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Stranded Mccartney Has No Hope Of Winning Video Prize

Pop hunk JESSE McCARTNEY isn't even bothering to prepare a speech for Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards because he's convinced he'll come away a loser. The US singer is nominated in the Best Pop...

Bravery-killers Feud For Real Says Singer

THE BRAVERY frontman SAM ENDICOTT has blasted reports his band invented the rivalry with follow American rockers THE KILLERS to gain publicity. The AN HONEST MISTAKE singer blames The Killers frontman BRANDON FLOWERS...

Angry Stefani Snubs Mtv Awards

Pop queen GWEN STEFANI is angrily refusing to attend MTV's prestigious Video Music Awards (28AUG05), as bosses at the channel failed to offer her a performing slot. The award-winning singer is deeply offended by...

Shakira To Make History At Vmas

SHAKIRA is set to become the first artist to sing entirely in Spanish at the MTV Video Music Awards, when she performs at the show later this month (AUG05). The curvaceous beauty...

Flowers Weds In Secret

THE KILLERS' frontman BRANDON FLOWERS married his long-term lover in a secret ceremony in Hawaii on Tuesday (02AUG05). The SMILE LIKE YOU MEAN IT star wanted minimum attention while marrying his beloved TANA MUNBLOWSKY,...

The Killers Learned From Bono

THE KILLERS were thrilled when they were asked to support U2 on tour, because it gave them the chance to learn from their idol. Singer BRANDON FLOWERS is a huge admirer of U2 frontman...

Buses Sent To Provide Lollapalooza Fans With Air Conditioning

The organisers of Chicago, Illinois' Lollapalooza Festival handed out free water and called in city buses to keep fans cool as temperatures soared to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) yesterday (24JUL05). As an...

Mtv + Vh1 Rebroadcast Live 8 After Criticism

US cable networks MTV and VH1 are to rebroadcast their Live 8 coverage uninterrupted tomorrow (09JUL05) after critics blasted bosses for featuring too many ad breaks and mindless chit-chat during the day of concerts a...

Killers Inspire Simple Minds Comeback

Scottish rockers SIMPLE MINDS have credited THE KILLERS with inspiring them to release their first new album in three years. The DON'T YOU (FORGET ABOUT ME) stars - JIM KERR and CHARLIE BURCHILL -...

Cooper: 'What's An Ipod?'

Rock hellraiser ALICE COOPER is baffled by the latest craze among music fans, the iPod - because he still listens to vinyl. The NO MORE MR NICE GUY singer, 57, was asked during a...

Killers Desperate For Respect

Rockers THE KILLERS regard the approval of their peers as important as a number one record. The band have won over a impressive list of celebrity fans - and frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is thrilled....

The Killers Leave Guitarist At Tourist Attraction

Las Vegas rockers THE KILLERS arrived five hours late at Britain's Glastonbury Festival over the weekend (24-26JUN05) when they left their guitarist behind at a tourist attraction. After flying into London's Heathrow airport, the...

Numan Drives Cars To The Top Of New Wave Poll

GARY NUMAN's 1980 hit CARS has topped a new US poll of new wave tunes. As the genre makes a comeback with the likes of THE KILLERS, FRANZ FERDINAND and THE BRAVERY, US magazine...

Killers Singer Dreams Of Playing Phantom

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS dreams of quitting rock music and appearing in ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER musicals. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME singer adores the British composer's work and wants to take the lead in...

Flowers Makes Fresh Bravery Attack

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has attacked rival rockers THE BRAVERY once again, branding them "the reason" music is "getting worse". Earlier this year (05), the rockers embarked on a bitter war of words,...

Flowers Slams Wilson's Drug-taking

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has hit out former BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON for hiding behind a haze of drugs to appear more creative. And the MR BRIGHTSIDE singer, 23, refuses to go down...

Flowers Admits Bravery Envy

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has finally given the reason behind his hatred of THE BRAVERY - he is jealous of them. The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer has been involved in a long-running spat with...

Basement Jaxx Replace Minogue At Glastonbury

GRAMMY-winning dance stars BASEMENT JAXX will take over KYLIE MINOGUE's headline slot at England's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL later this month (24-26JUN05). The SPINNING AROUND beauty was forced to cancel her debut at the annual music...

Flowers: 'I Was Bullied Over My Weight'

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS is still plagued by insecurities from his childhood, as he was bullied for being overweight at school. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME rocker, who now boasts a thin physique, still...

Killers Refuse To Headline Glastonbury

THE KILLERS have snubbed a headline slot at Britain's upcoming GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL - as they insist they are not worthy of the accolade. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME rockers were tipped to replace pop beauty...

Killers Pen Oasis Tribute

American rockers THE KILLERS have plagiarised an OASIS guitar riff for a tribute song to the British band on their new album. The MR BRIGHTSIDE hitmakers share a long-time admiration for the GALLAGHER...

Stone Arrested On Drink-driving And Drugs Charges

Controversial filmmaker OLIVER STONE has been arrested for drink-driving and possession of drugs in Beverly Hills, California. The OSCAR-winning director was stopped at a police checkpoint on Sunset Boulevard on Friday night (27MAY05), where...

The Killers Take Minogue's Glastonbury Slot

American rockers THE KILLERS will take over KYLIE MINOGUE's headline slot at Britain's Glastonbury Festival next month (JUN05). The SPINNING AROUND beauty was forced to cancel her debut at the annual music event, after...

The Killers Pen Song About Teenage Murder

American rockers THE KILLERS have dedicated a new song to a Scottish teenage murder victim. The Law Vegas group penned WHERE IS SHE? after hearing media coverage whilst playing in Scotland of the trial...

Mcgrath Prepared For Sugar Ray Failure

SUGAR RAY singer MARK McGRATH fears his band can no longer compete with the dance-rock and heavy metal acts dominating today's music scene. The EVERY MORNING star's group of 11 years is scheduled to...

Excited Flowers Shocks Hook With A Kiss

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS was so overwhelmed when NEW ORDER bassist PETER HOOK approached him for a photograph, he locked lips with his hero. New Order were seated next to The Killers at...

The Killers In Hurry To Release New Album

THE KILLERS could release three albums over the next year because they have turned into such prolific songwriters - but their touring commitments won't allow the rockers enough studio time to produce so many discs....

Endicott Slams 'Ringtone' Bands

THE BRAVERY frontman SAM ENDICOTT has hit out at instantly forgettable bands who he believes sound like "ringtones". The HONEST MISTAKE singer knows his electro-rock band is not universally popular - especially after rival...

Green Day, Snoop And Brown Headline Oxegen Festival

American acts GREEN DAY, SNOOP DOGG and JAMES BROWN will descend on the tiny Irish town of Naas for this year's (05) OXEGEN FESTIVAL. Naas - 32 kilometres (20 miles) south of the capital...

Wood Lands X-box Gig

Christmas has come early for video game superfan ELIJAH WOOD - he has been picked to unveiled the new-look X-BOX. The LORD OF THE RINGS star will host a 30-minute special to promote the...

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