Tuesday, February 13, 2007

The Killers and The View to perform at NME Awards

The Killers, Kaiser Chiefs and Kasabian are set to perform live at this year's Shockwaves NME Awards on March 1.

The bands join Dundee four-piece The View and Godlike Geniuses Primal Scream taking to the stage during the ceremony at Hammersmith Palais in London.

As well as performing live on the night, The Killers will be vying for the Best Album and Best International Band titles alongside the likes of Arctic Monkeys, CSS and My Chemical Romance.

Kasabian, who will appear for one of the Palais' final ever shows tonight (February 13), are also in the running for Best Live Act and Best Album while the Kaisers Chiefs, who wrap up the Shockwaves NME Award Shows at Shepherds Bush Empire on March 2, will also play.

The View, who are currently tearing it up with The Horrors, The Automatic and Mumm-Ra on the Shockwaves NME Awards Indie Rock Tour, will battle it with the likes of Klaxons, The Kooks and The Horrors for the Best New Band in between their live appearance.

Finally Primal Scream will mark receiving the Godlike Genius award at this year's ceremony with a live set.

NME.com 13/2/07


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