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Damon Albarn Blasts Russian Protest Arrests

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has called on Russian officials to free the Greenpeace protesters held on piracy charges.The crew and captain of a Greenpeace ship protesting against an oil platform in the Arctic were arrested...

Idris Elba Joins Damon Albarn's Africa Express Project In Mali

Idris Elba has put his acting work on hold to join Damon Albarn's Africa Express project in Mali.The Wire star and Albarn have begun holding live performances with local musicians at the Maison des Jeunes...

Damon Albarn And Jude Law Join Protest In London

Blur frontman Damon Albarn and actor Jude Law took to the streets of London on Saturday (05Oct13) to protest against the detention of 30 Greenpeace activists.Actors Imelda Staunton and Jim Carter, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood...

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Blur star Damon Albarn is set to make his debut as a radio Dj on Saturday (05Oct13) when he steps in for BBC Radio 2 presenter Dermot O'Leary for the day. The rocker will welcome...

Rare David Bailey Portraits Revealed

Previously unseen portraits of stars including Sir Mick Jagger, Kate Moss and Blur frontman Damon Albarn by legendary photographer David Bailey are to go on show for the first time.The pictures, which also include snaps...

Noel Gallagher Confused By Damon Albarn Collaboration Claims

British rocker Noel Gallagher has denied reports suggesting he is working on new material with his former arch-rival, Blur frontman Damon Albarn.Albarn's bandmate Alex James claimed the pair had hit the recording studio after ending...

Alex James: Damon Albarn And Noel Gallagher Are Working Together

Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher are ''working together on a lot of stuff''. The former music rivals - whose bands Blur and Oasis were embroiled in a war of words in the mid-1990s - have...

Laura Marling Gave Up Chef Dreams After Criticism From Damon Albarn

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Laura Marling gave up her dreams of becoming a top chef after serving an overcooked meal to Blur star Damon Albarn.The star, who once dated Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford, trained as...

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Blur singer Damon Albarn, Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea and Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos have teamed up to record a charity single to benefit Oxfam's Syria Crisis Appeal. Latest Style will be available...

Glastonbury Festival 2013 In Pictures: Sun, Cider And The Rolling Stones [Pictures]

And that's it. Another year passes and Worthy Farm closes its gates on the Glastonbury Festival revellers for another 12 months. Though there's always the distant murmur of someone professing it "the best Glastonbury ever,"...

Damon Albarn Joins Bobby Womack On Glastonbury Stage

Soul legend Bobby Womack invited his close friend Damon Albarn onstage at Glastonbury festival on Sunday (30Jun13) to perform tracks from his latest album.The Blur frontman teamed up with Womack on his 2012 record The...

Blur To Record After Tour

Blur will record a new album when they have finished touring. The 'Song 2' band are planning to follow up 2003's 'Think Tank' after their current run of shows across the world have finished. Jamie...

Damon Albarn: 'I Made $31 From Gorillaz World Tour'

British rocker Damon Albarn made just $31 (£20) from Gorillaz's star-studded 2010 world tour.The Blur frontman took his group on the road for the Escape to Plastic Beach Tour with a stellar line-up, including The...

Tricky Brands Damon Albarn Pretentious

British musician Tricky has launched a broadside at Blur rocker Damon Albarn, branding him "pretentious" and "not real".The former Massive Attack star teamed up with Albarn for a song on 1996 Tricky album Nearly God,...

Damon Albarn Confirms Work On Solo Album

Damon Albarn is working on a solo album.The Blur frontman has confirmed he has joined forced with XL Records chief Richard Russell for the record and believes it is his input which will prevent the...

Damon Albarn Hopes To Record New Blur Album In A Week

Rocker Damon Albarn has reiterated his plans to record another Blur album, insisting he and his bandmates are hoping to get to work on new music when they're "stuck in the middle of nowhere".The Parklife...

Damon Albarn Has Completed A Solo Album

Damon Albarn has finished a solo album. The Blur singer - who also fronts Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and the Queen - recently completed his first ever album of solo material, recorded with...

Liam Gallagher's Competition Is 1d

Liam Gallagher's ''biggest competition'' are One Direction. The 40-year-old Beady Eye singer wants to take on the world's biggest boy band in the charts, with his band's new album 'BE'. Speaking to BBC...

Liam Gallagher Claims Noel Killed Britpop

Liam Gallagher claims his brother Noel is responsible for killing Britpop.The Gallaghers were at the centre of the 90s music movement as members of Oasis, who had a long running chart feud with Blur, which...

Liam Gallagher Blasts Noel's Friendship With Damon Albarn

Outspoken rocker Liam Gallagher has branded his brother Noel a phony over his duet with their former arch-enemy Damon Albarn.The ex-Oasis stars famously endured a rivalry with Albarn and his Blur bandmates in their 1990s...

Blur Recording New Album

Blur are starting work on a new album.The 'Parklife' band will work on their first record since 2003's 'Think Tank' - which didn't include guitarist Graham Coxon - after having to pull out of some...

Noel Gallagher: Albarn Collaboration Was Spontaneous

Noel Gallagher insists performing with Graham Coxon and Damon Albarn was a spur-of-the-moment decision.The 'AKA... What A Life!' hitmaker joined his former Britpop rivals to perform Blur's hit 'Tender' along with Paul Weller at London's...

Noel Gallagher Has No Enthusiasm

Noel Gallagher isn't feeling enthusiastic about making a new album.The former Oasis rocker enjoyed great success with his debut solo LP, 'Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds', and although he has a number of songs written,...

Bobby Womack To Celebrate Anniversary Of Cancer Victory At Glastonbury

Soul legend Bobby Womack is set to celebrate the anniversary of his successful cancer battle by headlining one of the Glastonbury festival stages with pal Damon Albarn.The Across 110th Street singer announced he had been...

Kristen Stewart Avoids Run-in With Liberty Ross

Kristen Stewart narrowly avoided Liberty Ross at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.The 23-year-old actress was left red-faced when she and boyfriend Robert Pattinson showed up to watch hip-hop act Jurassic 5 at the...

Liam Gallagher Said No To Noel Chat

Liam Gallagher preferred to keep drinking than have a conversation with his brother Noel.The warring siblings - whose rows caused the break-up of their former group Oasis in 2009 - met after the Olympics Closing...

Blur Song Confused Elton John

Blur left Sir Elton John confused with a song about his penis.The Britpop group - comprising singer Damon Albarn, bassist Alex James, guitarist Graham Coxon and drummer Dave Rowntree - included the ballad 'Sir Elton...

A Week In Music - James Blake Still Seeking His Niche, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Triumph With Lily Cole Video, Eels Stage A Love-in In Bournemouth

Albums of Note... It’s been a long two years since James Blake released his debut eponymous album and now, the pioneering producer returns with Overgrown, album number two. Peppered with quality collaborations, with hip-hop legend...

Noel Gallagher Mellower Than In The 90s

Noel Gallagher says his younger self wouldn't like him now.The 'If I Had a Gun' singer has long moved on from his hard living heyday and admits the 90s version of him wouldn't appreciate how...

Noel Gallagher: 'Blur Duet Was My Idea'

Noel Gallagher has confessed he dreamed up the idea of joining his former arch-enemies Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon onstage at a charity gig on Saturday (23Mar13).The former Oasis star put his long-running feud with...

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Joss Whedon Quits Twitter, Deletes Account over Sexism Row

Joss Whedon, the director of the box-office smash Avengers: Age of Ultron...

So Why Does The Internet Think Jason Derulo Fell Down The Met Gala Stairs?

Singer Jason Derulo was the victim of a bizarre (and hilarious) internet prank...

Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea - Pretty Girls Audio

With Britney Spears announcing a potential album back in September 2014, she has gotten together with Austrailian...

Keanu Reeves Confirmed To Return for 'John Wick 2'

Lionsgate has confirmed a sequel to 2014's critically acclaimed revenge thriller John Wick...

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Ryan Gosling Just Ate His Cereal In Tribute to Filmmaker [Video]

Ryan Gosling has finally - finally - eaten his cereal. In a tribute to the filmmaker...

Tangerine - Trailer

'Tangerine' is an upcoming film from director Sean Baker ('Starlet', 'Greg the Bunny'). The film was written by Baker...

Royal Bliss - Drown With Me Video

Royal Bliss have taken some time to record a video discussing and detailing the creation of their 'newest and...

Miley Cyrus Praises Bruce Jenner As Her 'Hero' While Launching Homeless Charity

While some might be more concerned about her love life or the colour...

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