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Kanye West, The Strokes And The Killers To Headline 2016 Governors Ball

Kanye West, The Strokes and The Killers are among the acts topping the bill for this year’s Governors Ball. This year marks the sixth instalment of the annual event, which takes place in New York...

Wayne Newton To Perform With The Killers

The crooner is to open the launch show at the Las Vegas Arena on 6 April (16) before handing over to Brandon Flowers' band for the headline set, and Newton has revealed the...

Brandon Flowers Wants To Quit Annual Christmas Songs

The Human rockers have released a festive track every year since 2006 to raise money for AIDS charity (RED), but Brandon is hoping he can pass the torch on to another musician because...

Brandon Flowers Urges Musicians 'Not To Be Afraid' After Paris Concert Attack

Almost 90 fans attending an Eagles of Death Metal concert at the French capital's Bataclan theatre were killed on Friday night when gunmen stormed the building and opened fire. The American rockers...

Janet Jackson Converts To Islam

Janet Jackson has converted to Islam.The 49-year-old singer - who married Muslim billionaire, Wissam Al Mana, 40, in 2012 - is reportedly taking the religion so seriously that she has even toned down her raunchy...

Brandon Flowers Cancels U.s. Tour Dates

The Killers frontman has spent two weeks on the road in North America to promote his solo album The Desired Effect, but on Wednesday (12Aug15), it was revealed he will not make the...

New Order Unveil New Song

New Order have unveiled the first song from their new album.Then band - featuring Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman - have premiered 'Restless' online, with the track being their...

Brandon Flowers For New Order Lp

Brandon Flowers and Iggy Pop will feature on New Order's new album.The rockers will be joined by The Killers frontman and 68-year-old singer/songwriter on their forthcoming studio record 'Music Complete', which will be their first...

Ronnie Vannucci Is Weak Link

Ronnie Vannucci Jr. thinks he is the ''weakest link'' in Big Talk.The 36-year-old rocker has hailed the musicians who form his side-project - including Tenacious D guitarist John Konesky and bassist John Spiker...

The Killers And No Doubt To Headline New End Of Summer Festival

The "arts and entertainment mix-perience, designed around comfort, quality and good times" is scheduled for 18-20 September (15) at Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds near San Diego, California. The line-up also features...

Brandon Flowers Beats Paul Weller To The Top Of The U.k. Charts

The singer's new solo release The Desired Effect narrowly beat out Paul Weller's Saturns Pattern to the top of the Official UK Albums Chart by just 5,000 copies. Weller's latest hit gives...

Brandon Flowers Tops UK Albums Chart With 'The Desired Effect'

The Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers has scored his second UK number one solo album after The Desired Effect went straight to the top of the charts this weekend. Flowers’ previous solo offering, Flamingo, took the...

Brandon Flowers: 'I Don't Care About Tidal'

The 99 Problems hitmaker recruited a host of A-List celebrities to join him at the star-studded launch of the first ever artist-owned music streaming service in March (15). Stars at the launch,...

Brandon Flowers: The Killers Could Go Up Against Any Band From The Last 15 Years

Brandon Flowers might be about to release his second solo album, The Desired Effect, but the singer’s main focus is still his band The Killers, a group who he feels are still under appreciated in...

Brandon Flowers Slams Musicians For 'Stealing'

Brandon Flowers is ''sick'' of artists ''stealing'' other people's music.The Killers frontman backs the recent court ruling that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke should pay royalties from 'Blurred Lines' to Marvin Gaye's estate because he...

Brandon Flowers Backs Blurred Lines Trial Verdict

The pop stars were ordered to pay $7.3 million (£4.9 million) to the family of late music legend Marvin Gaye after a judge ruled they had copied elements of his track Got to...

Brandon Flowers Admits The Killers Need "A Kick In The Pants" To Make More Music

He might be about to release a solo album, but The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers looked at what the future might hold for his main band in a new interview, admitting they might “need a...

Brandon Flowers Dismisses The Killers Hiatus Rumours

The release of Flowers' new solo album, The Desired Effect, left many fans fearing for the band's future, but the frontman has assured them there's nothing to worry about. He tells NME.com,...

Pet Shop Boys Star Added Voicemail Message To Brandon Flowers' Song

The Human singer was recording new house music tune I Can Change, which samples Bronski Beat's 1980s hit Smalltown Boy, when he decided the tune lacked a certain voice. Flowers texted Tennant...

Brandon Flowers' 'Love-hate Relationship' With Las Vegas

Brandon Flowers has a ''love-hate relationship'' with Las Vegas.The frontman of The Killers spent a lot of time in the town as a youngster and has admitted one of the songs off his 2010 solo...

Brandon Flowers Announces Details Of Second Solo Album

The Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers has confirmed the release date of his second solo album. The Desired Effect will arrive on May 19th 2015, and will be carried by Island Records. The Desired Effect will...

Brandon Flowers' Struggle To Juggle

Brandon Flowers ''struggles'' with raising his kids and having a career.The Killers frontman tries hard to find a balance between family life with wife Tana and their sons Ammon, seven, Gunnar, five, and three-year-old Henry...

Brandon Flowers Frustrated By U2'S Success

The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers fears he and his bandmates will never make "the dent that U2 were able to make" because they lack motivation and drive.The Mr. Brightside singer has opened up about his...

Brandon Flowers Wanted Valet Job

Brandon Flowers wanted to be a valet parker when he was a child.The Killers' frontman has revealed his dream occupation as a youngster was to park other people's cars because he thought they were paid...

Brandon Flowers Making Musical Changes

Brandon Flowers wants to ''change'' with his second solo album.The Killers frontman - who released his debut solo record, 'Flamingo', in 2010 - is working with Ariel Rechtshaid on the LP and is excited with...

Jimmy Kimmel Guests On Killers' Christmas Single

U.S. chat show host Jimmy Kimmel is preparing for an assault on the festive pop charts after teaming up with The Killers to provide vocals for their annual Christmas single.The band release Joel The Lump...

Brandon Flowers Talks Producer Clash

Brandon Flowers clashed with his producer when they first worked together.The Killers frontman's second solo album, which is set to be released next year, will be produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and the star admits the...

Brandon Flowers Begins Work On Solo Album

Brandon Flowers is working on a new solo album.The Killers frontman is preparing his second record, which will follow 2010's 'Flamingo', and hopes to have new music ready to release in 2015.He told NME magazine:...

Unlikely Pairings - When Comedians And Musicians Come Together

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...

The Killers Close V Festival In Style

The Killers brought V Festival to a close in sublime style last night (17.08.14) by bringing Jimmy Carr on stage to introduce their encore. The 'Somebody Told Me' hitmakers - who were playing the event...

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