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Coldplay covers Linkin Park’s ‘Crawling’

  • 12:45 pm Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 by Sam

This past Tuesday night at MetLife Arena in New Jersey, Chris Martin of Coldplay performed a beautiful piano rendition of Linkin Park’s ‘Crawling’ in honor of Chester Bennington. The moment was captured by YouTube user evets122 and we’re so glad it was.

Coldplay has wheelchair-bound fan crowd-surfed to stage

  • 8:20 am Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 by Sam

At at a Coldplay show in Dublin this past Saturday, Chris Martin noticed something you don’t see too often. A group of fans holding a guy in a wheelchair over their heads! Chris Martin was so touched by the moment he requested that everyone crowd-surf him up to the stage. 

LISTEN to Coldplay’s New Song “All I Can Think About Is You”

  • 1:06 pm Sunday, June 18th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
Coldplay Release New Song "All I Can Think About Is You"

Coldplay is on the verge of releasing their thirteenth EP this summer, titled Kaleidoscope. That Chainsmokers collab that you definitely had stuck in your head at some point is on that EP, and Chris Martin and co just dropped the second single from it a couple of days ago. Rejoice Coldplay fans because, “All I Can Think About Is You” is a complete turnabout from “Something Just Like This”. I’m not saying that “Something Just Like This” isn’t a good song, because, in my opinion, it’s perhaps the Chanismokers best song thanks to Chris Martin. The subtle melody he adds [More]

Coldplay performs ‘Fix You’ at One Love Manchester

  • 2:41 pm Monday, June 5th, 2017 by Sam

Yesterday Ariana Grande held the amazing One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the horrible terrorist attack which occurred at her concert on May 22nd. There were performance from Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Marcas Mumford, Pharrell, and dozens more. The sold out show was 50,000 fans deep and every minute was packed with emotion, love, and great music. The total money raised stands now at around $13 million.

Is it safe to say that no matter what you’re doing if ‘Fix You’ comes on we can get ourselves into a crying fit? Well get ready, when Coldplay performed [More]

One Love Manchester Raises $12 Million and Counting

  • 11:07 am Monday, June 5th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
One Love Manchester

According to TMZ, sources close to the matter claim that the One Love Manchester benefit concert has already amassed $12 million in fundraising, and they expect that to go even higher. Despite a horrific attack in London the night before, 55,000 showed up with the strength necessary to move forward in the face of hate, oppression, and all things evil.

Watch Marcus Mumford perform “Timshel” solo and acoustic:

While there were rumors that we’d see an Oasis reunion at One Love Manchester, we got the next best thing… Liam Gallagher and Coldplay perform together. Brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher clearly couldn’t put aside their bitter [More]

Chris Martin Pays Tribute To George Michael At Brit Awards

  • 3:33 pm Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

The 2017 Brit Awards featured a teary eyed tribute to George Michael, with heartfelt speeches from his former Wham! bandmates and a moving performance by Coldplay’s Chris Martin of Michael’s 1986 song “A Different Corner”. The most powerful moment of the song took place when Martin began to duet with a archival video footage of Michael displayed on the big screens in the 02 Arena.

It was just after the footage depicted Michael saying, “I never really wanted to be anyone else” that Martin jumped back into a verse with Michael, and the two sang the rest of the song together. The makeshift duet couldn’t [More]

Chad Smith Unveils Super Group Band With Beck, Chris Martin!

  • 3:48 pm Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 by Kyle Taylor

Last week Chad Smith, the drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers, posted a video on instagram showing him and a few buddies jamming in what appears to be a normal backyard. As it turns out, he was at a charity event in Malibu, and his buddies were Chris Martin (of Coldplay), Beck, and Jakob Dylan (of The Wallflowers). They played songs from Pink Floyd, Beach Boys, Bruce Springsteen, Ariana Grande, Prince, and Beck himself.

Sure this is a joke, but is it really? I wouldn’t be surprised to see Chad Smith, who has been known as a jokester, throw together a few shows [More]