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The Killers introduced a fan on stage to play drums with them throughout their Studying Competition 2023 set. Watch clips for the second under.

The fan, named Ozzy, was holding up an indication, asking to play drums with them, which has no turn into a practice throughout The Killers set.

“Now we have one massive stipulation,” frontman Brandon Flowers requested Ozzy, earlier than letting him on stage. “Let me see your face? I like your signal however the place are you from? You’re from the UK. Let the child up.” In line with Flowers, the drummer is from “simply exterior of Bathtub”. Ozzy donned a Cristiano Ronaldo jersey and stored the tempo at a slower tempo for the band, whereas Flowers urged him to go quicker.

“Go quicker,” Flowers stated, earlier than joking, “Extra cocaine than marijuana”. The gang authorised of the second, chanting Ozzy’s identify as he left the stage.

‘Extra cocaine than marijuana Ozzie’ – that was completely good to observe!! ⁦@thekillers⁩ #readingfestival pic.twitter.com/3Vzs6CsHf1

— shiner_sam (@shiner_sam) August 26, 2023

Fairly cool from @thekillers getting a crowd member to play drums at @OfficialRandL…#thekillers #readingfestival #studying #berkshire #royalcounty pic.twitter.com/uw0uaFSqHm

— Ross Brown (@rossTheTwit) August 26, 2023

G’WAN ISAAC FROM JUST OUTSIDE OF BATH.#RANDL23 #THEKILLERS pic.twitter.com/csWL8g0WkU

— AndrewTrendell (@AndrewTrendell) August 26, 2023

my new favorite drummer is that lad that’s simply been up with the killers unreal like

— amy ⚭ (@amyinlothian) August 26, 2023

Earlier this month (August 16), the band issued an apology after inviting a Russian fan onstage to play drums throughout a live performance in Georgia. There was an extended historical past of stress between Georgia and Russia, after the latter invaded the nation in 2008.

The Killers wrote in an announcement: “Good folks of Georgia, it was by no means our intention to offend anybody! Now we have a longstanding custom of inviting folks to play drums and it appeared from the stage that the preliminary response from the group indicated that they have been okay with tonight’s viewers participation member coming onstage with us.

“We acknowledge {that a} remark, meant to counsel that the entire Killers’ viewers and followers are ‘brothers and sisters’ might be misconstrued. We didn’t imply to upset anybody and we apologize. We stand with you and hope to return quickly.”

The Killers are set to headline Leeds Competition tomorrow (August 27).

Examine again at NME right here for the most recent information, evaluations, interviews, photographs and extra from Studying & Leeds 2023.

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