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Brandon Flowers Says Flamingo Will Help Killers

11th May 2010

Brandon Flowers believes his solo album will only make The Killers "stronger" as a band.The singer - who recently announced details of his first solo LP, to be called 'Flamingo', via the band's website -...

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The Killers Star Flowers Goes Solo

30th April 2010

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS has gone solo.The Human hitmaker will release his first solo album, Flamingo, later this year (10). The news marked the launch of the rocker's own website BrandonFlowersMusic.com. The Killers announced...

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The Killers Shape Us Music

22nd April 2010

The Killers and Patti Smith have been given top awards for their contribution to pop music in the US. The 'Somebody Told Me' rock group took home the Vanguard prize for their impact in shaping...

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Sophie Ellis-bextor's King-size Aspirations

22nd April 2010

Sophie Ellis-Bextor wants to work with Kings of Leon. The 31-year-old singer would like to try a new direction with her future material and has a number of collaborations in mind including with rockers The...

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The Killers And Keane Form Supergroup

20th April 2010

Members of THE KILLERS and KEANE have teamed up to form a new supergroup.The Killers' drummer Ronnie Vannucci has joined forces with Keane's keyboard player/songwriter Tim Rice-Oxley, as well as Noah And The Whale star...

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The Killers Land Ascap Top Honour

6th April 2010

THE KILLERS are to be honoured at the 27th annual American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Pop Music Awards.The Las Vegas-based group will be presented a Vanguard Award at the 21 April (10)...

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Flowers' Mother Dies

17th February 2010

THE KILLERS' recent concert cancellations have been explained - frontman BRANDON FLOWERS' mum has died after a two-year battle with cancer.Jean Flowers passed away last Thursday (11Feb10) aged 64, after she was diagnosed with brain...

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Friendly Fires Cancel Aussie Gigs

12th February 2010

Organisers of an Australian music festival have been left reeling after British dance act FRIENDLY FIRES cancelled their appearance on the same day THE KILLERS pulled out.The Mr Brightside hitmakers were due to perform at...

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The Killers Scrap More Concerts

11th February 2010

THE KILLERS have scrapped a number of concerts in Australia just weeks after they axed their tour of Asia - putting the cancellations down to the illness of a family member.The rockers pulled out of...

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Maccabees Fame Surprise

1st February 2010

The Maccabees are surprised they're being called the next big thing. The Brighton-based indie rock band - who have been named as headline acts for the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2010 - are likely to...

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The Killers Cancel Asian Tour

22nd January 2010

THE KILLERS have scrapped their upcoming Asian tour due to "unforeseen circumstances."The rockers were due to kick off a series of gigs with a performance in Singapore on 24 January (10), followed by shows in...

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The Killers Splitting Up - For Now

19th January 2010

THE KILLERS are set for a little time apart after announcing their upcoming Melbourne, Australia show will be their last for the foreseeable future.The Las Vegas-based group have been touring the world for the past...

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The Killers Set For Break

15th January 2010

THE KILLERS will take an extended hiatus after the band completes its current run of shows in Australia next month (Feb09).The rockers are exhausted after releasing three albums and touring extensively across the globe since...

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The Things They Say 14844

30th December 2009

"The feather epaulettes were my most fabulous style statement. When I get into the jacket, I feel good and very triumphant. I don't know if I could get up in front of 70,000 people at...

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The Killers Album Most Underrated

15th December 2009

THE KILLERS' SAM'S TOWN has been named the Most Underrated Album of the Decade in a new online poll.Readers of Rolling Stone voted for the album that should have been a classic over the weekend...

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The Things They Say 14647

11th December 2009

"It's the last album that had a big effect on me before The Killers took off. It was a pivotal moment, really. I couldn't believe how good it was. We threw away every one of...

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Flowers' Split Pants Shame

10th December 2009

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS once suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction onstage - the singer split his pants and needed two assistants to help him change.The star was performing a show in Chicago, Illinois when...

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Flowers Is Not Going Solo

5th December 2009

THE KILLERS' representatives have hit out at rumours frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is going solo - insisting the rocker is too busy with his band duties to release his own material.Recent internet reports have suggested the...

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Perry Stars In Killers Christmas Video

3rd December 2009

Former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 hunk LUKE PERRY stars in the video accompanying THE KILLERS' new Christmas single HAPPY BIRTHDAY GUADALUPE.The actor plays a bearded drifter in the western-themed promo. The Killers' fourth Christmas single was...

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The Things They Say 14291

20th November 2009

"Have you seen The Wrestler? That's what I feel like when I finish (a show). I limp back to the dressing room." THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS puts everything into his live shows.

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The Things They Say 14267

19th November 2009

"I still take out the trash and vacuum. I change my baby's diapers." THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS insists fame hasn't gone to his head.

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Killers Star Quits Smoking

19th November 2009

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS credits voice lessons and the decision to quit smoking with making him a great frontman.The Human singer admits his nicotine habit is no more - and he can't believe what...

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Joanna Page Needs Laughs For Love

1st November 2009

Joanna Page could never date a serious man.The 'Gavin and Stacey' actress - who is married to 'Emmerdale' star James Thornton - needs someone to make her laugh and thinks a lot of men have...

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The Killers Settle With Former Manager

5th October 2009

Rockers THE KILLERS have settled a legal battle with former manager BRADEN MERRICK over a contract dispute.Merrick sued the band for breach of contract and wrongful termination after dissolving their relationship in 2006; the band...

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Emas Ruled By Kings And Lady Gaga

21st September 2009

Lady Gaga and Kings of Leon have been nominated for five MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs).The singer and the band will both compete for Best Song, for 'Poker Face' and 'Use Somebody' respectively, Best Live...

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The Killers Poke Fun At Kanye

17th September 2009

THE KILLERS poked fun at KANYE WEST's MTV Video Music Awards stage invasion at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday night (16Sep09) when a crew member interrupted the band's encore to hail support act the PSYCHEDELIC...

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Flowers 'Annoyed' With Musicians Who Act, Actors Who Sing

11th September 2009

Outspoken THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS has refused a series of film offers - because he thinks musicians should never venture into the movies.The Human singer also has a problem with actors and actresses who...

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The Things They Say 13423

10th September 2009

"Ronnie's a f**king cowboy; he'll go camping on horseback, Wild West style, and I'm very envious. Mark has a black belt in tae kwon do. And Dave speaks Klingon - I'm not kidding. I've got...

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Flowers Impressed, Flattered And Puzzled By Wainwright Tribute

10th September 2009

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS is both baffled and impressed by gay singer/songwriter RUFUS WAINWRIGHT's romantic ode to him - because it was composed after a brief late-night encounter.Wainwright's Tulsa is all about the Human...

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