Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys) Sings at London Olympics

2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony Alex Turner of the Arctic monkeys performs during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Source: Lars Baron/Getty Images Europe) more pics »
Alex Turner London Olympics 2012 (Lars Baron/Getty Images Europe)
Alex Turner, of the Arctic Monkeys, performed during the Olympics Opening Ceremony in London.  Over 10,000 athletes marched in the event and the Olympic committee spent over $40 million putting on the four hour show.

The Arctic Monkeys are an English indie rock band. The band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield.  The band currently consists of Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O'Malley and Matt Helders.

More photos from the Opening Ceremony are presented below.  Enjoy.
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
A general view of Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at Olympic Park in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
Fireworks go off over the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »



2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
The Red Arrows fly over the Olympic Stadium and the ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Getty Images)more pics »2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
The sun sets over the Olympic Stadium prior to the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at Olympic Park in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
Giant puppets depict villainous characters from British literature during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
Performers wearing jet packs fly into the sky during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)more pics »2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by Prime Minister David Cameron as they arrive for the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Getty Images)more pics »
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