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Flowers: 'Solo Career Is Strange'

BRANDON FLOWERS feels "strange" embarking on a solo career - because he has only ever been on stage as part of THE KILLERS.The rocker is preparing to put out his first solo release, entitled Flamingo,...

Flowers Uses Hotel Alias

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS is forced to use an alias while checking into hotels - because he was left fearing for his safety after several "strange scares" with fans.The rocker frequently uses the name...

Tom Jones' Killer Collaboration

Tom Jones wants to collaborate with The Killers.The legendary Welsh singer - who is soon set to release the album 'Praise and Blame' - revealed he has been in talks with the band's frontman Brandon...

Jones Eyes Killers Collaboration

TOM JONES is in talks with THE KILLERS to record a collaboration once the band returns from hiatus.The pop veteran has teamed up with numerous acts over the years and released an album of duets,...

Killers To Play At White House

THE KILLERS are breaking their hiatus to play a one-off show at the White House to celebrate America's Independence Day.The rockers stepped out of the spotlight earlier this year (10), announcing plans to take an...

Killers Shoots To Top Of U.k. Box Office

ASHTON KUTCHER and KATHERINE HEIGL's new movie KILLERS has shot to the top of the U.K. box office with opening weekend takings of $1.58 million (£1.05 million).The romantic comedy has replaced Sex & the City...

Kutcher Nervous About Topless Killers Scenes

ASHTON KUTCHER impressed his KILLERS co-star KATHERINE HEIGL with his down-to-earth attitude - because he was "really nervous" about stripping off for a scene.The actor plays an undercover assassin who quits his job when he...

Flowers: 'Solo Career Is Lonely'

BRANDON FLOWERS has assured fans that his rock band THE KILLERS haven't split - recording his new solo album made him realise how much he missed his bandmates.The band went on hiatus at the beginning...

Kutcher Disappointed Moore With Post-movie Body

ASHTON KUTCHER disappointed his wife DEMI MOORE by failing to maintain the toned physique he worked up for new movie KILLERS.In the film, the actor plays an undercover assassin who quits his job when he...

Brandon Flowers Confirms UK Solo Tour

Brandon Flowers is to embark on a solo tour of the UK. The singer - best known as the frontman of US rockers The Killers - has confirmed he will head to the UK to...

Kutcher Defends 'Piracy' Promotion

ASHTON KUTCHER has defended his decision to 'pirate' the first 13 minutes of his new film KILLERS online, insisting internet piracy will soon be a thing of the past when movie executives figure out a...

Kutcher To Pirate Killers At Premiere

ASHTON KUTCHER is to "pirate" the first 10 minutes of his new movie KILLERS by shooting inside the film's premiere.The tech-savvy star will use the latest webcam technology to grab the footage at the screening...

Brandon Flowers Didn't Want To Go Solo

Brandon Flowers wanted to make his solo album with the rest of The Killers.The 'Mr. Brightside' singer only agreed to make his new record 'Flamingo' alone because the rest of the group - drummer Ronnie...

Flowers Blooms With Lewis On New Solo Record

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS has formed a Sin City super duo for his upcoming solo record, FLAMINGO, after inviting fellow Las Vegas native JENNY LEWIS to join him in the studio.The Human singer reveals...

Brandon Flowers Says Flamingo Will Help Killers

Brandon Flowers believes his solo album will only make The Killers "stronger" as a band.The singer - who recently announced details of his first solo LP, to be called 'Flamingo', via the band's website -...

The Killers Star Flowers Goes Solo

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS has gone solo.The Human hitmaker will release his first solo album, Flamingo, later this year (10). The news marked the launch of the rocker's own website BrandonFlowersMusic.com. The Killers announced...

The Killers Shape Us Music

The Killers and Patti Smith have been given top awards for their contribution to pop music in the US. The 'Somebody Told Me' rock group took home the Vanguard prize for their impact in shaping...

Sophie Ellis-bextor's King-size Aspirations

Sophie Ellis-Bextor wants to work with Kings of Leon. The 31-year-old singer would like to try a new direction with her future material and has a number of collaborations in mind including with rockers The...

The Killers And Keane Form Supergroup

Members of THE KILLERS and KEANE have teamed up to form a new supergroup.The Killers' drummer Ronnie Vannucci has joined forces with Keane's keyboard player/songwriter Tim Rice-Oxley, as well as Noah And The Whale star...

The Killers Land Ascap Top Honour

THE KILLERS are to be honoured at the 27th annual American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Pop Music Awards.The Las Vegas-based group will be presented a Vanguard Award at the 21 April (10)...

Flowers' Mother Dies

THE KILLERS' recent concert cancellations have been explained - frontman BRANDON FLOWERS' mum has died after a two-year battle with cancer.Jean Flowers passed away last Thursday (11Feb10) aged 64, after she was diagnosed with brain...

Friendly Fires Cancel Aussie Gigs

Organisers of an Australian music festival have been left reeling after British dance act FRIENDLY FIRES cancelled their appearance on the same day THE KILLERS pulled out.The Mr Brightside hitmakers were due to perform at...

The Killers Scrap More Concerts

THE KILLERS have scrapped a number of concerts in Australia just weeks after they axed their tour of Asia - putting the cancellations down to the illness of a family member.The rockers pulled out of...

Maccabees Fame Surprise

The Maccabees are surprised they're being called the next big thing. The Brighton-based indie rock band - who have been named as headline acts for the Shockwaves NME Awards Tour 2010 - are likely to...

The Killers Cancel Asian Tour

THE KILLERS have scrapped their upcoming Asian tour due to "unforeseen circumstances."The rockers were due to kick off a series of gigs with a performance in Singapore on 24 January (10), followed by shows in...

The Killers Splitting Up - For Now

THE KILLERS are set for a little time apart after announcing their upcoming Melbourne, Australia show will be their last for the foreseeable future.The Las Vegas-based group have been touring the world for the past...

The Killers Set For Break

THE KILLERS will take an extended hiatus after the band completes its current run of shows in Australia next month (Feb09).The rockers are exhausted after releasing three albums and touring extensively across the globe since...

The Killers Album Most Underrated

THE KILLERS' SAM'S TOWN has been named the Most Underrated Album of the Decade in a new online poll.Readers of Rolling Stone voted for the album that should have been a classic over the weekend...

Flowers' Split Pants Shame

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS once suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction onstage - the singer split his pants and needed two assistants to help him change.The star was performing a show in Chicago, Illinois when...

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