Fact: The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers was the odd choice to replace rapper Snoop Dogg at Lollapalooza Argentina over the weekend. Snoop pulled out of the festival last week (ends18Mar16) citing family issues. Lollapalooza Argentina's big draws included Brits Mumford & Sons, Noel Gallagher, and Florence + the MAChine, and Alabama Shakes.
Fact: The Killers star Brandon Flowers and Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson hit the high notes at a George Harrison tribute concert in Los Angeles on Sunday night (28Sep14). George Fest: A Night To Honour The Music of George Harrison also brought out rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and 'Weird Al' Yankovic. All proceeds from the gig benefited musicians' charity Sweet Relief.
Quote: "We've become good friends with Muse. We get along so well, so I'd never rule out working together. We would be trying to outdo each other. It would be spectacular, the choruses would be huge." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is eager to work on a rock anthem with British trio Muse.
Quote: "I was his busboy once at Spago Las Vegas... but I didn't have the guts to say anything. Years later, the Killers were asked to open for him in L.A. and Chicago. The highlight of the whole thing was when he came to watch us rehearse before the first show." Brandon Flowers on his love affair with Morrissey.
Quote: "The feather epaulettes were my most fabulous style statement. When I get into the jacket, I feel good and very triumphant. I don't know if I could get up in front of 70,000 people at festivals without my feathers on." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers loves his flamboyant feathered cape.
Quote: "It's the last album that had a big effect on me before The Killers took off. It was a pivotal moment, really. I couldn't believe how good it was. We threw away every one of our songs except Mr Brightside. It raised the bar for everybody." THE KILLERS frontman Brandon Flowers on The Strokes' 2001 album IS THIS IT.
Quote: "Ronnie's a f**king cowboy; he'll go camping on horseback, Wild West style, and I'm very envious. Mark has a black belt in tae kwon do. And Dave speaks Klingon - I'm not kidding. I've got nothing on them." The Killers star Brandon Flowers on his talented bandmates.
Quote: "Well, it is a business. People want their rock stars to be stumbling around and we're not that way. I can't help it if I'm businesslike." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers takes rock star life very seriously.
Quote: "Rock music is supposed to make people dance. Its funny how sometimes its seen as not as serious unless youre singing a folk song." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers wants to be taken seriously.
Quote: "We deserved to beat them. Theyre not what they used to be. We stuck together, this is our decade, this is our era. We deserve it. The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers on beating GUNS N' ROSES to the top of the U.K. album charts.
Quote: "I get asked about it a lot. If I were Catholic, no one would bat an eye... People look at me like I'm an alien when they ask about Mormonism." The Killers star Brandon Flowers on the interest in his faith.
Quote: "I don't understand the lack of ambition out there. There's no fantasy. U2 are like f**king Liberace compared with what's coming out now... Everyone knows it's a difficult time to sell records. Not enough people are taking that as a challenge." The Killers' Brandon Flowers attacks bands who lack drive and shun the spotlight.
Quote: "I try to make sure I'm not flying on my birthday. And I don't stay in that room number in hotels." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers has a fear of the number 621 - even though his birthday falls on 21 June.
Fact: Duran Duran's concert in Las Vegas on Friday (09May08) was a star-studded affair - The Killers star Brandon Flowers and DAVE KEUNING joined the pop supergroup onstage for an encore of their PLANET EARTH hit, while TOOL frontman JAMES MAYNARD KEENAN and DAVEY HAVOK of AFI watched from the audience.
Quote: "I don't see why I can't be a Mormon and sing in a band. But I realise that being a Mormon is not the coolest thing a rock 'n' roll singer can be." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers fears rock and religion do not mix.
Quote: "It's exciting to think we could have a black president. It's exciting to think we could have a woman president. It's a step in a great direction." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is eager to vote for change in the 2008 US presidential elections.
Quote: "We don't know what it's gonna be necessarily, and I guess we should leave something to your imagination, but we will be in Tokyo. On bikes." The Killers singer Brandon Flowers describes the group's new video READ MY MIND.
Quote: "I have an addictive personality, so I worry about getting into poker too much and, being from Vegas, most of us have a family member with a gambling problem." The Killers star Brandon Flowers tries to avoid Sin City's casinos.
Quote: "I don't know if it's aliens, or if you believe in God or whatever it is, but somebody sends things and we're lucky enough to be able to express them." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers reveals his otherworldly muse.
Quote: "I think it's hard for her. I've never been a dog person, but she basically got me to buy her dogs so she'll have some company when I leave. Of course, I hope they don't take my place." The Killers singer Brandon Flowers hopes his wife doesn't feel too lonely when he's away on tour.