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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...

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...

Idris Elba, Damon Albarn And Barbara Windsor Recognised In New Year's Honours List

Idris Elba, Barbara Windsor and Blur frontman Damon Albarn were among those recognised in this year’s New Year’s Honours List. ‘Luther’ actor Elba was recognised with an OBE for his services to drama and said...

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...

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...

Stars Perform For Paul Simonon's 60th Birthday

The Clash legend reaches the milestone on Tuesday (15Dec15), but he marked the occasion early by hosting a special gig in London on Sunday night (13Dec15). The concert featured a collaboration between...

Damon Albarn Based Alice In Wonderland Musical On Daughter

The Blur frontman unveiled his latest theatre project, titled wonder.land and based on Lewis Carroll's classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, at the Manchester International Festival in England in July (15). The show...

Stars Sign Climate Change Letter

The musicians have made the plea to leading politicians ahead of COP21, a United Nations conference on climate change which begins in Paris, France on Monday (30Nov15). An extract from the letter,...

Damon Albarn Says That Alleged Feud With Adele Isn't True

Damon Albarn has rubbished recent talk of a feud with chart-topping star Adele, saying that it was “not even true” that they’d had disagreements.Albarn, the lead singer of Blur, told The Sun back in September...

Damon Albarn: 'Adele Furore Was Pathetic'

The Blur frontman hit the studio with the pop singer to work on tracks for her new album 25, but the collaboration fell flat and the rocker later admitted he did not think...

Damon Albarn And Yusuf Islam Add Tributes To Merchandising Employee

Terrorists gained entry to the Bataclan music venue during the concert and opened fire on the audience members, killing 89 people, including the band's merchandising employee Nick Alexander, 38, from Essex, England....

Adele Regrets Working With Damon Albarn

The odd couple hit the studio together and tried to work on new material, but the union wasn't productive. Albarn and Adele didn't even complete one track and the Blur singer subsequently...

Damon Albarn Dreads Blur Gigs

The star formed the group in 1988 with Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree, and they enjoyed a string of hits in the 1990s, including Song 2 and Country House. The bandmates...

Damon Albarn: Noel Gallagher Is 'Hilarious'

Damon Albarn thinks Noel Gallagher is ''hilarious''.The blur frontman had a vicious rivalry with the Oasis rocker and his bandmates during the 1990s but relations between the pair have now thawed and they now enjoy...

Gorillaz To Take Up Whole Of 2016 For Damon Albarn

Jamie Hewlett has promised ''2016 is going to be Gorillaz all year''.The comic creator has revealed he's once again teamed up with his collaborator Damon Albarn to revive the virtual band with the intention of...

Jamie Hewlett Confirms New Gorillaz Album And 2016 Plans

Jamie Hewlett has confirmed that Gorillaz will soon be returning with a new album. The artist who is preparing to host an exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery, titled The Suggetionists, said the band are planning...

Damon Albarn Makes Surprise Appearance At Dismaland

The gig took place in Weston-super-Mare, England on Friday (25Sep15), where the artist's Disney-inspired 'bemusement park' is based. The installation featured work from Banksy and other artists including Damien Hirst and Jenny Holzer....

Q Awards Nominations Renew Blur And Noel Gallagher Rivalry

An old mid-1990s Britpop battle has been reignited as Blur and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds are up against each other in the Best Album category - Blur for The Magic Whip, and...

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