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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

The Killers Beat Guns N' Roses To The Top Of The U.k. Charts

THE KILLERS have stunned British chart watchers by stealing the top album honour from GUNS N' ROSES. The Las Vegas-based rock act have stormed to the top of the U.K. album charts with their new...

Take That Have Greatest Day With Number One Single

Greatest Day, the new single by Take That, has debuted at the top of the UK singles chart.The reunited boyband claimed their 11th number one single to knock Beyonce off the top spot.The quartet's new...

By on 30 November 2008

Stars Line Up For New Charity Digital Music Magazine

THE KILLERS, U2, BOB DYLAN and COLDPLAY are among the names contributing tracks to a new digital music magazine launching on World AIDS Day (01Dec08). The acts will offer exclusive songs to Red(Wire). All proceeds...

Flowers Sacrificed Moustache For Music

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has explained why he shaved off his famous moustache - it didn't complement the band's fresh new pop sound. The singer decided to get rid of his beloved facial hair...

Beyonce Takes Top Spot In Singles Chart

Beyonce Knowles' If I Were A Boy has risen two places in this week's singles chart to knock the X Factor Finalists off the top spot.The former Destiny's Child singer moved up from number three...

By on 23 November 2008

Flowers Offended By Misheard Lyrics

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is upset fans have been mocking the lyrics of his new single - because he laboured over the misheard line for weeks. Flowers has come under criticism for the band's...

Adams Blasts 'Fame-seeking' Killers

RYAN ADAMS has sparked a war of words with THE KILLERS - insisting he couldn't watch one of their concerts without walking out. The rocker has blasted the Mr Brightside hitmakers as a Las Vegas...

Killers In Awe Of Joker Mccartney

THE KILLERS frontman Brandon Flowers has revealed his shock at a chance meeting with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - the BEATLES legend was dressed as veteran rocker ALICE COOPER The Mr Brightside hitmakers were in awe...

John + Tennant Team Up For Killers Christmas Song

U.S. rockers THE KILLERS have recruited a string of pop heavyweights to help write a Christmas track - including SIR ELTON JOHN and PET SHOP BOYS star NEIL TENNANT. The Mr. Brightside hitmakers have high...

Double Award Glory For Britney Spears At Emas

Britney's recovery continued at the Liverpool Echo Arena ceremony as she claimed the best album prize for Blackout and overcame the likes of Coldplay, Leona Lewis and Amy Winehouse to be named the act of...

By on 06 November 2008

The Killers Stun Fans With Secret Gig

Rockers THE KILLERS treated fans to a surprise gig in London on Sunday (02Nov08) - previewing tracks from their new album. The Mr Brightside hitmakers left it to the last minute to announce the concert,...

Take That Break Ticket Sales Record For 2009 Stadium Shows

Take That's 2009 British stadium tour has become the fastest-selling in UK history.The Circus Live - Summer 2009 - so named after their upcoming album - sees the legendary boy band take to the stage...

By on 31 October 2008

Thousands Could Miss Gig After Police Close Ticket Site

Music fans could be left out of pocket after the Metropolitan police shut down a concert website.Paperticket.co.uk is thought to have made millions from ticket sales for shows by the likes of Kings of Leon,...

By on 21 October 2008

Killers Announce 2009 UK Tour Plans

The Killers have unveiled a high-profile tour of UK venues in 2009, including two dates at London's O2 Arena.The 12-date series of concerts will be the Las Vegas quartet's biggest British arena shows to date,...

By on 07 October 2008

Killers 'Are The 'Next U2'

Rockers THE KILLERS are determined to be more successful than U2 - insisting the Irish band will have to surrender their place at the top of the music "pedestal". Frontman Brandon Flowers admits he is...

Led Zeppelin Win Outstanding Achievement Gong At Gq Awards

Led Zeppelin have been awarded an outstanding achievement prize at the GQ Men of the Year awards.The legendary rockers reformed for a one-off concert at London's O2 Arena last December, with more than one million...

By on 03 September 2008

The Killers Bassist 'Feels For Struggling Bands'

Mark Stoermer – bass player with Las Vegas band THE KILLERS – says he empathises with bands who are struggling to break into the music business.According to Stoermer, today's bands face an increasingly difficult time...

By on 27 August 2008

Killers Star 'Worried' About Carbon Footprint

THE KILLERS star MARK STOERMER is concerned about the impact the band's touring is having on the environment. The bassist, who constantly travels between gigs, is worried the band is damaging the planet with all...

Killers Star Fears For Future Of Unsigned Bands

THE KILLERS star MARK STOERMER has spoken out about his fears for the future of unsigned bands as music labels are financially struggling to support new acts. The bassist believes new bands have to be...

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