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Watch: The Kills - “Siberian Nights” Video (Directed by Giovanni Ribisi)

Ash & Ice Due Out June 3 via Domino

May 24, 2016 The Kills
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The Kills (Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince) are releasing a new album, Ash & Ice, on June 3 via Domino. Now they have shared a video for “Siberian Nights.” Actor Giovanni Ribisi (Lost in Translation, Boiler Room, Avatar) directed the clip that features evocative images of white horses, men on the run, and car headlights at night. Watch it below.

Ribisi issued a statement on the video: “I’ve always looked at videos from a cultural perspective. Whether it’s about a single, cultural event or some facet of the band. Over the course of making this video, what was there evolved into being something more abstract. However, during its early conception, I was enamored with a John Houston film called The Misfits. Ernst Haas was there during the making of it, taking photographs. His pictures were some of the many references for the video. The Kills have always been one of my favorite bands. Their music is undeniable. It was a pleasure and a privilege for me to work on this.”

The Kills previously shared Ash & Ice‘s first two singles, “Doing It to Death” and “Heart of a Dog.” Hince co-produced the album with John O’Mahony and Tom Elmhirst, and Tchad Blake mixed Ash & Ice. The album was recorded in a rented house in Los Angeles and at the Electric Lady Studios in New York City. Ash & Ice is the follow-up to 2011’s Blood Pressures. The long gap between albums was partly due to Hince’s five hand surgeries. He ended up with a permanently damaged finger, meaning that he had to relearn how to play guitar.

The Kills also performed “Doing It to Death” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last week and that video is below too, as are the band’s tour dates.

The Kills Tour Dates:

05-25 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue *
05-26 Kansas City, MO - Midland Theatre *
05-27 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre *
05-28 Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot *
05-31 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom *
06-01 Seattle, WA - Showbox SoDo *
06-02 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater *
06-04 San Francisco, CA - Fox Theater *
06-09-12 Newport, England - Isle of Wight Festival
06-14 Clermont-Ferrand, France - La Cooperative De Mai
06-16 Madrid, Spain - Mad Cool Festival
06-29 Euch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg - The Rockhal
07-01 Marmande, France - Garorock Festival
07-02 Normandy, France - Festival Beauregard
07-03 Belfort, France - Eurorockeennes
07-06 Kiev, Ukraine - U-Park Festival
07-09 Moscow, Russia - Park Live Festival
07-14 Carhaix, France - Festival Les Viellies Charrues
07-22 Byron Bay, Australia - Splendour in the Grass
07-23 Melbourne, Australia - Forum Theatre
07-26 Sydney, Australia - Enmore Theatre
07-28 Auckland, Australia - Enmore Theatre
07-29 Wellington, New Zealand - Shed 6
08-06 Katowice, Poland - Off Festival
08-07 Prague, Czech Republic - Roxy
08-08 Leipzig, Germany - Taubchenthal
08-09 Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega
08-11 Oslo, Norway - Oya Festival
08-12 Stockholm, Sweden - Way Out West Festival
08-13 Helsinki, Finland - Flow Festival
08-18 Hasselt, Belgium - Pukkelpop
08-20 St. Polen, Austria - Frequency Festival
09-02 Pomona, CA - Fox Theater
09-03 Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
09-04 San Diego, CA - The Observatory North Park
09-07 Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
09-08 Austin, TX - ACL Live at The Moody Theater
09-09 Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall
09-12 New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
09-13 Atlanta, GA - Buckhead Theater
09-14 Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works
09-17 Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
09-18 Cincinnati, OH - Bogart’s
09-20 Portland, ME - State Theatre
09-21 Montreal, Quebec - Metropolis
09-23 New York, NY - Terminal 5
09-29 Manchester, England - Albert Hall
09-30 Glasgow, Scotland - O2 ABC
10-01 Leeds, England - Beckett Students Union
10-02 Nottingham, England - Rock City
10-04 Oxford, England - O2 Academy 1
10-05 Bristol, England - Anson Rooms
10-06 Birmingham, England - O2 Institute 1
10-07 London, England - Roundhouse
10-18-19 Paris, France - Olympia
10-22 Berlin, Germany - Tempodrom
10-23 Hamburg, Germany - Große Freiheit 36
10-25 Cologne, Germany - E-Werk
10-26 Munich, Germany - Tonhalle
10-27 Zurich, Switzerland - Volkhaus
10-29 Milan, Italy - Fabrique
10-31 Lyon, France - Le Radient
11-03 Lisbon, Portugal - Lisbon Coliseum
11-08 Nantes, France - Le Stereolux
11-09 Brussels, Belgium - Arenbergschouwburg

* with L.A. Witch



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