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The UK’s most played song of the 21st century has been revealed

(L-R) Paul Wilson, Gary Lightbody, Jonny Quinn, and Johnny McDaid of Snow Patrol perform in support of the band's "Wildness" release at The Warfield Theater on May 20, 2019 in San Francisco, California
Snow Patrol’s ballad 'Chasing Cars' has been crowned the most-played song of the 21st Century on UK radio. The seminal hit failed to reach number one when the Northern Irish rockers released it in 2006, but it gained a steady flow of popularity after featuring in shows including Grey's Anatomy and a selection of high profile movies. Singer Gary Lightbody has...

The Charlatans made Glastonbury ’19 miss Snow Patrol not one bit

Tim Burgess Glastonbury
When one of the biggest-selling rock bands in the world pull out of your festival at the last minute (get well soon, Snow Patrol drummer Johnny McDaid), who you gonna call? Only one of the most feel-good bands around, that’s who. Tim Burgess arrives on the Other Stage like a dungaree’d indie saviour, offering Glastonbury uplifting anthems in place...

Replacement announced as Snow Patrol’s tour cancellation sees them pull out of TRNSMT Festival

Snow Patrol's run of cancelled tour dates has also seen them pull out of Scotland's TRNSMT Festival – where they will now be replaced by Lewis Capaldi. Yesterday the band announced that Johnny McDaid, the Northern Irish band’s pianist, guitarist and backing vocalist, is experiencing “serious” problems with his neck and needs to undergo emergency surgery. As a result, they pulled...

Snow Patrol cancel Glastonbury performance due to bandmember needing neck surgery

(L-R) Paul Wilson, Gary Lightbody, Jonny Quinn, and Johnny McDaid of Snow Patrol perform in support of the band's "Wildness" release at The Warfield Theater on May 20, 2019 in San Francisco, California
Snow Patrol have been forced to pull their Glastonbury performance after doctors advised their pianist/guitarist to seek immediate surgery. Johnny McDaid, the Northern Irish band's pianist, guitarist and backing vocalist, is experiencing "serious" problems with his neck, frontman Gary Lightbody announced on Facebook today (June 25). https://www.facebook.com/SnowPatrol/photos/a.10150310316677072/10157462984047072/?type=3&theater The band have also cancelled all their forthcoming shows in Europe this summer up until...

France’s Festival Beauregard announces its 2019 lineup, including Snow Patrol, Interpol, Disclosure and Limp Bizkit

Festival Beauregard has announced the lineup for its 11th edition, including names such as Snow Patrol, Interpol, Disclosure and Limp Bizkit - see the full lineup below. Taking place July 4-7 2019, Festival Beauregard is described as an event that connects "the intensity of live music, the majesty of nature, comfort and celebration," and one that helps its guests "share every emotion, and discover every...

Snow Patrol announce massive UK and Ireland arena tour

Snow Patrol Life On Earth
Snow Patrol have announced details of a massive UK and Ireland arena tour later this year. The Irish rockers, who recently released seventh album 'Wildness', will hit the road in December for shows in Newcastle, Belfast and Dublin. After a month-long break, the tour will then continue into January for shows in London, Leeds, Manchester and Glasgow. Check out the dates in...

Watch Snow Patrol, Shame and more play ‘Later… with Jools Holland’ series opener

The latest series of Later... with Jools Holland kicked off last night (May 8), with Snow Patrol, Shame and more performing live. Snow Patrol performed their classic song 'Chasing Cars', as well as new single 'Empress' from their long-awaited sixth album ‘Wildness‘. Shame performed 'One Rizla' from their acclaimed debut ‘Songs Of Praise‘, with Charlie Steen discarding off his top off during the...

‘Later… With Jools Holland’ to return next week

Jools Holland
 Later... With Jools Holland will be returning to screens next week, as the seminal music show returns for its 52nd series. The NME Big Read: We meet Britain's most exciting new band, Shame The first live episode will take place from 10pm on Tuesday May 8 on BBC Two, featuring Snow Patrol performing songs from their long-awaited sixth album 'Wildness'....

Watch Snow Patrol go into space in new video for ‘Life On Earth’

Snow Patrol Life On Earth
Snow Patrol have shared the official video for their new song, 'Life On Earth'. The track is taken from their forthcoming new album 'Wildness', which is the band's first record in seven years. The video was filmed at the European Space Agency in Holland and was launched via astronaut Tim Peake's Twitter account. It features clips of space as...