Coldplay To Be Joined By Lily Allen and David Brent For Charity Show

By in November 13, 2013 • Filed in: Alerts, News & Rumors

Coldplay have announced they are once again putting on gig Under 1 Roof in aid of Kids Company, which works with vulnerable children and young people in London and Bristol.

The show takes place on Thursday, 19 December at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London.

Coldplay will be joined by Ricky Gervais’ current musical sideline: David Brent and Foregone Conclusion.

Lily Allen, Rizzle Kicks and magician Dynamo are also on the bill.

“Buying a ticket to this concert will guarantee two things: a totally unique never-to-be-repeated night of starspangled entertainment, and money in the Christmas coffers of a charity that brings love and happiness to London’s most vulnerable kids,” Chris Martin said.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Thursday (November 14).

It is the second time Coldplay have put on such a show – the first U1R took place in 2011, when the band played London’s O2 Arena alongside Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge, Tinie Tempah, Rob Brydon and Emeli Sandé. That show raised more than £400,000. [Source]

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Coldplay Getting Honored At Hollywood Film Awards

By in October 16, 2013 • Filed in: Alerts, News & Rumors

COLDPLAY, the multi-Platinum, multiple GRAMMY AWARD winning group, will receive the HOLLYWOOD SONG AWARD at next week’s HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS.

COLDPLAY wins the hardware for their hit single “ATLAS” from LIONSGATE’s “THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE” soundtrack. Frontman CHRIS MARTIN is accepting the award on behalf of his bandmates, as well as performing the song.

“ATLAS” is the first song COLDPLAY has ever written and performed for a motion picture. It was released in September and reached #1 on iTUNES in 43 countries. The soundtrack is available to the public NOVEMBER 19th, while the movie starring JENNIFER LAWRENCE hits theaters NOVEMBER 22nd. [Source]

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Some news!

By in September 7, 2013 • Filed in: Site Updates

Hello there! First of all, I am so sorry for this big hiatus. Life is not going good right now so, I have not enough time to be online and update the site. Anyway, I am going to try to add a lot of new photos to the gallery and try to update the site again. So sorry for the problems.

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Coldplay To Receive Best British Act Award

By in May 21, 2013 • Filed in: News & Rumors

Nordoff Robbins have today announced that the incredibly successful and internationally acclaimed band, Coldplay, are to receive the Royal Albert Hall Best British Act Award at this year’s Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards.

The star-studded event, in aid of music charity Nordoff Robbins, a favourite charity of the music industry, will take place on Friday 28 June 2013 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

Chris Martin of Coldplay said ‘It means a huge amount to us to be named Best British Act by Nordoff Robbins at the 2013 O2 Silver Clef Awards. Nordoff Robbins is an organisation that lies very close to our hearts. They provide life-changing music therapy for thousands of people each year and we’re humbled to collect this award in their honour.’

The event is a highlight in the music industry calendar, recognised for its A-list attendees as well as the impressive auction prizes up for grabs at the lunch.

The Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards 2013 event is hoping to raise £500,000 to fund 20,000 life-transforming music therapy sessions for children and adults across the UK. [Source]

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Coldplay’s ‘Mylo Xyloto’ Comic Book Series Goes Digital

By in April 18, 2013 • Filed in: News & Rumors

Coldplay announced on Tuesday the digital release of its “Mylo Xyloto” comic book series, based on the 2011 album of the same name.

Written by filmmaker Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie) with help from the British band, the six-part saga depicts an Orwellian society ruled by a supremacist government that controls the population via fear tactics and over-stimulation through media and propaganda. Issues 1-3 are now available exclusively via Apple’s iBookstore, with the rest of the series to be released monthly until July. Issue 1 is currently available for free as the iBookstore’s Book of the Week.

In conjunction, Coldplay has announced a special release for the upcoming April 20 Record Store Day that packages the “Mylo Xyloto” album (which has sold over six million copies) with Issue 1 and a special 7-inch vinyl picture disc featuring “Hurts Like Heaven” and “Us Against The World (Live).”

The Mylo comic books are published by Matt Groening’s celebrated Bongo Comics Group.

Coldplay is in good company among other band-branded graphic arts series. Indie artist Daniel Johnston has been a longtime comic artist and released the book Space Ducks last year. My Chemical Romance frontman’s Gerard Way’s Eisner Award-winning comic book The Umbrella Academy is currently being developed into a feature film by Universal.

Former Misfits frontman, Glenn Danzig, runs the mature-themed comic book company Verotik and with Henry Rollins is the subject of the hilarious unauthorized Henry & Glenn Forever comic. KISS have been the subject of comics since their inception in the ’70s, including a Marvel-published origin story that was supposedly printed using the band members’ blood. Tom Morello authored a saga of the heroine Orchid, a teenage prostitute in a post-apocalyptic society. And Amanda Palmer recently co-wrote the graphic novel Evelyn Evelyn about conjoined twins who, er, double as sideshow performers. [Source]

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Coldplay at The Brit Awards 2013 (Photos)

By in February 27, 2013 • Filed in: Gallery Updates

Jonny Buckland and Will Champion of Coldplay accept their British Live Act Award at The Brit Awards 2013 at The O2 Arena on February 20, 2013 in London, England. You can go to the gallery to take a look to the photos.

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Gallery Links:
Brit Awards 2013 – Press Room
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