The Killers have been forced to cancel their concert at the Point Theatre in Dublin tonight, 30 November, due to illness.

According to a statement released by the promoters of the concert, lead singer Brandon Flowers has been declared unfit to perform by his doctor.

The statement said: "Brandon Flowers has been ordered by his doctor that he is unfit to perform this evening due to a severe flu which has caused him to temporarily lose his voice"

"The Killers and MCD Productions apologise for any inconvenience cased due to these unavoidable circumstances."

The concert date cannot be rescheduled due to The Killers' US tour commitments.

Full ticket refunds for the cancelled concert are available from the point of purchase.

The Killers will return to Ireland for two concerts at the RDS on 27 and 28 February 2007.