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Gary Lightbody Eyeing Fatherhood

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody wants to tone down his rock 'n' roll lifestyle and become a father.The singer has devoted the past 18 years to his group but now he's keen to step away...

Snow Patrol Predicted R.e.m. Split

Snow Patrol "sort of knew" R.E.M. were going to split. The 'Chasing Cars' group are close friends of singer Michael Stipe and guitarist Peter Buck from the American indie band, and they had a feeling...

Gary Lightbody Was Writing 30 Songs A Day

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody used to write 30 songs a day before he got writer's block. The group's singer-and-guitarist suffered from serious setbacks when writing songs for the band's sixth album, which left his bandmates...

Snow Patrol Drummer Skiing At Christmas

Snow Patrol drummer Jonny Quinn is going skiing on Christmas day.The 'Called out in the Dark' musician is heading to Norway with his wife to celebrate the festive holiday and while he will hit the...

Leona Lewis' Run Takes X Factor Finale By Storm

Leona Lewis performed her hit single 'Run' on the U.S. version of the musical talent show The X Factor last night (December 22, 2011), Lewis, who was the first ever female to be crowned the...

Snow Patrol Want To Work With Gaga

Snow Patrol want to collaborate with Lady Gaga because she is "much smarter than your average pop star".The 'Called out in the Dark' group have a lot of respect for the 'Bad Romance' hitmaker and...

Snow Patrol To Record On The Road

Snow Patrol will record while they're on tour to ensure they stay focused on writing new material. The 'Called out in the Dark' band suffered a huge setback to the recording of their sixth album...

Cheryl Cole's Live Return In Jeopardy

Cheryl Cole's live return is in jeopardy after she has come been diagnosed with a throat infection.The 'Promise This' singer has been taken ill ahead of the Children in Need Rocks Manchester charity concert on...

Snow Patrol's Family Affair

Snow Patrol are excited about performing in front of friends and family in Belfast tonight (06.11.11).The Northern Irish rockers are thrilled the prestigious MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) are being held in the city and...

Michael Stipe Cured Snow Patrol Writer's Block

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody was lifted by Michael Stipe while suffering writer's block. The singer and songwriter of the 'Chasing Cars' group was writing "a lot of rubbish" as he struggled to come up with...

Coldplay Named Best Act At The Q Awards

Coldplay have been named Best Act in the World Today.The 'Mylo Xyloto' band beat off competition from the likes of Muse, Arcade Fire, Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys and U2 to take the coveted honour at this...

Inxs Unveil New Singer

Australian rockers Inxs have replaced frontman J.D. Fortune with Snow Patrol collaborator Ciaran Gribbin.Fortune won his place in the band in 2005 after triumphing in U.S. TV talent search Rock Star: Inxs, but he was...

Coldplay And Lady Gaga Sign Up For Children In Need

Coldplay and Lady Gaga have signed up to play a charity show organised by Take That's Gary Barlow. The 'Born This Way' hitmaker and 'Yellow' group will take to the stage for a Children In...

Snow Patrol Have Finished Next Album

Snow Patrol have already written their seventh studio album before releasing their sixth effort.Singer Gary Lightbody and his bandmates are getting ready to bring out their latest LP 'Fallen Empires' - the follow-up to 2009's...

Snow Patrol Taken Under U2'S 'Wings'

Snow Patrol feel very fortunate to have been taken under the "wings" of U2.The 'Chasing Cars' group have been supporting the Irish rockers on their '360 Degree' tour - which ends on Saturday (30.07.11) -...

Snow Patrol Announce New Single

Snow Patrol have announced their new single, 'Called Out in the Dark'.The track is a preview of the 'Chasing Cars' group's sixth album, which has been written and recorded in Los Angeles with producer Jacknife...

Michael Stipe Helped Lightbody Find Fresh Inspiration

Rockers Snow Patrol have Michael Stipe to thank for their new collection of songs - he pulled frontman Gary Lightbody out of a bad period of writer's block.The Chasing Cars hitmakers were working on tracks...

Gary Lightbody Has Writer's Block

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has been suffering writer's block.The singer and songwriter with the 'Chasing Cars' group has been working on the band's sixth album in Los Angeles, but admitted he has struggled to...

Gary Lightbody Has Writer's Block

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has been suffering writer's block.The singer and songwriter with the 'Chasing Cars' group has been working on the band's sixth album in Los Angeles, but admitted he has struggled to...

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody Suffering Writer's Block

Fans of Snow Patrol could be facing a long wait before the band's next album - singer/songwriter Gary Lightbody is suffering writer's block.The group is busy working on a follow-up to 2008's A Hundred Million...

Gary Lightbody Has Writer's Block

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody has been suffering writer's block.The singer and songwriter with the 'Chasing Cars' group has been working on the band's sixth album in Los Angeles, but admitted he has struggled to...

'Ordinary Blokes' The Script

The Script don't hang out with famous "d***heads who think they are better than everyone else".The Irish 'For The First Time' group say they avoid celebrity and because they are a band of "ordinary blokes"...

R.e.m. Record 'Straight Ahead Rockers'

R.E.M.'s new album will feature "more ballads" but also "straight ahead rockers".The 'Orange Crush' band recorded their 15th album in Berlin earlier this year and manager Bertis Downs last week revealed the title of the...

Snow Patrol Go Dance?

Snow Patrol are recording a dance music influenced album.The Northern Irish indie band are about to start work on their sixth album and keyboardist Tom Simpson said he sees the band moving away from their...

The Wombats To Release Comeback Single

The Wombats are set to release their comeback single on September 27.The indie rockers - whose last single 'My Circuitboard City' was released in March 2009 - have promised their new record 'Tokyo (Vampires and...

Gary Lightbody's 'Natural' Music

Gary Lightbody's new music is "nothing like" Snow Patrol.The Northern Ireland-born singer confesses his side project Tired Pony - a collaboration with REM's Peter Buck - is more "natural" than his other band, as each...

Beck, Snow Patrol And Smith Honour Martyn

Stars including BECK, SNOW PATROL and THE CURE's ROBERT SMITH have teamed up to record a tribute album in honour of late singer-songwriter JOHN MARTYN.The star, who died in January 2009 at the age of...

Leona Lewis Wows London

Leona Lewis wowed fans with a stunning performance at London's O2 Arena last night (14.06.10) as part of her 'Labyrinth' tour.The 'Bleeding Love' singer showcased her powerful voice as she belted out a number of...

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