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Shortlist Nominees Announced

3rd January 2008

Klaxons, Kings of Leon and Feist have been named among the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given to Damien...

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The Killers Fight Former Manager

18th December 2007

U.S. rockers THE KILLERS have mounted a legal battle to avoid paying a former manager $3 million (GBP1.5 million) in unpaid commission. The Mr Brightside stars appeared in court in front of the California State...

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Killers Rock Christmas Tune

29th November 2007

THE KILLERS have recorded a quirky new Christmas tune as a thank you to their fans. Don't Shoot Me, Santa marks the second time the group have hit the studio to record a festive song....

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Leona Sells Over 100,000

13th November 2007

X Factor winner Leona Lewis has translated her singles success into album sales, with her debut Spirit selling 130,000 copies in a day. After reigning supreme at the top of the UK singles chart for...

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The Killers Target Elton For Collaboration

8th November 2007

Rockers THE KILLERS are turning to music legend SIR ELTON JOHN for help on their next album. The Las Vegas band have spent the past year touring their album Sam's Town, but are eager to...

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Fascinating Fact 4091

15th October 2007

Rockers THE KILLERS have recorded a Christmas (07) tune, called DON'T SHOOT ME, SANTA CLAUS, to benefit BONO's RED charity....

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Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

8th October 2007

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield band beat some heavyweight competition for the prize, scooping the gong ahead of the Killers,...

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Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

13th September 2007

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

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The Killers + Arctic Monkeys Lead Q Award Nominations

13th September 2007

THE KILLERS and the ARCTIC MONKEYS lead the nominations for this year's (07) Q magazine music awards. The bands have been nominated for three awards each, and will go head to head in the Best...

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Fascinating Fact 3889

7th September 2007

Rock supergroup DIRE STRAITS are back in vogue - cult country star SHOOTER JENNINGS has recorded a version of their WALK OF LIFE as his new single, while rockers THE KILLERS have cut a cover...

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The Killers And Lou Reed Record Duet

28th August 2007

Rock band THE KILLERS have recorded a song with music icon LOU REED. The Las Vegas rockers worked on the track Tranquillize with the former Velvet Underground star - and is expected to be released...

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New Killers Record This Year

24th August 2007

Las Vegas band the Killers are set to release a new record this year as well as another Christmas single.Singer Brandon Flowers has revealed that after a year of touring second album Sam's Town, the...

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13 Arrests On Rail Network During V Festival

21st August 2007

Figures released by the British Transport police have revealed that 13 arrests were made on the rail network during V festival.Many festivalgoers chose to travel by train, with a free shuttle bus from Chelmsford rail...

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Rainy Finish For V

20th August 2007

The Chelmsford leg of this year's V festival concluded with the odd shower or two, but the crowd continued to lap up the Killers' hit-packed set.Playing an opening sequence of tracks from their latest album...

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Foo Fighters Surprise Sleepy V

19th August 2007

A chirpy Dave Grohl entertained Weston Park, Staffordshire, in an unexpected gig this lunchtime, ahead of their headline act later today.The Foo Fighters appeared on the Channel 4 stage to perform softer versions of their...

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V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

18th August 2007

V festival 2007 kicked off in Essex and Staffordshire today, with fans enjoying a happily rain-free start to the two-day event.The festival has been hit by a number of big-name withdrawals, with Amy Winehouse, The...

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Manics Legend Lays Into Snow Patrol

17th August 2007

Manic Street Preachers guitarist Nicky Wire has laid into fellow V Festival headliners Snow Patrol, calling them "utterly deplorable".The Manics will play the Channel 4 stage at V this weekend, but Wire is not planning...

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V Festival Shuffles Line-up

17th August 2007

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

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V Festival Advocates Sexual Health

7th August 2007

V Festival will this year spearhead a sexual health and awareness campaign through goody bags handed out around the two sites.In coalition with the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), 40,000 goody bags will be dished out...

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Flowers Welcomes Baby Son

17th July 2007

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is celebrating after becoming a father for the first time. The Sam's Town singer's wife-of-two-years, Tana, gave birth to a son on Saturday (14Jul07). The couple, both 26, has yet...

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Glastonbury Organiser Wants To Attract More Kids

13th July 2007

The organiser of Glastonbury festival has unveiled plans to attract more teenagers to next year's event.Michael Eavis claims that too high a proportion of the 180,000 people who attended last month's festival were in their...

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Killers 'Gutted' By Glastonbury Sound Issues

12th July 2007

American rockers THE KILLERS are "gutted" sound problems ruined their headlining set at England's Glastonbury Festival last month (Jun07). The band were honoured to be one of three headliners at the Somerset event, but their...

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Flowers' Famous Doppelganger

12th July 2007

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is suffering an identity crisis after being mistaken for SPIDER-MAN actor TOBEY MAGUIRE too many times. The rocker admits he's always getting stopped in the streets - but rarely recognised...

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Flowers Horrified By Ice Cube's Filmography

11th July 2007

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS was horrified when rapper ICE CUBE turned from hip-hop pioneer to Hollywood actor, branding his move "hypocritical". The Las Vegas singer, 26, admires eighties rap collective N.W.A., which was founded...

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Sunny End To T In The Park

8th July 2007

After a miserable start festival-goers in Kinross have been rewarded with excellent weather for the second half of this year's T in the Park.Heavy rain made car parks so boggy on Friday night they had...

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Muddy Reckoning For T In The Park

7th July 2007

This year's T in the Park festival has been doing its best to prove that Glastonbury doesn't have a monopoly on vast quagmires of mud.Last night saw tailbacks stretching back12 miles on the approach to...

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T In The Park Revellers To 'Cut The Carbon'

6th July 2007

Revellers at this year's T in the Park festival are being encouraged to sign up to Christian Aid's Cut the Carbon campaign.In a similar vein to the I Count movement at Glastonbury, Christian Aid hopes...

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Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

2nd July 2007

The Killers have enjoyed a bigger boost to sales of their latest album after performing at Glastonbury than any other artist, a retailer said today.HMV claims that in direct comparisons between the Las Vegas band's...

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Glastonbury Organisers Defend Sound System

29th June 2007

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has retracted an initial statement saying he was disappointed by the quality of the main Pyramid stage's sound system.Festival-goers complained during the headline performance from the Killers that they could not...

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Killers Are Done With Glastonbury

27th June 2007

Rock band THE KILLERS have vowed never to play at the Glastonbury Festival again, because headlining last weekend's (23-24Jun07) event was such an emotional experience for them. The band were stunned to be asked to...

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