Buzz Bites (7/25/12): The Killers Preview New Tunes At New York’s Webster Hall

The Killers previewed new songs at NYC’s Webster Hall.

+ The Killers hit New York’s Webster Hall, and it sounds like it was pretty, ahem, killer. They previewed new songs (including “Runaways,” “Miss Atomic Bomb,” “Here On Out” and “Flesh and Bone”) from their forthcoming Battle Born. The album streets Sept. 18. (MTV News)

+ As if Justin Bieber weren’t enough star power for his upcoming “As Long As You Love Me” video, he’s added a “Sin City” actor into the mix. Justin tweeted, “And yes Michael Madsen is in the #AsLongAsYouLoveMe short film.” (Idolator)

+ Flo Rida is putting out a workout DVD. Yes, the rapper wants to get your body moving beyond the dance floor. “I’ve always been about fitness, and my fans can definitely appreciate that.” (MTV Newsroom)

+ Nicki Minaj has been added to the “Today” Toyota Summer Concert Series. She’s slated to perform Aug. 14. (Rap-Up)

+ William Balfour, who was convicted of murdering Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew, received three consecutive life sentences and an additional 120 years. (MTV News)

+ Peep The xx performing new song “Angels” on “Conan” last night. It will appear on their forthcoming record, Coexist, which will be released Sept. 11. (Pitchfork)

+ Prepare to throw your devil’s horns up: Check out The Darkness‘ take on Radiohead‘s “Street Spirit (Fade Out).” It will appear on their forthcoming Hot Cakes album, due Aug. 21. (Pitchfork)

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