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The Killers talk THAT Meat Loaf performance

They’re preparing to rock at the AFL Grand Final on Saturday. 

And ahead of their performance, The Killers stars Ronnie Vannucci Jr. and Brandon Flowers talked about THAT iconic Meat Loaf performance, at the AFL Grand Final in 2011.

The hitmakers reportedly said: ‘The flack he gets!’

 

‘The flack he gets!’ The Killers stars Ronnie Vannucci Jr. (centre) and Brandon Flowers (R, pictured with AFL chief executive officer Gillon McLachlan), speak about THAT Meat Loaf Grand Final performance

Brandon said he’s watched the performance, which was slammed by AFL fans, and defended the 70-year-old star. 

‘Poor Meat Loaf. I feel bad for Meat Loaf, the flack he gets,’ Brandon said.

‘I’m not going to trash talk Meat Loaf,’ he said, adding that the star ‘gives it his all’ in what he does. 

Brushing it off: Brandon said he's watched the performance, which was slammed by AFL fans, and defended the 70-year-old star

Brushing it off: Brandon said he’s watched the performance, which was slammed by AFL fans, and defended the 70-year-old star

Supportive: 'I'm not going to trash talk Meat Loaf,' he said, adding that the star 'gives it his all' in what he does

Supportive: ‘I’m not going to trash talk Meat Loaf,’ he said, adding that the star ‘gives it his all’ in what he does

Ready to go! They're preparing to rock at the AFL Grand Final on Saturday

Ready to go! They’re preparing to rock at the AFL Grand Final on Saturday

Famous: Meat Loaf is known for songs including I'd Do Anything For Love (Pictured performing at the AFL Grand Final)

Famous: Meat Loaf is known for songs including I’d Do Anything For Love (Pictured performing at the AFL Grand Final)

At the press conference, Brandon and Ronnie were dressed casually and posed for photographs with their own personalised jerseys, which had ‘The Killers’ written on the back. 

Dressed casually, the pair wore jeans and shirts and looked happy to be there. 

They will play before the Adelaide and Richmond match, and also at the after party.  

Gifts? At the press conference, Brandon and Ronnie were dressed casually and posed for photographs with their own personalised jerseys

Gifts? At the press conference, Brandon and Ronnie were dressed casually and posed for photographs with their own personalised jerseys

They will thrill fans! They will play before the Adelaide and Richmond match, and also at the after party

They will thrill fans! They will play before the Adelaide and Richmond match, and also at the after party

Panned: Iconic crooner Meat Loaf delivered an off-key live performance in 2011 that has been widely regarded as the worst ALF entertainment ever

Panned: Iconic crooner Meat Loaf delivered an off-key live performance in 2011 that has been widely regarded as the worst ALF entertainment ever

Iconic crooner Meat Loaf delivered an off-key live performance in 2011 that has been widely regarded as the worst ALF entertainment ever.

Meat Loaf later commented on the performance in an interview with the Sunday Mail, blaming the AFL management for the lack-lustre 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. 

Rock on! The Killers band was formed in 2001 in Las Vegas 

Rock on! The Killers band was formed in 2001 in Las Vegas 

Familiar face: The Killers are known for hits including Mr Brightside and Somebody Told Me

Familiar face: The Killers are known for hits including Mr Brightside and Somebody Told Me

 

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