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Sleigh Bells Perform 'Bitter Rivals' and 'Tiger Kit' On Jimmy Kimmel Live! With Horn Section, Backup Singers and Live Drummer

by Caitlin Carter   Oct 18, 2013 11:47 AM EDT

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Sleigh Bells stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to perform two songs off the most recent album Bitter Rivals. Their performances are always fairly raucous, so when the duo of Alexis Krauss and Derek E. Miller added a horn-section trio, three backup singers and a live drummer, the energy of their set exploded.

With Miller shredding away on a tiger-striped guitar, Krauss maneuvered around the stage, flinging her hair and headbanging as she sang "Bitter Rivals" and "Tiger Kit."

The duo should really consider keeping this set up on their tour because it adds an element of groove to the driving thrash.

Bitter Rivals, the follow up to 2012's Reign of Terror, is out now. They are currently touring in support of the album.

Sleigh Bells Fall Tour Dates:

10/18: Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey
10/20: San Francisco, CA @ Treasure Island Music Festival
10/22: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Grand
10/23: Denver, CO @ Bluebird
10/25: Tulsa, OK @ Cain's Ballroom
10/26: Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
10/27: Austin, TX @ Stubb's
10/29: Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
10/30: Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live
11/01: St. Petesburg, FL @ State Theatre
11/02: Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
11/04: Orlando, FL @ Firestone
11/05: Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
11/06: Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
11/08: Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
11/09: Columbus, OH @ Newport
11/10: Chicago, IL @ Metro
11/12: Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews
11/13: Toronto, Ontario @ Phoenix
11/14: Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
11/16: Boston, MA @ Royale
11/17: Albany, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
11/19: Washington, DC @ Upstate Concert Hall
11/20: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
11/22: New York, NY @ Terminal 5

What did you think of their embellished performance? Let us know in the comments section below!

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