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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...

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

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...

By on 04 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...

By on 03 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...

By on 31 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...

By on 31 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...

By on 28 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...

By on 14 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...

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...

By on 29 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...

By on 09 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...

By on 03 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...

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....

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...

By on 13 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...

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,...

By on 08 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...

By on 13 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...

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...

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