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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...

Lightbody Blasts Jonas Brothers Over 'No Sex' Rule

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has urged the JONAS BROTHERS to start sleeping with women - for the benefit of their fans.The trio - Kevin, 21, Joe, 19 and 16-year-old Nick - wear promise rings...

Leona Lewis' Rock Record

Leona Lewis' new album is inspired by Coldplay.The 'Bleeding Love' singer is working on the long-awaited follow-up LP to her debut release 'Spirit' and has been listening to her favourite group to get ideas for...

Oasis It's Good To Be Free

Oasis are to play a free show in London this summer.The band will perform an intimate concert at the London Roundhouse on July 21 as part of the iTunes Live concert series and as an...

Snow Patrol Star Goes Country

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY is taking a break from rock to record a country album. The band is currently on hiatus while the Northern Irish singer works on his side projects, which includes a CD...

Snow Patrol Singer Working On Solo Projects

SNOW PATROL singer GARY LIGHTBODY has two solo projects on the go, it has been revealed.Speaking to BBC's Newsbeat, the star, behind hits including SPITTING GAMES, explained that the two side projects are very different,...

By on 05 May 2009

Lightbody Invites Fans To Pirate His Music

SNOW PATROL rocker GARY LIGHTBODY has blasted the prison sentence handed to Scandinavian music pirates - insisting fans are welcome to download his songs for free. The four founders of website The Pirate Bay were convicted...

Slash To Team Up With Escala

Former GUNS N ROSES guitarist SLASH is to collaborate with Britain's Got Talent finalists ESCALA, it has emerged.The legendary musician is has agreed to record a cover version of LED ZEPPELIN classic Kashmir with the...

By on 18 March 2009

Killers And Oasis To Head 'Eclectic' V Festival Lineup

The Killers and Oasis have been announced as the headline acts for this summer's V Festival, with tickets on sale on Friday.Brandon Flowers and bandmates, as well NME award-winners Oasis, will take to the stage...

By on 03 March 2009

Killers To Headline T In The Park And Oxegen

The Killers have been announced as the latest act to headline the T in the Park and Oxegen festivals this summer.The Day and Age stars will make their fourth appearance at the Scottish shindig and...

By on 18 February 2009

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