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The Kills

Formed: 1998 in London, England
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Group Members: Alison Mosshart, VV, Hotel, Jamie Hince
Biography: The bluesy punk duo the Kills consist of vocalist/guitarist VV, aka Alison Mosshart, formerly of the Florida punk band Discount, and drummer/guitarist/vocalist Hotel, aka Jamie Hince. After Discount ended in 2000, VV began exchanging tapes with the London-based Hotel through the mail, but both of them ...Read full biography
Midnight Boom
Released: 2008
Label: Domino
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In the three years between No Wow and Midnight Boom, it sounds like the Kills discovered that having fun is actually much cooler than searching for haughty minimalist rock perfection. While Keep on Your ...Read full review
No Wow
Released: 2005
Label: RCA/Rough Trade
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It's hard to believe that the Kills could sound even darker, tighter, and more stripped-down than they did on Keep on Your Mean Side, but somehow they managed it: No Wow is one of the most highly concentrated ...Read full review