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The Killers Stun Fans With Secret Gig

3rd November 2008

Rockers THE KILLERS treated fans to a surprise gig in London on Sunday (02Nov08) - previewing tracks from their new album. The Mr Brightside hitmakers left it to the last minute to announce the concert,...

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Take That Break Ticket Sales Record For 2009 Stadium Shows

31st October 2008

Take That's 2009 British stadium tour has become the fastest-selling in UK history.The Circus Live - Summer 2009 - so named after their upcoming album - sees the legendary boy band take to the stage...

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Thousands Could Miss Gig After Police Close Ticket Site

21st October 2008

Music fans could be left out of pocket after the Metropolitan police shut down a concert website.Paperticket.co.uk is thought to have made millions from ticket sales for shows by the likes of Kings of Leon,...

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Killers Announce 2009 UK Tour Plans

7th October 2008

The Killers have unveiled a high-profile tour of UK venues in 2009, including two dates at London's O2 Arena.The 12-date series of concerts will be the Las Vegas quartet's biggest British arena shows to date,...

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Killers 'Are The 'Next U2'

15th September 2008

Rockers THE KILLERS are determined to be more successful than U2 - insisting the Irish band will have to surrender their place at the top of the music "pedestal". Frontman Brandon Flowers admits he is...

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Led Zeppelin Win Outstanding Achievement Gong At Gq Awards

3rd September 2008

Led Zeppelin have been awarded an outstanding achievement prize at the GQ Men of the Year awards.The legendary rockers reformed for a one-off concert at London's O2 Arena last December, with more than one million...

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The Killers Bassist 'Feels For Struggling Bands'

27th August 2008

Mark Stoermer – bass player with Las Vegas band THE KILLERS – says he empathises with bands who are struggling to break into the music business.According to Stoermer, today's bands face an increasingly difficult time...

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Killers Star 'Worried' About Carbon Footprint

26th August 2008

THE KILLERS star MARK STOERMER is concerned about the impact the band's touring is having on the environment. The bassist, who constantly travels between gigs, is worried the band is damaging the planet with all...

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Killers Star Fears For Future Of Unsigned Bands

26th August 2008

THE KILLERS star MARK STOERMER has spoken out about his fears for the future of unsigned bands as music labels are financially struggling to support new acts. The bassist believes new bands have to be...

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Soggy Final Day At Reading

24th August 2008

Heavy overnight showers meant music fans at the Reading festival faced a soggy final day.But with the rain holding off day three highlights are set to include Pendulum, Conor Oberst and Last Shadow Puppets before...

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Rage Against The Machine Steal Show At Reading

23rd August 2008

Los Angeles foursome Rage Against The Machine proved real crowd-pleasers on Friday night at the Reading festival.Killing In The Name Of proved a particular favourite thanks to its familiar swearing-based refrain.Despite making clear in the...

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Eavises: This Will Be Glastonbury's Flagship Year

6th June 2008

Michael and Emily Eavis have dismissed criticism of the 2008 Glastonbury Festival and said this year's event could be the best yet.Tickets sales for this year have been comparatively slow - though more than 126,000...

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The Killers Recruiting Tyson For Festivals?

4th June 2008

Rockers THE KILLERS have approached boxer MIKE TYSON to duet with them at two music festivals this summer (08). The band first met up with the former undisputed heavyweight champ when he made a surprise...

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Mr Brightside Named As UK's No 1 Driving Song

23rd May 2008

The Killers' Mr Brightside has been pinpointed as the definitive driving song in a new poll of British motorists.The track from the Las Vegas band's 2004 album Hot Fuss defeated classic rock efforts such as...

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Eye Of The Tiger Tops Marathon Poll

20th May 2008

A highlight of the Rocky soundtrack has been named the best song to run to in a survey of marathon runners.Eye of the Tiger by American rockers Survivor - which topped the Billboard Hot 100...

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Fascinating Fact 5318

15th May 2008

DURAN DURAN's concert in Las Vegas on Friday (09May08) was a star-studded affair - THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS and DAVE KEUNING joined the pop supergroup onstage for an encore of their PLANET EARTH hit,...

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Artists Emerge For Second Series Of Live From Abbey Road

25th April 2008

JAMES BLUNT, MARY J BLIGE, DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS and PANIC AT THE DISCIO will be among the first handful of performers that are confirmed for new episodes of the television show Live From Abbey...

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Foo Fighters, The Killers + Klaxons Lead Nme Awards

24th April 2008

FOO FIGHTERS, THE KILLERS and KLAXONS emerged as the big winners at the first ever American NME Awards, scooping the highest accolades at the ceremony on Wednesday (23Apr08). The Foo Fighters' latest LP Echoes, Silence,...

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Foo Fighters Claim Best Album At Nme Awards USA

24th April 2008

The Foo Fighters have won the inaugural album of the year gong at the NME awards USA.Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace beat off stiff competition from Because of the Times by Kings of Leon, the...

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Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

11th April 2008

Glastonbury Festival injected more than £73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

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Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

11th April 2008

Glastonbury Festival injected more than £73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

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Reading And Leeds Festivals Sell Out In Record Time

4th April 2008

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals have sold out in record time with 200,000 being sold within 24 hours of going on sale.The tickets went on sale at 19:00 BST on March 31st and...

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Reading And Leeds Festivals Sells Out In Record Time

3rd April 2008

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals have sold out in record time with 200,000 being sold within 24 hours of going on sale.The tickets went on sale at 19:00 BST on March 31st and...

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Killers, Metallica And Rage To Headline Reading, Leeds

31st March 2008

The Killers, Metallica and Rage Against the Machine have been announced as this year's headline acts for the Reading and Leeds festivals.The three groups will stagger performances across the main stages at each venue during...

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Killers Announced As Headliners For Reading, Leeds

31st March 2008

The Killers have been announced as the headline act for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.A message on the festivals' official websites said the Las Vegas band would play Reading on Saturday August 23rd and...

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Hi Yo Silver! Lone Ranger Set To Come To The Big Screen

28th March 2008

The adventures of the Lone Ranger and his Native American friend Tonto are in final negotiations to come to the big screen.The pair behind the project are Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, the writers of...

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Lou Reed Criticises Mp3 Format At South By South-west

14th March 2008

Lou Reed has said the rise of downloadable music and MP3 players has taken music "backwards".The Velvet Underground legend, speaking at the South by South-west (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas, said he believes that...

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The Killers Win With Tyson On Their Side

29th February 2008

U.S. rockers THE KILLERS surprised the audience at Thursday's (28Feb08) NME Awards - after securing a bizarre cameo from boxer MIKE TYSON for their acceptance speech. The Mr Brightside stars were named Best International Band...

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Arcade Fire And Lcd Soundsystem Named In Shortlist Ten

29th January 2008

Arcade Fire, Feist and LCD Soundsystem have been named among the final ten acts for this year's Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given...

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Glastonbury Deadline Confirmed

9th January 2008

The deadline for fans to register for tickets to this year's Glastonbury festival has now been confirmed by organiser Michael Eavis.Hopefuls must submit their contact details and a passport picture during February if they are...

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