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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

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

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