Contributed by coffinfullofnails, Posted by Warner Music Group

The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers has publically declared his outrage over recent fame and attention Green Day has received. Flowers contests that the track 'American Idiot' is being misconstrued by many abroad as anti-American, and the fact that Green Day filmed their DVD Bullet In A Bible, in the UK, only furthers to perpetuate the assumption.

You have Green Day and 'American Idiot'. Where do they film their DVD? In England. A bunch of kids screaming 'I don't want to be an American idiot' I saw it as a very negative thing towards Americans. It really lit a fire in me. I just thought it was really cheap. To go to a place like England or Germany and sing that song - those kids aren't taking it the same way that he meant it. And he [Billie Joe Armstrong] knew it.

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