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Articles rss Ed Sheeran says we can blame Gary Lightbody for his Game of Thrones cameo

May 9, 2017

***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 ›

New Album: Press II

Here are some more entertainment news websites that report on the upcoming Snow Patrol release. […] Snow Patrol are readying a new album for 2017 after a six-year absence from music. Frontman Gary Lightbody shared an update on the band’s Instragram page, revealing that after a “breakthrough recording session” they are close to finishing the collection,… Read More ›

Belfast Telegraph: Northern Ireland firm behind UK’s priciest guitar began as child’s hobby

A Co Down guitar-maker has unveiled the UK’s most expensive guitar, as part of plans to celebrate the creation of its 20,000th instrument. George Lowden’s first “guitar” had fishing lines for strings – but now, more than 50 years later, his instruments are known for their quality and have been played by artists including Eric… Read More › The Best Moments From T in the Park So Far…”.

Snow Patrol are mentioned in Radio X’s “The Best Moments From T in the Park So Far…”. “2007 saw the event get bigger and better, with the campsite capacity increasing to 60,000, the festival to 80,000 and the event itself to three days. Snow Patrol made their eighth performance among fellow T veterans, Biffy –… Read More › Unity Audio Rocks Out With Johnny McDaid

LONDON, NOVEMBER 29, 2016 – When Johnny McDaid, member of the popular alternative rock band Snow Patrol, was looking to upgrade his personal studio, Fieldwork Music, he decided to purchase Unity Audio’s Super Rock near-field monitors. McDaid was blown away by his initial demo and ultimately installed a pair of Super Rocks into his space… Read More › Snow Patrol predict they’ll develop new pet hates towards one another

The British rock band, which is comprised of Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson, Jonny Quinn, and Johnny McDaid, have admitted they haven’t been on tour for five years and don’t get bothered by each others annoying habits, but have hinted they will soon find new nuances with the group within the next 12 months…. Read More › Snow Patrol’s Chasing Cars Has Had 4m US Radio Plays

Snow Patrol’s smash hit Chasing Cars has been recognised after getting 4m US radio plays. The hit song, which was released by the Northern Irish band in 2006 from their album Eyes Open, received a BMI Million-Air Award to honor its combined radio plays. Frontman Gary Lightbody , from Bangor in Co Down , was… Read More ›

Belfast Telegraph: Gary Lightbody Attends Windsor Park Re-opening Event

[…] TV personality James Nesbitt and Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody joined sporting heroes including world champion boxer Carl Frampton and Olympic gold medallist Dame Mary Peters in the star-studded walk around the pitch. You can see the photos here in the second slideshow (starts at #41) or below. (Photographer: Kevin Scott / Press Eye)… Read More ›