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Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison Remembered by Belle & Sebastian, Snow Patrol, the National, and More

Scott Hutchison, frontman of Scottish folk band Frightened Rabbit, has been found dead in Edinburgh, two days after bandmates reported him missing. He was 36.
Anna Gaca / May 11, 2018

Snow Patrol Announce New Album Wildness

It may have been a while since you thought about Snow Patrol—their breakthrough album Final Straw was released in 2003, and their most recent studio project, Fallen Empires, came at the…
Anna Gaca / March 8, 2018

Coldplay Are Probably Going to Be at the Olympics

Chris Martin and the gang aren't necessarily known for their sense of humor (unless you count unintentionally reviving the Dancing Thom Yorke meme on…
Devon Maloney / May 3, 2012

Review: Snow Patrol, ‘Fallen Empires’

Cooler than Coldplay but less provocative than R.E.M., the Irish-Scottish modern-rock quintet Snow Patrol embrace the "bigger is better" philosophy on their sixth studio album,…
Jon Young / January 10, 2012

WATCH: Snow Patrol + R.E.M. = Tired Pony

Gary Lightbody is the frontman for Scot balladeers Snow Patrol, but with Tired Pony, his new group featuring R.E.M.'s Peter Buck, Belle and Sebastian's Richard…
William Goodman / September 17, 2010

Snow Patrol Announce Fall Tour

If Snow Patrol aren't returning your calls, don't fret -- the Irish balladeers are busy, busy, busy. The quintet are currently opening Coldplay's U.S. tour,…
Ray Padgett / June 22, 2009

Snow Patrol Singer Goes Solo

Snow Patrol singer Gary Lightbody is cool with his band being "like the Village People, only less gay."
Melissa Goldstein / May 5, 2009

Snow Patrol: “We’re Like the Village People, Only Less Gay”

Snow Patrol have responded to Manic Street Preachers bassist Nick Wire, who called the Irish band "utterly deplorable" and "unredeemingly, utterly shit."
Melissa Goldstein / March 31, 2009

Snow Patrol Singer Explains His “Most Natural Song”

Just hours before Irish rock band Snow Patrol played an intimate tour opener at New York City's 600-capacity Bowery Ballroom, frontman Gary Lightbody spoke with…
William Goodman / December 30, 2008

Snow Patrol Singer Explains Side-Project

For nearly three years, since the release of his band's 2006 album, Eyes Open, Snow Patrol's wise-cracking frontman Gary Lightbody would drop into producer Garret…
William Goodman / December 12, 2008’s Best of the Week, December 1-7

As we here at sit back and look at the past week, we can't help but wonder: Is the U.K. planning a musical takeover?Oasis…
SPIN Staff / December 6, 2008

Snow Patrol Open U.S. Tour

Snow Patrol may have began as an indie rock band, but over the course of 10 years and five albums, frontman Gary Lightbody and Co.
Diana Pastrana / December 2, 2008

The Kinks to Reunite!

The Kinks are the latest to join the recent reunion trend. The '60s legends, who last performed together in 1996, have been working on new…
Melissa Goldstein / November 5, 2008

New Albums from Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, Snow Patrol, and More

Here's a rundown of the albums available online and in record stores today: Bloc Party, Intimacy Restless musical magpie chirps another ravaged chapter. READ REVIEW…
SPIN Staff / October 28, 2008

New Snow Patrol Album Out October 28

The frosty Irish rockers Snow Patrol are hoping to melt their fans hearts with their hotly-titled upcoming fifth album, A Hundred Million Suns. The record,…
Larry Fitzmaurice / August 27, 2008