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Gorillaz New Album Created Entirely On Ipad Apps

Gorillaz, the musical project of Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, have returned with their fifth studio album. Gorillaz new record 'The Fall' has been created entirely on 'iPad' apps and was recorded in hotels and...

Coldplay Asked To Open 2012 Olympics

Coldplay have been asked to open the 2012 Olympics. The 'In My Place' group are being lined up to perform especially written anthem, 'Welcome Song', when the games come to London next year. The opening...

Beady Eye Announce Japan Benefit Show

Beady Eye, Primal Scream and Paul Weller and will play a charity show for the victims of the earthquake in Japan. The groups will also be joined at London's Brixton 02 Academy on April 3...

Graham Coxon Admits Blur Recordings

Blur have recorded a "few things" since their reformation.The 'Parklife' hitmakers - who reunited for a series of concerts in summer 2009, seven years after they last performed together - released a one-off single, 'Fool's...

Albarn Writing Music For Sister's Film

BLUR rocker DAMON ALBARN is writing the musical score for a movie adaptation of a children's book written by his sister, according to a U.K. report.Jessica Albarn's story The Boy In The Oak, about a...

Coachella 2011 Announce Lineup Featuring Kanye And The Strokes

COACHELLA 2011 will be headlined by KANYE WEST, THE STROKES, ARCADE FIRE and KINGS OF LEON after the festival announced its official line-up last night (19th January 2011). Guitar bands will dominate the stages at...

Blur Reuniting In 2011?

Blur will "definitely" get back together this year.The 'Song 2' band's future has remained in question since they played a handful of triumphant shows in 2009, but drummer Dave Rowntree is confident all four members...

Albarn Fuels Gorillaz Split Rumours

DAMON ALBARN has fuelled speculation his band GORILLAZ won't return after a planned hiatus by bidding farewell to fans at the final gig of the group's world tour in New Zealand.The Blur rocker recently revealed...

Albarn Stages Glee Protest Over Beatles Record

GORILLAZ and BLUR star DAMON ALBARN has warned GLEE producers not to contact him about using his songs on the TV show - because he can't forgive them for stealing the BEATLES' U.S. pop chart...

Blur To Record New Album

Blur will record a new album in 2011. Although the Britpop group had previously played down rumours they would record an album after reforming for a number of shows in 2009, they have now scheduled...

Albarn Puts Gorillaz On Hold To Write Stage Show

DAMON ALBARN will put his popular group GORILLAZ on hiatus in 2011 to give him time to write a new stage show.The Clint Eastwood hitmakers wrap up their world tour this month (Dec10) and the...

Stryder Eyeing Ipad Album

British hip-hop star TINCHY STRYDER is keen to follow in the footsteps of DAMON ALBARN's animated band GORILLAZ by recording his next album on an Apple iPad.Albarn's latest material for the group was created on...

Stars Join Britain's Olympic Festival

Stars including JUDE LAW, CATE BLANCHETT and DAMON ALBARN have signed up to take part in a British arts festival to mark the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games in London.The Cultural Olympiad, a 12-week arts marathon,...

Gorillaz To Give Album Away Free

Gorillaz new album will be the final free gift in their advent calendar.The cartoon band have been recording material backstage on their preset world tour, and the group's main musician, Damon Albarn, has previously said...

Albarn Planning Free Gorillaz Album For Christmas

DAMON ALBARN's animated band GORILLAZ are giving fans a holiday treat this Christmas (Dec10) - they will make their new album available to download for free.The rocker recently revealed he had created the group's newest...

Gorillaz Future In Question

Gorillaz may come to an end after their present tour. The cartoon band - which is masterminded by singer and musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are presently completing their largest and most...

Albarn Considers Retiring Gorillaz

DAMON ALBARN is considering retiring GORILLAZ when the band's current world tour comes to an end, because the British rocker can't "keep going at this size and pace".The Blur frontman has been touring extensively with...

Gorillaz In Tune With The Us

Damon Albarn thinks America is "in tune" with Gorillaz.The singer - who is behind the cartoon group with artist Jamie Hewlett - said he is overwhelmed by the success of their recent US dates, and...

Blur To Make 2011 Return

DAMON ALBARN is resurrecting BLUR next year (11) - the bandmembers are planning to work together in January.The group returned to the music scene after a six-year hiatus to headline a series of U.K. festivals...

Blur To Reunite In January?

Damon Albarn has had talks about a Blur reunion in 2011. Although the British indie group had vowed not to release any new material after reforming for a tour in 2009, frontman Damon has admitted...

Albarn Forms Supergroup With Flea

DAMON ALBARN has formed another supergroup - he's teaming up with RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS rocker FLEA for a new band.The former Blur frontman is currently working on his fourth studio album with Gorillaz and...

Damon Albarn Plans Ballad Album

Damon Albarn plans to record a "proper ballad record".The Gorillaz and Blur frontman said he's always promised himself he'd make an album which will see him singing his favourite slow songs; although it could be...

Albarn Takes Aim At Tv Talent Shows

DAMON ALBARN hates watching reality TV competitions such as AMERICAN IDOL and THE X FACTOR - likening the contestants' audition process to animal slaughter.The Blur frontman has followed in the footsteps of Sir Elton John...

Sarandon Bringing Spin To Britain

SUSAN SARANDON has enlisted the help of British rocker DAMON ALBARN to open a branch of her popular ping-pong club in the U.K.The Hollywood actress launched tennis table hotspot SPiN in New York last September...

No Glee For Gorillaz

GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN will never allow his songs to be covered in GLEE because he's convinced the popular show is a "very poor substitute" for real music.A number of pop superstars, including Madonna, Britney...

Gorillaz Are 'Doncamatic'

Gorillaz will release a new track, 'Doncamatic (All Played Out)', next month. The Damon Albarn headed group - represented by a group of cartoons - have been busy touring their album 'Plastic Beach', but over...

Albarn 'Proud' Of Bizarre Festival Show

DAMON ALBARN has admitted his band GORILLAZ's headline slot at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival was a disaster - but he's adamant it was "funny" to leave the huge crowd bemused.The Clint Eastwood hitmakers were asked...

Camp Sailor Damon Albarn?

Damon Albarn worried Gorillaz new image would look too "gay".The musicians behind the cartoon band have started to reveal themselves during live performances, and have assumed a nautical theme for their latest 'Escape To Plastic...

Good Gorilla Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn doesn't party when he tours with Gorillaz. The singer admits his lifestyle has changed dramatically since his days as the frontman of Blur in the 90s, and he now finds touring tough because...

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