Dave Keuning

American musician

David Brent Keuning (born March 28, 1976) is an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for his role as the lead guitarist of the rock band The Killers, which he founded alongside Brandon Flowers in 2001 and with whom he has recorded six studio albums.

Dave Keuning
Portrait of Dave Keuning by photographer Dana Trippe
Portrait of Dave Keuning by photographer Dana Trippe
Background information
Birth nameDavid Brent Keuning
Born (1976-03-28) March 28, 1976 (age 48)
OriginPella, Iowa, U.S.
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • singer
  • Guitar
  • vocals
  • bass
  • keyboards
  • cello
Years active2001–present

Equipment change

Guitars [1]

Sound Equipment

  • Furman AR15 Voltage Regulator
  • Axess Electronics FX1+ expansion board, midi foot controllers w/ Axess CFX4 control function switchers and custom made Axess Electronics Deville footswitch interfaces
  • Lectrosonics Wireless Units
  • Zaolla Artist and Zaolla Silverline series cables as cables and cable snakes
  • (2) duplicate FX racks are wired up w/Mogami Cable
  • Pedals, in Voodoo Lab GCX Audio Switcher Loops: Keeley Mod Ibanez TS9 (phat mod and baked mod)(x2), Boss DD6 Digital Delay, MXR Phase 100 (x2), Electro Harmonix Keeley Mod Big Muff Pi, Ibanez AD99 Keeley Mod Delay, Ibanez AC99 Keeley Mod Chorus, Digitech Whammy, TRex RoommSpate Reverb, and Buff Puff Boost. And for the acoustic: Fishman Aura Classical Pedal, Fishman Aura Dreadnought Pedal

Picks: Dunlop Nylon – 0.60mm, 0.73mm, 1.00mm


NOTE: Hiwatt currently are one of Keuning's sponsors.[2]

Discography change

As Keuning

Other appearances

  • "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" - Brandon Flowers (2010)[4]
  • "Wander" - We Are Hyena (2012)[5]
  • "This Is A Joke" (2014) - Bombay Heavy[6]
  • "Clouds Pretend" - The Hunt (2014)[7]
  • "Heavy Hand," "Goodbye Cambridge" - Blackout Balter (2016)

References change

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20120329144212/http://www.thekillersfansite.com/article%20pics/guitarist%20magazine%20may2009/ggd3.jpg. Archived from the original on March 29, 2012. Retrieved November 20, 2017. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "Hiwatt Genuine Amplifiers UK". Archived from the original on April 25, 2010. Retrieved April 18, 2010. Hiwatt Website: Artists
  3. Krol, Charlotte (October 12, 2018). ""I regret not doing it a lot sooner": The Killers' Dave Keuning tells us about his debut solo album 'Prismism'". NME. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  4. "Dave Keuning: 'The Killers Started Because I Lost My Job'". Archived from the original on February 21, 2014.
  5. "RHF - Music - We Are Hyena- Wander (Feat. Dave Keuning of The Killers)". Archived from the original on December 17, 2014.
  6. "Bombay Heavy - This Is A Joke, by BOMBAY HEAVY". Bombay Heavy. Retrieved November 20, 2017.
  7. "Clouds Pretend (featuring Dave Keuning Of THE KILLERS)". Retrieved November 20, 2017.

Other websites change