For SPIN's April issue, we caught up with one of the sexiest bands in rock, London-based duo the Kills: The banshee swath of black and leopard-print known as Alison Mosshart and her multi-instrumentalist pal Jamie Hince.
SPIN contributing photographer Nick Haymes shot the pair at music club Don Hill's in lower Manhattan as they prepared for the April 5 release of their excellent fourth album, Blood Pressures.
See outtakes from the photo shoot, along with excerpts from deputy editor Steve Kandell's feature story, on newsstands March 22.
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