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Flowers Turns Down Drugs Every Day

20th October 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS credits his Mormon background with keeping him away from the lure of drugs while on tour. The MR BRIGHTSIDE rocker is offered illegal substances each day on the road, but...

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Rod Takes Classic Rock To The Top

18th October 2006

ROD STEWART has scored his fourth number one album in America with a compilation of rock classics. STILL THE SAME... THE GREAT AMERICAN ROCK CLASSICS OF OUR TIME sold an impressive 184,000 copies in its...

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The Things They Say 3115

18th October 2006

"I don't know if it's aliens, or if you believe in God or whatever it is, but somebody sends things and we're lucky enough to be able to express them." THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS...

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Scissor Sisters Top Euro Singles Chart For Second Week

16th October 2006

SCISSOR SISTERS have kept JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE at bay to land their second consecutive week at the top of the European singles chart. The New York band's I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCING remains at number one,...

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Killers Criticised For Trying To Be English

16th October 2006

THE KILLERS lead singer BRANDON FLOWERS has responded to criticism he is "trying to be too English", insisting one of the goals with the band's new album SAM'S TOWN was to have a more American...

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Flowers Attacks 'Anti-american' Green Day

15th October 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has slammed rock band GREEN DAY's negative attitude towards the US. Flowers insists he is offended by the AMERICAN IDIOT rockers' portrayal of America, and has criticised the band's supposedly...

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Flowers Sees Therapist To Beat Flying Fear

12th October 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is so scared of flying, he regularly visits a therapist to try and conquer his fear. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer had never been in an airplane before he began touring...

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Evanescence Debut At Top Of Us Albums Chart

11th October 2006

Rockers EVANESCENCE have jumped straight in at number one in the US albums chart, knocking LUDACRIS off the top spot after just one week. Evanescence's THE OPEN DOOR shifted 447,000 copies in American during its...

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Razorlight End Scissor Sisters' UK Chart Reign

9th October 2006

RAZORLIGHT have ended SCISSOR SISTERS' four-week run at number one on the UK singles chart. The British rockers climb 14 places to claim top spot with their single AMERICA, while Scissor Sisters slip to number...

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The Killers Happy To Do It Themselves

5th October 2006

THE KILLERS insist on taking care of their own promotion because they refuse to be governed by record company bosses. While other bands are happy to leave the behind the scenes arrangements to their management,...

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Flowers Tempted By Sex And Drugs

5th October 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is tempted by the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle, but is put off by burned out hellraisers who regret their hedonistic past. The Mormon frontman admits he frequently...

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Fascinating Fact 2208

4th October 2006

The editors of US magazine Interview are getting their money's worth of SIR ELTON JOHN this month - the regular contributor not only pens his own pop music column, but interviews KEITH URBAN and THE...

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The Things They Say 3050

4th October 2006

"I think it's hard for her. I've never been a dog person, but she basically got me to buy her dogs so she'll have some company when I leave. Of course, I hope they don't...

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Flowers: 'Theatrical Rock Is Credible'

4th October 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS refuses to accept his band has less integrity because they dress up to stage theatrical concerts. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer claims groups who dress down are deliberately plotting their careers...

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Fascinating Fact 2199

2nd October 2006

The editors of US magazine Interview are getting their money's worth of SIR ELTON JOHN this month - the regular contributor not only pens his own pop music column, but interviews KEITH URBAN and THE...

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Scissor Sisters' Rule UK Charts

2nd October 2006

New York pop group SCISSOR SISTERS continue their reign of the UK singles and album charts for a second week yesterday (01OCT06). The LAURA hitmakers' track I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCIN' stayed at number one...

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Arctics Debut Crowned As Top Student Anthem

1st October 2006

THE ARCTIC MONKEYS' debut single I BET YOU LOOK GOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR has topped a poll as the favourite student anthem of all time. The punk-inspired tune beat out competition from THE KILLERS'...

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Flowers' Fat Past

29th September 2006

THE KILLERS lead singer BRANDON FLOWERS may be sexy and confident on stage now, but he wasn't always such a babe magnet. The rocker had a string of insecurities as a teenager, when he harboured...

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Killers Flowers Ran Over Drunk

29th September 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS ran over and almost killed a pedestrian after he walked out infront of his car. Flowers admitted the incident when questioned about the most dangerous thing he had ever done....

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Media Should Leave Flowers Alone, Says Killers Drummer

26th September 2006

THE KILLERS drummer RONNIE VANNUCCI has hit out at the British media for glamourising frontman BRANDON FLOWERS while ignoring the rest of the band. Since achieving worldwide success with their debut album HOT FUSS in...

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Flowers' Death Fears

26th September 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS lives in fear of the number 621, after a Ouija board told him he would die on this date when he was young. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer, whose birthday is...

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Flowers Begs Yorke To Write Hits Again

25th September 2006

THE KILLERS singer BRANDON FLOWERS believes RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is wasting his talent as a songwriter. The JENNY WAS A FRIEND OF MINE star wishes Yorke would stop writing experimental rock and return to...

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Flowers 'Upset' By Pet Shop Boys Moustache Verdict

25th September 2006

KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is "upset" NEIL TENNANT has misunderstood the band's image makeover as a move away from pop. The singer and his drummer RONNIE VANNUCCI are both sporting impressive facial hair to promote...

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Scissor Sisters A Cut Ahead For Third Week

24th September 2006

SCISSOR SISTERS have double reason to celebrate this week (begs24SEP06) after securing top spot in both the UK singles and album chart. The New York band keep JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE at bay for a third week...

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'Arrogant' Flowers To Be More Positive

22nd September 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is determined to banish his reputation for being arrogant, by concentrating on the good things in life. The JENNY WAS A FRIEND OF MINE singer attributes his straight-talking style to...

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Saturday Night Live Cuts Castmembers

20th September 2006

Late-night US comedy sketch show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE will debut on 30 September (06) without five key castmembers. In addition to the previously announced departures of TINA FEY and RACHEL DRATCH, who are working...

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Chili Peppers Lead Mtv Ema Nominations

19th September 2006

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS lead the nominations for the MTV Europe Music Awards after being named in four categories. The DANI CALIFORNIA hitmakers are nominated for Best Group, Best Rock Act, Best Song and Best...

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Scissor Sisters Top UK Chart For Second Week

18th September 2006

SCISSOR SISTERS are sitting atop the UK singles chart with comeback track I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCING for the second week in a row. The New York band are again keeping JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE at bay....

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Burton Directs New Killers Video

8th September 2006

Las Vegas rockers THE KILLERS have added a little star power to their next video by inviting quirky movie maker TIM BURTON to direct it. The EDWARD SCISSORHANDS director is the brains behind the MR...

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Beyonce Stuns At The Vmas

1st September 2006

BEYONCE KNOWLES stole the show at last night's (31AUG06) MTV Video Music Awards with a jaw-dropping performance of her new record. The superstar showed off her sexy new image as she performed new girl power...

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