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Unlikely Pairings - When Comedians And Musicians Come Together

By Dan Greaves | 19th August 2014

Following surprising reports that Las Vegas rockers The Killers invited British comedian Jimmy Carr to join them onstage at V Festival, Contact Music looks at five of the most unlikely pairings from the worlds of...

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The Killers And Other Really Weird Lyrics

By Ed Biggs | 1st August 2014

We’ve all heard our fair share of daft lyrics in pop songs, but now there’s been an attempt to subjectively decide which song contains the weirdest lyric.Brandon Flowers is the writer of the weirdest lyric...

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Experience Sun, Sand And Sensational Sounds At Hangout Festival 2014

By Holly Williams | 16th May 2014

Alabama's sun-soaked, sold-out Hangout Music Fest begins officially today (May 16th 2014) following yesterday's kick-off party - and there's almost too much fun to take in.Set against the glorious backdrop of Gulf Shores' pure white...

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Outside Lands Brings You The 2014 Line-up! Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Duck Sauce, Jagwar Ma And More

By Holly Williams | 11th April 2014

Possibly the only major festival where you can enjoy fine gourmet cuisine while rocking out to an eclectic variety of international artists, Outside Lands has now unveiled the 2014 line-up as it prepares to return...

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It's Indie Rock & Roll For V Festival: The Killers Headline Huge Bill

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th March 2014

The UK’s festival season is slowly clicking into gear as Hollywood’s award season recovers from a stinking hangover. On the weekend of August 16-17 in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, The Killers will...

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Robbie Williams Keeps Gary Barlow Off The Top Spot On UK Album Chart

By Joe Wilde | 30th December 2013

It was like 1997 all over again this weekend, as Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow battled it out for the Number One spot on the UK Album Chart. Much like the battles of the mid-to-late...

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Life Is Beautiful Festival Debuts In Vegas - With An Understatement Of A Name

By Holly Williams | 25th October 2013

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2013 brings top artists of all walks of life to Downtown Las Vegas this weekend for two days of cracking music, scrumptious gourmet food and breath-taking art.This brand new festival opens...

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The Killers Are Back With 'A Shot At The Night' In Sin City [Video]

By Lauren James | 30th September 2013

'Shot At The Night' marks The Killers return ahead of the release of their upcoming singles compilation album, Direct Hits, that will include all their hits from 2003 to 2013. The Las Vegas rockers are...

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Lollapalooza 2013 To Be Equipped For All Weathers For Another Memorable Weekend

By Holly Williams | 26th July 2013

Get ready for a magnificent time as Chicago brings you another rollicking year of Lollapalooza with a legendary line-up of mixed genre music from The Cure to Mumford & Sons.Since it's revival in 2003, Lollapalooza...

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As Fans Gather For 'T In The Park,' Police Crack Down On Drugs

By Lauren James | 12th July 2013

The sun is shining, the line-up is terrific; T in the Park 2013 is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary with thousands of fans and seven stages. Performers during the three day festival will include...

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Stocking Fillers: Best Christmas Songs Of 2012

By Holly Williams | 18th December 2012

Many consider Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' the last true Christmas song to be released; it's hard to believe that was back in 1994! Since then, there's been a sputtering...

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A Week In Music: Bruno Mars Steps Up A Gear, Ke$ha Delivers Bonkers Pop, The Killers Release Bizarre Xmas Video And Much More!

By Hayley Avron | 10th December 2012

Albums of Note... It looks as though Bruno Mars has stepped things up a gear on Unorthodox Jukebox. From straight-up pop songs, to disco and funk stylings, and a nod to reggae in there too,...

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Muse Announce European Stadium Tour; Is A Killers Collaboration On The Cards?

By Contributor | 20th November 2012

Muse, a band whose live shows are getting so big and ostentatious that we can’t but think they’re compensating for something, have announced another slew of the blighters. The space-rocking, crotch-thrusting, tune-misplacing British group have...

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The Killers Reschedule Manchester Shows, Announce Wembley Shows For Next Year

By Joe Wilde | 16th November 2012

Las Vegas rockers The Killers were forced to cancel their performances at Manchester's MEN Arena this week after frontman Brandon Flowers lost his voice mid-set. Fortunately though, The Killers have never been a band to...

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Is There A Brightside? The Killers Walk Off Stage After 5 Songs

By Lorna Greville  | 14th November 2012

In a particularly disappointing anti-climax to a show that thousands of people had been looking forward to, The Killers were forced to leave the stage, apparently due to front man Brandon Flowers' illhealth, reports the...

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"I'm Sorry, We've Got To Stop", The Killers End Manchester Gig After 4 Songs

By Michael West | 14th November 2012

"I'm sorry. I've never had to do this before. We've got to stop," were the words of The Killers' Brandon Flowers in Manchester last night (November 13, 2012) after cutting short the band's arena concert...

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The Killers Cancel Tonight's Show After Walk-off In Manchester

By Contributor | 14th November 2012

Not only was there disappointment for fans of The Killers in Manchester last night, but there was for those hoping to see the Las Vegas band perform tonight in the UK city as well, with...

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Bizarre Celebrity Mix For X Factor Final: Beyonce, Cher And The Killers

By Hayley Avron | 23rd October 2012

If you think that The X Factor is weird now (what with Rylan’s increasingly bizarre, camp stage productions, a grown man that apparently cannot stop shaking whenever Dermot O’Leary speaks to him and a weekly...

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The Chevin- Why Is This British Band Is Better Known In The Us Than At Home?

By Lorna Greville  | 18th October 2012

Since Contact Music spoke to UK band The Chevin, their highly anticipated first album 'Borderland' has been released and they have returned to the US to continue touring with various other American bands. It seems...

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The Killers Pay Homage To The Late Andy Williams On Stage

By Contributor | 27th September 2012

The Killers paid tribute to legendary crooner Andy Williams during a concert on Wednesday night (September 26th) by performing a rendition of his classic song Moon River. The band took to the stage at The...

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Extra Glastonbury Tickets Snapped Up

22nd April 2007

An additional 20,000 tickets for this year's Glastonbury festival sold out quickly on Sunday morning, to the delight of successful music fans who missed out in the main sale three weeks ago.Today's tickets constituted those...

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