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Families Of Tragic Rockers Viola Beach Pay Tribute After Horror Crash

Singer Kris Leonard, guitarist River Reeves, bass player Tomas Lowe, drummer Jack Dakin, and manager Craig Tarry were feared dead after the vehicle they were travelling in plunged more than 80 feet (24.3...

Travis & Franz Ferdinand's Frontmen Join Midlake Star's New Supergroup

Banquet are working on Volume I, their debut album, which will be released next year (16).Midlake's Eric Pulido launched the band and tells the Dallas Observer he simply emailed famous friends and people he admired...

Daniel Bruhl Recruited For Travis Video By Fran Healy

The Inglourious Basterds star appears alongside the rockers in the promo for their latest track Everything At Once, and Healy reveals the collaboration came about after he bumped into the actor in...

Fran Healy Slams Beyonce's Diva Antics

Scottish rocker Fran Healy has blasted pop star Beyonce for her diva antics at a British festival and accused her of shutting down the entire backstage area.The Travis frontman was performing with the band at...

Travis Stars Cut Short Street Performance

Travis stars Fran Healy and Andy Dunlop narrowly avoided arrest for busking too close to other singers during an impromptu gig in Edinburgh, ScotlandThe Why Does It Always Rain On Me? hitmakers performed three songs...

Fran Healy's Travis Bandmates Thought He Had Cancer

Fran Healy's Travis bandmates feared the singer had been diagnosed with cancer when he called a meeting to step down as the group's principal songwriter.The band recently reunited after a long hiatus, during which they...

Fran Healy Fears Paul Mccartney Wrath Over Broken Diet Pledge

Travis rocker Fran Healy is terrified he will incur the wrath of Sir Paul Mccartney after he broke his pledge to become a vegetarian.The Why Does It Always Rain On Me? singer was inspired to...

Travis Star Fran Healy Caught Up In Caribbean Earthquake

Travis frontman Fran Healy was left shaken on Wednesday night (04Jul12) after he was caught up in an earthquake in the Caribbean.The rocker was reportedly on the island of Anguilla with his partner Nora and...

Healy's Son Distracted Him From Writing

Travis star Fran Healy had to temporarily relocate to New York so he could start work on the band's new album, because his young son was too much of a distraction.The singer is currently writing...

Fran Healy Moved By Norway Memorial Concert

Travis star Fran Healy has told of the emotional moment when he performed at a concert in honour of victims of the Norway massacre.The Scottish rocker was lined up to appear at the annual Sommerfesten...

Fran Healy Hates Facebook

Travis frontman Fran Healy has shut down his Facebook.com page because he finds the social networking site "bizarre".The rocker is a fan of Twitter but he can't stand its rival site, which was launched by...

Healy's Long Trip Home For Christmas

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY endured a mammoth journey from New York to his home in Berlin, Germany over the weekend (17-19Dec10) as extreme weather conditions battered the U.S. and Europe.The singer began his journey last...

Healy Axes Concerts Over 'Personal Issue'

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY has cancelled a series of solo gigs in North America over a "personal issue" and to spend "some time" with his son.The singer was due to perform in Montreal and Quebec...

Flowers & Healy Team Up To Tour

THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS and TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY are teaming up for a new tour.The two singer/songwriters will hit the road to promote their debut solo albums in North America. The two-week trek...

Healy Busks For Charity Drive

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY has urged his fans to show their support for children caught up in warzones around the world after he took to the streets of London to raise awareness of their plight.The...

Healy Struggling With New Meat-free Lifestyle

TRAVIS star FRAN HEALY is struggling to keep his promise to SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY to live life meat-free - because he's suffering from severe food cravings.The singer offered to go vegetarian for MCCartney after the...

Healy Keeping His Meat-free Promise To Mccartney

TRAVIS star FRAN HEALY insists he's keeping his meat-free promise to SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - because he's very serious about sticking to his word.The Happy singer offered to go vegetarian for MCCartney after the Beatles...

Healy Goes Veggie For Mccartney

TRAVIS rocker FRAN HEALY has thanked SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY for agreeing to perform on his new solo album, by converting his entire family to vegetarianism.Healy was so stunned and humbled to land the devout vegetarian...

Healy Snags Mccartney For New Solo Album

TRAVIS star FRAN HEALY has landed an extra special guest on his upcoming solo album - SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will join him for a track.The former Beatle will play bass on a track on Healy's...

Travis On Hiatus As Healy Goes Solo

Scottish rocker FRAN HEALY is to take a "vacation" from TRAVIS so he can concentrate on recording his first solo album.The Turn hitmaker reveals the bandmembers, who have released six studio albums together since their...

Fran Healy: 'I Illegally Download Music'

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY downloads music illegally - and doesn't feel guilty about it. The rocker often steals music from the internet, but always buys an artist's CD if he likes what he hears. And...

Travis Show Interrupted By Wedding Ring Hunt

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY was forced to halt his band's set at the V Festival in Chelmsford, England on Sunday night (17Aug08) after losing his wedding ring. The Happy singer was performing Flowers In The...

Travis Star Escapes Injury After Concert Fall

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY is pleased his guitarist escaped serious injury when he slipped over at a concert on Wednesday (06Feb08). Andy Dunlop was taken to the hospital with a suspected broken ankle, but was...

Travis' Dental Nightmare

TRAVIS singer FRAN HEALY refused to visit the dentist for 18 years - because a simple childhood check-up left him with a permanent scar. The 34-year-old Scottish star developed a phobia of the dentist's chair...

It's A Close Shave For Healy

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY once found himself in a hairy situation - because the rocker grew a silly moustache and was encouraged by friends to keep it. The Scottish rocker - who is currently touring...

Healy Urges Fans To Record Gigs

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY encourages fans of the band to take pictures and film their concerts to post online, because it gives them another perspective of their act. The Scottish rocker has attacked American security...

Healy: 'Coldplay's Success Is Thanks To Travis'

COLDPLAY only catapulted to superstardom because of Scottish band TRAVIS' groundwork, their frontman claims. FRAN HEALY is adamant his group's hit 1999 album The Man Who helped forge a demand for similar music. He says,...

Healy Slams Politicians

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY has launched a scathing tirade against politicians, insisting they're forced into the career because they have no other talent. The Scottish rocker maintains lawmakers are inspired by fame rather than a...

Fran Healy Threatened After Refusing To Sign Fan's Penis

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY was once threatened with a knife after refusing to sign a fan's penis. The Scottish rocker was confronted after a gig in New York in 2000. He says, "It was outside...

Healy Feared Losing Songwriting Skills

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY feared the therapy sessions that helped him battle depression would make him lose his songwriting talent. The singer used hypnotherapy to combat the illness, but feared he would no longer be...

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