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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...

By on 17 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...

By on 17 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...

By on 07 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...

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...

By on 13 July 2007

Killers 'Gutted' By Glastonbury Sound Issues

American rockers THE KILLERS are "gutted" sound problems ruined their headlining set at England's Glastonbury Festival last month (Jun07). The band were honoured to be one of three headliners at the Somerset event, but their...

Flowers' Famous Doppelganger

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is suffering an identity crisis after being mistaken for SPIDER-MAN actor TOBEY MAGUIRE too many times. The rocker admits he's always getting stopped in the streets - but rarely recognised...

Flowers Horrified By Ice Cube's Filmography

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS was horrified when rapper ICE CUBE turned from hip-hop pioneer to Hollywood actor, branding his move "hypocritical". The Las Vegas singer, 26, admires eighties rap collective N.W.A., which was founded...

Sunny End To T In The Park

After a miserable start festival-goers in Kinross have been rewarded with excellent weather for the second half of this year's T in the Park.Heavy rain made car parks so boggy on Friday night they had...

By on 08 July 2007

Muddy Reckoning For T In The Park

This year's T in the Park festival has been doing its best to prove that Glastonbury doesn't have a monopoly on vast quagmires of mud.Last night saw tailbacks stretching back12 miles on the approach to...

By on 07 July 2007

T In The Park Revellers To 'Cut The Carbon'

Revellers at this year's T in the Park festival are being encouraged to sign up to Christian Aid's Cut the Carbon campaign.In a similar vein to the I Count movement at Glastonbury, Christian Aid hopes...

By on 06 July 2007

Killers 'Win Glastonbury'

The Killers have enjoyed a bigger boost to sales of their latest album after performing at Glastonbury than any other artist, a retailer said today.HMV claims that in direct comparisons between the Las Vegas band's...

By on 02 July 2007

Glastonbury Organisers Defend Sound System

Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has retracted an initial statement saying he was disappointed by the quality of the main Pyramid stage's sound system.Festival-goers complained during the headline performance from the Killers that they could not...

By on 29 June 2007

Killers Are Done With Glastonbury

Rock band THE KILLERS have vowed never to play at the Glastonbury Festival again, because headlining last weekend's (23-24Jun07) event was such an emotional experience for them. The band were stunned to be asked to...

Killers 'Have Played Glasto For Last Time'

The Killers singer Brandon Flowers has confided that his band will probably never play Glastonbury again.Following on from their headline set on the Pyramid stage on Saturday, Flowers clearly believes his band cannot top that...

By on 27 June 2007

Glasto Revellers Struggle Home

Revellers on their way home from this year's Glastonbury festival faced a tough trip after coach delays and thick mud held up transport from the site.Some festival goers with combined concert and coach tickets faced...

By on 26 June 2007

Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

By on 24 June 2007

Glastonbury Revellers Brave Further Rain

The second full day of Glastonbury is underway and there is little respite in the weather conditions for the embattled festival-goers who awoke to further Somerset rain.Some parts of the Worthy Farm site are already...

By on 23 June 2007

Rain Fails To Dampen Glasto Spirits

It may be raining and mud squelching under foot, but the weather has not managed to dampen the spirits of Glastonbury festival-goers just yet.Music fans have been turning up at the Somerset farm since Wednesday...

By on 22 June 2007

Sun Cream And Wellies At Glasto

Glastonbury festival-goers look set to require a mix of "sun cream and wellie boots" according to the Met Office.A heavy bout of rainfall is not expected to descend upon the event, as it did in...

By on 18 June 2007

Glastonbury Ebay Tickets Cancelled

Tickets for Glastonbury festival appearing on the online auction site eBay are being cancelled by the event's organisers.According to a spokesman for the festival, eBay have also taken the steps to remove any auctions selling...

By on 15 June 2007

Bbc Launches New Glastonbury Stage

The BBC has announced the launch of a new stage at Glastonbury festival called the BBC Introducing stage.Acts nominated by BBC music shows across the country and by an expert panel will play on the...

By on 14 June 2007

More T In The Park Tickets Available

An extra allocation of tickets will be available for T in the Park, with 1,000 released for July 7th and a further 1,000 for July 8th.Cancellations due to the festival's anti-touting policy against multiple bookings...

By on 06 June 2007

The Stooges Set For V Festival

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

By on 05 June 2007

Flowers Confirms Pregnancy

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has confirmed his wife is pregnant with the couple's first child. The 25-year-old, who married Tana in 2005, is due to father a son next month (Jul07). He says, "It's...

Glastonbury Lineup Unveiled

Arctic Monkeys, the Killers and the Who have all been confirmed as the headline acts at this year's Glastonbury festival.Festival organisers have revealed the lineup for the summer's premier festival, with Kaiser Chiefs, Paul Weller,...

By on 01 June 2007

Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

The Thrills and McFly have been added to the V Festival line-up taking place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire.Irish band the Thrills will release their third album Teenager this year and will play V after four...

By on 22 May 2007

The Killers Cancel Gig Over Flowers' Throat Injury

Rockers THE KILLERS walked offstage during their concert in Colorado last night (17May07), because frontman BRANDON FLOWERS was suffering from a throat injury. The band took to the stage at the Red Rocks Amphitheater at...

Flowers Lives Childhood Dream

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS still gets starstruck when he's socialising with his childhood idols SIR ELTON JOHN and BONO. The rocker met the music superstars when The Killers hit the big time, and he...

Flowers Is A Changed Man

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has heaped praise on his wife for helping him give up alcohol. The rocker - who married school teacher Tana Munblowsky in 2005 - credits his spouse for helping him...

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