The Kills

Review: The Kills’ ‘Ash & Ice’ Has Too Much Ballast to Weather the Storm

It’s a good thing the song called "Doing It to Death" is the first on Ash & Ice, because if it was the last it might…
Anna Gaca / June 14, 2016

The Kills Menacingly Strip Down Rihanna’s ‘Desperado’ for SiriusXM

The Kills are known for their scorched-earth brand of electro-rock burners — their new record Ash & Ice comfortably follows suit — but today they've stripped their…
Brennan Carley / June 8, 2016

The Kills Have the ‘Heart of a Dog’ on ‘Conan’

Moody minimalists the Kills brought their new song "Heart of a Dog" to the barely-lit stage of Conan last night. "Heart of a Dog" is the second single from…
Anna Gaca / June 7, 2016

Wolves Dash Through the Darkness in the Kills’ New ‘Siberian Nights’ Video

Few things are as striking as the visual of a white wolf dipping and weaving through the darkness; even fewer are as spine-tingling as humans…
Brennan Carley / May 24, 2016

The Kills Prep for ‘Ash & Ice’ With New Single, ‘Heart Of A Dog’

Scuzz-rock howlers the Kills will release their new album Ash & Ice in June via Domino, anchored by the throbbing lead single "Doing It To Death."
Brennan Carley / April 18, 2016

SXSW 2016: The Kills’ Jamie Hince, Kristin Kontrol, Neon Indian, and More Join SPIN Royal Roast

On Friday, March 18 at South by Southwest, dozens of musicians and friends of SPIN gathered at Pelon's for the third annual Royal Roast, an…
SPIN Team / March 22, 2016

SXSW 2016: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Three

The 30th annual South by Southwest rolled straight into Thursday for another day of unpredictable weather patterns (seriously, Austin, make up your mind), packed streets…
SPIN Staff / March 18, 2016

The Kills Announce New Album, ‘Ash & Ice,’ With the Snarling ‘Doing It To Death’

Snarl-rockers the Kills have just announced their fifth album, Ash & Ice, with the lead single and subsequent music video, "Doing It To Death." The…
Brennan Carley / March 1, 2016

StubHub SXSW 2016 Lineup: The Kills, Miike Snow, Bloc Party, and More

As the clock ticks ever closer to the start of Austin's annual South By Southwest 2016 — which kicks off on March 15 and runs through…
Brennan Carley / February 22, 2016

Review: The Dead Weather Aren’t Anyone’s Side Project on ‘Dodge and Burn’

What Alison Mosshart and Jack White ultimately share is the idea that rock’n’roll means great sound effects above all else. The guitars they adorn their…
Dan Weiss / September 24, 2015

Alison Mosshart Snarls Through New ‘Walking Dead’ Single, ‘Bad Blood’

Fresh off her collaboration with Gang on Four on their new single "Broken Talk," the Kills' Alison Mosshart has teamed up with Nashville singer Eric Arjes…
Brennan Carley / November 24, 2014

See Jack White Jam With the Kills Until the Plug Gets Pulled

On his way to Glastonbury this weekend, Jack White made a stop at Dublin's Royal Hospital Kilmainham for a headlining show with the Kills. Obviously…
Colin Stutz / June 27, 2014

Tween Garage-Rockers Salute ‘Twin Peaks’ in Badass Video

Much love to Ohio's Tweens, but a new band more closely belonging to that demographic has fully arrived. Pretty Little Demons are Lydia Night — who, okay,…
Marc Hogan / May 20, 2014

The Shins, the Kills to Reopen Jack White’s Third Man Records

The Shins and the Kills will assist with the grand reopening of Jack White's Third Man Records shop in Nashville. The two bands will headline…
Chris Martins / October 3, 2012

Various Artists, ‘Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac’ (Hear Music/Concord)

Does our intimate knowledge of Fleetwood Mac's internecine drama enrich our experience of the band's music? Or does the excellence of that music endow that…
Christopher R. Weingarten / August 14, 2012

Kills Stills: Shots From the Duo’s Photo Book ‘Dream & Drive’

Photographer Kenneth Cappello's new book features nearly a decade's worth of intimate photos of decadently glamorous duo the Kills. Take a peek inside and get…
SPIN Staff / August 2, 2012

Best Coast, MGMT Cover Fleetwood Mac for Tribute Comp

Last month, Randall Poster, the veteran music supervisor behind last year's star-studded, ridiculously excellent Rave On, Buddy Holly compilation, announced that he would be collecting…
Devon Maloney / June 18, 2012

The Kills, Estelle Bring Pre-Valentine’s Heartbreak to Late Night

Last night's late-night TV lineup was a good one for crying into your beer. The Kills, performing on Late Show With David Letterman, and Estelle,…
Marc Hogan / February 10, 2012

How the Kills Made Wrenching ‘Last Goodbye’ Video

For the most singular song in the Kills' already scuzzily distinguished catalog, only the most singular video would do. A new making-of clip shows how…
Marc Hogan / January 27, 2012

Alison Mosshart Sings Louis Armstrong on ‘Anarchy’

FX biker drama Sons of Anarchy kicked off its fourth season this week, and the episode ended with a violent montage set to "What a…
Marc Hogan / September 8, 2011
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