The Kills, The Horrors
Although The Kills' Alison Mosshart has been getting loads of attention of late as the frontwoman for the new Jack White side project The Dead Weather, her full-time gig shouldn't be overlooked: The Kills released its third album last year to much critical praise, then followed it up with stunning sets at SXSW, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits and, just this past weekend, at Coachella. If that's not convincing enough, consider this: Armed with their drum machine, Mosshart and guitarist Jamie Hince use their brand of lo-fi garage punk on a nightly basis to convince audiences that no one makes music as sexually charged as they do.
Co-headlining the bill are reinvented Brit rockers The Horrors, who have channeled the haunting tones of Joy Division for the upcoming album Primary Colours, to be released early next month.
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