With no official plans to head back into the recording studio anytime soon, the Killers will treat fans to bits and pieces of their new material when they hit North American stages beginning in early April.

"We want to have some surprises for people," said drummer Ronnie Vannucci, who is excited to be able to play some of the band's brand new songs for fans who have seen them live more than once (see "Killers Enjoy Better Hotels As They Plot Their Evolution").

The band will kick off the tour on April 11 in Phoenix. Dates have been announced through May 3, with shows in U.S. cities including Los Angeles, Seattle and Denver as well as the Canadian cities Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary.

No opening act has been announced, but the band is considering a few options.

"We're just going through bands right now and seeing what we like, and we'll find somebody good," said lead singer Brandon Flowers.

Despite touring the globe and getting a largely positive reception, the Grammy-nominated Killers remain humble about their performing abilities.

"We're just trying to get a good live show going," said Flowers. "There's nothing more that we can really do."

Killers tour dates, according to their label:

  • 4/11 - Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theater
  • 4/12 - La Jolla, CA @ RIMAC Arena
  • 4/13 - Long Beach, CA @ The Vault 350
  • 4/16 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
  • 4/17 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
  • 4/19 - San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
  • 4/21 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
  • 4/22 - Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
  • 4/26 - Edmonton, AB @ Red's
  • 4/27 - Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall
  • 4/29 - Boise, ID @ The Big Easy Concert House
  • 5/2 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kingsbury Hall
  • 5/3 - Denver, CO @ Paramount Theater