Fightstar singer in world's coolest gig

Published Friday, 30 November 2012
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

Singer Charlie Simpson has rocked into the world record books by performing the coldest gig of all time in Siberia.

Fightstar singer in world's coolest gig

The ex-Busted band member braved the minus 30 degrees Celsius temperatures in Oymyakon on Sunday to play a 15-minute set in order to break the Guinness world record.

Simpson was warned by doctors that exposing his skin to such low temperatures could be damaging - but he staved off the cold by putting hand warmers into his clothes.

He told the Daily Star newspaper: "This has been the trip of a lifetime. It was unbearably cold, and playing guitar with gloves on wasn't an option. We had to pack hand-warmers into my sleeves to stop frostbite."

Comments Comments
0 Comments
No comments. Be the first to comment.
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]

Watch the best on UTV

UTV main logo
Lewis
31 October - 9:00 pm

Lewis

Lewis is back five years after the death of h...

Coronation Street
31 October - 8:30 pm

Coronation Street

Will Rob and Tracy get their happily ever aft...

MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Lynda Bellingham: 1948-2014
Mon 20 October 2014
The X Factor: Judges
Fri 03 October 2014
NI v Greece
Tue 14 October 2014