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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...

Snow Patrol Honoured In Native Northern Ireland

SNOW PATROL have been honoured with a lasting tribute in their native Northern Ireland - a special plaque has been erected in Belfast to mark their lengthy career.The rockers formed in the late-1990s and have...

Buck And Lightbody Join Forces For Country Album

R.E.M. guitarist PETER BUCK has teamed up with SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY to record a country music album.The two rockers made the record under the bandname Tired Pony, with contributions from actress-turned-singer Zooey Deschanel...

Madonna Beats The Beatles

Madonna was the most played artist of the last decade in the UK. Research shows the 'Celebration' singer topped a list of artists based on airplay on radio and TV and public performance - such...

Diana Vickers Plans Underwear Range

Diana Vickers is planning to release a range of underwear called Diana Vickers' Knickers.The 18-year-old singer - who rose to fame through UK TV talent show 'X Factor' - is currently in negotiations with several...

Gary Lightbody's Dislocated Jaw

Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody has been singing with a dislocated jaw for eight years. The singer and guitarist said his jaw was damaged after he fell down a flight of stairs during a drunken night...

Lightbody Had A Dislocated Jaw For Eight Years

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY dislocated his jaw eight years ago after a drunken fall, but he's only just found out - because he was so obnoxious to hospital staff at the time they refused...

Lightbody Forms Supergroup

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has formed a new supergroup with R.E.M. rocker PETER BUCK and BELLE & SEBASTIAN drummer RICHARD COBURN.The Chasing Cars hitmaker is focusing his efforts on new projects during a Snow...

Rockers Unite To Help Sudan

Rockers from bands including PINK FLOYD, RADIOHEAD and SNOW PATROL have teamed up to help prevent any more bloodshed in Sudan.Drummers from the groups are taking part in the Beat for Peace campaign, a film...

Snow Patrol Track Is Decade's Most Played

SNOW PATROL's track CHASING CARS is the most played song in Britain in the last decade.The 2006 anthem, from the band's album Eyes Open, only reached number six in the U.K. singles chart - but...

Snow Patrol's Big Band Ambition

Gary Lightbody wants to become as big as Coldplay and U2 in the new year. The Snow Patrol frontman - whose 2006 effort 'Eyes Open' became the biggest selling album in the UK - said...

Robbie Williams Confirms Take That Lp

Robbie Williams is recording a new album with Take That. The 'Bodies' singer cried as he was reunited with his former bandmates - Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange and Mark Owen - onstage last...

Lightbody Sacrificed Friends For Band

SNOW PATROL rocker GARY LIGHTBODY is so devoted to the band, he's ended relationships with family and friends so he can concentrate on his music.The Scottish band has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide,...

Unskilled Musicians Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol are amazed they write successful songs.The 'Chasing Cars' hitmakers admit their approach to songwriting can sometimes be viewed as less-than-conventional, with frontman Gary Lightbody unable to even write music.Asked how they suddenly found...

Anonymous Snow Patrol

Snow Patrol's fans don't recognise them.The 'Run' hitmakers love being able to walk around unrecognised, despite selling millions of records around the world.Frontman Gary Lightbody said: "Even our own fans would have trouble picking us...

Oasis Not Outta Time

Oasis "will die" before they split up.The band sparked rumours they were set to break after they were forced to pull out of the second night of the Virgin Media V Festival when singer Liam...

Snow Patrol's New Direction

Snow Patrol have warned their fans about their new sound.The 'Chasing Cars' hitmakers - made up of singer Gary Lightbody, bassist Paul Wilson, drummer Jonny Quinn, Nathan Connolly and keyboardist Tom Simpson - say their...

Liam Gallagher Apologises For Illness

Liam Gallagher has apologised to fans for cancelling Oasis' V Festival performance.The group were forced to cancel their show at Chelmsford's Hylands Park on Sunday (23.08.09) after the frontman was diagnosed with viral laryngitis and...

No More UK Shows For Oasis?

Oasis have sparked rumours they will never perform in Britain again after pulling out of their headline performance at V Festival yesterday (23.08.09).The 'Live Forever' rockers axed their set at Chelmsford's Hylands Park after frontman...

Snow Patrol Cover Oasis Hits During Stand-in Festival Set

British rockers SNOW PATROL ensured they pleased OASIS fans after taking over the group's cancelled headlining slot at U.K. music festival V - by covering the band's greatest hits.Oasis were slated to close the three-day...

Lightbody's Go-kart Race Ends In Tears

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY was left in agony after a recent trip to a go-kart track - he was hospitalised with a broken rib after a series of crashes.The Run rocker took time out...

Lily Allen Hot For Snow

Lily Allen is desperate to seduce Snow Patrol rocker Gary Lightbody.The 'Not Fair' singer - who has been single since January - propositioned the frontman after her performance at the Oxegen music festival in Ireland...

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