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Graham Coxon Sees No Reason For Blur Reunion

Graham Coxon sees no reason for Blur to make another record after releasing 'The Magic Whip' in 2015.The Britpop legends - also made up of Damon Albarn, Alex James and Dave Rowntree - played a...

Damon Albarn To Record With Noel Gallagher

Damon Albarn will feature on Noel Gallagher's next solo album.The two men's former groups, Blur and Oasis, were bitter rivals in the 1990s, but the pair have buried the hatchet in recent years, and after...

Matt Bellamy And Brian Cox's Beatles Tribute Act Set For Teenage Cancer Trust

Matt Bellamy's Beatles tribute super-group will support Roger Daltrey at his Teenage Cancer Trust show later this month.The Muse frontman will lead the outfit called Dr. Pepper's Jaded Hearts Club Band - a pun on...

Liam Gallagher Blames Noel's 'Dark' Wife For Oasis Ending

Liam Gallagher has blamed his brother Noel Gallagher's wife for ending Oasis - branding her a ''dark'' person.The 45-year-old singer has logged on to his Twitter account to tell his 2.85 million followers that his...

Blur Haven't Talked About Doing Another Album

Graham Coxon says Blur ''haven't'' talked about doing another record.The 48-year-old musician says the iconic rock band are busy with their own projects at the moment, he's just done announced he's recorded the soundtrack for...

Noel Gallagher And More Join Gorillaz On Stage At The O2

Noel Gallagher, Graham Coxon, Jehnny Beth, Shaun Ryder and more joined Gorillaz on stage at The O2.The former Oasis star played guitar and sang along with Damon Albarn's animated band and fellow collaborators Blur's Graham...

Noel Gallagher Misses Music 'Joy'

Noel Gallagher misses the ''raging joy'' in music.The 50-year-old rocker has lamented the ''golden age'' of pop, when people didn't pay attention to a song's lyrics and just wanted to lose themselves in the track,...

Liam Gallagher Slams Damon Albarn For Noel Gallagher Collaboration

Liam Gallagher has hit out at Damon Albarn calling him a ''gobshi*e'' for turning his brother Noel Gallagher into a ''massive girl''.The Blur frontman and the former Oasis guitarist, both 49, have collaborated on Gorillaz...

Damon Albarn Rules Out 'Ever' Working With Adele Again

Damon Albarn won't ''ever work'' with Adele again.The Blur frontman spent time in the studio with the 'Hello' hitmaker in 2015 making potential songs for her album '25', but none of them made the final...

Damon Albarn Wants To Be Hologram

Damon Albarn hopes to live on as a hologram after his death.The 49-year-old singer is fascinated by the fact his animated band Gorillaz have recorded with a number of now-deceased stars, including Bobby Womack, Lou...

Gorillaz Channel Earth, Wind And Fire On New Lp

Damon Albarn intended for the new Gorillaz album to be like funk band Earth, Wind and Fire.The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - have just...

Gorlliaz Channel Earth, Wind And Fire

Damon Albarn intended for the new Gorillaz album to be like Earth, Wind and Fire.The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - have just announced their...

Gorillaz' Album Track-list Leaks Online

Gorillaz' track-listing for their forthcoming album has leaked online.The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - have already released the anti-Donald Trump song 'Halleluljah Money' from...

Justine Frischmann: Damon Albarn Thought Blur Was More Important Than Us

Justine Frischmann says her ex Damon Albarn thought his band Blur was more ''important'' to him than she was.The Elastica singer dated the 'Song 2' hitmaker between 1991 and 1998 and during the height of...

Damon Albarn Tells Fan Gorillaz Lp Is 'Finished'

Damon Albarn has told a fan that Gorillaz' new album is complete and they are ''rehearsing'' for live shows.The 48-year-old singer has been keeping tight-lipped about his and Jamie Hewlett's animated group's new record, which...

Wiley Praises Stormzy

Wiley says Stormzy is leading the next generation of grime.The 'Can You Hear Me?' hitmaker is really ''happy'' for the 'Shut Up' rapper for all of his success and hopes each generation going forward will...

Elastica To Make A Comeback?

Elastica are believed to be making a music comeback.The British indie rockers could be set to reform as they have been in the studio together in London working on a new project.Abbey Road Studios' mastering...

Richard Ashcroft: Rihanna Is Better Than Most Indie Bands

Richard Ashcroft would ''rather listen'' to Rihanna's music than ''critically acclaimed s**t alternative rock''.The 45-year-old singer/songwriter is dismayed by the current indie scene in the UK compared to what it was like in the 90s...

Blur’S Alex James Didn't Wash His Hair For 10 Years

The 47-year-old musician-turned-cheesemaker, who runs a 200-acre farm in the Cotswolds, made the startling revelation in an interview with Living. Despite previously referring to his mop top hairstyle as his "fortune" the musician admitted he...

Damon Albarn 'Loving' Working On New Gorillaz Songs

Damon Albarn is ''loving'' working on the new Gorillaz album.The 48-year-old musician has been recording fresh material since last September for the animated band's first LP 2011's 'The Fall'.Blur frontman Damon has now revealed that...

Damon Albarn Bemoans The 'Failure' Of Democracy At Glastonbury

The Blur frontman was one of the first acts to take to the stage at Britain's Glastonbury Festival on Friday (24Jun16), and grasped the opportunity to vocalise his thoughts on the so-called Brexit (Britain's exit...

Damon Albarn Tells Glastonbury "Democracy Has Failed Us"

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has said, “democracy has failed us”, after the results of the historic referendum came in, showing Britain had voted to leave the European Union. Albarn joins a host of celebrities who...

Wonderwall Leads Father's Day Karaoke Poll

Just in time for Father's Day, the rock ballad has beaten Blur's Parklife and Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, with 32 per cent of the vote in a Sunfly Karaoke website poll. More...

Damon Albarn 'Still Angry At Adele Album Snub'

The Blur frontman revealed last year (15) he was asked to work on the 28-year-old's record-breaking album, which was released last November. British newspaper The Sun reports that Adele's manager Jonathan...

Damon Albarn Awarded King Title In Mali

The Parklife singer, who often visits the African nation to work with local musicians, was given tribal king status during a recent trip. Damon was preparing to perform at the Festival Acoustik...

Damon Albarn Reuniting Syrian Orchestra

The Blur star first worked with the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music (SNOAM) at a concert in Damascus in 2009, and he later brought them in to perform on Gorillaz track White...

Chloe Dobinson's Top 10 Albums Of 2015

10. Drake - If You're Reading This Then You're Too Late Making an impromptu release of his 4th studio album Drake made a return proving why he is one of the most in demand rappers....

Damon Albarn Awarded Obe In The Queen's New Year's Honours List

The singer/songwriter joins the likes of hip-hop star Goldie and actors James Nesbitt, Idris Elba, David Oyelowo, Barbara Windsor and Imelda Staunton among the celebrities saluted by Queen Elizabeth II as part of...

Music Stars Help Dave Rowntree Raise $97,500 For Refugees

The percussionist created the Star Boot Sale in aid of humanitarian charity the International Rescue Committee (IRC) after he was moved by the plight of those fleeing Syria's ongoing civil war....

Damon Albarn's Team Faced Musical Tweaks After Paris Attacks

The Blur frontman created wonder.land, based on Lewis Carroll's classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, with Rufus Norris and Moira Buffini and the trio premiered the production in Manchester, England in July (15) before...

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