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Flowers Denies Rift With Drummer

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has denied rumours of a longrunning feud with drummer RONNIE VANNUCCI - insisting stories of a rift are "not true". The singer sparked reports of tensions between the pair in March...

Sensational Stories Receive Different Treatment

The case of the missing Natalee Holloway may have long ago disappeared from the tabloids and cable talk shows, but it was still fresh enough people's minds to produce record ratings Sunday night for the...

West Records Killer Track With Flowers

KANYE WEST has recorded a new track with THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS after the rocker surprised the rapper with a studio visit. In a blog post to fans, West has revealed Flowers and actor/rocker Jared...

Killers Scrap Gig After Terrorist Threat

THE KILLERS have been forced to cancel a gig in Amsterdam, the Netherlands following a terrorist threat. The rockers were due to play at the city's Amsterdam Heineken Music Hall on Thursday (12Mar09) night but the...

The Killers Give Fan A Free Ride

THE KILLERS took pity on a fan who missed out on seeing one of the band's gigs - by inviting her on to their tour bus and whisking her off to their next concert. The unnamed...

Killers And Oasis To Head 'Eclectic' V Festival Lineup

The Killers and Oasis have been announced as the headline acts for this summer's V Festival, with tickets on sale on Friday.Brandon Flowers and bandmates, as well NME award-winners Oasis, will take to the stage...

By on 03 March 2009

The Prodigy And Kelly Clarkson Top UK Charts

Invaders Must Die, the new album by the Prodigy, has topped the UK album charts while Kelly Clarkson's new single hit the top singles spot.The dance act's first original album since 2001 sold 100,000 copies...

By on 02 March 2009

Oasis Named Best British Band At Nme Awards

Mancunian group Oasis have been named the best British band at the Shockwaves NME awards.The Dig Out Your Soul stars led the way at this year's ceremony at Brixton Academy, with seven nominations, but were...

By on 26 February 2009

Flowers Forced Off By Rowdy Fans

THE KILLERS rocker BRANDON FLOWERS once stormed off-stage in the middle of a concert after the crowd got out of hand. The frontman, currently touring Europe with the band, refuses to tolerate rowdy revellers at his...

The Killers Sue Former Manager For Millions

American musicians the Killers are countersuing their former manager Braden Merrick over alleged incompetence that cost them millions of dollars.According to Billboard magazine, the Human stars filed a suit in federal court in Las Vegas...

By on 23 February 2009

The Killers Countersue Former Manager

THE KILLERS have launched legal action against their former manager for breach of contract. In a lawsuit filed on Friday (20Feb09) in Las Vegas, the band claims a "breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and...

Flowers Defends Decision To Censor Concert Photos

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has defended his decision to ban photographers from the band's gigs - because he hates seeing unflattering pictures of himself in the press. The rockers don't allow press photographers into their...

Coldplay And Killers Thrill With Star-studded Concert

Rockers COLDPLAY and THE KILLERS staged an all-star gig on Wednesday night (18Feb09) - with BONO and TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW putting in surprise appearances at a one-off charity concert. The Yellow hitmakers and the...

Coldplay And Killers To Make Post-brits Dash Across London

Rockers COLDPLAY and THE KILLERS will make a last-minute dash across London following the Brit Awards on Wednesday night (18Feb09) to headline a charity gig in the city. Both acts are nominated for awards at the...

Killers To Headline T In The Park And Oxegen

The Killers have been announced as the latest act to headline the T in the Park and Oxegen festivals this summer.The Day and Age stars will make their fourth appearance at the Scottish shindig and...

By on 18 February 2009

Flowers Promises To Keep Kids Away From Booze

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has vowed to steer his children away from alcohol - insisting his life has more direction since he kicked his booze habit. The singer struggled to balance his Mormon beliefs with...

Lily Allen Holds UK Number One Spot For Second Week

Lily Allen's new single The Fear has remained at the top of the UK singles charts for a second week.The 23-year-old's new album It's Not Me, It's You is released on Monday.Eminem's comeback single Crack...

By on 08 February 2009

Flowers' Rage At Killers Drummer

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has to hold himself back on tour when he finds himself fantasising about attacking his drummer RONNIE VANNUCCI. The rocker betrays his mild-mannered persona by admitting he occasionally wishes he could...

Flowers: 'I've Apologised For Bad Mouthing My Peers'

Outspoken THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is keen to scale back on criticism in interviews after spending the past two years apologising to those he has offended. The Human singer admits he has been too candid...

Flowers Collects Hair For Tennant

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS is collecting his beard trimmings, so he can send them to PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT. The two pop stars have become friends, but the Human singer is still irked...

Killers And Coldplay Confirmed For One-off War Child Show

Coldplay and the Killers will take to the stage for an exclusive charity concert next month, it has been announced.The two bands have signed up for a one-off show in aid of the War Child...

By on 28 January 2009

Flowers Quits Booze

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has given up alcohol in a bid to save his voice. The Mr Brightside hitmaker fears booze will eventually ruin his vocal chords, so he has become teetotal to help prolong...

Pavement To Reform?

PAVEMENT are considering reforming for an appearance at this year's Coachella festival, it has emerged.The acclaimed indie band split up in 1999 after playing a farewell gig at London's Brixton Academy.However, guitarist Scott Kannberg has...

By on 15 January 2009

Lady Gaga Dances To UK Number One Spot

New York dance star Lady GaGa has topped the UK singles charts with Just Dance, knocking Alexandra Burke off the number one spot.The 20-year-old, real name Joanne Stefani Germanotta, had entered the chart at number...

By on 11 January 2009

The Killers Born Out Of Recession

Las Vegas rockers THE KILLERS have credited financial problems with bringing the band together - calling the 2001 U.S. economic downturn a "blessing in disguise". The 9/11 terrorist attacks, including the destruction of the World...

The Killers' Car Wash Calamity

Rockers THE KILLERS once narrowly avoided causing a traffic accident - when they fled a filling station after breaking a drive-thru car wash. The band, formed in 2002, were touring in the early days of...

Alexandra Burke Takes Xmas Number One

X Factor winner Alexandra Burke's cover of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah beat Jeff Buckley's re-released version of the classic track to take the Christmas number one spot.Buckley's version was released in response to The X Factor...

By on 21 December 2008

Leona No.1 For Second Week

Leona Lewis has held on at the top of the UK singles chart for a second week with her cover of Snow Patrol's Run.Kings of Leon's Use Somebody was up to number two in this...

By on 14 December 2008

New Dad Wentz To End Feud With Flowers

FALL OUT BOY star PETE WENTZ wants to end his public row with THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS - because fatherhood has made him mellow. The spat began in 2005 when Flowers claimed he wanted...

Leona Runs To Top Of Singles Chart

The new release from Leona Lewis, Run, has gone in at number one in the UK singles chart in its first week.The former X Factor winner, who is now making waves on both sides of...

By on 07 December 2008

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