After touring the US this summer with Coldplay, it is reported that British heavyweights Elbow will go on hiatus after there opening stint in the States.
Snow Patrol front man Gary Lightbody has two side projects in the works according to NME. One project is slated by producer Jacknife Lee entitled Listen Tank, the other project is a country album called Tired Pony. According to Lightbody, "I don't know whether people will dig it or not. It's just something I wanted to get out of my system." There is no planned release date yet for the projects, however, Lightbody does not want fans to expect anything to sound like his main act, Snow Patrol.
In related news, Oasis' Noel Gallagher is prepping a solo disc of his own that he wishes to record once the band is done with their latest tour. Meanwhile, Noel's brother Liam's clothing line Pretty Green has officially launched and began selling clothes out of the company's website prettygreen.com.