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The Killers AFL performance better than Meat Loaf say fans

They’re the US rockers who turned in a stellar performance at the AFL grand final in Melbourne on Saturday.

And thanks to The Killers, it seems the code has lived down 70’s rocker Meat Loaf’s disastrous effort in 2011 with fans flocking to social media to declare that the Las Vegas four piece wiped the stage with the Bat Out Of Hell star.

Fans flocked to social media to praise the band’s performance that saw them turn win a stunning renditions of their hits When You Were Young, Somebody Told Me and Mr Brightside.

 

All is forgiven: Thanks to The Killers, it seems the AFLhas lived down 70’s rocker Meat Loaf’s disastrous effort at the 2011 grand final with fans flocking to social media to declare that the Las Vegas four piece wiped the stage with the Bat Out Of Hell star

They also had the crowd eating out of the palm of their hand with a faultless version of the Midnight oil classic Forgotten Years.

Fans flocked to twitter to praise the band’s performance with many suggesting it was streets ahead of Meat Loaf’s lacklustre effort.

Sharing a screengrab of frontman Brandon Flowers, one fan gushed: ‘The Killers…how good!!! Better than Meatloaf.’

Stellar: Fans flocked to social media to praise the band's performance that saw them turn win a stunning renditions of their hits When You Were Young, Somebody Told Me and Mr Brightside and the Midnight Oil hit Forgotten Years

Stellar: Fans flocked to social media to praise the band’s performance that saw them turn win a stunning renditions of their hits When You Were Young, Somebody Told Me and Mr Brightside and the Midnight Oil hit Forgotten Years

Standout: Sharing a screen grab of frontman Brandon Flowers, one fan gushed: 'The Killers...how good!!! Better than Meatloaf'

Standout: Sharing a screen grab of frontman Brandon Flowers, one fan gushed: ‘The Killers…how good!!! Better than Meatloaf’

Top tips: Another suggested that Meat Loaf should take notes from the rockers with: '#thekillers sounded great. Managed to get this party going. #AFLGF Are you watching this #Meatloaf that's how it's done'

Top tips: Another suggested that Meat Loaf should take notes from the rockers with: ‘#thekillers sounded great. Managed to get this party going. #AFLGF Are you watching this #Meatloaf that’s how it’s done’

Almost forgotten: One, however, commented that while the Killers set was great, the Meat Loaf performance still loomed large.

Almost forgotten: One, however, commented that while the Killers set was great, the Meat Loaf performance still loomed large.

Timely reminder: One commentator suggested that Meatloaf's infamous performance will always be dredged up at this time of year with: 'It's this time of year that we're reminded of that magical time that Meatloaf took to the stage'

Timely reminder: One commentator suggested that Meatloaf’s infamous performance will always be dredged up at this time of year with: ‘It’s this time of year that we’re reminded of that magical time that Meatloaf took to the stage’

Another suggested that Meat Loaf should take notes from the rockers with: ‘#thekillers sounded great. Managed to get this party going. #AFLGF Are you watching this #Meatloaf that’s how it’s done.’

One, however, commented that while the Killers set was great, the Meat Loaf performance still loomed large.

‘Thank you @afl for #thekillers this year,’ they wrote. ‘Nearly forgives the #meatloaf incident.’

Infamous: Iconic rocker Meat Loaf delivered an off-key live performance in 2011 that has been widely regarded as the worst AFL grand final entertainment ever

Infamous: Iconic rocker Meat Loaf delivered an off-key live performance in 2011 that has been widely regarded as the worst AFL grand final entertainment ever

One commentator suggested that Meatloaf’s infamous performance will always be dredged up at this time of year with: ‘It’s this time of year that we’re reminded of that magical time that Meatloaf took to the stage.’ 

Iconic rocker Meat Loaf delivered an off-key live performance in 2011 that has been widely regarded as the worst AFL grand final entertainment ever.

Meat Loaf later commented on the performance in an interview with the Sunday Mail, blaming the AFL management for the lacklustre show, as they allegedly failed to provide a live piano or offer enough time for a sound check.

He also claimed that his performance was out of time and off key because he had been forced to sing to a tape and couldn’t hear the backing track in his ear-piece.

Excuses: Meat Loaf later commented on the performance in an interview with the Sunday Mail, blaming the AFL management for the lacklustre show, as they allegedly failed to provide a live piano or offer enough time for a sound check

Excuses: Meat Loaf later commented on the performance in an interview with the Sunday Mail, blaming the AFL management for the lacklustre show, as they allegedly failed to provide a live piano or offer enough time for a sound check

 

 

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