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Reading And Leeds Festivals Sell Out In Record Time

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals have sold out in record time with 200,000 being sold within 24 hours of going on sale.The tickets went on sale at 19:00 BST on March 31st and...

4th April 2008

Reading And Leeds Festivals Sells Out In Record Time

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals have sold out in record time with 200,000 being sold within 24 hours of going on sale.The tickets went on sale at 19:00 BST on March 31st and...

3rd April 2008

Killers, Metallica And Rage To Headline Reading, Leeds

The Killers, Metallica and Rage Against the Machine have been announced as this year's headline acts for the Reading and Leeds festivals.The three groups will stagger performances across the main stages at each venue during...

31st March 2008

Killers Announced As Headliners For Reading, Leeds

The Killers have been announced as the headline act for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.A message on the festivals' official websites said the Las Vegas band would play Reading on Saturday August 23rd and...

31st March 2008

Hi Yo Silver! Lone Ranger Set To Come To The Big Screen

The adventures of the Lone Ranger and his Native American friend Tonto are in final negotiations to come to the big screen.The pair behind the project are Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, the writers of...

28th March 2008

Lou Reed Criticises Mp3 Format At South By South-west

Lou Reed has said the rise of downloadable music and MP3 players has taken music "backwards".The Velvet Underground legend, speaking at the South by South-west (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas, said he believes that...

14th March 2008

The Killers Win With Tyson On Their Side

U.S. rockers THE KILLERS surprised the audience at Thursday's (28Feb08) NME Awards - after securing a bizarre cameo from boxer MIKE TYSON for their acceptance speech. The Mr Brightside stars were named Best International Band...

29th February 2008

Arcade Fire And Lcd Soundsystem Named In Shortlist Ten

Arcade Fire, Feist and LCD Soundsystem have been named among the final ten acts for this year's Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given...

29th January 2008

Glastonbury Deadline Confirmed

The deadline for fans to register for tickets to this year's Glastonbury festival has now been confirmed by organiser Michael Eavis.Hopefuls must submit their contact details and a passport picture during February if they are...

9th January 2008

Shortlist Nominees Announced

Klaxons, Kings of Leon and Feist have been named among the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given to Damien...

3rd January 2008

The Killers Fight Former Manager

U.S. rockers THE KILLERS have mounted a legal battle to avoid paying a former manager $3 million (GBP1.5 million) in unpaid commission. The Mr Brightside stars appeared in court in front of the California State...

18th December 2007

Killers Rock Christmas Tune

THE KILLERS have recorded a quirky new Christmas tune as a thank you to their fans. Don't Shoot Me, Santa marks the second time the group have hit the studio to record a festive song....

29th November 2007

Leona Sells Over 100,000

X Factor winner Leona Lewis has translated her singles success into album sales, with her debut Spirit selling 130,000 copies in a day. After reigning supreme at the top of the UK singles chart for...

13th November 2007

The Killers Target Elton For Collaboration

Rockers THE KILLERS are turning to music legend SIR ELTON JOHN for help on their next album. The Las Vegas band have spent the past year touring their album Sam's Town, but are eager to...

8th November 2007

Fascinating Fact 4091

Rockers THE KILLERS have recorded a Christmas (07) tune, called DON'T SHOOT ME, SANTA CLAUS, to benefit BONO's RED charity....

15th October 2007

Arctic Monkeys Named World's Best Act

The Arctic Monkeys have been named the best act in the world today at the 2007 Q Music awards.The Sheffield band beat some heavyweight competition for the prize, scooping the gong ahead of the Killers,...

8th October 2007

Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

13th September 2007

The Killers + Arctic Monkeys Lead Q Award Nominations

THE KILLERS and the ARCTIC MONKEYS lead the nominations for this year's (07) Q magazine music awards. The bands have been nominated for three awards each, and will go head to head in the Best...

13th September 2007

Fascinating Fact 3889

Rock supergroup DIRE STRAITS are back in vogue - cult country star SHOOTER JENNINGS has recorded a version of their WALK OF LIFE as his new single, while rockers THE KILLERS have cut a cover...

7th September 2007

The Killers And Lou Reed Record Duet

Rock band THE KILLERS have recorded a song with music icon LOU REED. The Las Vegas rockers worked on the track Tranquillize with the former Velvet Underground star - and is expected to be released...

28th August 2007

New Killers Record This Year

Las Vegas band the Killers are set to release a new record this year as well as another Christmas single.Singer Brandon Flowers has revealed that after a year of touring second album Sam's Town, the...

24th August 2007

13 Arrests On Rail Network During V Festival

Figures released by the British Transport police have revealed that 13 arrests were made on the rail network during V festival.Many festivalgoers chose to travel by train, with a free shuttle bus from Chelmsford rail...

21st August 2007

Rainy Finish For V

The Chelmsford leg of this year's V festival concluded with the odd shower or two, but the crowd continued to lap up the Killers' hit-packed set.Playing an opening sequence of tracks from their latest album...

20th August 2007

Foo Fighters Surprise Sleepy V

A chirpy Dave Grohl entertained Weston Park, Staffordshire, in an unexpected gig this lunchtime, ahead of their headline act later today.The Foo Fighters appeared on the Channel 4 stage to perform softer versions of their...

19th August 2007

V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

V festival 2007 kicked off in Essex and Staffordshire today, with fans enjoying a happily rain-free start to the two-day event.The festival has been hit by a number of big-name withdrawals, with Amy Winehouse, The...

18th August 2007

Manics Legend Lays Into Snow Patrol

Manic Street Preachers guitarist Nicky Wire has laid into fellow V Festival headliners Snow Patrol, calling them "utterly deplorable".The Manics will play the Channel 4 stage at V this weekend, but Wire is not planning...

17th August 2007

V Festival Shuffles Line-up

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

17th August 2007

V Festival Advocates Sexual Health

V Festival will this year spearhead a sexual health and awareness campaign through goody bags handed out around the two sites.In coalition with the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), 40,000 goody bags will be dished out...

7th August 2007

Flowers Welcomes Baby Son

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is celebrating after becoming a father for the first time. The Sam's Town singer's wife-of-two-years, Tana, gave birth to a son on Saturday (14Jul07). The couple, both 26, has yet...

17th July 2007

Glastonbury Organiser Wants To Attract More Kids

The organiser of Glastonbury festival has unveiled plans to attract more teenagers to next year's event.Michael Eavis claims that too high a proportion of the 180,000 people who attended last month's festival were in their...

13th July 2007

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