s relentless power behind his drum kit, leaving fans sweaty and speechless. Flowers closed out the set in a glittery gold suit and after "Mr. Brightside," Vannucci delivered a spectacular solo before emerging from behind his kit and thanking the crowd. Needless to say, the iconic rock band gave their best to Brooklyn.
Click through the gallery for a look at the band's January 9 performance.
All photos: Rob Loud // @RobLoud