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Burning Codes to release new single “Belfast – Place Of My Soul” featuring Terri Hooley, Nathan Connolly & Iain Archer

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August 18, 2017

Delighted to confirm that our new single – ” Belfast – Place Of My Soul ” featuring Mr. Terri Hooley of Good Vibrations Records and the godfather of Irish punk, indeed the man who released the wonderful ” Teenage Kicks ” by The Undertones, and the incredible Mr. Nathan Connolly of close friends and brothers… Read More ›

Hotpress: COUNTDOWN TO CROKE PARK: Gary Lightbody tells us why he loves The Joshua Tree!

Read the full interview in the new Hot Press… “It’s among the Mount Rushmore of albums… it’s fucking perfect! Like Revolver by The Beatles and Stevie Wonder’s Talking Books, you can’t take your ears off it. It’s like a heat-seeking missile; every track is a winner. It inspires me every time I listen to it,… Read More ›

Belfast Telegraph: Who is Northern Ireland’s greatest guitarist?

Northern Ireland may be a small corner of the world but some of music’s most talented guitarists hail from right here.  Inspired by the latest Bushmills #AnswerTheCall event ‘Whiskey and Strings’, take a look at the best known guitarists from Northern Ireland and ask who do you think is the greatest? […] 4. Nathan Connolly… Read More ›

Ulster Herald: Snow Patrol guitarist pays homage to the Pushkin Trust

“Today if you are listening to my voice, it is because Sasha Abercorn from Pushkin Trust listened to my 11-year-old voice and gave it a place and a purpose.” These are the words of Johnny McDaid of Snow Patrol, who has praised the Pushkin Trust founder for helping him unlock his inner creativity when he… Read More ›

BusinessInsider.com: All 6 times musicians sneakily appeared on ‘Game of Thrones’

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Game of Thrones.” The popularity of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” extends to celebrities and notable figures like President Obama, so it should come as no surprise that some famous people have snuck in for cameos. Though Ed Sheeran’s appearance on the season seven premiere was anything but subtle (though the song he sang did… Read More ›

Liam Neeson backs same-sex marriage in NI

Liam Neeson and Graham Norton have called for the introduction of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland ahead of a planned protest in Belfast. Snow Patrol singer Gary Lightbody and The Fall star Bronagh Waugh have also added their voices to the campaign. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK and Ireland where same-sex… Read More ›

Belfast Telegraph: Northern Ireland fans belt out Snow Patrol during Azerbaijan game

The GAWA serenade the stadium with a tribute to Northern Ireland’s favourite band. The Green and White Army, although relatively few in number, were as loud as ever in Azerbaijan. Just a few hundred Northern Ireland fans were in the Tofiq Bahramov Stadium to watch their side’s thrilling last gasp win over their hosts. Stuart… Read More ›

Entertainment.ie: Ed Sheeran says we can blame Gary Lightbody for his Game of Thrones cameo

***Mild spoilers about Ed Sheeran’s Game of Thrones cameo below*** Maisie Williams might have been pleased that Ed Sheeran will be appearing in Game of Thrones but many have fans haven’t been overly thrilled with the news.  There is the (perfectly legitimate) fear that Sheeran’s cameo will be distracting and the last thing Game of… Read More ›