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Flowers' Mother Dies

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...

Friendly Fires Cancel Aussie Gigs

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...

The Killers Scrap More Concerts

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...

Maccabees Fame Surprise

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...

The Killers Cancel Asian Tour

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...

The Killers Splitting Up - For Now

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...

The Killers Set For Break

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...

The Killers Album Most Underrated

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...

Flowers' Split Pants Shame

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...

Flowers Is Not Going Solo

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...

Perry Stars In Killers Christmas Video

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...

Killers Star Quits Smoking

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...

Joanna Page Needs Laughs For Love

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...

The Killers Settle With Former Manager

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...

The Killers Poke Fun At Kanye

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...

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

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...

Flowers Impressed, Flattered And Puzzled By Wainwright Tribute

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...

The Killers Team Up With Wolfmother On Stage

THE KILLERS thrilled fans in Canada on Tuesday night (08Sep09) by teaming up with Australian rockers WOLFMOTHER on stage.The Las Vegas band has been touring with the Aussie stars and celebrated the end of their...

Flowers Urges Gallagher Brothers To Reunite

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is urging warring OASIS brothers LIAM and NOEL GALLAGHER to put their feud behind them for the sake of their fans.Guitarist Noel quit the band on Friday night (28Aug09) after...

Brandon Flowers' T-shirt Nudity

Brandon Flowers would feel "less than naked" if he wore a T-shirt on stage.The Killers frontman insists a flamboyant stage outfit is a vital part of his live performance and both he and the band's...

Greatest Pop Star Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams has been named music's greatest superstar of all time.The 'Angels' singer - who hasn't released a song since 2007 - topped a poll by MTV, beating his former bandmates Take That and the...

Secret Brits Gomez

Gomez fans don't realise they are British.The 'Whipping Picadilly' rockers - who recently announced plans to tour the UK in November - moved to America several years ago and admit their US followers are often...

Brandon Flowers Shows Bright Side For Baby

Brandon Flowers has become a father for the second time.The Killers rocker and his wife Tana welcomed their second son Gunner into the world last week, and mother and baby are both doing well.Brandon confirmed...

Flowers Welcomes Baby Gunner

THE KILLERS rocker BRANDON FLOWERS has a new HUMAN to coo over - the singer and his wife TANA welcomed baby boy GUNNER into the world last week (ends07Aug09).The Las Vegas-based star broke the baby...

Little Boots' Lost Confidence

Little Boots nearly quit singing because her former bandmates thought her music was "cheesy".The 'New in Town' hitmaker got her first record deal as part of all-girl indie group Dead Disco, but soon "lost confidence"...

Brandon Flowers' Album Upset

Brandon Flowers is still upset The Killers third studio album didn't perform as well as he thought it should.Although 'Day and Age' has sold 2.5 million copies worldwide the 'Mr Brightside' rocker wasn't entirely happy...

Killers Woo Carr For Funny Turn

THE KILLERS plan to turn their live shows into a Las Vegas-style revue - complete with comedy from British funnyman JIMMY CARR.The Mr. Brightside hitmakers hope to expand their concerts with more variety, and top...

Killers To Release Covers Album

THE KILLERS are planning to record an album of cover tracks while the band tours this summer (09).The rockers have revealed they want to work on songs by artists from Neil Diamond to Iggy Pop,...

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