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Damon Albarn: I'm Permanently Dissatisfied With My Voice

Damon Albarn is ''permanently dissatisfied'' with his voice.The 50-year-old rocker has warned fans of Gorillaz - the virtual band he setup with comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - that their forthcoming LP 'The Now Now'...

Gorillaz Confirm New Album 'The Now Now'

After a week of speculation, Damon Albarn has confirmed that there will indeed be a new Gorillaz album coming this year, unveiling two new tracks and videos from the animated band.Speaking to Zane Lowe on...

Damon Albarn Turned Down Prince Collaboration

Damon Albarn turned down the chance to collaborate with Prince - because he didn't allow him to smoke in the studio.The Blur frontman decided against working with the late music legend - who passed away...

Damon Albarn Promises New The Good, The Bad And The Queen Album Very Soon

Damon Albarn has confirmed a new album from The Good, The Bad & The Queen will be out soon.The 50-year-old musician formed the rock supergroup with The Clash's Paul Simonon, The Verve's Simon Tong, and...

Gorillaz's New Album Features George Benson

Gorillaz's new album 'The Now Now' features guitar legend George Benson.The virtual band fronted by Blur's Damon Albarn dropped new track 'Hollywood' - a collaboration with rapper Snoop Dogg - in March, and now it...

Gorillaz To Release New Album In June?

Gorillaz have teased the release of a new album on June 29.The virtual band fronted by Blur's Damon Albarn dropped new track 'Hollywood' - a collaboration with rapper Snoop Dogg - in March, and now...

Gorillaz Debut New Song With Snoop Dogg

Gorillaz have teamed up with Snoop Dogg on new song 'Hollywood'.Blur's Damon Albarn's virtual band debuted the new track without the 'Drop It Like It's Hot' rapper, who has a guest verse, at their recent...

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...

Noel Gallagher Wants To Work With Morrissey

Noel Gallagher wants to write a song for Morrissey.The 50-year-old rocker has decided he wants to start sharing his songwriting talents around and has made a wish list of artists he wants to work with...

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...

Gorillaz New Album For 2018

Gorillaz will release a new album in 2018. Jamie Hewlett - who created the virtual band alongside Damon Albarn - has confirmed the 'Clint Eastwood' hitmakers are to drop their sixth studio album next year,...

Damon Albarn Hints At New Gorillaz Album

Damon Albarn has hinted Gorillaz could release another ''spontaneous'' album. The 49-year-old singer, who created the virtual band - made up of animated 2-D members - alongside Jamie Hewlett, has admitted he is keen to...

Rag 'N' Bone Man Open To More Collaborations

Rag 'n' Bone Man is open to more collaborations after teaming up with Gorillaz for 'The Apprentice' on their LP 'Humanz'.The 32-year-old soul singer - whose real name is Rory Graham - was joined by...

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...

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