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The Best Bands Like The Killers

Updated April 1, 2020 1.2k votes 118 voters 8.7k views42 items

Looking for more bands like The Killers? Fronted by lead vocalist Brandon Flowers, The Killers have been a rock staple since their debut album Hot Fuss was released in 2004. With songs like "Mr. Brightside" and "Somebody Told Me," the Las Vegas rock band quickly became one of the hottest acts in the country. Let's rank the best bands similar to The Killers, with the help of your votes.

People often compare The Killers to Franz Ferdinand, a Scottish rock band best known for their song "Take Me Out." Their newest album, Always Ascending, was released in 2018 to positive reviews. Other bands often mentioned for having a similar sound to The Killers include Kaiser Chiefs, Kings of Leon, and The Kooks, an indie rock band that hails from Brighton, England.

These Killers band recommendations are ranked by your votes, so show some love to the bands you think other fans should check out. Feel free to downvote any bands as well if you feel they aren't similar enough to The Killers.

  • The Strokes1
    The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998, consisting of Julian...  more
  • Arctic Monkeys2
    Arctic Monkeys is an English rock band formed in Sheffield in 2002. The group consists of Alex...  more
  • Kaiser Chiefs3
    Kaiser Chiefs are an English indie rock band from Leeds who formed in 2000 as Parva, releasing...  more
  • Muse4
    Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The band consists of...  more
  • Arcade Fire5
    Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and...  more
  • Kings of Leon6
    Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2000. The band...  more
  • Coldplay7
    Coldplay are a British rock band formed in London in 1996. The four members – which include...  more
  • Catfish and the Bottlemen8

    Catfish and the Bottlemen

  • Cage the Elephant9
    Cage the Elephant is an American rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that formed in 2006....  more
  • Two Door Cinema Club10
    Two Door Cinema Club are a Northern Irish indie rock band from Bangor and Donaghadee, County...  more
  • Julian Casablancas11
    Julian Fernando Casablancas (born August 23, 1978) is an American singer, musician,...  more
  • Interpol12
    Interpol is an American rock band from New York City. Formed in 1997, the band's original...  more
  • Kasabian13
    Kasabian ( kə-SAY-bee-ən) are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997. The band's...  more
  • The Kooks14
    The Kooks are a British rock band formed in Brighton, East Sussex, in 2004. The band currently...  more
  • The Temper Trap15
    The Temper Trap is an Australian band that formed in 2005. The core members are Dougy Mandagi...  more
  • The Wombats16
    The Wombats are an English indie rock band formed in Liverpool. The band comprises native...  more
  • Death Cab for Cutie17
    Death Cab for Cutie is an American alternative rock band, formed in Bellingham, WA, in 1997....  more
  • Franz Ferdinand18
    Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in 2002. The band's original...  more
  • Bloc Party19
    Bloc Party are an English rock band, composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar,...  more
  • The Vaccines20
    The Vaccines are a platinum selling English indie rock band, formed in West London in 2010 by...  more
  • Panic! at the Disco21
    Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 by...  more
  • The 197522
    The 1975 is an English indie rock band formed in Manchester. The group consists of Matthew...  more
  • The Fratellis23
    The Fratellis are a Scottish rock band from Glasgow, formed in 2005. The band consists of lead...  more
  • The National24

    The National

    The National is the debut studio album by American indie rock band The National, released on...  more
  • Snow Patrol25
    Snow Patrol are an Irish-Scottish rock band from Northern Ireland and Scotland, formed in...  more