The Killers are finally coming back to New Zealand - but they're making up for lost time.

The Las Vegas rockers have announced plans to play a three-date tour here in 2018.

They'll perform at Auckland's Spark Arena on April 20, Wellington's TSB Arena on April 21 and Christchurch's Horncastle Arena on April 24.

Brandon Flowers and co will be playing on the back of their new album, Wonderful Wonderful, due out on Friday, which includes recent singles The Man and Run For Cover.

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They were last here in 2009 for a headlining show at Vector Arena. They also performed at the 2007 Big Day Out.

Tickets go on sale on October 3. A pre-sale begins on September 27.