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9 things you didn’t know about Interpol’s ‘Turn on the Bright Lights’

Interpol's 2002 debut 'Turn on the Bright Lights' is being given a huge anniversary tour this summer. The New Yorkers will play massive shows including London's Alexandra Palace to help mark the 15th birthday of their first work. To celebrate, we've dug a little deeper into the record's backstory, picking out the little-known tales behind this essential album.

The Killers to headline British Summer Time in Hyde Park

The Killers are the latest act to be confirmed to headline British Summer Time at London's Hyde Park - with a massive line-up of support acts. Returning to the capital to air new material along their usual catalog of indie classics, the band will top the bill at Barclaycard's BST on Saturday 8 July for their only UK Festival date...

The Killers: ‘Our new songs feel heavier than anything we’ve ever done’

The Killers' Brandon Flowers
The Killers have spoken out about what to expect from their new album, revealing that 'moments feel heavier than anything they've ever done'. The band started recording their long-awaited fifth album back in September, and have been working in Las Vegas, San Diego, LA and Joshua Tree with U2 producer Jacknife Lee. Now in a new interview with Q, frontman...

Panda Express make donation to charity after being called out by The Killers

Panda Express have made a donation to charity following the attention they received earlier this week after The Killers found one of their lyrics in a fortune cookie from the restaurant chain. The US chain, which describes itself as 'a fast, casual Chinese restaurant', were called out by the Brandon Flowers-led four-piece on Sunday (January 8) after an unspecified member...

The Killers and Kings Of Leon to play European festival the same weekend as Glastonbury

The Killers have been confirmed to headline Denmark's Tinderbox Festival, which takes place the same weekend as this year's Glastonbury Festival. The third edition of Tinderbox takes place in Odense from June 22-24, while Glastonbury runs from June 21-25. Tickets for Tinderbox 2017 are available here The Killers will headline the Thursday leg of the festival. They will be joined at the festival...

The Killers want free orange chicken after finding their song title in a fortune cookie

The Killers have asked for free orange chicken for life after discovering a US restaurant chain is using one of their song titles. The band shared a picture on Twitter of a legend found inside a Panda Express fortune cookie. It reads "SMILE LIKE YOU MEAN IT", the title of the band's 'Hot Fuss' single from 2004. "I'm thinkin' orange chicken for...

The Killers announce ‘Hot Fuss’ vinyl reissue

The Killers have announced that they will reissue their debut album 'Hot Fuss' on vinyl. 'Hot Fuss' was originally released in 2004. It featured the singles 'Mr Brightside', 'Somebody Told Me', 'All These Things That I've Done' and 'Smile Like You Mean It'. Read NME's original review of the album here. The band's vinyl reissue of 'Hot Fuss' will come on January 13, 2017...

A very indie Christmas: brand new festive songs for 2016 from The Killers, Low and more

We all know the Christmas classics - 'Fairytale Of New York', 'Last Christmas', 'I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday' et al. Instead of playing those tracks to death for the next fortnight, you might want to mix things up with these brand spanking new indie Christmas songs. They're guaranteed to make you feel 100 percent more festive in an...

The Killers – ‘Don’t Waste Your Wishes’ Review

For most of 
the year, The Killers are the suave 
Vegas synth-indie showmen we know and love, but one whiff of a Brussels sprout and they instantly transform into the 21st century Slade. For 11 years, Brandon Flowers and co have been roping in fellow musicians and celebrities to record Christmas songs in aid of the (RED) Aids charity and...

The Killers announce Christmas album and unveil new single ‘I’ll Be Home For Christmas’

The Killers have unveiled their annual Christmas single and announced details of a compilation album of all of their one-off festive tracks so far. Check out 'I'll Be Home For Christmas' from 'Don't Waste Your Wishes' below. For the last decade, the Las Vegas 'Mr Brightside' stars have released a charity single every Christmas for the benefit of (RED) in...