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Mtv + Vh1 Rebroadcast Live 8 After Criticism

8th July 2005

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...

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Killers Inspire Simple Minds Comeback

4th July 2005

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 -...

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Cooper: 'What's An Ipod?'

30th June 2005

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...

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Killers Desperate For Respect

28th June 2005

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....

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The Killers Leave Guitarist At Tourist Attraction

28th June 2005

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...

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Numan Drives Cars To The Top Of New Wave Poll

28th June 2005

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...

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Killers Singer Dreams Of Playing Phantom

19th June 2005

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...

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Flowers Makes Fresh Bravery Attack

8th June 2005

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,...

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Flowers Slams Wilson's Drug-taking

7th June 2005

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...

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Flowers Admits Bravery Envy

7th June 2005

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...

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Basement Jaxx Replace Minogue At Glastonbury

6th June 2005

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...

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Flowers: 'I Was Bullied Over My Weight'

3rd June 2005

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...

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Killers Refuse To Headline Glastonbury

2nd June 2005

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...

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Killers Pen Oasis Tribute

2nd June 2005

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...

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Stone Arrested On Drink-driving And Drugs Charges

29th May 2005

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...

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The Killers Take Minogue's Glastonbury Slot

26th May 2005

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...

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The Killers Pen Song About Teenage Murder

8th May 2005

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...

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Mcgrath Prepared For Sugar Ray Failure

25th April 2005

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...

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Excited Flowers Shocks Hook With A Kiss

25th April 2005

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...

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The Killers In Hurry To Release New Album

25th April 2005

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....

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Endicott Slams 'Ringtone' Bands

22nd April 2005

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...

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Green Day, Snoop And Brown Headline Oxegen Festival

19th April 2005

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...

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Wood Lands X-box Gig

13th April 2005

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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Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed

11th April 2005

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),...

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Mylo Turns Down U2

8th April 2005

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...

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Lollapalooza Back On

30th March 2005

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...

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The Killers Break Away From Synth Tag

30th March 2005

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,...

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The Killers Pitch Dark Love Story Video To Spader

30th March 2005

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...

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The Killers Attack The Bravery In New Rock War

30th March 2005

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...

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The Killers Face Legal Showdown With Former Drummer

30th March 2005

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"...

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