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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...

Soggy Final Day At Reading

Heavy overnight showers meant music fans at the Reading festival faced a soggy final day.But with the rain holding off day three highlights are set to include Pendulum, Conor Oberst and Last Shadow Puppets before...

By on 24 August 2008

Rage Against The Machine Steal Show At Reading

Los Angeles foursome Rage Against The Machine proved real crowd-pleasers on Friday night at the Reading festival.Killing In The Name Of proved a particular favourite thanks to its familiar swearing-based refrain.Despite making clear in the...

By on 23 August 2008

Eavises: This Will Be Glastonbury's Flagship Year

Michael and Emily Eavis have dismissed criticism of the 2008 Glastonbury Festival and said this year's event could be the best yet.Tickets sales for this year have been comparatively slow - though more than 126,000...

By on 06 June 2008

The Killers Recruiting Tyson For Festivals?

Rockers THE KILLERS have approached boxer MIKE TYSON to duet with them at two music festivals this summer (08). The band first met up with the former undisputed heavyweight champ when he made a surprise...

Mr Brightside Named As UK's No 1 Driving Song

The Killers' Mr Brightside has been pinpointed as the definitive driving song in a new poll of British motorists.The track from the Las Vegas band's 2004 album Hot Fuss defeated classic rock efforts such as...

By on 23 May 2008

Eye Of The Tiger Tops Marathon Poll

A highlight of the Rocky soundtrack has been named the best song to run to in a survey of marathon runners.Eye of the Tiger by American rockers Survivor - which topped the Billboard Hot 100...

By on 20 May 2008

Artists Emerge For Second Series Of Live From Abbey Road

JAMES BLUNT, MARY J BLIGE, DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS and PANIC AT THE DISCIO will be among the first handful of performers that are confirmed for new episodes of the television show Live From Abbey...

By on 25 April 2008

Foo Fighters, The Killers + Klaxons Lead Nme Awards

FOO FIGHTERS, THE KILLERS and KLAXONS emerged as the big winners at the first ever American NME Awards, scooping the highest accolades at the ceremony on Wednesday (23Apr08). The Foo Fighters' latest LP Echoes, Silence,...

Foo Fighters Claim Best Album At Nme Awards USA

The Foo Fighters have won the inaugural album of the year gong at the NME awards USA.Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace beat off stiff competition from Because of the Times by Kings of Leon, the...

By on 24 April 2008

Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

Glastonbury Festival injected more than 73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

By on 11 April 2008

Glastonbury Provides £73m Boost For Local Community

Glastonbury Festival injected more than 73 million into the surrounding community last year, a new report has shown.While the festival can prove disruptive for residents in and around the village of Pilton, a report by...

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