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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...

Snow Patrol Star Charged With Cocaine Possession

LATEST: SNOW PATROL rocker TOM SIMPSON will face drug charges in court on 31 July (07) after he was arrested on Saturday (07Jul07) for missing a previous hearing. The keyboard player was detained by police...

Snow Patrol Close T As Fans Prepare For Next Year

Snow Patrol headlined T in the Park with their keyboard player Tom Simpson after the band member had been held by police the day before.He was detained by Middlesex police on Saturday in connection with...

By on 09 July 2007

Arrested Snow Patrol Member Plays Festival

LATEST: SNOW PATROL's keyboard player TOM SIMPSON performed with the band at Scotland's music festival T in the Park, despite his arrest on Saturday (07Jul07). It was thought Simpson would have to be replaced for...

Sunny End To T In The Park

After a miserable start festival-goers in Kinross have been rewarded with excellent weather for the second half of this year's T in the Park.Heavy rain made car parks so boggy on Friday night they had...

By on 08 July 2007

Snow Patrol Vow To Tour Green

Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL have vowed to make all their future tours green, after performing at LIVE EARTH. The band claim they have picked up tips from the London leg of the extravaganza -...

Snow Patrol Keyboardist Arrested

SNOW PATROL keyboard player TOM SIMPSON was arrested on drugs charges on Saturday (7Jul07) just hours after the band performed at LIVE EARTH in London. Simpson was taken into custody at Northolt RAF base after...

Snow Patrol Vow To Tour Green

Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL have vowed to make all their future tours green, after performing at LIVE EARTH. The band claim they have picked up tips from the London leg of the extravaganza -...

Timberlake Set For Live Earth

Justin Timberlake will make a surprise appearance at London's Live Earth concert at Wembley Stadium this Saturday.Reports in the Sun newspaper this morning suggested the popstar would perform and this has since been apparently confirmed...

By on 05 July 2007

Celebrities Join Big Ask Campaign

Celebrities including actor Jude Law and singer James Blunt have added their weight to a new online campaign calling for tough new environmental legislation.The Big Ask online march, launched by Friends of the Earth, invites...

By on 05 July 2007

Lightbody: 'I'm A Russian Space Dog'

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY has landed a new job as a radio DJ - and he's terrified. The Chasing Cars claims his guest stint on British radio station XFM next month (Jul07), is akin...

Metallica And Kasabian Added To London Live Earth

Metallica, Kasabian and Pussycat Dolls have been added to the line-up for London's Live Earth concert.They will be joined by Terra Naomi, completing the final roster of acts performing at Wembley Stadium on July 7th.The...

By on 20 June 2007

Fascinating Fact 3429

METALLICA have been added to the packed bill at London's Live Earth global-warming awareness concert on 7 July (07). The star studded concert - one of many to be staged around the world on the...

Lightbody Is No Snow Patrol Fan

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY is no longer a fan of his own band's music - because he's heard it all before. The Northern Irish rocker admits he is tired of listening to the Chasing...

More T In The Park Tickets Available

An extra allocation of tickets will be available for T in the Park, with 1,000 released for July 7th and a further 1,000 for July 8th.Cancellations due to the festival's anti-touting policy against multiple bookings...

By on 06 June 2007

The Stooges Set For V Festival

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

By on 05 June 2007

Snow Patrol Booze Binge Hell

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY's alcohol addiction nearly cost him his career. The Northern Irish rocker turned to the bottle during his early twenties, but ditched the drink before it took over his life and...

Maroon 5 Are Number One

American pop-rock group Maroon 5 are top of the British album charts for the second time with It Won't be Soon Before Long.Five years after debut studio album Songs About Jane hit the number one...

By on 28 May 2007

Snoop Set For Live Earth

Organisers of this summer's Live Earth concerts have confirmed that rapper SNOOP DOGG has signed up for the global event.Rather than lighting up London or taking a bite out of the Big Apple, Snoop will...

By on 24 May 2007

Linkin Park Send Arctic Monkeys Packing

US nu-metal outfit Linkin Park have earned their second UK number one album with Minutes to Midnight, ending Arctic Monkeys four-week reign at the top of the charts.The six-strong Californian group got their first number...

By on 21 May 2007

Snow Patrol Split From Manager

Northern Irish rockers SNOW PATROL have parted company from their manager JAZZ SUMMERS. Summers, who is credited with masterminding the band's rise to fame, took over the band's management in 2002, and has seen them...

Bono And The Edge 'Set For Spiderman Musical'

U2 frontman Bono and guitarist the Edge have reportedly signed up to write music for the forthcoming Spiderman musical.The musicians will be working with the show's producers to create a soundtrack for the webbed crusader's...

By on 19 April 2007

Arctic Monkeys Confirmed For Aussie Festival

Arctic Monkeys have been confirmed as one of the headliners at the Splendour in the Grass festival in Australia.The New South Wales festival boasts an impressive line-up this year including Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, the...

By on 18 April 2007

Live Earth Concert Criticised Over Carbon Cost

The upcoming Live Earth concert has been criticised after it was revealed the event will cost between $2 million (GBP1.2 million) and $3 million (GBP1.53 million) in carbon offsetting. MADONNA will be joined by reformed...

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