Alison "VV" Mosshart is the vocalist of The Kills. Apart from her work in The Kills with Jamie "Hotel" Hince; Mosshart is one of the original members of the alternative rock band The Dead Weather, that formed in late 2008. Along with Jack White from The White Stripes and The Raconteurs, Jack Lawrence from The Raconteurs and Dean Fertita from The Raconteurs and Queens Of The Stone Age. Mosshart has been involved with previous live performances with The Raconteurs.
In 2005 she collaborated with the french band Dionysos in the song Old Child and in 2006 with Placebo, she sang in duo with Brian Molko on the title track of their last album, Meds (feat. VV of The Kills). Also In 2006 she featured on the Primal Scream track Dolls. In 2008 she featured on The Last Shadow Puppets track Paris Summer. And In 2009 on the Arctic Monkeys album Humbug track Fire And The Thud.
Apart from music, she does photography (mainly polaroids, viewable on the official website of The Kills), draws, makes collages and has written the short story 'Psycho Killer' in the 2009 book 'Punk Fiction' in aid of The Teenage Cancer Trust.