Coldplay vs Satriani settled...

Joe Satriani

's lawsuit against


has been dismissed from court, suggesting a settlement may have been reached.

Shred legend Satch sued Chris Martin and co last December, claiming the band plagiarised sections of his 2004 instrumental 'If I Could Fly' in their 2008 single 'Viva La Vida', and demanded a jury trial to award him compensation.

Yesterday a judge at California Central District Court dismissed the lawsuit "upon stipulation" - which is basically law-speak for an out-of-court settlement, and ruled that both parties bear their own trial costs.