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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....

Gorillaz Release New Anti-trump Song 'Hallelujah Money', Their First Music In Six Years

Animated band Gorillaz have dropped their first new music in nearly six years with an anti-Donald Trump protest song featuring Benjamin Clementine, called ‘Hallelujah Money’, which serves as the first taster from the group’s upcoming...

Gorillaz Release First Song In Six Years

Gorillaz have surprised fans by releasing their first song in six years. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's animated band have dropped anti Donald Trump song 'Hallelujah Money', featuring Mercury Prize-winning artist Benjamin Clementine, and have...

Wiley Claims New Album Will Be His 'Last'

Wiley has claimed his new album 'The Godfather' will be his last record.The grime superstar has said that he has decided to stop making studio albums after his 10th LP is released on Friday (13.01.17)...

Gorillaz Tease Mysterious Upcoming Album With New Instagram And Website

The group hasn't dropped new music since their fourth album The Fall reached listeners in 2011, leaving fans at the edge of their seats in anticipation of fresh songs, and as the band prepares to...

De La Soul Feature On New Gorillaz Album

De La Soul appear on the new Gorillaz album.Posdnuos of hip hop trio De La Soul - also comprised of Dave and Maseo - has revealed they've recorded a track for Damon Albarn and Jamie...

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...

Naughty Boy Has Eyes For Neelam Gill?

Naughty Boy was spotted cosying up to model Neelam Gill at Massive Attack's after-party following their headline show at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The 'La La La' hitmaker was hanging out with the...

Coldplay End Soggy Glastonbury With A Little Hope After 'Brexit' Vote

As fans awaited the band's headlining set to close what festival boss Michael Eavis has called the muddiest Glastonbury ever, Chaplin's speech from his 1940 satire The Great DICtator was played. The...

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...

Gary Numan Documentary Premieres At Edinburgh Film Festival

Gary Numan: Android in La La Land, follows the British musician, his wife Gemma and their daughters Raven, Persia and Echo as they move from Sussex to Los Angeles. It also focuses on the making...

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...

Adele Named Songwriter Of The Year At The Ivor Novello Awards

Adele has been named as Songwriter of the Year at the 2016 Ivor Novello Awards, which recognise achievements of quality in songwriting, having been overlooked in all the other categories.The 27 year old British star...

Goldie Receives Mbe Medal

The 50-year-old received the honour from The Prince of Wales for his contributions to music and the arts. "It's a bit of a shocker but a very, very beautiful thing to happen,"...

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 To Perform With Syrian National Orchestra For Arabic Music In Southbank Show

Blur singer Damon Albarn will perform live with the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music at a special concert at London’s Southbank Centre later this year.The multi-talented songwriter, plus a number of other special guests...

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