The Killers ‘We’ll celebrate Shockwaves NME Awards win with Elvis’

Watch an exclusive Killers video interview now

The Killers declared they wanted celebrated their Shockwaves NME Awards win last night (February 25) by partying with Elvis Presley.

The band recently celebrated another awards ceremony by teaming up with U2 and Coldplay, but wanted to go one better by raising The King, who died in 1977.

“We’re going to have a séance and try to get Elvis to join in,” joked Brandon Flowers. “We’ll see how that works out.”

The singer added the band, who won Best International Act have a busy summer ahead.

“It’s heavy duty,” said Flowers. “We’re going to bring the pain.”

Watch the full interview now:

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For complete coverage from this year’s Shockwaves NME Awards, including news, photo galleries, video interviews and live blogs straight from the ceremony at the O2 Academy Brixton, head to our awards index at NME.COM/awards now.

Plus NME Radio is broadcasting live straight from the awards – tune in via Sky Channel 0184, Virgin Media 975, Freesat 727 or NME.COM/radio. NME TV will also have highlights and interviews from the awards, head to NME.COM/nmetv for the full schedule.

There will also be a highlights show on Channel 4 on Friday (February 27) at 7.30pm (GMT) and on Saturday (28) at 10.55am.

Meanwhile, get this week’s issue of NME – on UK newsstands now – for an exclusive covers CD featuring this year’s Godlike Geniuses, The Cure. The awards review issue itself will be on the shelves from next Wednesday (March 4), boasting exclusive interviews, photos and more.

The Cure will headline the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig at the O2 Arena in London on February 26, with NME.COM again bringing you full coverage.