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Blur To Stage Full Comeback?

Blur may be on the brink of a full scale comeback.The band have recorded a special track for a limited release on Record Store Day - which is designed to support the ailing state of...

Blur Release New Track

Blur have recorded a new single together.The band - who consist of Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree - have laid down a track together for the first time since 2003's 'Good...

Damon Albarn's Strip Shows

Damon Albarn used to perform shows in his underwear.The singer admits only having to provide a voice for animated group Gorillaz meant he could be incredibly relaxed during concerts, but by the end of their...

Albarn Snubbed By Gibb

DAMON ALBARN was delighted when he recruited BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB to sing on GORILLAZ's new album - but was left disappointed when the veteran star cancelled his studio session at the last minute.The...

Albarn Slammed For Smoking Onstage

Anti-smoking campaigners in the U.K. are calling for DAMON ALBARN to be fined after he flouted British law by lighting a cigarette onstage on Sunday (21Mar10).The Blur star was performing with his band Gorillaz in...

Gorillaz Accused Of Stealing 'Stylo'

Gorillaz have been accused of stealing their new single, 'Stylo', from singer Eddy Grant. 'Electric Avenue' singer Eddy said the cartoon group's latest hit takes directly from his song 'Time Warp' - originally released in...

Gorillaz To Quit?

Gorillaz latest album 'Plastic Beach' is likely to be the group's last. The animated band's bassist, Murdoc Niccals, said with the group's third album their work "feels complete" and it could be the last time...

Morgan Reignites Albarn Feud

FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS star HUEY MORGAN has reignited his feud with British singer DAMON ALBARN - branding him an "egomaniac."Morgan almost came to blows with the former Blur frontman in a London nightclub in 2000...

Damon Albarn Ambitious For Africa

Damon Albarn wants more young musicians to work with African artists.The Blur singer has been working with Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure on a project in Ethiopia, and the 28-year-old singer was delighted...

Gorillaz Refused Perry Collaboration

Gorillaz refused to work with Katy Perry because she is dating Russell Brand.The animated group - created by Blur star Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - were apparently approached by the 'I Kissed A...

Kasabian Impale Nme Awards

Kasabian showered the audience with severed limbs at the NME awards last night (24.02.10). The band were joined on stage by Mighty Boosh comedian Noel Fielding who assumed the role of bloodthirsty Romanian ruler Vlad...

Chorus-less Massive Attack

Massive Attack never write choruses into their songs. The group's Robert '3D' Del Naja said because they aren't conventional musicians they never set about song writing in a normal way, leading to their eclectic and...

Martin And Albarn Help Raise Thousands For Haiti

Rockers including CHRIS MARTIN and DAMON ALBARN have helped raise more than $192,000 (£120,000) with a memorabilia auction in aid of earthquake-stricken Haiti.Emily Eavis, the organiser of Britain's famed Glastonbury Festival, planned the eBay auction...

Massive Attack's Scrapped Album

Massive Attack scrapped some new material because of internet leaks. The 'Teardrop' hitmakers, who are soon to release their first album in seven years 'Heligoland', admitted they wrote an album and a half worth of...

Massive Attack Happy With Albarn Collaboration

Massive Attack are pleased to have worked with Damon Albarn. The 'Teardrop' hitmakers, who collaborated with the Blur front-man on their upcoming album 'Heligoland', said he was great to work with. Robert '3D' Del Naja...

Coldplay, Monkeys & Albarn Donate Memorabilia For Haiti

British music acts COLDPLAY, ARCTIC MONKEYS and BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN have all handed over merchandise for an online auction to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake appeal.Items belonging to the rockers will go under...

Gorillaz Confirm Collaborations

Lou Reed, Snoop Dogg and members of The Clash are among the collaborators on Gorillaz' new album.The animated band - the creation of Blur singer Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are preparing for...

Damon Albarn's Kicking Confession

Damon Albarn thought kicking Graham Coxon in the face would make him sober.The Blur singer didn't know what to do when tensions between bandmates worsened as they wrote their album 'Think Tank' 2002 - shortly...

Lily Allen Reveals Sound Of 09

Lily Allen's favourite album of 2009 was released by a little-known soul singer.The 'Not Fair' singer - who topped the UK charts with her second LP 'It's Not Me, It's You' - admits the CD...

Damon Albarn Moves On From Blur

Damon Albarn hasn't thought about Blur since their reunion tour ended.The Britpop legends played a series of shows during the summer, and despite their success, the singer insists he instantly moved on once the run...

Graham Coxon Blasts Awful Music

Graham Coxon thinks Nirvana's "awful s**t" music almost ruined Blur's career.The guitarist believes the British band's success almost plummeted after the 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' hitmakers - consisting of frontman Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic...

Albarn's Gorillaz Project Spurred On By Blur Reunion

DAMON ALBARN is determined to make his upcoming GORILLAZ album the best ever - because he has been inspired by his successful reunion with BLUR this summer (09).The Britpop pioneers thrilled fans as they returned...

Graham Coxon Ready For Blur Return

Graham Coxon is hoping Blur will reunite again next year.The guitarist - who rejoined his bandmates, frontman Damon Albarn, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree, for several summer shows this year - is still...

Gorillaz Writing New Opera

GORILLAZ founders DAMON ALBARN and JAMIE HEWLETT are teaming up with comic book icon ALAN MOORE to write a new opera.The project will be a follow-up to Albarn and Hewlett's Monkey: Journey to the West,...

Massive Attack's Albarn Awe

Massive Attack say Damon Albarn is an "absolute genius".The 'Teardrop' duo had a range of guest stars appearing on their forthcoming new album but say working with the Blur and Gorillaz star was the most...

Graham Coxon Rules Out More Blur

Graham Coxon insists Blur will not work together again.The guitarist quashed recent speculation that the Britpop legends - who played a string of concerts this summer, including a headline slot at the Glastonbury festival -...

Lowe Fell In Love With Albarn On Childhood Trip

Socialite DAISY LOWE fell madly in love with BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN - after he took her for a day out at a theme park when she was just seven years old.The British model was...

Albarn Linked To Olympics Post

DAMON ALBARN is reportedly in talks to become the artistic director of the London Olympics opening ceremony in 2012.The sporting event is heading to the U.K. capital and bosses are apparently keen on the Blur...

The Horrors' Gorillaz Duet

The Horrors feature on the new Gorillaz album.The rockers were stunned when Damon Albarn - who created the animated group with artist Jamie Hewlett - contacted them to praise their work and invite them to...

Babyshambles Say Indie Is Dead

Babyshambles have delayed their next album because the current indie scene is so bad.The group - fronted by Pete Doherty - had planned to release their third LP later this year but have now postponed...

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