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Il Divo Promise To Top UK Album Charts

Classical crossover quartet Il Divo have topped the UK album charts with their new album The Promise.The four-piece achieved their third number one album while Decade in the Sun, the Stereophonics' best of compilation, debuted...

By on 16 November 2008

X Factor Finalists Storm To Number One

As expected, this year's X Factor finalists performed charity single heroics by taking the number one spot in the singles charts with their Mariah Carey cover.Hero entered at the top spot, outselling the rest of...

By on 02 November 2008

Snow Patrol Announce UK Tour For February And March

Following the release of their fifth album Snow Patrol have announced a UK tour for February and March 2009.Having recently undertaken a whistle-stop tour of four cities - Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh and London - in...

By on 31 October 2008

Pink Tops Singles Chart For Third Week Running

Pink has stayed at the top of the UK singles chart for a third week in a row with her single So What.The American singer held off competition from a series of new entries in...

By on 19 October 2008

Snow Patrol Frontman Rubbishes 'Drink Problem' Stories

Snow Patrol lead singer Gary Lightbody has criticised tabloid newspapers for reporting that he is battling an addiction to alcohol.It was reported earlier this month that Lightbody had jeopardised his health through overindulgence but the...

By on 03 October 2008

Snow Patrol Big Up Furries

SNOW PATROL have been taking about their admiration of SUPER FURRY ANIMALS, calling them the best band since THE BEATLES.The band's singer Gary Lightbody said he felt the Welsh outfit's profile should be much bigger...

By on 24 September 2008

Lightbody: 'Quinn Saved My Life'

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY credits drummer JONNY QUINN with saving his life, after spiralling out of control with a drink problem. The singer started binging on alcohol and became self-destructive - and Lightbody feared...

Snow Patrol Take A Lesson In Music

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY signed up for music lessons before recording the band's new album. The rocker claims the group wanted to do “something extraordinary” for new LP A Hundred Million Suns and needed...

New Snow Patrol Album 'Set For October Release'

The new album from Snow Patrol is to be called A Hundred Million Suns and could be released in October, they have confirmed.The Northern Irish indie-rockers have sold more than seven million albums worldwide and...

By on 01 August 2008

Bats Delay Snow Patrol's Album

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has blamed a delay on their forthcoming album on an invasion of bats. The singer claims the band struggled to record their new material because their studio was regularly swamped...

Coldplay Tunes Send Brits To Sleep

COLDPLAY's songs are the tunes most likely to send Brits off to sleep, according to a new survey.Along with CHRIS MARTIN's soothing tones, songs by JAMES BLUNT, SNOW PATROL, NORAH JONES and TAKE THAT are...

By on 08 April 2008

Snow Patrol Show Support For Irish Music

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY will speak in front of an arts committee to promote Irish music on Thursday (21Feb08). The singer will give testimony to the advancements the Oh Yeah project has made for...

Arcade Fire And Lcd Soundsystem Named In Shortlist Ten

Arcade Fire, Feist and LCD Soundsystem have been named among the final ten acts for this year's Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given...

By on 29 January 2008

Shortlist Nominees Announced

Klaxons, Kings of Leon and Feist have been named among the nominees for the 2007 Shortlist Prize.The award, thought of as a US equivalent to the Mercury Music Prize, has previously been given to Damien...

By on 03 January 2008

Mika Tops Itunes Chart

Grace Kelly by Mika has been named as the top-selling download single of the year by iTunes.The Lebanese-born singer's second single outsold Rihanna's Umbrella – which went to number one in physical release charts across...

By on 12 December 2007

Led Zeppelin To Play Two-hour Set

LED ZEPPELIN have promise to treat fans to a two hour long set at their reunion show.NME has reported that guitarist JIMMY PAGE revealed that those lucky enough to have tickets for the sold out...

By on 04 December 2007

Biffy Clyro Treat Fans To Banned Song

Rock band BIFFY CLYRO surprised fans when they sang FOLDING STARS a song they had vowed never to play live, at a London gig.The Scottish rockers made a "snap decision" to include the number in...

By on 22 November 2007

Scherzinger Makes Snow Patrol Mum Cry

NICOLE SCHERZINGER reduced SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY's mother to tears with her solo efforts. The Pussycat Dolls star recorded the Lightbody-penned tune Just Say Yes for her solo album My Name Is Nicole -...

Andy Voted Off X Factor

Andy Williams has been eliminated from the X Factor after last night's show saw him voted into the bottom two for the first time.The 22-year-old found himself forced into a sing-off to save his place...

By on 11 November 2007

Snow Patrol Member Escapes Drug Charge

Tom Simpson, the chart-topping band's keyboard player, was alleged to have been found in possession of cocaine in Glasgow's Sauchiehall Street on June 24th, 2006.The 35-year-old had been scheduled to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court...

By on 27 September 2007

Snow Patrol Star Drugs Charges Dropped

LATEST: SNOW PATROL rocker TOM SIMPSON will not face charges for possessing cocaine, after police dropped their case against him. The keyboard player, 35, was detained by police for possession of the drug in Glasgow,...

Lightbody's Killer Spider Phobia

Arachnophobic SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY was so terrified of being bitten by a spider while on tour in Australia, he passed out with fear. The Scottish singer-songwriter, who wrote a track for the recent...

Former Snow Patrol Member Sues Band

Former SNOW PATROL member MARK MCCLELLAND is suing his former band in a bid to recover earnings from the group's success. The bassist - who left the band in 2005 citing "creative differences" with frontman...

Scherzinger's Singing Made Lightbody's Mother Cry

A song SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY allowed singer NICOLE SCHERZINGER's to record for her debut album so moved the rocker's mum she burst into tears. Lightbody wrote Just Say Yes for The Pussycat Dolls...

Foo Fighters Surprise Sleepy V

A chirpy Dave Grohl entertained Weston Park, Staffordshire, in an unexpected gig this lunchtime, ahead of their headline act later today.The Foo Fighters appeared on the Channel 4 stage to perform softer versions of their...

By on 19 August 2007

Wire Blasts 'Deplorable' Snow Patrol

MANIC STREET PREACHERS rocker NICKY WIRE finds it difficult to understand how a band as "utterly deplorable" as SNOW PATROL can be so popular. Wire will be keeping his distance from Snow Patrol at the...

Manics Legend Lays Into Snow Patrol

Manic Street Preachers guitarist Nicky Wire has laid into fellow V Festival headliners Snow Patrol, calling them "utterly deplorable".The Manics will play the Channel 4 stage at V this weekend, but Wire is not planning...

By on 17 August 2007

V Festival Shuffles Line-up

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

By on 17 August 2007

V Festival Advocates Sexual Health

V Festival will this year spearhead a sexual health and awareness campaign through goody bags handed out around the two sites.In coalition with the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), 40,000 goody bags will be dished out...

By on 07 August 2007

Snow Patrol Star Misses Court Date

LATEST: SNOW PATROL rocker TOM SIMPSON has missed a second court appearance on charges of cocaine possession. The keyboard player was detained by police on 7 July (07), just hours after performing at the London...

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