Band to play online gig...
Alex Winehouse
13:21 18th October 2011

Coldplay have announced that they will play a live online gig later today (Oct 18).

The group will perform tracks from their forthcomng album Mylo Xyloto at a small show, which will then be streamed live via Ustream.

The gig, which starts at 3.30 GMT, will also see the band play some of their previous hits.

The concert takes place at the new Red Bull Sound Space - the first gig to take place at the venue - and is a collaborative effort between Red Bull and KROQ radio.

The group debuted their duet with Rihanna, Princess Of China, online recently.

Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay's fifth studio album, is released on October 24.