Arctic Monkeys deny claims from opening band they play the same show every night

Musician Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys performs onstage during The 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic...

Musician Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys performs onstage during The 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Shrine Auditorium on December 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for CBS Radio/AFP

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Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has spoken out after the band's former touring partners, The Orwells, criticized the rockers for performing the same "synchronized" show at every concert.

The Orwells served as the support act for the Brainstorm hitmakers on their North American tour earlier this year, but alleged that the group played the same gig every night, even down to the quips Turner gave to the crowd.

Guitarist Matt O'Keefe told Gigwise.com, "When you're playing arenas and everything, it's a huge production then the show has to become synchronized to work... So every night no matter how he (Turner) was feeling he'd go into that opening riff. It was the exact same ad-libs he was putting between the songs. So we were with them for about 50 dates, you saw them once and you'd pretty much seen every date that they'd played."

Now Turner has finally responded to the criticism, saying, "They should have been out


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