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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed

LATEST: COLDPLAY, KYLIE MINOGUE, the WHITE STRIPES and BRIAN WILSON are among the confirmed acts for June's (05) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Somerset, England. Event organiser MICHAEL EAVIS confirmed his 2005 line-up this morning (11APR05),...

Mylo Turns Down U2

Up-and-coming dance maestro MYLO turned down a money-spinning offer to remix U2's new single, because he didn't have time. The 25-year-old English DJ has gained a growing reputation in the music industry after remixing...

Lollapalooza Back On

US touring festival LOLLAPALOOZA will make just one stop this year (05), 12 months after poor ticket sales led to the event being scrapped. BECK, THE KILLERS and KINGS OF LEON are among the...

The Killers Break Away From Synth Tag

THE KILLERS want to abolish their reputation as a synthesiser-led band on their second album. The American rockers have gained acclaim and a strong following since the release of their 2004 debut HOT FUSS,...

The Killers Pitch Dark Love Story Video To Spader

Las Vegas, Nevada, rockers THE KILLERS are trying to persuade movie star JAMES SPADER to star in their arty new long-form video. The MR BRIGHTSIDE hitmakers hope to start work on the promo, which...

The Killers Attack The Bravery In New Rock War

Rockers THE KILLERS have launched a furious war of words with THE BRAVERY after accusing them of stealing their look, style and sound. The Killers frontman BRANDON FLOWERS insists The Bravery were a totally...

The Killers Face Legal Showdown With Former Drummer

THE KILLERS are being sued by their former drummer, who claims he wrote the band's hit tune MR BRIGHTSIDE. Frontman BRANDON FLOWERS received news of the impending legal battle via "a really terrible email"...

Halloween Producer Debra Hill Dies

Hollywood film-maker DEBRA HILL, best known for writing and producing horror classic HALLOWEEN, died yesterday (07MAR05). She was 54. Hill, who was working on a number of projects including sequel HALLOWEEN 9 at the...

Franz Ferdinand And Snow Patrol Dominate Meteors

FRANZ FERDINAND and SNOW PATROL shared top honours at Ireland's METEOR MUSIC AWARDS in Dublin on Thursday (24FEB05) with two prizes apiece. Northern Ireland rockers Snow Patrol were crowned Best Irish Band and won...

Killers Tired Of Negative Native Attitude

THE KILLERS love touring in Britain because it gives them a break from the negative reactions they get from fellow American musicians. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME rockers have been accused by Canadian band THE...

The Killers Prefer Clean Living To Drug-taking

American rockers THE KILLERS have hailed their "pretty rock 'n' roll" anti-drugs stance for enabling them to stand apart from their contemporaries. The SOMEBODY TOLD ME group credit their "awesome" stage performance with their...

Ferdinand Top Winners At Nme Awards

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND emerged victorious at last night's (17FEB05) NME AWARDS in London, where they picked up the Best Album and Best Track honours. The Scottish band's eponymous debut record was the most popular...

Interpol + Franz Ferdinand Lead Spin Readers Poll

INTERPOL and FRANZ FERDINAND have topped the newly-released 2004 readers poll in top US rock magazine SPIN, while ASHLEE SIMPSON hit rock bottom. Cult New Yorkers Interpol, who won the magazine's Best New Band...

Velvet Revolver, Usher + Kanye Pick Up Playboy Prizes

VELVET REVOLVER, KANYE WEST, USHER and RAY CHARLES have more to celebrate after picking up GRAMMYS on Sunday night (13FEB05) - they've all claimed PLAYBOY honours too. Velvet Revolver have claimed the Best Rock...

Franz Ferdinand Top Nme Nominations

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are leading the nominations at this year's (05) NME AWARDS. The TAKE ME OUT stars are up for Best British Band, Best Live Act, Best Single, Best Video and Best...

Elton: 'Satellite Radio Is The Future'

ELTON JOHN is championing satellite radio in America after playing DJ for the day on the XM network. The British rocker, who has recorded a series of new ads for the network, is confident...

Killers Star Ditches Honeymoon For Album

The KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS will marry his fiancee TANA MUNBKOWSKY in March (05) - but refuses to take time off his busy music career for their honeymoon. The HOT FUSS singer is so...

Elvis Is Britain's 1000th Number One

Rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY made music history in Britain today (16JAN05), achieving the UK's 1000th number one single. A re-release of the late rocker's 1959 hit ONE NIGHT soared straight to the...

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