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Braff Boosts Indie Rockers On New Soundtrack

Actor/film-maker ZACH BRAFF has compiled the soundtrack for his latest film THE LAST KISS and hopes to replicate the success he had with the music for his directorial debut GARDEN STATE. Braff won a Best...

Snow Patrol Star Given Clean Bill Of Health

LATEST: SNOW PATROL are celebrating the return of their frontman GARY LIGHTBODY with a special thank you gig for their patient fans. The singer, who initially ignored doctors' advice to rest his voice after suffering...

Franz Ferdinand Join Healthcare Campaign

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are the latest celebrities to back a campaign demanding free healthcare in Africa. Other musicians supporting the Save the Children protest to abolish medical fees in the poverty-stricken continent include Live...

Snow Patrol Scrap Us Tour

LATEST: British rockers SNOW PATROL have been forced to scrap their entire US tour after frontman GARY LIGHTBODY was told he can't sing again until mid-July (06). Fans of the group were hoping that Lightbody,...

Snow Patrol Singer Suffering Throat Blisters

LATEST: SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY is suffering two blisters on his vocal chords, his specialist has discovered. The singer was forced to cancel concerts in Washington DC and Atlanta, Georgia last month (MAY06), fearing...

Crazy's Chart Run Ends

GNARLS BARKLEY's nine-week run at the top of the UK singles chart has come to end after the duo deleted hit song CRAZY. The hip-hop duo, who slip to number two with stocks of Crazy...

Lightbody Cancels Us Dates After Voice Crisis

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has been forced to cancel concerts in Washington DC tonight (31MAY06) and Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday (29MAY06) fearing he has seriously harmed his voice. The RUN star, who is currently...

Chamillionaire Ridin' To The Top Of The Us Charts

Rapper CHAMILLIONAIRE has ended RIHANNA's three-week run at the top of the US singles chart after creeping into the top spot with RIDIN'. The rap star's collaboration with KRAYZIE BONE jumps up two spots on...

Snow Patrol Record Lennon For Sudan

Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL have recorded a version of a JOHN LENNON track to highlight the ongoing suffering in war-torn Sudan. The former BEATLE's song ISOLATION is being covered by the band as part...

Gnarls Barkley Get Sixth Week On Top

US hip-hop duo GNARLS BARKLEY's shock hit CRAZY is atop the UK singles chart for the sixth week running, despite SNOW PATROL relegating their album into second position. THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS soar an...

Snow Patrol Star Regrets Rock Star Ego

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY cringes when he recalls how he used to behave like a cliched rock star after recording the Northern Irish band's 1998 debut album. The RUN star admits his behaviour left...

Snow Patrol Rocker Blasts Reality Shows

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has launched a scathing attack on reality TV shows, claiming the programmes "lower our collective IQ". After trying to ignore British show CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER last month (JAN06), Lightbody...

Snow Patrol Use Bush Inspiration

Northern Irish band SNOW PATROL rented an empty house on a desolate Irish cliffside to record their second album, after hearing KATE BUSH had composed in the same building. The RUN stars are currently...

Snow Patrol Sell Out Gig Quicker Than Madonna

Cult rockers SNOW PATROL have amazed music industry insiders, by selling out a London concert in less time than superstars MADONNA and COLDPLAY. The RUN band sold all 1,500 tickets to the 12 April...

Snow Patrol Hail U2 Producer Lee

British band SNOW PATROL has hailed legendary U2 producer GARRETT 'JACKNIFE' LEE as the "king of everything", because he inspired them to overcome their natural laziness. The RUN hitmakers, who wowed audiences at the...

Wainwright And Snow Patrol Unite

SNOW PATROL rocker GARY LIGHTBODY was delighted when cult singer MARTHA WAINWRIGHT agreed to record a duet with him - because he had already written a song with her in mind. The Northern Irish...

Albarn Firth And Yorke Line Up For Charity

DAMON ALBARN, COLIN FIRTH and RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE have covered themselves in farm produce and posed for a series of photographs in a bid to highlight the issue of fair trade. As part...

Live 8 No Fun For Snow Patrol

Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL were so terrified about performing at poverty awareness bash Live 8 - they didn't enjoy the experience at all. The SPITTING GAMES hitmakers, one of few bands to sing...

Snow Patrol's Mercy Mission To Africa

British rockers SNOW PATROL are planning to visit poverty-stricken areas of Africa to see first-hand how Live 8 aid money is making a difference. They will travel with charities Save The Children and...

Cowell Bored With Music Industry

SIMON COWELL is considering turning his back on the music industry because he is growing tired of the many "rubbish" and "manufactured" groups hogging the airwaves. The AMERICAN IDOL and X FACTOR judge now...

Athlete And Snow Patrol Battle To Become U2

ATHLETE are locked in a battle with fellow British band SNOW PATROL to see who can become the next U2 first. Athlete frontman JOEL POTTS and Snow Patrol guitarist NATHAN CONNELLY decided to instigate...

Internet Blamed For Live 8 Ticket Chaos

LATEST: The company handling tickets for the Scottish LIVE 8 concert has denied wrongly informing fans they had won tickets for the event. Angry fans jammed TICKETMASTER hotlines after receiving text messages informing them...

Live 8 Chaos

The Scottish LIVE 8 concert is in chaos after fans were wrongly told they had won tickets for the charity extravaganza. Hundreds of thousands of Scots entered a text (SMS) message contest to win...

Devito A Huge Patton Fan

Avant-garde rock pioneer MIKE PATTON has discovered an unlikely fan in diminutive Hollywood legend DANNY DeVITO, following a performance at this year's (05) COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL in California. A clearly buzzing DeVito - who...

Snow Patrol Hire New Bassist

Scottish rockers SNOW PATROL have hired a new bass player - just two weeks after former bassist MARK McCLELLAND was fired after tensions within the band damaged relationships beyond repair. The RUN stars' new...

Dumped Snow Patrol Bassist Strikes Back

Sacked SNOW PATROL bassist MARK McLELLAND has blamed singer GARY LIGHTBODY's megalomania for his surprise sacking. McLelland started the chart-topping rock band with Lightbody 10 years ago, but their strong relationship soured as the...

Final Straw As Snow Patrol Sack Bassist

British rockers SNOW PATROL have dropped bassist MARK McCLELLAND after tensions within the band damaged relationships beyond repair. The chart-topping ballad rockers, who are currently in Ireland penning their follow-up album to FINAL STRAW,...

Reunions Rule Coachella Festival

NINE INCH NAILS, GANG OF FOUR, COCTEAU TWINS and BAUHAUS are among the reunited acts staging comebacks at the sixth COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC + ARTS FESTIVAL in Indio, California, in April (30APR05-01MAY05). TRENT...

Bono Wants Snow Patrol For Tour

U2 frontman BONO is desperate to secure Scottish band SNOW PATROL as the support act for the Irish supergroup's forthcoming VERTIGO tour. The RUN hitmakers are keen to join the Irish rockers, with the...

Snow Patrol's Countryside Retreat

Scottish rockers SNOW PATROL are escaping to the countryside to record their next album, because their friends are leading them astray. The RUN hitmakers know they need to focus on making their follow up...

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