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Steve Earle: Noel Gallagher Is 'Most Overrated Songwriter Ever'

Steve Earle has called Noel Gallagher ''the most overrated songwriter ever''.The 'Copperheard Road' hitmaker has slammed the Oasis legend's lyrical ability and thinks his band rocketed to fame in the 1990s because they ''behaved badly'',...

Liam Gallagher Sends Birthday Message To Noel

Liam Gallagher wished his older brother a happy birthday on Twitter.The 44-year-old rocker has a strained relationship with Noel Gallagher - who turned 50 on Monday (29.05.17) - and they have barely spoken since their...

Craig David Wants Celebrity Table Tennis Tournament

Craig David wants to challenge Damon Albarn to a table tennis match.The '7 Days' hitmaker enjoys playing the game during his downtime and, after hearing the Gorillaz frontman is handy with a ball and racket,...

Liam Gallagher Doesn't See Gorillaz As A Threat

Liam Gallagher doesn't see Gorillaz as a threat.The former Oasis frontman is gearing up to release his debut solo single 'Not For Sale' - from his eagerly-anticpated solo album 'As You Were' - which he...

Gorillaz Announce UK Tour

Gorillaz have announced a UK tour for later this year.Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's animated band - comprised of 2D characters 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs - will kick off their short...

Gorillaz Have No Agenda

Damon Albarn has ''no agenda'' with Gorillaz.The 49-year-old singer loves the fact his animated band are able to adapt to whatever he is writing or whatever musical direction he is keen to explore and insists...

Shaun Ryder Would Do Greatest Hits Tour With Gorillaz

Shaun Ryder would be up for doing a greatest hits tour with Gorillaz if Damon Albarn wants him.The Happy Mondays singer provided vocals for one of the animated band's biggest hits' 'Dare', but he wasn't...

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: Liam Gallagher Will Have One-liner About Noel Song

Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn expect Liam Gallagher to hate their song on the new Gorillaz album. The former Britpop rivals have teamed up on 'We Got The Power' and they are both expecting the...

Damon Albarn Teases Possibility Of Blur Reunion In The Future

Damon Albarn has said there's a possibility for more Blur music in the future.The 49-year-old musician first found fame in the 1990s recording with the popular rock band, and whilst he is set to release...

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...

Damon Albarn Almost Drunkenly Set Up Twitter Account

Damon Albarn has ruled out joining Twitter because he fears he could get himself into a ''pile of s***''.The 49-year-old rocker isn't active on social media, despite the virtual group being one of the most...

Damon Albarn: The World Has Gone Nuts

The new Gorillaz album was recorded in response to the ''world going f***ing nuts'', according to Damon Albarn.The 49-year-old star has revealed the band's first album in six years, 'Humanz', was inspired by the election...

Damon Albarn: I Can Stay In The Game For At Least 18 Months

Damon Albarn has so many songs left over that didn't make Gorillaz LP 'Humanz' that he can stay in ''the game'' for a while.The Blur frontman has over 40 tracks that are currently unused and...

Damon Albarn And Noel Gallagher Thrill Fans At Gorillaz Gig

Their bands Blur and Oasis were locked in a bitter Britpop rivalry during the 1990s, however, the musicians have since buried the hatchet and collaborated on the track We Got The Power for Gorillaz's new...

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...

Damon Albarn Delighted Former Rival Noel Gallagher Is On Gorillaz Album

Damon and Noel, both 49, were famously fierce rivals as the creative forces behind Britpop's two biggest bands, Blur and Oasis. However, several years ago, the pair ended their feud and shared...

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...

Damon Albarn Teams Up With Former Rival Noel Gallagher On Gorillaz' New Music

Damon Albarn teamed up with Noel Gallagher for new Gorillaz track 'We Got The Power'.The former Britpop rivals worked together on the song for the band's first album in six years, which will be titled...

Gorillaz To Premiere New Music Today

Gorillaz are set to drop some new music on Thursday (23.03.17). The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - have been teasing some new content from...

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...

Gorillaz Announce Comeback Show With New Festival

Gorillaz have announced their UK live comeback with their own festival in Margate, Kent.The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - will take to the stage...

Gorillaz Headline Inaugural Year Of Their Demon Dayz Festival

Gorillaz have launched their very own one-day summer festival named after their second album. Demon Dayz Festival will hit Dreamland Margate in the coming months, with the electronic duo slated as the headline act of...

Gorillaz Taking Over Theme Park To Host Music Festival

Albarn and animator Jamie Hewlett, who created the band fronted by animated musicians 2D, Murdoc, Noodle and Russel, will host the one-day Demondayz event at the Dreamland park in Margate, England on 10...

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...

Gorillaz Return After Five Year Break With Anti-trump Track

A new album from the group, founded by Damon and animator Jamie Hewlett, has been a hot topic on social media since September last year (16), and on Thursday (19Jan17) a new single finally arrived....

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